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I Going Through a Divorce, Right Now

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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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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 5 days ago

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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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    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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    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 a week ago

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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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    In the beginning there was love. Two wounded souls who met and thought they could make a better life together. I was divorced with three kids, he had two, both had experienced...
    deleted deleted 26-30 May 10

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    I have been going through some stuff. :/ But the real reason I originally joined EP was to befriend spiritually enlightened people, and to learn about other people's experiences...
    ERMAHGERD1 ERMAHGERD1 22-25, F 2 Responses May 12

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    Right now, I'm going through a tough time. Both my parents are out of town and my dad just continuously gets mad at me. I hate my stepmom and I just want to live with my mom but I...
    Juliasaenz Juliasaenz 13-15, F 1 Response May 16

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    I recently broke up with my boyfriend that I was dating for almost 4 1/2 years. You would expect that I would be in tears and just extremely sad. I was at first but now I'm...
    Psychlover16 Psychlover16 22-25, F 3 days ago

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    Now, I'm usually the one who's happy and optimistic in most situations. But I cant even think about happiness right now. I'm in the closet with my father and our relationship is...
    QueerCobweb QueerCobweb 13-15, F 1 Response May 10

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    i feel like i should end it. End all the pain,suffering, sadness and anger that i have been going through the last 9 years. I want to leave. I don't want to be here anymore. I feel...
    janellhart0510 janellhart0510 13-15, F 1 Response May 15

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    Help! I can't read my ex. I am confused. I'm going through a breakup, but with recent interaction with him, am unsure what he wants out of any future relationship between us. He...
    Kadessa00 Kadessa00 26-30, F 2 Responses a week ago

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    Harry Potter and the Order of the Pheonix, going through the series for the first time.
    jilsomm jilsomm 13-15, F 5 days ago

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    A letter I would write to my ex: Hey So just a quick overview of everything we went through together: When I met you, you had a history of bad relationships, including...
    SeeJayEss SeeJayEss 16-17, M 1 Response 2 days ago

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    My husband passed away. Since then I have been coping sometimes ok and at times worse than what I'm going through now. I feel that I'm bothering people when I need help just...
    infinityalone infinityalone 46-50, F 2 Responses a week ago

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    I try to analyze what I feel inside, and the behavior that I am showing with this present situation that I am into. It is my first time to get involved with a man... to feel loved...
    nbsbgal nbsbgal 22-25, F 4 Responses 1 day ago

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    I am so ******* done right now! I can't stand it. she's constantly saying it's my fault she's depressed and it's my fault she'll end up in the hospital and everything negative is...
    Viciouspistols Viciouspistols 26-30, F 1 Response Apr 27

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    Have you ever been in a situation where you go out of your way to do something nice for someone and its like there is no appreciation for it. To them its like nothing and you...
    jassy3 jassy3 22-25 2 Responses May 3

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    Feeling myself right now. I would kill for some hands to be rubbing my body. Fingers going inside of me. Help me finish? Xx.
    emilysleepy emilysleepy 22-25, F 23 Responses May 18

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    Now what?! I have less than a month before my 11 year marriage is over. He says he still loves me and wants to work things out. Yet, we both keep questioning what's going on. I...
    LRMommyof3 LRMommyof3 36-40, F 3 Responses May 9

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    Wednesday is our settlement meeting of my husband, and I cannot figure out if we can make it through this. He cheated and proposed to some girl last year. They were supposed to...
    LRMommyof3 LRMommyof3 36-40, F 3 Responses 5 days ago

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    So I just need to get this out and off my chest, because I haven't told anybody yet. On Thursday we have a meeting with the lawyers and I think we are going to agree on a deal, but...
    okiedokie92914 okiedokie92914 36-40, F 1 Response 1 day ago

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    Our court date is June 1st. Our attorneys want to have a settlement meeting next week since it's the last week before our trial date. I don't want this. My husband even told his...
    LRMommyof3 LRMommyof3 36-40, F 1 Response May 19

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    Only two days until we meet at his attorney's office. I have told the kids. I don't know what else to do. He knows how I feel and he says he wants us. I don't know what to...
    LRMommyof3 LRMommyof3 36-40, F 1 Response 2 days ago

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    I'm having trouble sleeping most nights.. My dreams are a jumbled up mess of stuff. Last night I was almost asleep and suddenly I realized.. It won't be long until I see you and...
    mg75 mg75 36-40, F 2 Responses 2 days ago

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    I'm 19 years old and it's been almost a year since I graduated high school. I remember having plans to at least attend the nearby community college, start investing my time into...
    WardenChult WardenChult 18-21, M 3 Responses May 15

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    I met my ex-girlfriend on a dating site. We started talking on line then in person and found that we liked each other and she ended up moving in with me. We were together for ten...
    wingski5 wingski5 51-55, M May 18

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    I'm tired of my life. I'm tired of being in limbo with this divorce. I'm tired of being a single mom since the separation almost 2 years ago. I'm tired of playing referee, cook...
    LRMommyof3 LRMommyof3 36-40, F 3 Responses 3 days ago

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