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I Finally Have My Divorce

Tell me about the battle you went through to get the divorce you wanted 24 People

    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 36-40, F 39 Responses Sep 30, 2009

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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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    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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    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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    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, 2014

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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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    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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    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 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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    I filed for divorce. Turns out I had everything i wanted the whole time. I wasn't happy with me. I miss the life I had with my now ex husband. We had 3 kids. 2 dogs. 2 parrots...
    Sabr3na Sabr3na 36-40, F 2 Responses 3 hrs ago

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    Finally I am moving to medication .. I know psychiatrist will prescribe me clonazepam with a beta blocker .. i know it would cause dependency ... thats why i was avoiding that...
    nousername29 nousername29 18-21, M 3 hrs ago

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    Omg, this sounds sort of like me and my best friend. it's just so many emotions I wabt to get out and I think this is the place to do it. I'm in love with my best friend. It's...
    Daydo99 Daydo99 16-17 1 Response 3 hrs ago

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    It tears me up inside to see them continue to struggle with relationships since the divorce. I just want them to be happy and I feel so helpless to simply watch breakup after...
    Jillbill8 Jillbill8 18-21, F 9 hrs ago

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    As much as I love my wife, I don't love "US" anymore! I'm so sick of the fighting & disagreements over just about everything. For so long I've kept my mouth shut & everything...
    LegStyles LegStyles 26-30, M 5 Responses 19 hrs ago

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    I was pondering why letting go of a dream that I wanted and and believed for sure would happen is more difficult and painful than letting go of a love once had and that now is lost...
    GJOFJ3 GJOFJ3 56-60, M 5 Responses 1 day ago

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    I should have moved out the second I turned 18, but I was trapped by my own fear and the emotional control he had over me, and I stayed for another three years. When my mom finally...
    TrueBlue94 TrueBlue94 18-21, F 3 Responses 1 day ago

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    I have recently learned that my mother is a narcissist. I have endured such terrible abuse from her, often so subtle. So many years I tried to forgive her but this last incident...
    SisterJudahWarrior777 SisterJudahWarrior777 26-30, F 1 Response 2 days ago

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    My mom really hates me.She has done so many horrible things.She did meth in the house with my two year sister home.She had an affair with a man who beats her horribly(He broke her...
    Alwaysalone101 Alwaysalone101 13-15, F 2 days ago

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    So now I'm 18. Cool. Now I can finally have sex with the man I like
    xoValentina xoValentina 18-21, F 7 Responses 3 days ago

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    i thought it would come with peace,boy was i wrong
    miimii0069 miimii0069 26-30, F 2 Responses 3 days ago

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    So after 15 years.... I think I am finally done. I had kids at a really young age. My youngest is now 17 and she will be off to college next fall. My wife however, wants more...
    Lcas6548 Lcas6548 36-40, F 1 Response 3 days ago

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    i have wanted it for such a long time (i wrote on instagram that i wanted purple hair over 2 years ago, so about that long) and now I FINALLY HAVE PURPLE HAIR. i love it so much...
    daydreamer27 daydreamer27 16-17, F 4 days ago

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    I've known her since high school, but she was taken and I was a dork. Despite that, she was always nice to me and treated me like a person. That's what made me start falling hard...
    insomniacmayhem insomniacmayhem 26-30, M 2 Responses 4 days ago

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    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jZ3L-5o3VuQ It's a pretty world in this song but it wasn't a part of my marriage. It was overwhelming and beautiful in the beginning. I felt I...
    frspch frspch 51-55, F 2 Responses 4 days ago

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    I'm just starting this journey and hope to end up in a place where I feel I am happily divorced... I think we are going to be okay. Is it a mistake to move out before mediation...
    Apple182 Apple182 31-35, F 2 Responses 4 days ago

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    I'm getting a divorce through mediation. My husband and I are pretty much already co-parenting, and neither of us are interested in making this ugly. We are both teachers, make...
    Apple182 Apple182 31-35, F 6 Responses 5 days ago

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    What breaks my heart the most is my daughter of three years old... Today she cryied for her father and asked him to stay at home!!! I dont regret divorce but i regret bringing a...
    Andalousia Andalousia 31-35, F 10 Responses 5 days ago

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    After roughly 7 years of marriage I am getting a divorce. I am very angry at how all of this has turned out. Shocked, Angry, Sad, Relieved and Moving Forward are some of the words...
    ichosethewrongone ichosethewrongone 51-55 4 Responses 6 days ago

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    I never imagined I would be divorced in my mid thirties...but, after being with the same woman for 17 years, we separated March 2014, and divorce was final Feb 2015...So, to all...
    Jfour001 Jfour001 31-35, M 1 Response a week ago

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    I asked my husband for a divorce about 6 months ago. Even though I moved 450 miles away, We have been talking once in a while. He convinced me to give him one more chance. Cause...
    mommatrish mommatrish 41-45, F 3 Responses a week ago

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    I'm probably living out the worst case scenario for someone who has this disorder. Long story short, I was diagnosed 2 years ago at age 25 right before everything fell apart. I...
    Katiebug06 Katiebug06 26-30, F Jul 27

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    I got divorced a few months ago - a good move for us both. We'd been married for 9 years. Now I'm getting used to single life again.
    oxfordwoman oxfordwoman 36-40, F Jul 26

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    A couple of years ago my mom and dad got a divorce and my younger brother went to live with our dad and I stayed with our mom. I miss my dad a lot since he left and wish that he...
    fastrunninggirl fastrunninggirl 13-15, F Jul 23

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    Trying to find ways to cope with divorce. I can't imagine how I am going to tell my kids. Anybody have any ideas??
    hosemanTony76 hosemanTony76 36-40, M 7 Responses Jul 23

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    I am a new member to Experience Project and thought my first post should be about something significant. Today my divorce was finalized and I am feeling a bunch of emotions. We...
    AGreeneyedbutterfly80 AGreeneyedbutterfly80 31-35, F Jul 23

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    I am asking for divorce to my wife but she is bent upon not to leave me.. Sleep have no relation in any way.. She don't stay with me.. But still every time I ask her for divorce...
    Ravidesai Ravidesai 41-45, M 1 Response Jul 22

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    My divorce and my insomnia are getting the best of me tonight. It's almost 3am and I can't sleep because I'm so angry. The soon to be ex-husband has been sending picture text of...
    TheNewClassic82 TheNewClassic82 31-35, F 9 Responses Jul 22

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    Compared to many in this world, my life probably seems like a smooth sail over peaceful waters. There have been a lot of rough spots though (I actually had a lawyer write me an...
    Writer1967 Writer1967 46-50, M 1 Response Jul 21

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    Getting a divorce and very happy
    Wish4spike Wish4spike 41-45, F 2 Responses Jul 21

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    STBXW filed for divorce in mid-May, citing my unemployment as a reason (among a few others). I've been looking for work, no such luck since late-February. Now, I'm out of money...
    TedTalksBeige TedTalksBeige 31-35, M 6 Responses Jul 21

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    I've never wanted anything more than to have a child. It's constantly on my mind. I see people walking with their kids through the stores and down the streets, and I just wish that...
    wishingforrecovery wishingforrecovery 16-17, F 2 Responses Jul 21

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