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I Finally Have My Divorce

Tell me about the battle you went through to get the divorce you wanted 23 People

    Am I Blessed?

    I am in the process of divorce from a 20 year marriage. The fact is that it essentially ended 16 years ago.He had gotten very cold and even when I looked at him he would say leave me alone. I never treated him so cold. I repeatedly tried to at least show him warmth. I am a very...
    srill srill 36-40, F Mar 12, 2013

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    I've been married for 8 years,

    I have not been the perfect husband. over the years, I have look for help to change. It looks every problem we have is always my fault ,at the end of each fight , my overreactions put me like the bad guy in the relationship. I always have to ask for forgiveness. deep inside, I...
    hlezama hlezama 36-40, M Dec 27, 2013

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    The 2 Year and 8 Month Journey Ended Today!

    My divorce has been long and pretty awful. Hateful words, uncontrollable anger, outrage, hurt and despicable behavior have brought us to here....September 30Th, 2009. I was not a perfect wife. I will be the first to admit that. But I also was not treated well either. It is just...
    MegJgeM MegJgeM 31-35, F 34 Responses Sep 30, 2009

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    Remarried The Same Day As Divorce???

    We got Married in 2003, Split up in 2005, and FINALLY got divorced in 2010. Am I the only one who's ex got remarried the same day they got divorced? LOL Just wonderin if this is normal or not haha. She's great, really nice and my son loves her to death. I have no problem with him...
    jem4984 jem4984 26-30, F 2 Responses Jun 27, 2010

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    Just Beginning The Process

    Here I am after 38 years of marriage finding out that I am getting a divorce.  The house is going up to sell. I hope it does because I do not know how I will make the payments. I have paid the other bills and he paided the house payment. The good thing is I have a job. ...
    starshine13 starshine13 56-60, F 2 Responses Oct 8, 2009

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    I Miss My Children

    I never thought I would be divorced after 15 years of marriage. I waited until 31 to get married in the hope that it would last the rest of my life. I loved her enough to continue despite the mental illness, which seemed to be manageable as long as I made enough money to...
    michigan1964 michigan1964 46-50, M 1 Response Jan 1, 2012

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    Got My Papers Yesterday

    I was married for almost 12 years to a man that I thought I would spend the rest of my life with. Three years ago, I got saved, and changed a lot. My husband hated the changes in me...he wanted his old sinning party wife back. lol In May, he gave me a choice between him and...
    leyna2007 leyna2007 46-50, F 2 Responses Nov 25, 2010

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    Well Thats Done...moving On

    July 25th my husband called from Spain and told me not to come back. We had been stationed in Spain for 3months when my grandmother got sick and I hopped a Space A flight home. So I just did what he asked. We officially filed papers on Feb 26th and I got my final papers today...
    PossiblyNormal PossiblyNormal 26-30, F 1 Response Apr 13, 2011

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    The past several months have been the most

    intense transitional time of my life... I was not prepared for the wrath of my ex. He has been a master of sociopathic behavior. However, on December 26 at 9:45 a.m., the judge granted the divorce. I have lost so much this year... my oldest and closest friends... the...
    SoniaGrace SoniaGrace 41-45, F 1 Response Jan 8

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    I Am My Own Person!

    I finally had my devorce seven years ago at the age of 50, I have had some good times since but have not found  the nice lady of my dreams. I have concluded that she may not exist and I am now happy with living on my own, but fortunatly I have a close...
    floridapenpal floridapenpal 51-55 2 Responses Oct 13, 2009

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    My parents got divorced two years ago. I still remember that sickening feeling when my parents told me. I was twelve, and for awhile, I'd been noticing that they'd been fighting...
    ThisIsJustForFun ThisIsJustForFun 13-15, F 1 Response Oct 28

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    Since I Was 3 and I Have No Idea What My Use to Be Father Even Looks Like- I am the 1st of what would soon be 3 children in a marriage that lasted barely 4 years. My baby sister...
    Nevalost Nevalost 22-25, M 1 Response Nov 7

