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I Going Through a Divorce, Right Now

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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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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 2 Responses Oct 17, 2011

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    Last Saturday, 3/14/15,

    my husband if 8 years and I decided we need to move on. We both tried and tried and we are both good people. However, we can not get along. Just another proof that sometimes love is not enough. I have no doubt at some point in our lives we were so much in love. Love remains but...
    purpletearsfall purpletearsfall 36-40, F Mar 16

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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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    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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    I am 23 and divorced sadly.

    my husband left me after my father left my mother, my ex has Asperger and can to the conclusion that because his parents are divorced ands know my parents are divorcing we would inevitability divorce, despite my protect that we are not our parents we were married on new years...
    lonelyASgrlfrnd lonelyASgrlfrnd 22-25, F Dec 21, 2014

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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, 2014

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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 4 Responses Jul 21, 2011

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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 2 Responses Aug 18, 2013

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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 2 Responses Jul 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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    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, 2014

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    Been best friends 20 years,

    together 16, married 11. We have a 5 and 8 year old. On NYE we talked through divorce arrangements. I initiated but am devastated and don't want this, but we have tried and tried. He's going through mid life crisis, doesn't know what he wants - just that it's not this; not me...
    differentdrummer78 differentdrummer78 36-40, F 1 Response Jan 12

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    He doesn't want to be with me and our kids. He doesn't call to talk to them or ask to see them, he obviously wants nothing to do with the kids. I've had to do all the legwork to...
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    Long were the nights when My days once revolved around you Counting my footsteps Praying the floor won?t fall through, again And my mother accused me of losing my mind But I swore...
    CallmeHopelessNotRomantic CallmeHopelessNotRomantic 36-40, F 1 Response Mar 16

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    Hello, me and my wife are about to get divorced and i am quite depressed at whats happening in my life. I really love her and we have 2 kids. I just dont know who to talk to so...
    verastra verastra 26-30, M 1 Response Mar 5

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    faris107 faris107 18-21, M Mar 3

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    TheOneTheyWarnedYouAbout TheOneTheyWarnedYouAbout 22-25 1 Response Mar 18

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    IntrinsicSpoon IntrinsicSpoon 31-35, M 1 Response 4 days ago

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    MrsIndependent86 MrsIndependent86 26-30, F 1 Response 19 hrs ago

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    Just been dumped and feeling so confused. As she did it through a wall of tears. Feeling like I don't really want to be here. Anyone around for a chat
    12000mg 12000mg 26-30, M 3 Responses Mar 3

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    I am so angry at myself.I had told myself that I wouldn't look back. I thought I am a strong woman who no man can hurt.I guess I am realising that I am not so strong after all. I...
    FallenAngelStar FallenAngelStar 31-35, F 2 Responses Mar 10

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    to my man my angel who helped me through the darkest and the worst days of my life who helped me to the real me when I felt lost although sometimes I hate you but I'll always love...
    HellIsWhereIcomeFrom HellIsWhereIcomeFrom 18-21, F 1 Response Mar 16

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    so I just had a miscarriage a couple weeks ago and I've been really depressed and sad but at night and even during the day when I'm alone I start to think about sex..... like sex...
    AiymaSnikies AiymaSnikies 22-25, F 11 Responses 5 days ago

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    But quite frankly I keep coming back to the same place all alone stuck with me, being me and I know with every fibre of my being I am NEVER going to have what I want it doesn't...
    NightGambit NightGambit 31-35, M 3 Responses Mar 6

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    I tried making a ******* call and the stupid phone doesn't even work..pissed off,even when i try to get help(call insurance to see what shrinks they cover cause im ******* sick of...
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    Who's going to ring your little bell?
    NotQuiteRite NotQuiteRite 51-55, M Mar 15

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    Today was a fun day. I was in the back seat of the car wearing only a towel. My folks were in the front seat and every time we stopped they are shaking there legs. The car...
    mcarden1993 mcarden1993 22-25, M Mar 20

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