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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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    What experience I can say, I keep loving people who never loved me back, I hate going through this emotional roler coaster, i hate the feeling of love or missing someone, fecking...
    thisIsTheStuff thisIsTheStuff 26-30, M a week ago

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    have you ever loved someone so much but their parents hate you because you live halfway across the country and you haven't met in person yet? Yet you skype every night but then he...
    Zoopetiz Zoopetiz 16-17, F 1 Response 6 days ago

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    I am going through a breakup again. With the same man. We broke up every two weeks. He would blow up over something small, and walk out on me. And he lives next door! I can't...
    suewithaz suewithaz 41-45, F 1 Response Oct 25

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    We just broke up... I have nobody. Nobody to talk to nobody to about it. I'm so lonely right now someone please help
    undeadsuperhero undeadsuperhero 13-15, F 8 Responses Oct 28

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    How could you call yourself a Christian? How?! You sat back and let your granddaughter get aborted. Did you just pretend it didn't happen. Turn your back on the situation. You are...
    forgottenheart forgottenheart 18-21, F 1 Response Nov 4

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    I hate feeling like this..it's a struggle to get out of bed in a morning.. Feeling so down all the time it just gets boring, I just wish someone knew and understood what I was...
    Darcieeve Darcieeve 13-15, F 5 Responses Nov 9

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    Am I being too inconsiderate for thinking that my grandmother is being very selfish right now? She got out of the hospital and we brought her home three days ago. She says she...
    escapemyreality escapemyreality 22-25, F Nov 10

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    To tell me it's going to be okay and it doesn't matter if I'm going to be sent to a temple somewhere in Thailand or shipping off to Taipei for a year. That I'll survive on my own...
    SwanNual SwanNual 22-25, F 8 Responses 4 days ago

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    Right now, I am thinking about suicide. I thought I was going to have a good day today but it ended up bad. Today, I cleaned up the whole house for my mom. I knew she would be...
    WeirdOtaku WeirdOtaku 18-21, F 4 Responses 20 hrs ago

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    I signed the petition today with the temporary orders. The stbx will get served next week. It shouldn't be a surprise to him...but I think he is going to be very angry which...
    jules7712 jules7712 36-40, F 1 Response 2 days ago

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    I ******* hate my stbx. I love who he used to be, but I don't even know who he is now.
    SJS15 SJS15 36-40, F 6 Responses 1 day ago

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    Mixed Messages I offer her a glass of water, I tell her that she needs it, she tells me I must be blind, that her heart's breaking but I can't see it... She was just at the bar...
    AaronLA AaronLA 31-35, M Oct 22

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    Just buried my hero, my dad cancer is flippn ugly... Small cell lung cancer... It's aggressive, nasty and fast moving. I couldn't see it's progress he was taken of chemo as it was...
    jessie121412 jessie121412 41-45, M 2 Responses 1 day ago

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    Hozier - Jackie And WilsonLove love LOVE dis! :-D Hozier - Jackie And WilsonSo tired trying to see from behind the red in my eyesNo better version of me I could pretend to be...
    S74rxed S74rxed 31-35, F Nov 10

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    I met this guy more than a year ago. He is a photographer. I was a cosplayer at that event. When we met, he asked to take my picture and I said 'yes'. Little did I know that I'm...
    ciarawinner ciarawinner 26-30, F 3 Responses Nov 10

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    the rain is so beautiful and serene, peaceful and symbolic; talking to you, makes me feel so at ease, even if I'm getting our hair and clothes wet, i don't care, watching as the...
    alxvii alxvii 18-21, F 1 Response 3 days ago

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    My throat's bleeding again. If I try to clear my throat and spit, there is blood. I barely got any sleep last night. I've cried multiple times today and last night, and I tried to...
    NastasyaFilippovna NastasyaFilippovna 22-25, F 1 Response Oct 30

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    Going out tonight, changes into something red Her mother doesn't like that kind of dress Everything she never had, she's showing off Driving too fast, moon is breaking through her...
    QueenOfPunkRock QueenOfPunkRock 13-15, F 1 Response Nov 8

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    My marriage is over. My wife, who I have been with for 26 years says she doesn't want to be with me anymore, but can't tell me anything that I've done wrong. She says she has been...
    mickj68 mickj68 46-50, M 3 Responses Nov 13

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    WITHOUT you. There is a quality of lightness to it with an accompanying pit of sickness in my stomach. As in death, time keeps passing as you grow further from the present and fall...
    belayboy belayboy 41-45, M 2 Responses 5 days ago

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    I don't know why I have to go through this for too long now. Am I being punished? I have a broken heart. My dreams are shattered. My life is pointless. I feel so empty. I need a...
    astrangeryouwereonce astrangeryouwereonce 22-25, F 1 Response 2 days ago

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    I have so much going on, making all these feelings overwhelming. Tears feel the need to run down my face yet I won't let myself cry. Because I'm stronger than this. Because even...
    palomaflys palomaflys 16-17, F 1 Response 2 days ago

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    Entangled Bodies intertwined in a mass of sheets Lips touch in moments of pure lust My heart skipping several beats Holding each other with complete trust Breath coming short and...
    fenrirandimpachi fenrirandimpachi 22-25, M Oct 25

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    My husband looks right through me. He has no passion for me and we are no more than casual acquaintances. I need passion. I need fun. I need a partner.
    CafeAuLeah CafeAuLeah 46-50, F 12 Responses Nov 1

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    I might lose my house as my ex has done the dirty and is trying to take all I have,he has robbed me blind and left me in debt,I found the love of my life that made things a bit...
    deleted deleted 26-30 Nov 4

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    My boyfriend broke up with me about 3-4 weeks ago now. He said that he didn't know how to make me happy and he didn't want to keep trying. I was devastated. I stopped eating and...
    rorimori rorimori 18-21, F 3 Responses Nov 9

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    I don't think I am, I know I am, for a few years now, and I think I am near the end of it? The key to recognizing it was when my teenage sone was being incredibly rebellious at...
    KnightMoves KnightMoves 46-50, M 1 Response Nov 11

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    My love is 23 years older than me. We met a few years ago online via mutual spiritual interests. It was totally platonic but I broke off contact due to doing other things in my...
    bettecc11 bettecc11 26-30, F 1 Response 4 days ago

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    My wife told me that she wants to separate for a while today. I have mixed feelings about it. I feel sadness but also feel like maybe this is the right thing to do...
    Handsome78 Handsome78 36-40, M 2 Responses 1 day ago

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    It still hurts when I hear her name... And its worse when i see Her.... Every one says I an idiot for still caring about her... I live in a small town... If I see her tonigth I...
    truni truni 31-35, M 2 Responses Oct 25

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    Hi all I haven't been on here for about a year...I found my love here and now sad to say we are no longer part of each other lives.....This is my final goodbye to my.darling Boo. I...
    thatchma68 thatchma68 41-45, F Oct 26

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    Moody, feeling sick a lot too now. Years of hot flashes...and a brain that amounts to jelly! 43 now. I think a double family bereavement in last 5 years has accelerated the...
    jss8 jss8 41-45, F 2 Responses Oct 27