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I Going Through a Divorce, Right Now

Personal Stories, Advice, and Support 65 People

    Waiting For Divorce

    My marriage fell apart two years ago when my husband said it was over two months after our 30th anniversiery. Last May he physically abused me, I left the home with my 16yr. old. He was told to file for a divorce since he wanted out but he never did so Oct. one month before ...
    Sportsmom1 Sportsmom1 51-55, F 1 Response Oct 29, 2009

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    Had The First 4 Way Meeting

    I arrived early and so did my wife.  Suck in a tiny room with a women the i still love but I can see feels uncomfortable sitting here with me.  Small talk started by me and the rest of the time we each spent walking outside.  We discussed the house, the bills, and the children...
    michael4480 michael4480 36-40, M 3 Responses Jul 21, 2011

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    Today'S The Day

    After 12 years of an emotionless marriage, amongst some other types of abuse, I'm moving out. I sign my lease today. It's amazing how the person that was suppose to love and cherish you forever is the one that hurts you the worst. Hardest thing I've ever done, I believe it's...
    deleted deleted 26-30 9 Responses Aug 1, 2013

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    So Confused......

    I made the decision last month to leave my husband. I spent weeks thinking, making sure I was doing the right thing. I so much as got my own apartment n moved halfway out. Now, after 12 years he sees what he did to me, and that it was wrong. I begged n pleaded to counseling but...
    deleted deleted 26-30 1 Response Aug 18, 2013

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    Hardest Thing In My Life ...

    It's funny what you consider challenging. Making a marriage work - being willing to sacrifice everything to keep this afloat - that is what I considered challenging. Having your husband give you and your child up for drinking and drugs - that topped everything on my list...
    MizzBlue72 MizzBlue72 36-40, F 5 Responses Feb 19, 2009

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    What Should I Do?

    I have been married for 45 years. I got married 6 months out of high school. We went together 2 years before getting married. I knew there would be problems because he drank a lot even then. I loved him and thought marriage would take care of all our problems ( how is that for...
    jasmine64 jasmine64 61-65 2 Responses Jun 22, 2011

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    It's not really me it's my parents .

    I am not heart broken over it because I hate my step father. He has done nothing but cause me pain and suffering mentally and then he moves my mom and I . But the ironic part he only moved us because he wanted to be closer to his girlfriend. Yeah! He was cheating on my mom this...
    annirawrmuffin annirawrmuffin 18-21, F 1 Response Aug 9

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    a mutual decision but still sad experience

    after 20 years together. We are trying to do this with love and respect especially with our two children in mind!
    islandgirl31 islandgirl31 41-45, F 5 Responses Apr 12

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    My Husband Wants A Divorce

    I have been married for almost 12 years (Jan is our anniversary). We have 3 kids (13, 9 and 7). My husband has been out of work for a year and he just recently sat by his dad's side for weeks watching him die. When he came back home after being away for 5-6 weeks. I knew there...
    HSteinhauer HSteinhauer 36-40, F 4 Responses Dec 2, 2009

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    Another 26 Years

    My hubby told me he wasn't happy for a few years.  I ignored it.  I wasn't at  times also, but made a covenant for better or worse.  I felt we were in the worse.  I worked so hard at this marriage, it was my lifes career.  We had decided I would stay home and raise our...
    LhasaX2 LhasaX2 46-50 1 Response Jul 17, 2011

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    Divorce After 40 Years Of Marriage

    It is quite a shock to discover that after what I thought was a good marriage for 40 years I am now faced with a divorce. I know each case is different but I find it extremely hard to come to terms with. I have raised two children who are both married with children and my husband...
    MARIETJIEP MARIETJIEP 56-60, F 13 Responses Oct 11, 2009

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    Happening Soon

    My wife and I have been having issues connecting it felt like we were roommates for about 6mos.  Last week we went to Cancun with friends and I thought to reconnect.  We held hands once and she cried on my shoulder once.  We have been married 15yrs and last night something...
    o8o5 o8o5 36-40, M 1 Response Oct 17, 2011

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    Divorce After 26 Years Of Marriage...