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    My dad is a f**ker and cheated on my mom. I am going through a lot of stress. My dads side of my family has struggled with depression for a long time. My great grandpa committed...
    swimsomemore swimsomemore 13-15, M Nov 14

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    They spilt up when I was 4 and my Dad has done unforgivable things to Mum. I live with Mum weekdays and Dad weekends. I'm used to it.
    pickapon pickapon 13-15, F Oct 27

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    It sucks because they got divorced when I was like 3 and I get along really well with my birth mom but not my half mom and I still have to see her all the time. When I was little...
    808Mitchell 808Mitchell 22-25, M Nov 11

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    Some people don't understand how painful this illness can be. It's also worse that this is very much an "invisible" disease. I got diagnosed with Fibromyalgia when I was 20 years...
    cec0692 cec0692 22-25, F 4 Responses Nov 1

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    After 4/5 years of being called lazy when I feel too weak to move, or that it is all in my head, I was finally diagnosed with POTS yesterday. My parents aren't dealing with it well...
    anon1995 anon1995 18-21, F 3 days ago

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    I want to change a lot of things. I want to be happy and I want to be pretty and desirable. You know, one of "those" girls. I'm tired of getting ignored. I want attention. I'm...
    Skollon Skollon 18-21, F Oct 28

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    Been having a sharp pain in my chest for years, finally have an appointment with the cardiologist today, hopefully there is nothing serious. I been putting it off for so long...
    ToughTimes31 ToughTimes31 31-35, M Oct 30

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    I was diagnosed with CIDP when I was 12 (year 7) and I laughed when they told me because even though I had no idea what it was and the name was such a mouthful, I was relieved to...
    AlexPeyton AlexPeyton 18-21, F Nov 2

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    I finally have gotten back in touch with my step sister. A year ago my father died and i was taken by my real mom. I'm 16 and I cried when she showed up at my door step. My mom...
    Montikristo Montikristo 16-17, M 1 Response Nov 4

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    So my story, let’s see. I have not yet seen a therapist to diagnose me with this phobia, but after reading so much about it and hearing the experiences of others, I’m 100...
    ListenPlease00 ListenPlease00 36-40, F 1 Response Nov 11

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    At first he happen to be caught in her glance, she had not noticed him her eyes were only focused on a friend as they whispered. Then slowly his existence started to grow, her eyes...
    Moonlight94 Moonlight94 18-21, F 10 hrs ago

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    When I moved and spent my first winter up near Canada, I wasn't really that moody. But then year after year, I got so depressed that I finally had to go see a psychiatrist. I would...
    Kckiss88 Kckiss88 22-25, F 8 hrs ago

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    15 Years of Hell,Across The Atlantic and Back 3 Times!-My stepfather married my mother when I was 1 and somehow talked my mother out of America and to Europe to Sweden shortly...
    SakenSane SakenSane 26-30, F 3 days ago

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    to be honest i don't know how my life got this far off track. one minute im happily married the next i going thru a divorce and living with this "gift" that she gave me.... forever...
    livingpositively livingpositively 22-25, M 3 Responses 6 hrs ago

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    Almost one year since my divorce from my verbally abusive ex husband has been final. I am so much happier. I feel more like my old self every day. He was so mean to me. Always...
    jameshasmyheart jameshasmyheart 41-45, F 1 Response 3 hrs ago

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    I never in my entire life thought I would write these words. I was never the one that had a 'Plan B' in case my marriage failed. It simply was not an option. I didn't stand at the...
    sls84 sls84 26-30, F 2 Responses 4 days ago

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    I guess I should begin at the beginning, right? Seems like it should be a no brainer, but I'm not sure which beginning to use. Once upon a time, a Scottish coke smuggler met a...
    HayleyBuggy HayleyBuggy 18-21, T 2 Responses Nov 11

