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I Going Through a Divorce, Right Now

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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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    Hi guys. I would like to tell u my side of how our marriage ended. I am 32 hubs 42 we have been together 11 years, married 7. Hubs has a son from a previous and we have two...
    disclosure31 disclosure31 31-35, F Jan 7

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    I just feel like so much going round my head right now going to explode. I really need someone to talk my life feels completely a mess.
    stupid28 stupid28 31-35, F 2 Responses Jan 14

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    I just went through a surgery and I was a bit expectant of my boyfriend to support me emotionally and to be present. I guess I was asking too much. He went out partying and when I...
    dreamsofdoom dreamsofdoom 22-25, F 1 Response Jan 7

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    Is there just any advice someone could give me on moving on? I'm feeling so empty right now and it scares me. I know breakups are something everyone goes through, but right now I'm...
    hayleydarien hayleydarien 18-21, F 1 day ago

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    I'm tired of always having to play the adult or do the **** my dad should be doing. He always says he's the parent Nd I'm the child but half the time I feel like the damn parent. I...
    ArtisticLife ArtisticLife 16-17, F 3 Responses Jan 19

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    I guess im going through something right now....just a lot of bullshit. I get bored of people quickly and I guess I just ****** up this time,now l cant talk to them anymore. I...
    ihaveaname99 ihaveaname99 13-15, F 2 Responses Jan 3

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    Not just "right now." I can't remember a time when I DIDN'T feel lonely. But sadly, I might be getting used to the feeling. I don't know whether loneliness is friend or foe. I...
    notthis78 notthis78 36-40, F Jan 19

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    Dear every human on the planet, Just because I have dark hair, tattoos, and listen to metal, it does not give you the right to assume I'm just going through one of those "phases...
    ashlaace ashlaace 18-21, F Jan 22

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    I have been away from my desk for a loong time. At least it seemed so.Anyway I have been real busy and Happy New Years to all.I know this will be a good year.My life will never be...
    KiannaJ KiannaJ 22-25, F Jan 3

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    The lose of my dad passing has to be the worse feeling anyone has to feel taking care of my mom the pass two days is just killing me watching her go through this and not being able...
    monica0215 monica0215 51-55, F 1 Response Jan 6

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    I am again on EP . I always use to come when i am depressed. Now i think its a part of my life. Right now i am in my office.Trying to hide my tears. I met him in 2012 . We use to...
    kathhyv kathhyv 26-30, F 6 Responses Jan 8

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    I am not a particularly religious person but at this point I just wanna belt to the sky HALLELUJAHHHH! I am RELIEVED. I have been in this hell of a relationship for the last 2...
    xsparklex xsparklex 18-21, F 1 day ago

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    I can't. I know alot of other people are going through more things than me, but I wanna off myself if I keep messing up and can't do anything for the people I want to protect even...
    KatisGone KatisGone 18-21, F Jan 5

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    UGH is this week over yet?? Literally the week from hell. Not sure what's making it so awful, but I just wanna quit everything. Just stop living to make the pain stop. I have a...
    lizygurl lizygurl 18-21, F 1 Response Jan 14

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    I am 46 yr old mom to a 5 yr old son. PRECIOUS to me. We live in a rural area of VA. We are going through a real rough time lately. My oldest are 22 & 26. Both too far away to...
    Geeza2015 Geeza2015 46-50, F Jan 18

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    I was the first one who filed the divorce after too many years together. I am surprised at his audacity to want to fix things now. In fact, he wants to drag the divorce out....in...
    heartache123 heartache123 36-40, F 3 Responses Jan 3

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    Update to my divorce Well I have moved out. As the process continues. We have put our house on the market. We have been meeting to sign papers regarding the sale of our house. I...
    thelefthandedboy thelefthandedboy 41-45, M 2 Responses Jan 10

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    I almost drove to our house, After dinner with my family. I almost turned right instead of left, A mistake that I keep making. I almost forgot I'm no longer welcome, In the house...
    SmilesAwaitYou SmilesAwaitYou 31-35, F 2 Responses 6 days ago

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    Indeed. I am being captured by a moment that can not return. I have been wondering around the empty streets , like some short of ghost that can't let go of past. My life is a joke...
    sparkydream sparkydream 18-21, F Jan 1

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    We BROKE UP because of religion, we still deeply love each other and believe me at that time we did a lot. Because of her religion we had to break up and we had many talks about...
    ShaneTom1 ShaneTom1 16-17, M 4 Responses Jan 4

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    In recent weeks, I have been on an emotional roller coaster. Isolated from essentially myself. I know it is but temporary and that things will get better, as they always do. But...
    Wolfofthewood Wolfofthewood 16-17 1 Response Jan 15

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    Something just came to me, that I felt I had to write down. Love is love, no matter what. I finally understand love without degree, or ownership. Beauty is beauty, but no two...
    RoyalCrystalPalace RoyalCrystalPalace 26-30, M 5 days ago

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    I'm happily married . I have met a friend on Ep who is now missing . I miss him. I am in albany now and I could meet up but it seems I'm going to have to settle for possibly...
    heavenlyflower123 heavenlyflower123 36-40, F Jan 16

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    I was originally going straight into the nursing world to please my father. I spent two years just to complete the pre-reqs to even try to get into the nursing program. I knew all...
    ChiaXUno ChiaXUno 18-21, F 1 Response Jan 22

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    I have so many things to be happy about! The first one is that I tried on my interview suit top and it fits so much better than before. Even when I was down by 15 pounds in the...
    HigherCalling HigherCalling 22-25, F 1 Response Jan 9

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    A silhouette shadows the mind, arms outstretched, beckoning in mock earnest Submerged in a vast sea of pale blue Ripples, ripples Edges burn with red embers, silently. Waves...
    InexplicablyWrong InexplicablyWrong 18-21, F Jan 17

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    I'm almost 21... I can't seem to just get off my *** and do something. I feel inadequate and stupid and I don't know what to do...I'm going to a counselor but I've only had a few...
    MarissaDreams MarissaDreams 18-21, F 2 Responses Jan 4

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    I'm so hard now I'm going to stroke my ****.
    guruev1987 guruev1987 26-30, M 1 Response Jan 9

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    I am frustrated. Frustrated with myself, life and people. I hate my job, hate people in general and life is hard. With little money how on earth am I supposed to live? I work, work...
    PikaRoarrk PikaRoarrk 18-21, F Jan 11

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    so I'm a bad girl. I cheat like all the time. I don't feel guilty for what I do and don't care about consequences. I don't think of anyones feelings except mine when I cheat. and I...
    CheatingTracy CheatingTracy 22-25, F 44 Responses Jan 14

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    Sleep..sleep, I just want to be in a deep sleep filled with dreams and nightmares forever, and never ever wake up again. I'm just going with the flow no plans no goals, tired..just...
    KatisGone KatisGone 18-21, F 1 Response Jan 19

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