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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

    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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    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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    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 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 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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    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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    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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    My parents got divorced a few years ago and I want them to be happy, but it's not easy to watch my parents date other people. Recently my mom started seeing a man who had a 19 year...
    lesliemonster lesliemonster 18-21, F 1 Response Apr 5

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    As a child, I remember witnessing the separation of my parents, not sure how old I was, too small to have seen that. There was a big fight, brutal, stabbing and yelling going and I...
    MarioPm MarioPm 26-30, M 1 Response Apr 5

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    98% of the time, my parents splitting is a good thing. But sometimes it's bad. My dad has a really bad temper and has harmed my brothers and my mom. I don't know why he hasn't...
    emily39 emily39 18-21, F Apr 12

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    I'm having really bad family problems and I have no where to turn.. I can't deal with my parents and who they're with anymore I don't know what to do. it's like I have no parents...
    giannaxo giannaxo 16-17, F 1 Response Apr 3

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    My parents never got married but they did date as teenagers but my dad was a player bad lived with my now step mother And dated more than one chick at a time my mom got tired of...
    Reynastaxx Reynastaxx 26-30, F Apr 6

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    Well no not happy at all my dad went to prison my mom moved on again had her last child my dad got of prison and got back with my step mom I think that if my mom wanted him back he...
    Reynastaxx Reynastaxx 26-30, F Apr 6

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    My whole childhood all I can remember is the abusive relationship between my parents. My dad didn't have a drinking problem but had a bad temper when he did. He broke my mams arms...
    MelC97 MelC97 16-17, F 1 Response Apr 12

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    Does anyone have a good blended family story? My dad remarried and that hasn't been ideal, but now my mom is dating. I'm scared that I'm going to lose her, and it's going to turn...
    MaddieMcQ MaddieMcQ 18-21, F 2 Responses 4 days ago

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    I looked out of the window, The darkness outside has now become my life. I thought of happier times when we used to play, laugh and talk as one. Oh, how I miss those days. Another...
    vit1234 vit1234 13-15, M Apr 8

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    Iife without father is much harder with living with a mom . I sometimes think he's here but as I look around he's not it hits me so hard I become so depressed..
    billyaldo billyaldo 22-25, M 1 Response Apr 13

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    After being a child bride at 15 and my father was 17, she felt she had enough of his childish crap after 10 years of hell. My mother said the only good thing in that marriage and...
    TanTwink TanTwink 22-25, M Apr 15

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    I'm 31 years old and have been battling back problems for the last 15 years. It used to come on just once in awhile, a little pain in the lower back, some tingling down my right...
    jeneral3015 jeneral3015 31-35, F 4 days ago

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    Hello, I am thirty five years old, and I have a huge issue. I happen to be attracted to young guys. Now, I don't mean like little twelve year olds...but like fifteen and up. It's...
    OldWoman9 OldWoman9 31-35, F 1 Response Mar 28

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    I can't take much more anymore. I have divorced parents.. I get bullied at home where I am now, told I'm stupid, worthless and a bunch of other stuff. I clean the whole house...
    idkEP idkEP 13-15, F Mar 30

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    2014 with MIL so far, At the start of the year, MIL is now calling relatives and friends a lot with messages about not being alive much longer. End of January she is now doing...
    AwayFromHer AwayFromHer 36-40 2 Responses Mar 29

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    My daughter has smas and is being cured by tilting upside down at a 45% angle on her back with arms over her head.She was looking at a surgical feeding tube after two years of...
    racheldunkley racheldunkley 41-45, F Apr 6

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    Hello. My name is Channyn and here are 10 things that I've learned about myself since I've been diagnosed with Endometriosis that I would like to share with other Endo-sufferers...
    MrsHess MrsHess 18-21, F 1 Response Apr 4

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    Hi, I am 17 years old and I have been dealing with HS for 4-5 years now. I was only diagnosed last month though because I was afraid and ashamed to tell anyone about it, including...
    ab019 ab019 16-17, F 2 Responses Apr 13

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    My mother broke it to me two years ago, and whilst doing that called my fathers family every name under the sun. I cried. Obviously. She has hurt my big sister physically once and...
    NTC123 NTC123 13-15, F 12 hrs ago

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    My parents have been married for years but it seems so much harder to stay married these days. I have countless friends who've married and divorced/separated already. It makes me...
    NaturalEye NaturalEye 31-35, M 1 Response 16 hrs ago

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    I've been with my husband since I was 18. Dated for 11 years and been married for almost 20. Huge age difference. Everyone always told me it would make a difference one day and...
    JdyFlty JdyFlty 46-50, F 1 Response 18 hrs ago

