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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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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 2 Responses Aug 18, 2013

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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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    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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    Sacryfice Sacryfice 26-30, F Feb 24

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    AshleyJea AshleyJea 22-25, F a week ago

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    ...where I have lived in a sexless marriage for 38 years. I spent most of our early marriage, before children, sleeping in our spare bedroom. When we DID have sex, every year and a...
    midagehippie midagehippie 56-60 1 Response Feb 16

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    But quite frankly I keep coming back to the same place all alone stuck with me, being me and I know with every fibre of my being I am NEVER going to have what I want it doesn't...
    NightGambit NightGambit 31-35, M 3 Responses 7 hrs ago

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    Well, We have agreed on e everything we needed to. Now, we just have to wait out the last of this 3rd month. Everything should be finalized by the beginning of March. The...
    irishstone irishstone 41-45, M 1 Response Feb 13

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    Inside of me I have felt so much distress and anguish.. fear being the biggest issue of my everyday life. Imagine knowing that people can at anytime cause you pain and attempt to...
    Irishm4id3n Irishm4id3n 26-30, F Feb 16

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    Courage by Superchick - I told another lie today, and I got through this day no one saw through my games. I know the right words to say like "I don't feel well" "I ate before I...
    krystalkool84 krystalkool84 26-30, F 2 Responses Feb 18

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    Since the moment I spotted you, Like walking round with little wings on my shoes My stomach's filled with the butterflies... ooo and it's alright Bouncing round from cloud to cloud...
    RememberingSunday22 RememberingSunday22 36-40, F Feb 19

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    When you think you know someone but you don't know the person at all. I think every girl can relate to the fact that your first break up hurts the most, it feels like someone...
    Lynn237 Lynn237 18-21, F 4 days ago

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    So its been an entire week and one day since my hubby left, but whose counting. He's manage to find a job in all but one week. Now thats a world record for him. I firmly believe...
    Unsatisfiedwoman74 Unsatisfiedwoman74 36-40, F 3 days ago

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    I met someone, wait let me rephrase that.. I didn't meet him yet. I'm about to though. I live in Wisconsin and he is in Georgia. We have been talking about 6 months and decided...
    corkzin corkzin 22-25, F 4 Responses Feb 8

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    When you can't have someone you fell in love with it is the worst feeling. I have been in this position for more than 5 times. The latest one has been one of the hardest ever...
    Tonydsd Tonydsd 18-21, M Feb 14

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    For the past year, I have had nothing but disappointment after disappointment. I'm lonely, having no friends to talk to and my family sees me more as a waste of space than anything...
    VictimOfCircumstance14 VictimOfCircumstance14 22-25, M 1 Response Feb 24

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    angiestong angiestong 26-30, F Feb 25

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    There are numerous older men in the world who are single and seeking someone special in their life. For all such men, AgeMeet.com has been created as a reliable online platform to...
    alisoncc11 alisoncc11 26-30, F 1 day ago

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    There are numerous older men in the world who are single and seeking someone special in their life. For all such men, AgeMeet.com has been created as a reliable online platform to...
    alisoncc11 alisoncc11 26-30, F 1 Response 1 day ago

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    Decided the day after Valentine's day. I know it's the right thing, but it doesn't make it any easier. I've isolated myself from the world so I'm all alone in this. The threats...
    AngelaNix AngelaNix 22-25, F 3 Responses Feb 15

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    and she was blind to to my intentions she had 2 kids that were hi maintenance and a job to care for them, i feel so sour to people that cant Look what is right in front of there...
    manwithaheart manwithaheart 46-50, M Feb 17

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    Hello! My name is Anna, I'm 28 years old, I'm coming from Athens, Greece and I live in Germany. I've been with my ex for 7,5 years. He loved me very much, he was full in love...
    annagreece annagreece 26-30, F Feb 20

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    well, I'm new to this site......I don't know how it exactly works but anyway, I'm sharing my experience here. I'm a 20 year old male from India doing my engineering. I started to...
    alpha8994 alpha8994 18-21, M 1 Response 5 days ago

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    Hello, me and my wife are about to get divorced and i am quite depressed at whats happening in my life. I really love her and we have 2 kids. I just dont know who to talk to so...
    verastra verastra 26-30, M 1 Response 20 hrs ago

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    I'm pretty sure it's finally here! I saw it coming for 6 months. We've tried to break up for a couple of weeks now but we always had fight to make it work. Now we're both exhausted...
    heatherrrbee heatherrrbee 22-25, F 3 Responses Feb 8

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    We've been dating for a month, but in the last week she's become very distant and is all of a sudden very "busy" I feel like she doesn't even want to be with me anymore, I'm just...
    wildmike1998 wildmike1998 16-17, M 1 Response Feb 8

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    I can do this so well. Better listen. Like Jesus on the sermon on the mount. I am about to give an account. Put together words in large indefinite amount. So if you can't follow...
    afaintreflection afaintreflection 26-30, M Feb 8

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