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I Going Through a Divorce, Right Now

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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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    I have been with the same man for 25 years. I thought we had a good marriage. He had an affair with a close friend of mine and despite me forgiving him he wants a divorce. I still...
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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...
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    Other man. Yeah I'm done. Plan B is now in effect. The awesome husband and dad I have been working hard on..the "new vastly improved me" stays and the next beautiful woman in my...
    wiseprotector wiseprotector 41-45, M 5 Responses Aug 21

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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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    I don't even know what to write here but I feel the need to get my feelings out. Once again I'm sad, alone and I just don't want to go out and face the world right now. I can't put...
    chuhulil chuhulil 16-17, F 2 Responses Aug 22

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    Feeling trapped. Everything was fine during my high school life. I am a boy who loves to play football, to party, hang out with my friends, go on road trips and to eat. Everything...
    gloomyinside gloomyinside 16-17, M 2 Responses Aug 30

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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 6 days ago

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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 22 hrs ago

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    August 29, 2014 Friday It has been 17 days since you left me. I woke up at 3am today and wasn't able to get a good sleep again. I really miss you and right now I am really...
    justwannabeliked justwannabeliked 22-25, F Aug 28

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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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    Now most teenage girls say this over stupid stuff but I actually have a legitimate reason. When I was a little 7 year old girl, I had a small cavity, but my parents refused to take...
    Curiousgirl1999 Curiousgirl1999 13-15, F 2 Responses Sep 12

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    I hate my life. I hate it. Only half of it has to do with medical problems. The other half consists of my home life, my job and the fact that I can't even predict my future cause...
    sugarcakes143 sugarcakes143 18-21, F 1 Response Aug 31

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    I just have too many things happening in my life right now to deal with people's sob stories. I can't handle it. Nobody wants to know about them but I would tolerate it for close...
    sociableTim sociableTim 31-35, M Aug 21

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    I just received an email from a research group saying they have already found suitable candidate. This has already happened 5 or 6 times and I'm feeling very competitive because...
    sadgirlsclub sadgirlsclub 18-21, F Aug 22

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    After 20 years, it has come to this. Most of it my fault. I understand the issues that I must work on. (anger, verbal abuse.) We are in counseling, both individually and as a...
    querried querried 41-45, M 2 Responses Aug 23

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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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    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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    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 4 days ago

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    I'm in a very sad place in my life. Currently in the divorce process and feeling very alone and lost.:-( Just looking to find others that share my experience and find comfort from...
    kluann25 kluann25 31-35, F 2 Responses Aug 28

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    Ok I left my wife because I felt she was bitching all the time about everything and wasn't pleasing me sexually. Sex only came once a month or so. Now I feel like I want her back...
    garnettsnewlife garnettsnewlife 36-40, M 1 Response Aug 28

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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 2 days ago

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    Hi everyone...I need someone to talk through some stuff with. I was about a month clean with self-harming, but last night I did it again because of some things that are going on in...
    infinitelyintospace infinitelyintospace 16-17, F 3 Responses Aug 25

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    I was in a relationship for seven months, and me and my boyfriend became best friends. We would tell each other everything and every time we were together we would never run out of...
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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 3 days ago

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    So my Marine has been gone for about a month now and I got word of confirmation that he would be returning for the fact they needed his MOS back here. So the plan was that he was...
    angelbaby187 angelbaby187 22-25, F 1 Response Aug 22

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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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    We used to chase that boy home from school We called him freckle faced red headed fool He was different, he wasn't cool like me Sticks and stones didn't break any bones But we...
    SkollHati SkollHati 18-21, M 2 Responses Aug 23

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    I'm going to try and make this short: I met this guy at school who is 16 (17 now) while I was 14 (I'm 15 now) and we went out for about a year. he and I were insanely close & he...
    goldfish121 goldfish121 13-15, F Aug 25

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    It's hard to understand. We broke up and it seems like I'm not sure why. She tells me it's one thing then it's no more like another thing. She says it's because she never gets to...
    simpsonexperience simpsonexperience 18-21, M Aug 28

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    my talks remind him of his father and how he was one of those people who liked to be thought of as a victim..he denied vehemently that he was hinting i was the same person, but...
    Nishitaa Nishitaa 22-25, F Aug 29

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