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I Going Through a Divorce, Right Now

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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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    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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    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 a week ago

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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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    Just over a week ago, my boyfriend of a little over a year, and I broke up. It has seriously been the hardest thing I have ever been through. I have never loved someone so much in...
    Kaytisakeeper Kaytisakeeper 18-21, F 2 Responses Dec 3

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    SO I did what everyone told me to do. I IGNORED THEM ALL DAY TODAY. I needed everyone's advice to deal with this situation so I could face Nate and Chris tonight at my cousins...
    ChildOfHarmony ChildOfHarmony 13-15, F 1 Response 18 hrs ago

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    Going through a Nast divorce and still live with my controlling ex. He won't leave!
    flutesrock flutesrock 41-45, F 2 Responses Dec 6

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    I have been married to my wonderful, amazing husband for almost two years now and we have been together for 5. I love him with all my heart and divorce is not an option with us...
    cowinapartyhat cowinapartyhat 18-21, F 1 Response Nov 30

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    It's 4:30 am and I can't sleep. Again. The past month I haven't been able to fall asleep until after 4am. For the past two years I have been trying to figure out whats wrong with...
    blankspace17 blankspace17 22-25, F 2 Responses a week ago

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    there is this someone that i need to talk to right now, i am feeling so depressed, or not depressed, more like emotionally worn up,,, adding to the fact that i have been missing...
    iamnoor iamnoor 13-15, F Dec 1

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    It was a year and 2 and half months ago, when my life changed dramatically. I found someone who brought out the best of me emotionally and academically and started a relationship...
    roseperezx3 roseperezx3 18-21, F Dec 3

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    I wish that i had someone that i could talk to. I am the one that people talk to about their problems. But i don't think anyone cares about me, what I'm going through. i just broke...
    sjf1993 sjf1993 18-21, M Dec 6

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    I feel like I'm just suffocating more and more... Tonight I heard things I didn't wanna hear... I feel like I'm the only one right now drowning... He's with her tonight and I'm...
    shawneysbroken shawneysbroken 26-30, F Dec 14

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    I'm not really going through physical pain but emotional. I have no friends because they've all given up on my problems. I'm also struggling in school when I used to be a straight...
    IntrovertedKat IntrovertedKat 16-17, F 1 Response Dec 20

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    Everything was going fine; the day was good. Got Subway. I love that stuff. Played some Evil Within. Awesome freakin' game. Even watched some kick *** Lexx. Then I got into talking...
    LilacEyez LilacEyez 22-25, F Dec 3

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    The seconds, minutes, hours, and days passing on each one of us merely surviving. I watch, feel, think of too much, wonder where the people in my life have gone? Each holding a...
    Xenasdreams Xenasdreams 22-25, F 4 Responses Dec 4

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    I hate life. I hate myself. I just hate everything! I can't take it anymore!! I'm so sick of feeling so alone and depressed. All the pressure from my family is driving me insane...
    MissWallflower MissWallflower 18-21, F 8 Responses 6 days ago

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    There's no other way to say this but I wish I was dead right now I'm honestly over life my family treat me like ******* **** and I have no friends or anyone that I can go hang out...
    Scarsdontfade Scarsdontfade 18-21, F 3 Responses Dec 15

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    I'm in the early stages of a Divorce. Some days I feel sad for filing for divorce and other days I feel like happy that I'm starting my life over again. I wish there was something...
    thelefthandedboy thelefthandedboy 41-45, M 2 Responses Dec 6

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    The I-Ching says: Chaos, is just another name for Opportunity. Saturn Return. Man, I've calculated my Saturn Return and it is about a year from now but I can already feel the...
    Feroel Feroel 26-30, M 1 Response Dec 16

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    It's been going on for a long time, and usually when I'm in bed late at night. I have several unresolved issues from my past that, sadly enough, might remain that way. The...
    mike584 mike584 26-30, M 1 Response Dec 4

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    4 weeks ago on Saturday I decided to bring up to my boyfriend of 2 1/2 years the fact that he likes to drink and because he is so young I was worried it would turn into alcoholism...
    groomer1210 groomer1210 18-21, F Dec 8

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    Another song that caught my attention this morning...enjoy."The Killing Moon"  Under blue moon I saw youSo soon you'll take meUp in your armsToo late to beg you or cancel...
    MrSquishy MrSquishy 41-45, M Nov 30

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    In 2010 my 23 year old brother died unexpectadly, in 2011 I got let go from my job, in 2012 after not being supportive at all my husband left me. I found out he hAd been cheating...
    RainStorm19 RainStorm19 31-35, F 2 Responses Dec 4

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    okay so we dated for a year and a half and he left me to be with this other girl. the sluttiest girl at our school and that's not just my biased opinion. now we're talking again. I...
    libermoose libermoose 18-21, F 1 Response Dec 7

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    It's Christmas day and it should be a happy day for me but instead I feel hurt, disappointed and manipulated. All because last year around this time I gave my ex at the time a...
    road2recovery road2recovery 31-35 3 days ago

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    Even my own therapist says this. It started in 2007 when I was 24 but didnt really kick in majority until this yr. (im 31 now) Its like damnit am I ever going to find myself and...
    wickedlilangel69 wickedlilangel69 31-35, F 2 days ago

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    "I love you I want you but I cant be with you" he says. A relationship of six years is now over after a trip I gave him to his favorite place. I spent time money energy and feel...
    lesmoveson lesmoveson 22-25, F 5 Responses Nov 29

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    Whenever things get hard, I think it's because I've done something wrong. During my development years my family always seemed to make me feel like everything I did was wrong. My...
    moolet moolet 36-40, F 4 Responses Dec 4

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    I am looking for someone to share my life story with. After two years of chronic depression, anxiety, PTSD and loosing myself I have finally repaired myself. Id love to share my...
    jakegatsby jakegatsby 16-17, M Dec 7

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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...
    carecc13 carecc13 26-30, F Dec 14

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    It seems like I can't get over being sick :/ A little bit before thanksgiving, I was sick with a nasty virus and I finally am over it ( took it a lil over 2-3 weeks ), and then my...
    RyRyOfAwesomeness RyRyOfAwesomeness 13-15, M Dec 16

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    WHEN A FAMILY MEMBER BULLIES ANOTHER FAMILY MEMBER I don't necessarily need someone to talk to but what I want to do is bring awareness to those who have felt bullied by a family...
    pinterest pinterest 56-60, F Dec 19

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    Write about your experienceYounger women dating older men mainly because younger women are attracted older men. older men mature, confident, stable .Mature guys always know how to...
    carry11 carry11 26-30, F 5 days ago

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    Write about your experienceYounger women dating older men mainly because younger women are attracted older men. older men mature, confident, stable .Mature guys always know how to...
    carry11 carry11 26-30, F 5 days ago

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    What do you do when you are lucky enough to have found someone who loves you and who wants to be with you, and you even trust them and can talk to them about anything, but you end...
    snorre snorre 22-25, F 1 Response Nov 29

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