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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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    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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    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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    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 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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    LostAriel LostAriel 22-25, F 2 Responses Jul 2

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    been married 25 years to my first love and the father of my 3 young adult children and now find myself going through this terrible divorce. Found out he has a drug addiction and...
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    My boyfriend of one and a half years broke up with me two days ago. I am completely shocked and the reality of it all is hitting me now. I was practically crying at work all day...
    blazeee blazeee 22-25, F 1 Response Jul 23

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    I am in a marriage that sucks, but I am keeping it together for my kids. My girls are happy because he is a good daddy, just not a good match for me. I don't want to split up my...
    truthandbeauty truthandbeauty 36-40, F 5 Responses Jul 1

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    After 15 years, I am separating from the only person I ever really let inside my heart. We have been separated since the end of December 2013. I thought it might be temporary, but...
    Barelycoping325 Barelycoping325 41-45, F 6 Responses Jul 18

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    I am having a rough night. I know this separation is what is needed right now. We have done the whole counseling thing and always end up right at square one. I sit here feeling...
    iheartmybabies iheartmybabies 36-40, F 2 Responses Jul 10

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    I feel like crap because I'm trapped with no where to go and the people I know are all ahead of me enjoying life while I'm stuck and it hurts me soo bad that I don't have a saying...
    sharmake sharmake 16-17, M Jul 18

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    My day was going great, but tonight at bible study I had a panic attack. I haven't been with people especially girls in almost a year. The group was talking our self esteem and...
    broadwaybabe99 broadwaybabe99 13-15, F 3 Responses Jul 2

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    I'm actually looking for someone to talk to myself and am EXTREMELY disappointed that these people I have found have not been responded to themselves in DAYS! What do people have...
    Tana8 Tana8 41-45 1 Response Jul 8

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    I'm going through a lot and I need to talk to someone.
    pojhcx pojhcx 13-15, F 5 Responses Jul 7

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    I've made dramatic changes and hopefully all will come through. I least expected my parents to be as supportive as they've been - it's been a true blessing. Though not perfect...
    Quanitta Quanitta 26-30, F Jul 10

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    I am at six days from Vic, perc, and Tylenol 4. Feeling very depressed right now. And I'm not sure, but think it's messing with my emotions as well.
    Gdsgirl Gdsgirl 31-35, F 2 Responses Jul 11

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    My boyfriend and I are taking a 'break' and for some reason I can't seem to do it. All I want to do it talk to him and be with him. He wants some time to just figure himself out...
    Nitsirk7 Nitsirk7 26-30, F 1 Response Jul 23

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    Some of you who know me and read this know exactly what I'm going through, know my thoughts and feelings. Know how I'm trying... For the rest of you my life has been sort of...
    swtsacrifice swtsacrifice 36-40, F 5 Responses Jul 23

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    I feel like a lot is going on in my life right now. I been really stressed/sad. I have this guy who likes me so much. Which I don't understand why. I sadly cannot return back the...
    Idreamtowaketofindthefate Idreamtowaketofindthefate 18-21, F 1 Response Jul 15

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    i really am.. but no one sees it because i've been really happy lately (thankyou megan aka my princess😊😘) yeah she helps a lot. i dont open up cuz i'm really bad at...
    xxxalyssabrownxxx xxxalyssabrownxxx 13-15, F a week ago

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    I really need to get off right now... Anyone want to chat through a ************ session?!?
    Jcchris321 Jcchris321 31-35, M 2 Responses 3 days ago

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    It's summer and I've been cutting and my cuts are showing! I work as a life guard and they're only on my stomach! I ******* hate my life right now! And on top of all that my...
    LesboFourtrisShipper LesboFourtrisShipper 13-15, F 1 Response Jul 7

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    My really good friend has lupus and is going for life saving surgery. My sisters may have kidney disease and need a transplant. My job is stressful. My trying to change my...
    Quanitta Quanitta 26-30, F 2 Responses Jul 10

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    Well, not right now. I am going to wash dishes and allow myself more time to gravitate on one idea versus another in what to cook. My choices I felt like cooking have dwindled...
    blossomingbeauti blossomingbeauti 36-40, F 1 Response Jul 15

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    I hate working right now because I'm going to be with this bully! She is too much about her jokes on me and I couldn't stand it, whenever I won't respond to her bad jokes on me...
    nbsbgal nbsbgal 22-25, F Jul 22

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    I have so many things going on right now, I just need someone to talk to and possibly some advice?
    biancal24 biancal24 16-17, F 15 hrs ago

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    I have been so caught up in my personal life, which by no means has been easy lately, that I have completely(but unintentionally) put my academic life to the side. I am so...
    sunniedays89 sunniedays89 22-25, F 1 Response 11 hrs ago

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    This is an unwanted divorce. I cannot move on, and I'm stuck. I don't know how people can just walk out of their spouses for no good reason. Then be fine about it too and not...
    LRMommyof3 LRMommyof3 36-40, F 3 Responses Jul 1

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    This absolutely is miserable. My husband seems to think he is going to take me to the cleaners and receive everything that he requested in the settlement. He is wrong. I am...
    LRMommyof3 LRMommyof3 36-40, F Jul 3

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    I am losing. I am not going to win this marriage back, so I have got to let go. It's been 9 months, and he's not coming home. The kids and I are alone and it's truly hard to...
    LRMommyof3 LRMommyof3 36-40, F 3 Responses Jul 11

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    My husband and I were a team fighting for the same goals. Now that this divorce has happened, I realize that we are not on the same team, that he is not helping pay all the bills...
    LRMommyof3 LRMommyof3 36-40, F 4 Responses Jul 2

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    Finally. And end. Yesterday, which ironically was out 13th wedding anniversary, we finally sat down and hammered out company buy out, spousal support and child support. So very...
    Tico72 Tico72 41-45, F 2 Responses Jul 24

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    My name is Hannah, I was born in 1998, I'm 16. Ever since I was little, I doubted my worth. I didn't believe I was 'good enough.' My dad would always make me say, "Hannah's a...
    hdial043 hdial043 16-17, F 3 Responses 1 day ago

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    I am in an all-but-sexless relationship with someone I love and respect, and I'm looking for someone who can relate to talk to as I try to find my way through this. To get some of...
    NXS3 NXS3 26-30, F 2 Responses Jul 17

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    I am in an all-but-sexless relationship with someone I love and respect, and I'm looking for someone who can relate to talk to as I try to find my way through this. To get some of...
    NXS3 NXS3 26-30, F 1 Response Jul 17

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    I'm a 16 year old boy and these past 18 months have been the worst 18 months of my life and I really want them to end. It started in the valentine school break, I was talking to...
    Bonban Bonban 16-17, M 2 Responses Jul 2

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    I am now a hunter. Not so much hunting for my beautiful wife and pursuing her, but its something else entirely that I have to work on. Y'see I haven't provided well for her and my...
    wiseprotector wiseprotector 41-45, M 2 Responses Jul 8

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