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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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    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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    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 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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    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 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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    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'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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    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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    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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    So here is the thing, my parents got divorced few months ago and i live with my mother, also with my little bros 9 and 7. About their divorce they agreed that the fortune of our...
    dioaj dioaj 16-17, M 1 Response Jun 28

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    Baswieg Baswieg 13-15, M 1 Response Jun 26

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    My parents divorced when I was 6 years old and it honestly has affected my life. my dad will come over once a month to see us but as soon as my mum answer the door it's world war...
    Shonaa98 Shonaa98 16-17, F 2 Responses Jun 27

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    Even though my parents have been divorced for 8 years, it still hurts when they fight.
    sunflowerpet sunflowerpet 18-21, F 3 Responses Jul 3

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    Luckily, I have had it a lot better than most kids with divorced parents. My parents are still friends, I get to see them whenever I want, plus double holidays!
    thelastfirstchoice thelastfirstchoice 13-15, F Jul 4

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    Money does something to people, it changes them. I saw my family break apart piece by piece because of it. It was Not even greed. My family owned a small restaurant and it didn't...
    tommyfung tommyfung 16-17, M Jul 5

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    My parents separated 4 years ago, divorced two, my mom got a bf a week after it was final, now engaged, she hasn't talked to my sister in a few years and soon won't be speaking...
    cmalley7 cmalley7 18-21, M 2 Responses Jul 8

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    It is the worst feeling next to getting your heart broken, I expected it and I was 20, not living at home when it happened, I cried and cried because it was the end of my family as...
    myworld39 myworld39 22-25, F 1 Response Jun 27

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    diegosauns diegosauns 16-17, M Jun 26

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    I ******* hate my parents, making me go to my moms and **** when they know I hate it here.
    ahoyitsbailey ahoyitsbailey 16-17, F Jul 4

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    I always end up having to go to my fathers house and I absolutely hate it here... He's so impulsive and I don't ever feel safe around him. 😥
    okjulianna okjulianna 18-21, F 2 Responses Jul 7

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    I don't even remember a time wen my parents together. I honestly don't think they were even still together wen I was born. My mom won't talk and I don't ask cause it just makes her...
    Rachlm214 Rachlm214 16-17, F 1 Response Jul 12

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    Aquathemermaid Aquathemermaid 18-21, F 2 Responses 4 days ago

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    she is awesome i love her. i met her through facebook i  styarted to know her when she broke with the ex and now we are  together but we still quarrel and  i am...
    xiaospirit xiaospirit 18-21, M Jul 11

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    Well after almost a year of being single and talking to a guy that I met on here, he is coming to see me and we are in love. I fell in love on the internet and I couldn't be...
    loveutoog3 loveutoog3 16-17, F a week ago

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    I ran into a good friend that I haven't seen for several years. He went through a long drawn out divorce and dropped out of sight after that. He hasn't remarried and says he's...
    stillhavingfun123 stillhavingfun123 51-55, M 3 Responses Jul 2

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    I think about it some times. How it would be easy just to wipe my self a way from the miserable life. That there's gonna come the day where everything I said or did will no longer...
    catherineeac catherineeac 13-15, F 1 Response Jul 4

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    My sister is an idiot. She would rather take drugs than take care of her 4 year old daughter. And she's pregnant. It makes me so mad because it means my parents will probably end...
    tegansara tegansara 22-25, F Jul 8

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    I found a girl a on a site and I really liked her. There's something about her that hit me. Took me an hour to finally have the strength to message her. Hope she replies. :s
    Kriss17 Kriss17 22-25, F 1 day ago

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    I don't want to mess this up. I would rather go on like this than to ever discover that I didn't have a chance. No one has ever made me feel this... helpless before. Im afraid of...
    hopelesslylonely26 hopelesslylonely26 18-21, F 1 Response Jun 26

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    My dad is a dead beat. He always has been and I think he always will. When I was younger I only saw my dad about once or twice a year. Now its less than that. I havent seen him in...
    yoloforsho yoloforsho 18-21, F 1 Response 1 day ago

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    lunarobbins lunarobbins 22-25, F 10 hrs ago

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    We had been discussing the possibility of separating for about 4 months. Things were becoming strained between us. We were growing distant and I kept trying so hard to bridge the...
    Navylove19 Navylove19 18-21, F 2 Responses 7 hrs ago

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    My MM has disrespected me one too many times. I have tried to be everything that he wanted but have lost myself. I've lost my spark, my enthusiasm for life and even sometimes my...
    nolasanchez30 nolasanchez30 31-35, F 6 hrs ago

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    My parents got divorced when I was a baby. I live with my dad and my grandma. My grandma hates my mom and if I ever mention her she gets angry. When I was nine my mom had my little...
    brokenbutalive brokenbutalive 13-15, T 8 hrs ago

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    I finally got the courage to tell my husband that I wanted a divorce. This man has cheated on me, emotionally, mentally, and physically abused me, he put his job in front of me...
    futureexwife14 futureexwife14 26-30, F 3 Responses Jul 8

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    I am finally divorced. I didn't want the divorce, and I didn't want to be a doormat either. I love my ex husband or at least the man that I thought he was. How can a person say...
    ShineAndRise ShineAndRise 31-35 3 Responses Jul 10

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    Ghana, West Africa had held my heart since the day i stepped foot on their soil. Its so hard to put into words how much of an impact going to an African country will have on your...
    amandakleveland amandakleveland 18-21, F 8 hrs ago

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    I know I held on far longer than I should have. I know I already lost my wife/my best friend years ago. I couldn't let go of the deeply routed genuine love, the amazing memories...
    someonerandom someonerandom 22-25, F Jul 5

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    Finally. And end. Yesterday, which ironically was out 13th wedding anniversary, we finally sat down and hammered out company buy out, spousal support and child support. So very...
    Tico72 Tico72 41-45, F 1 Response 1 day ago

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    jessesgirl24 jessesgirl24 41-45, F 1 Response Jun 28

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    dispossessed dispossessed 46-50, F 4 hrs ago

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    kiragirl79 kiragirl79 26-30, F 47 mins ago

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