    Feb. 8th, 2010 my husband of 25 years told me he didn't love me anymore and that he was done! My whole world fell apart and my heart shattered. A couple of days before this I had found him and his employee in kennel with a new lock on top of inside door, and when he finally came...
    lillianmiller11 lillianmiller11 51-55 3 Responses Jan 5, 2011

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    I Don't Want This To End................

    10 weeks ago my wife took my children and with a note on the table for me to read when i got home from work, and left.  We talk only about the children.  She doesn't want to go to counseling.  I already received paper work.  I am so devastated.  My mind is consumed with her...
    michael4480 michael4480 36-40, M 7 Responses Jul 1, 2011

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    I am going through a lot right now, and I feel very much alone. I am trying to put myself back together, but I know its going to take some time. The road I am on, is a bumpy one...
    SouthernBella89 SouthernBella89 22-25, F 2 Responses 5 days ago

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    Everything has changed this past 10 months! I had an epiphany, the real, awe-inspiring, shell-shocking revelation that we tend to see in movies etc. I am not kidding you right now...
    Tearystar1027 Tearystar1027 18-21, F 3 Responses Oct 10

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    I'm so unhappy with my life right now. I'm a very intelligent guy with a wide skill set, and I'm stuck in a really ****** job. I was in college, but I dropped out because I cannot...
    hockeyfanm13 hockeyfanm13 22-25, M 2 Responses 2 days ago

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    I lost my grandmother to bone cancer, lung cancer, and stage 4 breast cancer earlier this year. Not a day goes by that I don't think about her and miss her. Growing up with an...
    gummball gummball 18-21, F 1 day ago

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    I joined this group to alleviate some crushing feelings of lonliness and it is. I have been alone (not in a relationship) for over 5 years and though, I accept it to some degree...
    gairenafarraige gairenafarraige 41-45, M Oct 4

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    I was living the perfect life in a city where I was free to go out whenever and wherever I wanted, I had tones of awesome friends and I had my amazing boyfriend with whom I've had...
    InternationGal InternationGal 18-21, F 1 Response 1 day ago

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    Cry With You by Hunter Hayes. It fits my best friend and I perfectly and with both of us going through stuff right now it just makes it better and we know that we are there for...
    jaks26 jaks26 16-17, F 20 hrs ago

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    something complicated right now. I am in love with my female friend but she is with someone. and she lead me on in the past. but she is a really nice person.
    Lionheart15 Lionheart15 36-40, M 1 Response Sep 21

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    Seriously wish there was someone I could talk to that knew everything I was going through
    bonquisha203 bonquisha203 16-17, F Oct 5

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    I just need a genuine person in my life. I've been going through a lot of things with my family and school. Growing up happened for me when I was thirteen, so I'm pretty cynical...
    DessMarie DessMarie 18-21, F 1 day ago

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    I hate my life so much right now. I am literally tired of everything and everyone around me. I hate everything, right from getting up in the morning to going back to bed in the...
    AudreyBiness AudreyBiness 31-35, F 2 Responses Sep 26

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    I am so stressed out right now. I'm getting no sleep (due to my terrible dreams), i worrying about my grades for like the 1st time ever. I broke up with my now ex bf I've had for 4...
    Trillx69 Trillx69 13-15, F 1 Response Oct 10

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    When I post this its 2:10 in the am I'm trying to sleep, I really am, but my mind is going crazy, the room, its too hot, or it's too cold, I need someone or something to spoon, I...
    LcplSkeens LcplSkeens 18-21, M Sep 27

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    Well here it goes, I need some advice on this. 2 years ago I was introduced to a man who I met through my job. I took a liking to him (even though I was in a relationship at the...
    sarahdragonfly sarahdragonfly 26-30, F 2 Responses Sep 22

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    I'm sure I'm not the first to go through this, but I needed to express this somewhere. I apologize for the length.. I don't really have any friends or family who's shoulder I...
    WhoAml WhoAml 22-25, F 2 Responses Sep 23

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    My boyfriend broke up with me two months ago. I saw it coming. I had even tried to break up with him myself but the pain was unbearable each time I tried. He broke up with 2 days...
    Idontevenknowidaf Idontevenknowidaf 22-25, F 1 Response Sep 22

