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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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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 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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    My parent's divorce taught me what it takes to make a marriage work. Now I know this sounds the opposite of what most children of divorce say but this is how I feel. Yes,divorce...
    ComplicatedGirl18 ComplicatedGirl18 18-21, F 4 Responses Nov 30

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    My mom is dating a guy whom I very much dislike. I think he is not nice, doesn't keep to his word, and speaks very dirty language. I would never ruin their relationship but it's so...
    xxalicerosexx xxalicerosexx 16-17, F 2 Responses Nov 30

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    Why are they always having fights about the ******* money, why just pays my dad just pay on the right time the right amount of money and its all over than. I can't handle it...
    vit1234 vit1234 16-17, M 1 Response Dec 5

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    It's so hard to see the two people who has been together more than half of my life fight together as though they were just another person on the street. It kills me to see them...
    sparksofinsanity sparksofinsanity 13-15, F 10 hrs ago

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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 Nov 23

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    With the good time I had yesterday with my boyfriend and today being Thanksgiving, I am reminded of why I'm so grateful to have him. I'm grateful that I finally have a man in my...
    TyThe90sKid TyThe90sKid 22-25, F Nov 27

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    I finally have a boyfriend!! After so long, I finally found someone to love me and I love him. I'm so happy. It feels wonderful to have someone who cares about you.
    purplezebra14 purplezebra14 18-21, F 3 Responses Nov 29

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    My mother had schozophrenia and lost custody of me when I was six, and I never saw her again. She died of cancer when she was in her 50s; I was in my 30s. I never knew who my...
    soledad75 soledad75 41-45, F 1 Response Nov 30

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    it is time I realize that the saying there is some one for every one is a total lie. I know I will grow old alone and I finally have come to accept it. my life will be just fine...
    lostguy19892014 lostguy19892014 22-25, M 2 Responses Dec 9

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    My son is almost 15. Years of knowing there was some mood disorder and we finally have more clear diagnosis. School is very tough. His bio dad is untreated and undiagnosed but...
    redheadinny1 redheadinny1 36-40, F 4 days ago

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    Starting over ... Divorce almost final and I am wondering where to start. Any advice?
    Oliviaa92 Oliviaa92 36-40, F 6 hrs ago

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    Younger women dating older men mainly because younger women are attracted older men. older men mature, confident, stable .Mature guys always know how to treat their women.These...
    leanncc11 leanncc11 26-30, F 1 Response 5 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 Nov 23

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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 Nov 23

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    I finally gave in. After 1-2 years empty divorce threats, I finally agreed. Over the past 2 years he did a great job of making me feel trapped. He worked, I stayed home with the...
    Luckymomof2boys Luckymomof2boys 31-35, F 8 Responses 3 days ago

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    I have been struggling with thoughts of divorce. I am currently 23 and have been married about two years. I have recently started thinking about divorce. I have also been...
    GoldenAbyss GoldenAbyss 22-25, F 3 Responses a week ago

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    I never thought this would happen to us. She didn't either. A year ago, if anyone would have said this was in our futures, we would have looked at them like they were insane...
    overtherainbow47 overtherainbow47 41-45, M 2 Responses Nov 28

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    Should I continue a relationship with my mom? Growing up, my mom and I had an amazing relationship. My parents divorced when I was 3, and even though they were separated, I was...
    annamarie1 annamarie1 18-21, F Nov 29

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    Today I'm struggling ๐Ÿ˜” I just dropped my ex husband at the bus stop and he is flying to the uk for a month and it's the first time since our separation that I am finally alone...
    nattyocean nattyocean 36-40, F 7 Responses Dec 4

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    So, my story: my dad drank every day of my life. He wasn't abusive in the physical or emotional sense really, although he did say some hurtful things. Mostly he was just completely...
    RikkiDF RikkiDF 26-30, F 1 Response 1 day ago

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    After experiencing extreme painful monthly periods for more than 10 years I have finally had a lasting solution done to relieve me of all that pain. Yes I finally agreed to a total...
    namgal namgal 46-50, F 1 Response 1 day ago

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    I have come out of my country looking for a job and fortunately i got one after arond 4 days. Presently Iam working in this Company from last 1.7 years. I have been selected as...
    heartless2 heartless2 22-25, M 1 hr ago

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    I have come out of my country looking for a job and fortunately i got one after arond 4 days. Presently Iam working in this Company from last 1.7 years. I have been selected as...
    heartless2 heartless2 22-25, M 1 hr ago

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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 18-21, F Nov 20

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    As much as I dislike writing about my own divorce, I must admit, and mostly out of the pain and suffer ring I've felt for so long, that divorce is very hard. I was divorced at only...
    makingitbetterrr makingitbetterrr 22-25, M Dec 5

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    We got married 1.5 years ago. Now he divorces me. I feel so ridiculous!!!! I should be happy getting out of a sexless marriage but Why do I feel like a failure instead? I love my...
    Brownie27 Brownie27 26-30, F 1 Response Dec 8

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    She was my twin's first love. That was the last thing he was talking to me about before he died, he was telling me how much he liked her. We were fifteen. She was a bit younger...
    michalb michalb 41-45, M 5 Responses Nov 20

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    All the criminal trails are over. So the mud slinging and fear has reduced a little. The custody of the children will be finalised in January. We will have to go back a few times...
    Sunrise13 Sunrise13 31-35, F 1 Response Nov 22

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    After I left for college I thought things would be better. They definitely are compared to before. But every time I come home things tend to downward spiral. I'm currently a junior...
    cutexmuffin524 cutexmuffin524 18-21, F 4 Responses Nov 26

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    My son and I had made plans to go out of town for Thanksgiving. I figured my husband had made plans for the day as well, being that he never had any problem, before we started our...
    miryam57 miryam57 56-60, F 3 Responses Nov 27

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    I have been sad for a very long time. When I was eight years old, my father left my mother for another woman, thus destroying my family. I cannot explain how this felt, because I...
    classicslove classicslove 26-30, F 4 Responses Nov 30

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    Yep, after 28 years of marrriage, two beautiful daughters, finally coming to an end. If blame had to be given, guess most of it would be on me. I know I have to think of the future...
    HvacproffTX HvacproffTX 51-55, M 3 Responses Dec 5

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    I am contemplating divorcing my husband. The problem is that this will be my third divorce and I am only 43. I made some bad decisions in my twenties based on growing up in an...
    strikes3 strikes3 41-45, F 14 hrs ago

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    So, bottom line, I need to divorce. my problem is, I don't know who should file first. I hurt her already & don't want to hurt her anymore. I have not filed, because I don't...
    irishstone irishstone 41-45, M Nov 19

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    You can't have a better tomorrow if you are thinking about yesterday all the time - Charles Kettering The past can be quite wearing if itโ€™s a burden of bitterness that you...
    miryam57 miryam57 56-60, F 1 Response Nov 20

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    i received my divorce certificate yesterday. i thought I'd break down and lose my mind...I've been waiting for it to go through half heartedly for about 4 months. i feel no...
    Simplycomplicated88 Simplycomplicated88 26-30, F 2 Responses Nov 21

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