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I Don't Know If I Should Get a Divorce

Personal Stories, Advice, and Support 68 People

    Indecision

    I can't decide what is best to do.  I have been married for 21 years.  I have 3 kids ages 19, 16 & 10.  The marriage,it seems to me, now that I think about it, has been going downhill for about the last 16 years.  I don't want to seem like I am whining but I...
    babasgirl babasgirl 41-45, F 8 Responses Jan 24, 2010

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    Conflicted Emotions

    My current husband (I was married to another man before twice) and I have been married for 3.5 yrs.  But we seem to still be arguing over and over about the same topics since we first met.  Now we have kids involved to.  Finally in Jan I got tired of fighting...
    Mystgz Mystgz 26-30, F 2 Responses Mar 2, 2010

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    Frustrated To The Core

    I was in a relationship for 10 yrs and ended up breaking the same. My parents convinced me to meet guys for an arrange marriage and i met someone and i left 10yr old relationship after meeting him but somehow even i could not get married to that guy and then i met an old friend...
    Revona777 Revona777 26-30, F 10 Responses Nov 30, 2011

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    I Can'T See Any Other Solution...

    Married my husband hoping my feelings for him would grow. I respected and admired him-what I could see. I never was too romantic and I really thought we were a good match. I just knew my feelings would deepen and our relationship would thrive. He seemed so giving. Well, I got...
    Leah44 Leah44 41-45, F 2 Responses May 28, 2013

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    No one comes as a package.

    I know this .. but this is a hard question. - Do you love your wife? or Do you love your husband? - What are the defects or black spot (s) in your relationship?
    SwanLake78 SwanLake78 36-40, F 2 Responses 13 hrs ago

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    Where To Turn....

    We were friends for 3-4 years before getting married...lived together for 2 of those 4 years. He was a cool friend, I like the fact that i could sleep in the same bed with him and he wouldn't touch me, the fact that I could trust him. Maybe I like the thought of helping someone...
    lovely618 lovely618 26-30, F 12 Responses Jan 27, 2011

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    Why is he making it hard for me? ;~; I can't tell my childhood friend about this matter because he'll just make me feel bad about this... I don't know whose shoulder I could cry...
    Misaki7590 Misaki7590 16-17, F 1 Response 9 hrs ago

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    In a nut shell, my parents should have divorced about 5 years ago but they decided not to so that we, children, wouldn't be affected by the divorce. They didn't divorce firstly...
    Gamal274 Gamal274 18-21, M 5 days ago

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    (Any comments/help are really appreciated) I have a best friend, who is a girl, named holly. She's 5'4, very slim as she's a dancer, beautiful brown hair and eyes. She has an...
    megboundyx megboundyx 16-17, F 2 Responses 17 hrs ago

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    I don't know how would i be able to tolerate the day you are going to be the life partner of that other girl, the lucky one. But such is my life! May be I even have to meet her on...
    EternalWanderer EternalWanderer 31-35, F 14 hrs ago

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    I am torn between my home countries. One in Europe, the other in the middle east. My father is one side the mother the other. My brothers divorced when my parents did. They took my...
    jesper9 jesper9 22-25 a week ago

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    My husband of 20+ years left to work 2 years ago and never returned. Everything seemed to be ok at the time but he decided to leave and tried to hide from us his family. We had...
    kikaaa kikaaa 41-45, F 1 Response Sep 11

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    I don’t know why I knocked on the door of my only friend when I hit rock bottom and was afraid to being alone. I don’t know why he took advantage of me, I was 17, and I didn...
    starchild3 starchild3 31-35, F 6 days ago

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    I know I don't want to be stuck in an office. I know I don't want to stagnate in one place for the rest of my life. I know I don't want to remain constant. But, I don't know what...
    CMInk2 CMInk2 16-17, F 1 Response Sep 5

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    Honestly. I'm just going to vent for myself and my needs. If you want to read and write something below as advice or anything, thank you. But it's not necessary. Well, here goes...
    ImagineA ImagineA 16-17 1 Response Sep 7

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    So I accidentally browsed ur profile on the dating website and what you wrote just make me curious, this is how we know each other. We met in person in a very short term w/o...
    TaiwanSag TaiwanSag 26-30, F Sep 11

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    I'm fifteen years old. Fifteen. And I have absolutely zero idea who I am. It must be the "hormones"... Seriously, why do adults feel the need to blame it on hormones all of the...
    taintedanddainty taintedanddainty 13-15, F Sep 17

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    I don't know why my life is the way it is. I don't know why I have the feelings I do. I don't know why I hate everything. I don't know why I'm so sad. I don't know why life is so...
    Lilwillbe Lilwillbe 13-15, F 2 days ago

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    I'm not sure if I'm bi or not. But about a year ago, I started feeling really strongly for my (female) best friend. One of my other friends introduced me to her, and we got really...
    skywords skywords 13-15, F 1 Response 2 days ago

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    I'm 23 years old and graduated high school in 2009, I was always good in school and people always told me I would succeed in whatever I did. They were wrong. I went to college but...
    23andconfused 23andconfused 22-25, M 1 Response Sep 1

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    So the past year has been a lot of changes. 5 different jobs, homeless for 3 months, and finally settled into a new apartment. But I'm still just lost. Bouncing around, not knowing...
    Humming247 Humming247 22-25, F 3 Responses Sep 6

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    Center of attention once again but you don't understand no you don't understand then they try to tell me who i am but they don't understand no...you want a perfect picture to...
    Yovanna Yovanna 18-21, F 3 Responses Sep 11