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    I am a gay man and I had this wonderful relationship or thought I did with L, till I realized that he has been having sexual encounters and then cheated on me with another person...
    xentos xentos 36-40, M 1 Response a week ago

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    I got mad at my boyfriend last night for taking another woman to Vegas and sleeping in the same room with her for two nights. You'd think that would be enough to make me want to...
    Coco2626 Coco2626 51-55, F Oct 2

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    I wanted to share my story, i was so well organised for this prep, did everything right, i took the powder mixed with water at 3pm, waited and nothing happened had a small bowel...
    muffett muffett 46-50 Sep 28

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    From the movie: The Girl Who Leapt Through Time Here's the English Translation (and this doesn't fit me because of love. It currently fits me because I'm finding myself...
    BlackBloodDemon BlackBloodDemon 13-15, M Oct 3

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    Hello to anyone reading this. This my first post ever and just wanted to share my experience with people possibly to help them but also to help myself. Ok my first DUI experience...
    InSearchOfinspiration InSearchOfinspiration 22-25, M Oct 5

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    So after 4 months of waiting me and my fiancée finally got to see each other again... Without are parents now about it.... Admittedly not are smartest move but it was win a sense...
    ECrierie ECrierie 16-17, M 1 Response Oct 11

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    And my threats to quit no longer work.. I guess 10 times in 9 months is too much.. total of 16 in 7 years? I don't know, I lost count.. but I guess now I'm just crying wolf EXCEPT...
    KaiFyre KaiFyre 26-30, F Sep 26

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    Life is neither a tragedy nor a joke but, most assuredly, a spectacular horror story. When I realise that this day is just like the last, and the next will be just like the day...
    PhiliaSophia PhiliaSophia 18-21, M Oct 5

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    I can never be in a relationship because I'm only attracted to lesbian or bi girls and it hurts so bad because I'm trans and I'm really a girl but they can't see that and I just...
    mtailz200 mtailz200 13-15, T 2 Responses Oct 6

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    I had to surrender my dog (Snickers) that I've had since she was 6 weeks old, nearly two years of having her. I know some people can't relate. I cried as I said by and now I'm...
    TooUnbearable TooUnbearable 36-40, F 1 Response 5 days ago

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    Ten years down a rabbit hole of hurt, lies, and selfishness. Love for each other is and was undeniable.... But I ask my self was it true? Was it real? Because my gut tells me...
    stephers127 stephers127 26-30, F 5 days ago

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    I just don't know how to help my friend. She needs physical and emotional support, and I can stand by her to remind her that she's not alone but that's just not enough anymore. I...
    jesss333 jesss333 18-21, F 2 Responses 5 days ago

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    Recently iv been becoming mildly depressed with my life. I feel stuck and that my life is going downhill. It's is so stupid I'm in high school for goodness sakes I should be happy...
    xxrep99xx xxrep99xx 13-15, F 2 Responses Oct 6

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    I am so tired of life now that I am too tired to explain. 1st off I wasn't born beautiful which really ticks me off. This is my number one problem as vain as it sounds but it...
    toniyl toniyl 36-40, F 3 Responses Sep 21

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    Everytime I see her I lose my breath and it has been 3 months now, I work at a bar and she was there a few days ago with her girl friends. I noticed she was looking at me but I...
    understandmeagain understandmeagain 18-21, M 2 Responses Sep 22

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    me and my friend (the girl I'm in love with had a conversation 2night to elaborate more on what happened to us in the past. I got it off my chest but she still tried to twist it...
    Lionheart15 Lionheart15 36-40, M 1 Response Sep 25

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    Any tips for cohabiting in order to co-parent? In desperation to avoid being pushed out of his children's lives (I realise), my estranged husband is framing the separation as me...
    EttaS EttaS 36-40, F 3 Responses Sep 27

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    Goodbye's All We Got Left To Say I could tell it when I woke up this mornin' 'Cause I can smell it when a heartache's comin' 'Cause not that I'm in a hurry to lose you I'd call...
    NotQuiteRite NotQuiteRite 51-55, M Sep 27

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