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    I AM 22 YEARS OLD AND WAS JUST DIAGNOSED WITH A CHOLESTEATOMA AND THIS IS MY STORY! WHEN I WAS 2 YEARS OLD MY GRANDMOTHER WAS CLEANING MY EARS WITH A Q-TIP AND I ENDED UP FALLING...
    brandyx0x brandyx0x 22-25, F 5 hrs ago

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    After a testy relationship with a mentally unstable woman, of which many lies were spit from her very mouth to my face, I had to leave her. I had a daughter who was tiny, and she...
    brainbroodling brainbroodling 26-30, M 1 Response 20 hrs ago

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    I'm 23 and I've been married 10 months to the man I've been dating since I was 15. We've been together for 7 years. What makes this situation so hard is that there is nothing...
    Gingerness7 Gingerness7 22-25, F 2 Responses Apr 11

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    This is a little harder then I thought.... A few years ago when I first joined this site I made the mistake of doing what I usually do in the real world...which is pretend like...
    xXxsilvermistxXx xXxsilvermistxXx 26-30, F 1 Response Apr 5

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    It was a difficult time in my life. I think they call it a midlife crisis. Having recently gone through the divorce, I was unhappy with my life - bored, tired... alone. So many...
    esmeraldream esmeraldream 26-30, F 18 hrs ago

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    I've never been one to put much stock into signs.. My sister in law tends to say things like, "Oh, we were just talking about that, and look! It must be a sign, you should do it...
    hourbyhour163 hourbyhour163 22-25, F 1 Response Apr 2

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    I had my first boyfriend when I was 16. We met each other at church and we also attended the same high school. He was a year older than me so he graduated from high school and...
    leimomo leimomo 26-30, F 3 days ago

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    my baby, she's showing to me that she's not only beautiful outside but with a big heart for me. in my dark moments she is there. the distance is keeping us stronger. i didnt know...
    jandj18 jandj18 22-25, F 3 hrs ago

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    My boyfriend of 3 1/2 years is married. Finally..finally...starting the divorce process. But I think its too late, I dont think I can deal with it anymore. So he was married...
    Marieflwr1 Marieflwr1 22-25, F Mar 25

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    I met J two years ago while I was living in VA. He was at the very beginning of a divorce after a 15 year marriage. Ironically his drinking was not the reason they were divorcing...
    MilitaryMomX3 MilitaryMomX3 46-50, F Apr 11

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    I hear rumors that your leaving. It's been six months since we actually talked, not counting the one sentence you spoke to me in court, which looking back I'm not sure was spoken...
    ophelia379 ophelia379 26-30, F 4 Responses a week ago

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    I'm 30 and recently divorced. My ex was verbally, emotionally and somewhat physically abusive. At the same time, he was my best friend. We were together for 10 years and married...
    sdp11983 sdp11983 26-30, F 1 Response Apr 12

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    So I come from a pretty poor background. (not going to bore you with the whole long sad sappy story) Any way I'm 18 now, married, with a 3 year old daughter. I have my own house...
    Rskittles Rskittles 18-21 3 hrs ago

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    I battle GAD every time something new happens in my life. Am I only suppose to live in a confined space where nothing new happens? But I find that I do live there in my little...
    lozza568 lozza568 22-25 1 Response 20 hrs ago

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    My parents have been separated since I was 2 and my mom finally has the balls to divorce my dad. Although I hate her, I'm proud of you mom.
    Wishingtobegone Wishingtobegone 13-15, F 1 day ago

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    This is the first time seeing a blog-type program that welcomes this topic of discussion. After reading a few of the experience posts, I thought I'd also enjoy posting mine. I was...
    WhosThatTallGuy WhosThatTallGuy 18-21, M 3 Responses Mar 27

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    I signed the final divorce papers this morning with her. I went over it in detail and made sure she understood. We signed everything together as the kids watched television at...
    flibsley flibsley 31-35, M 2 Responses Mar 28

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    Yes their finally pierced and to say the least I love them! It didn't hurt as bad as everybody said it would.
    lexiejav lexiejav 18-21, F 5 hrs ago

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    I finally met someone I like!!!!! I'm so happy, I just hope they like me back:)
    Richard27 Richard27 16-17, M 2 Responses 2 hrs ago

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    When I was 6 years old my stepdad and my mom were having really bad relationship problems and they decided to get a divorce.. So one night he decided to come to out house (drunk...
    meaghan334 meaghan334 16-17, F 6 Responses Mar 29

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    Before I was born, my parents distanced themselves from my extended family. When I was really young, my mother divorced my father. Growing up, I moved from city to city. I never...
    normanperkins normanperkins 31-35, M 2 Responses Mar 24