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    When I first met my wife, I had lost my faith. Years of being married to a cruel, gambling b#@!h had just drained my faith in marriage, in myself and in people in general. I was...
    overtherainbow47 overtherainbow47 41-45, M 2 Responses 3 days ago

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    I'm not sure of what's happening. I'm not sure if it's GSA, I mean, I assume it is. I'm confused about it and maybe if I share my experience, I can figure it out better. I'm a boy...
    Noahtuk Noahtuk 26-30, M Oct 29

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    A long time ago I was married to an abusive man. When we first met he would throw his jacket over a puddle so I didn't have to walk in muddy water. He focused on my every need...
    yooper01 yooper01 56-60, F 6 Responses Nov 8

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    For years I fooled myself and others into believing I was happily married and wildly in love. The real reasons for our marriage: 1. His mother told me she didn't want her son to be...
    QueenofMortals QueenofMortals 26-30, F 4 Responses Nov 13

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    Sad predicament I know, but when I look back, I can see that the happiest times in my life have always been when I was between being in love. I felt like "Yay! I'm finally over...
    aag311 aag311 41-45, M 1 Response 11 hrs ago

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    finally I've brought myself to file divorce papers tomorrow... we both know it's over.. he's off with his girlfriend in another state.. and I'm home with a glass of wine.. thought...
    countrybeautiful countrybeautiful 26-30, F 8 Responses Oct 30

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    I know I am young, and there are many people out there, but it's sad to finally know the truth. He only ever saw me as a friend. He always liked another girl. I don't hate her at...
    Atraxiella Atraxiella 13-15, F 8 hrs ago

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    so, I started my Thanksgiving off by waking up with a headache and in pain... Nothing I did would make the pain go away... It was driving me insane!!! So, I finally was able to...
    sugarcakes143 sugarcakes143 18-21, F 51 mins ago

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    So after 9 years of emotional torture "we are gonna be together", "I'm not ready", "I messed up I want you back" (after I just wed) TO after you wed "I'm not happy, I want you to...
    SuzanneTS SuzanneTS 31-35, F 1 Response Oct 30

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    I find it difficult to explain my family to people who I'm really getting to know. So I don't. I lie and act like I don't have a problem with them. My parents adopted kids. I try...
    TheBadgeringWitness TheBadgeringWitness 26-30 2 Responses Nov 9

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    I signed the last bits of paper a couple of weeks ago. The lawyer said "You're free." I just have to wait until a judge makes it final. I don't have to do anything else. She tried...
    bewareofpity bewareofpity 31-35, M Nov 17

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    Two out of three of my siblings have been married and divorced. My dad has been married three times and they have all ended in divorce. My mom's mom has had three marriages and two...
    Blackbutterflies99 Blackbutterflies99 13-15, F Nov 7

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    Marriage There are two kinds of things in life, basically: logical, and emotional. Emotionally driven things tend to turn out badly, for me anyway. I’ve been in love 7 or more...
    Regrets472 Regrets472 26-30, F Nov 11

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    Marriage There are two kinds of things in life, basically: logical, and emotional. Emotionally driven things tend to turn out badly, for me anyway. I’ve been in love 7 or more...
    Regrets472 Regrets472 26-30, F Nov 11

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    My parents divorced when I was 2. When I was 10 my mom remarried and also my dad did. I have 3 step sisters, a half brother, and a half sister. I hate how my dad moved states away...
    BrittanySue96 BrittanySue96 16-17, F 6 days ago

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    After 13 years of marriage it's finally coming to a end. It is scary yet exciting to see the world is still crazy and confusing, but I look forward to being happy once again.
    lonelywolf4 lonelywolf4 36-40, M 5 Responses Nov 3

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    It was a hard decision but I finally am going through with it. I actually waited 15 months from the time I filed to the time I served him. I really wanted our family to work but I...
    Beloved2014 Beloved2014 36-40, F 4 Responses Nov 8

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