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I Going Through a Divorce, Right Now

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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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    But my fiance and I just aren't financially ready. We're not even sure that we'll have a roof over our heads next month... God blessed us with a basement apartment, our own place...
    KittleSub KittleSub 26-30, F Sep 8

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    My heart is useless right now, I can't jumpstart it either It's like a balloon Which has been punctured Lit on fire and then Corroded in this anti-love acid I would scream but I...
    MrHeartaFire MrHeartaFire 31-35, M Sep 8

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    Hello everyone, I just wanted to share an experience that I am praying is now ending. I am someone that could never handle too many emotions. I often feel overwhelmed very fast...
    mariashelly mariashelly 22-25, F 1 Response Sep 15

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    it's so hard. i never wanna go through this again i feel bad for people who's situation is worst than mine. i know it's rough right now but hang in there. brighter days will come...
    Davonnaaa Davonnaaa 18-21, F 1 Response Sep 20

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    There is just so mucho going on right now, my mother os sick she has alzheimers and she is living with my grandparents and they are too old to be taking care of her, she has her...
    desirejanice desirejanice 22-25, F 1 Response Sep 12

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    i dont know how things are going through :(
    chippylovemrchips chippylovemrchips 26-30, F 2 Responses Sep 3

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    I stayed up all night, and even though I feel tired from only getting five hours of sleep, I'm still going. At this point in my life, there is only ONE thing that's keeping me...
    GrandGizzard GrandGizzard 18-21, M Sep 9

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    something complicated right now. I am in love with my female friend but she is with someone. and she lead me on in the past. but she is a really nice person.
    Lionheart15 Lionheart15 36-40, M 1 Response Sep 21

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    I hate my life so much right now. I am literally tired of everything and everyone around me. I hate everything, right from getting up in the morning to going back to bed in the...
    AudreyBiness AudreyBiness 31-35, F 1 Response 6 days ago

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    I always hear stories about people in near-death experiences and it was only their sheer will to survive that saved them, but that wouldn't be me. I feel content with my life, I...
    Carmong Carmong 16-17, F 1 Response Sep 12

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    When I post this its 2:10 in the am I'm trying to sleep, I really am, but my mind is going crazy, the room, its too hot, or it's too cold, I need someone or something to spoon, I...
    LcplSkeens LcplSkeens 18-21, M 5 days ago

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    Throughout my marriage my husband has been unfaithful in some sort of way. He would make online profiles on adultfriendfinder and other adult dating sites to talk to women. We have...
    elle1640 elle1640 26-30, F 1 Response Sep 9

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    Well here it goes, I need some advice on this. 2 years ago I was introduced to a man who I met through my job. I took a liking to him (even though I was in a relationship at the...
    sarahdragonfly sarahdragonfly 26-30, F 1 Response Sep 22

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    After 16 years of marriage (total of 21 yrs together - no kids) and 9 months ago my husband told me that he loves me but is not in love with me. He is depressed and the depression...
    dwalter98 dwalter98 36-40, F 1 Response Sep 16

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    I'm sure I'm not the first to go through this, but I needed to express this somewhere. I apologize for the length.. I don't really have any friends or family who's shoulder I...
    WhoAml WhoAml 22-25, F 2 Responses Sep 23

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    My boyfriend broke up with me two months ago. I saw it coming. I had even tried to break up with him myself but the pain was unbearable each time I tried. He broke up with 2 days...
    Idontevenknowidaf Idontevenknowidaf 22-25, F Sep 22

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    I have been with my husband going on 3 years now and married 2 years, we have been through a lot and some things I couldnt let go.. Long story short a few days ago he choked me in...
    kadkaloma3 kadkaloma3 26-30, F 2 Responses Sep 18

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    When I met her, I was hurled suddenly into paradise; ineffable joy penetrated my life. She came into my world and lit it up, abruptly terminating the darkness that preceded her...
    PhiliaSophia PhiliaSophia 18-21, M 1 Response Sep 18

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    I wanted to share my story, i was so well organised for this prep, did everything right, i took the powder mixed with water at 3pm, waited and nothing happened had a small bowel...
    muffett muffett 46-50 3 days ago

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    Inside I am squirming, guts twisting in tiny little knots. Sharp pains cry from my heart. Overwhelmed by this cloud of doom and gloom eating away at my light. He stole my soul...
    lucileface lucileface 26-30, F 1 Response Sep 9

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    And my threats to quit no longer work.. I guess 10 times in 9 months is too much.. total of 16 in 7 years? I don't know, I lost count.. but I guess now I'm just crying wolf EXCEPT...
    KaiFyre KaiFyre 26-30, F 5 days ago

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    Ok I love kids .. Babies especially and working with children who are autistic idk I just do but I'm not sure what to go to school for I really need to figure it out .... I doubt...
    NicoleLovex20 NicoleLovex20 18-21, F Sep 8

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    (WARNING: RANT) Lately, there's only one thing that will instantly make me happy, make me work harder. Other than Monster. It's really bad because I feel I've built a dependency...
    hiyosei hiyosei 18-21, F Sep 9

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    I'll be able to live nude one day, but for now, I enjoy the 2-ish hours I have in the morning between waking and leaving for the office nude in my room lounging, reading, playing...
    derizzle1 derizzle1 31-35, M 2 Responses Sep 11

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    Just broke up with my boyfriend today. And feel like crap. I miss him sooooooo much. I hope I did the right thing by leaving?
    Gabeopolis Gabeopolis 26-30, F 2 Responses Sep 11

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    And he is so present in my subconscious mind .. all the time! I dream a lot and about a lot of things, but dreams about him my mind retains very strongly.... Just to clarify, he...
    Mysticme Mysticme 26-30, F Sep 15

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    I have no idea why I am on this site at 11:30 in the morning but I need to vent. Im 19 years old nearly 20 and im trying to get myself together and trying to get my life together...
    buxey buxey 18-21, M 2 Responses Sep 15

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    The things that once brought me pleasure and comfort, feel like the obstacles keeping me from catalyzing my life into something worth living. I used to have laughs and good times...
    K3TTLE K3TTLE 31-35, M 3 Responses Sep 5

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    I don't know what to do anymore. My dads being an ******* to everyone in my family and only cares about himself. He can't stand being around us, he's just being such a ****. My...
    dr3amer8610 dr3amer8610 16-17, F 1 Response Sep 9

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    I'm starting today. I'm going cold turkey with getting off of drugs and alcohol. Okay so not cold turkey, I'm going to NA/AA meetings and therapy too.
    dirtydarkness dirtydarkness 26-30, F 12 Responses Sep 12

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    Don't date people you work with! I started dating this guy I met at work. We work at a school together and often have a lot of free time. We met last school year. Our relationship...
    HopelesslyOptimisticc HopelesslyOptimisticc 18-21, F Sep 13

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    I'm having dreams of my dad and it's making a lot of pain now most of you are thinking well what happened with the girls dad well i will tell you I was 3 years old when he died...
    livelovehopefree livelovehopefree 13-15, F Sep 13

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    So, I've dated this girl from college for about 5 years and I completely fell in head over heels over her and everything was fine for the 4 years we were together and then I...
    MrGrimm112 MrGrimm112 22-25, M Sep 4

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    I have never felt more broken in my life before. Having the love of my life leave for a second time breaks my heart into millions. I'm trying to be strong, I'm trying live and be...
    madusand madusand 18-21, F 3 Responses Sep 7

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