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    I'm at a cross roads. Every path is dark and has things to get over or avoid. I don't know what to do I feel the weight of decisions I feel the responsibility of making decisions...
    Sunrise13 Sunrise13 31-35, F 1 Response Sep 13

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    Things are so wonderful and so awful, I got with a girl 13 days ago, thing is that people keep talking bad about her. Today my cousin, my parabati (for those of you who don't get...
    geary97 geary97 16-17, M 4 Responses Sep 16

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    I love my boyfriend a lot, I know I'm young so save the talk lol, but I really do. But I really think I love him for the wrong reason. He took my virginity and was my first kiss...
    lonelygypsy lonelygypsy 13-15, F Sep 18

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    Do I really have anything left now? My family doesn't talk to me as a person, only something that gets schoolwork done. Do I even have friends? I barely get to talk to one, another...
    YoureMyGlowstone YoureMyGlowstone 16-17, F 1 Response Sep 18

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    I'm 21 years old. I've always dated men. I cut my hair short (like Keira Knightley in Domino) when I was 13. I was called "dyke spikes" all through high school, even after my hair...
    NotaDisneyPrincess NotaDisneyPrincess 18-21, F 5 days ago

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    I have all these delusional thoughts. Like my dead parents are alive, like someone is plotting against me, that I'm being held captive by people who claim to be my family. I can't...
    calliope95 calliope95 18-21, M 1 Response 3 days ago

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    I need to do something before I kill myself. I've tried before. I stayed in a mental facility for a bit but ultimately it achieved nothing. No matter what I say, I really can't...
    drealene drealene 16-17, F 2 days ago

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    New to all of this. Help please I feel like my marriage is falling apart and I don't know what to do. My husband and I have been married for 9 years and have been together for 10...
    hopeful1220 hopeful1220 31-35, F 2 Responses Sep 1

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    I'm 20 years old. I finish high school in December/2010 and back then I was really confused about career choices. I tried fashion, kinda liked it but not really. Then I thought I...
    carolbarth carolbarth 18-21, F 1 Response Sep 2

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    Living in SD for over 2 years now I'm not sure what I'm doing, I have blocked myself so much out of the world that I don't know how to make friends, I don't like to be social, and...
    blackskys blackskys 22-25, F 3 Responses Sep 3

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    I don't know what I'm writing even, I really don't. When i sleep waay too late at night I always have bad thoughts and all smoched together feelings. The past few days I have...
    Shamandora Shamandora 16-17, F Sep 4

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    I feel spent and I don't know how much I have left to give. The best of me has been blown recklessly carelessly like my life is the equivalent of a night in Vegas I'm sure that I...
    LittleBirds0827 LittleBirds0827 36-40, F Sep 8

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    I feel like I have spent the 20 years I've been alive trying to do things that other people would like and appreciate and that makes me feel like I don't know anything about myself...
    rubyred237 rubyred237 18-21 1 Response Sep 8

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    Once again, I met someone new. I liked him, he was ok... for a while. I lost interest and I don't know why. I can't explain myself how it happens. It just does... I don't wanna see...
    Ushuaia Ushuaia 26-30, F Sep 9

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    I wish I had someone to hang out with tonight. I feel like being social. But I don't know if I feel like going to a high school football game. It's kind if cold, I'd be going by...
    saundra04 saundra04 26-30, F Sep 12

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    I just don't know anymore, nothing ever seems to go right for me. I just want to be loved properly instead of people pretending to love me. I hate everyday I wake up. I'm slowly...
    sademptynothing sademptynothing 13-15, F Sep 15

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    My partner of 4 years broke up with me a week ago. We were planning to be married next year. We are originally from India but currently live in the US. When I first met him, I was...
    mkist mkist 22-25, F 1 Response Sep 18

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    Two summers ago I moved in with my one of my older sisters. Ever since I moved in with her I have been watching her child for her while she worked. For the longest time I wasn't...
    MsHesitationsx3 MsHesitationsx3 18-21, F 1 Response Sep 19

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    i can't find my passion and i don't have any talent. i feel pretty much doomed. no achievement in life, no useful experience, not much skill. i might graduate from college this...
    doremio doremio 22-25, F a week ago

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    Everyday just seems so grey to me. I don't think there's something to looked forward to and I don't think I'm interested in anything anymore. I keep blaming myself for the small...
    humairaaiman humairaaiman 13-15, F 3 Responses 5 days ago

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    I'm 13 years old and i have 2 little sisters. my older little sister is 10 years old, and the other one is only 1. My 10-year-old sister is the one though that I'm mainly...
    Sunshinespuppy13 Sunshinespuppy13 13-15, F 4 days ago

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    Hi, I have read several stories but I feel that I need to say this. First, I’m shy and new here. I don’t know how to make friends. I speak with people at school, “good day...
    Accord2 Accord2 16-17, M 4 days ago

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    I love two people, I love one more even though I don't know her too well, but she lives in the USA, and one is my therapist and I know she loves me, I just don't know what to do.
    RazorToMySkin RazorToMySkin 16-17, M 1 Response 1 day ago

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    I met a guy on a dating website. I am married, he is separated. It is a site for affairs. I really care for him and he cares for me. We are having an affair. He has has bad...
    jorobda1013 jorobda1013 46-50, F 2 Responses 1 day ago

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    she was so perfect.. everything was amazing! the way she made me feel was unreal, like when I held her the world stood still. I have had bad relationships in the past so I am very...
    josh8565 josh8565 22-25 2 Responses Sep 3

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