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I Going Through a Divorce, Right Now

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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 8 Responses Aug 1, 2013

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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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    I want him to come back everyday

    but then there is the rare moment where I get so angry I say **** him. he kicked me out and ignores me so **** him he was never worth the pain I suffered.
    SMcCL SMcCL 22-25, F 1 Response May 21

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    Here we are less than two weeks from the

    divorce. We have a settlement conference next Wednesday. He says we have they set just in case we need it because our attorneys are forcing us to do that. Now he says we can talk about us. He wants to discuss what we both want as in our marriage. I have my doubts only...
    LRMommyof3 LRMommyof3 36-40, F 1 Response May 19

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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 4 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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    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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    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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    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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    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 1 Response Mar 16

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    My partner is starting the divorce paperwork after 8 years. He left with nothing. No equalization. They have a daughter who is now 12 years old. He will pay the child support...
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    Well, it's the first overnight I will have with my kids this summer. They are so strong, too strong it almost seems. my heart breaks for them right now. I understand why my wife...
    rnwytrain85 rnwytrain85 26-30, M 1 Response 3 days ago

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    I am trying but so hard....going through a separation....so devastated right now....
    deleted deleted 26-30 7 Responses 3 days ago

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    Everyone is busy with their own ****, nobody has time for me. I have to do everything alone. Figure out everything alone. Go through everything alone. I'm so sick of it!
    laleee laleee 31-35, F 1 Response 3 days ago

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    Somebody asked me if I knew you. A million memories flashed through my mind but I just smiled and said I used to.
    BeautifulDayDream BeautifulDayDream 22-25, F 3 Responses 3 days ago

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    My Husband leaves in a week for his first deployment. He was first told about 6 months ago & since then, I have basically just been his roommate. Due to circumstances in my...
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    I'm reaching the end of a marriage that has done a lot of good, but has failed to fill two hearts in the way true love and a lifetime commitment should. I will soon announce to her...
    Bfinally Bfinally 51-55, M 3 Responses 5 days ago

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    Okay, I have been on here since last sunday. I had to change my user name due to a malfunction on the mobil app. If you want to see my stories on here they all say deleted. My wife...
    rnwytrain85 rnwytrain85 26-30, M 5 days ago

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    Ever since I was twelve I've had crushes on and even sexual feelings for girls. I don't feel the same way about guys. I didn't fully realize this, though, until I've been with my...
    LiliaAnne LiliaAnne 16-17, F 6 days ago

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    Mine isn't even that horrible, compared to breakups i've been through before. It just hurts. I waited in this relationship for a year, waiting for him to make a tiny bit of effort...
    snowkey snowkey 22-25, F 6 days ago

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    I'm having a really bad day right now. I just re read and re lived my posts from when I had the ervspencer85 user name. I just want to tell her I love her and I am her husband. I...
    rnwytrain85 rnwytrain85 26-30, M 1 Response 6 days ago

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    I've been on this site for almost a week now. The people have been very insightful and friendly. I'm having a better time coping with the separation, all though there have been set...
    rnwytrain85 rnwytrain85 26-30, M 1 Response 6 days ago

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    Just stop fighting over who believes what and just be proud that you live in the greatest nation in the world, regardless of how divided we are, I'm proud to be an American, I...
    wildmike1998 wildmike1998 16-17, M 6 days ago

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    Is there anyone who doesn't. Whether it's to join an activity to become more social friendly and have more fun or whether its to go to the gym or start exercising to lose weight...
    GrimMindControl GrimMindControl 18-21, M 3 Responses 6 days ago

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    A Day at The Clay Flats Tomorrow is going to be really excellent and do you know why, because a friend and I are going to get good and filthy down at the clay flats near the brooks...
    BlueJeanedPrincess BlueJeanedPrincess 56-60, F a week ago

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    Takes another drink or two...things look better when she's through..
    NotQuiteRite NotQuiteRite 51-55, M a week ago

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    so I'm sitting here in the driveway of my parents house, where I have to stay now and I don't want to go inside. going inside makes it seem so much more real that I'm not where I...
    deleted deleted 26-30 a week ago

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    anyone who's been following me for the past couple days knows that I had to leave my house because my wife is separated from me. I'm now staying at my mom and dads house and I have...
    deleted deleted 26-30 1 Response Jun 25

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    so, I just had the big talk with my soon to be ex. It went better than any thought it would. We discussed what went wrong and what we both feel. It was good. I told her that I...
    deleted deleted 26-30 1 Response Jun 25

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    A smile hiding pain.I have strange feelings lately. They become stronger for each day going. I have too high hopes to myself, and to those around me. I know I am not someone...
    IBelongToAlison IBelongToAlison 41-45, F 4 Responses Jun 25

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    Tomorrow, I am going to do something that may sound crazy seeing as how early in this separation I am. After four days of self reflection I have asked my wife to meet with me to...
    deleted deleted 26-30 2 Responses Jun 24

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