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I Going Through a Divorce, Right Now

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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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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 6 Responses 6 days ago

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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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    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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    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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    mrvitous26 mrvitous26 26-30, F Apr 4

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    Been married 17 years. I'm not necessarily going through divorce, but my wife has emotionally abandoned me (physically too). I don't know what to do...struggling. I'm still...
    beancounttc beancounttc 36-40, M 2 Responses Apr 9

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    Been with my wife over 20 years and married for sixteen and now she says the spark is gone. A couple of years ago we came though a long infidelity on her part which I still blame...
    SamStartingOver SamStartingOver 41-45, M 4 Responses Mar 31

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    On the bright side in the last two weeks I have lost 15 pounds. I think I will market it as the DS diet. Divorce Stress diet. Not cheap though. Sucking away the life time savings...
    SamStartingOver SamStartingOver 41-45, M 1 Response Apr 9

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    It sucks when you're ignored by the person whose attention is the only thing you want in the world. Ever since this girl first walked into our school, I couldn’t take my eyes...
    elugo123456789 elugo123456789 18-21, M 1 Response Apr 2

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    It sucks when you're ignored by the person whose attention is the only thing you want in the world. Ever since this girl first walked into our school, I couldn’t take my eyes...
    elugo123456789 elugo123456789 18-21, M Apr 2

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    It sucks when you're ignored by the person whose attention is the only thing you want in the world. Ever since this girl first walked into our school, I couldn’t take my eyes...
    elugo123456789 elugo123456789 18-21, M 1 Response Apr 2

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    Man people always say this phrase "I am going through he'll in my life" so often but really to be honest I can really say that about me. As of right now my mom has cancer, I...
    Colpaige Colpaige 16-17, M 1 Response 5 days ago

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    I'm going through a very tough time right now. I recently mutually ended a romantic relationship which was on the rocks for quite some time. We were very different in significant...
    abstractxparade abstractxparade 18-21, F 2 Responses 5 days ago

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    I love Dido's lyrics, music and her voice... :)Dido- Sand In My Shoes.Two weeks away it feels like the whole world should've changed But I'm home nowAnd things still look the sameI...
    jssp jssp 41-45, F 1 Response Apr 2

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    My girl friend texted me today and asked me if I liked anyone. We're both polyamorus so I asked her if she meant for both of us. She said no you personally and I said no one except...
    cyraalana2000 cyraalana2000 13-15, F 2 Responses Apr 10

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    I just got the reports back from the doc and it had devastated me. They cannot fix my daughter's incontinence... I am so sad cause now she has to go through what I have. I was...
    KaguyaSumeragi KaguyaSumeragi 13-15, F 1 Response Mar 22

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    All my life I have lived with limits on my life. I have let the words and the mistakes of my love ones stop me from living my dream. I never wanted to be a biology major or a...
    odis22 odis22 22-25, M 4 days ago

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    This entire year... I have felt out of place. I am going through all the motions but emotionally I feel nothing. I am tired all the time, I act impulsively, and I am always angry...
    ayang1150 ayang1150 16-17, F Mar 23

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    I don't know why I feel like this, I never do..especially since I just have this feeling of wanting my angel so badly right now..we never have done anything sexual in the past, and...
    SarahBear907 SarahBear907 16-17, F 1 Response Mar 24

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    I have no reason to feel this way really. I am financially comfortable, my kids are all right, my wife is looking forward to going to happy hour with me tonight - and there is...
    quazar92128 quazar92128 46-50, M 1 Response Mar 26

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    I hate my life so, so much right now... This is the only consistent thing I have in my life right now... my total disdain for my life! I am in pain psychologically and I can't...
    aniave aniave 31-35, F 2 Responses Mar 30

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    I was living in SanJose ca. I became homeless so I had no choice but to move to Long Beach with an ex whom I don't care for at all! He lives in a run down apt, that has rats and...
    vivduff vivduff 46-50, F Apr 2

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    I'm sorry if I don't seem the same, I am going through a rather awful and depressive stage. I feel stuck and I don't know what to do really.
    anom33 anom33 16-17, F 3 Responses Mar 26

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    I typed in the words "hip hop" in the search space in my iTunes library and am listening to songs that I have on my iTunes with rap in it. I originally put the word "rap" but then...
    blossomingbeauti blossomingbeauti 36-40, F Mar 24

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    My brother just unleashed a dark secret of mine to my younger sister while we were arguing. I'm so angry and embarrassed right now that I feel like thrashing his room. That's a...
    soultrove soultrove 18-21, F Mar 29

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    Starting with my living arrangement. I am sick and tired of being sick and tired. I hate where I live. And right now, I am at a place in my life where I don't want to be around...
    Inherownwords Inherownwords 31-35, F 1 Response Mar 31

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    Because of laws, I cannot do what I dream to do. I cannot be free. For the next 2 1/2 years, I'm stuck. I cannot be my own person until then. I want to change my life. I want to...
    ForeverIsOver ForeverIsOver 13-15, F 2 Responses 4 days ago

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    She says she want out but every time I ask for us to get the divorce paperwork started she breaks down crying. How long can this hell be dragged out. I have given up trying to...
    SamStartingOver SamStartingOver 41-45, M 1 Response Apr 3

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    Suddenly everything just doesnt seem right for me….
Suddenly everybody is so annoyed…
Suddenly i feel so damn lonely…
Suddenly all the love songs are meant for you and...
    Lovetobelovedbyyou Lovetobelovedbyyou 22-25, F 1 Response 12 hrs ago

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    I'm divorcing my husband of 18yrs. Tired of not being treated right.
    SNmom SNmom 36-40, F 4 Responses Mar 21

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    Making an effort to be a better 'person', is a fraud. WHat?! Yep that’s what I said. Striving to ‘be’ a ‘good person’ will ultimately fail. Why ? Because it is linked to...
    TanyaWhite TanyaWhite 41-45, F Apr 2

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    Hey guys... I also wanted to change my life... Especially for the better. I figured out how to do it and I'd like to share it with you all. (I am aware this might all sound very...
    xxersabooxx xxersabooxx 18-21, F 9 Responses Mar 29

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    Yeah... at this point - I don't ever want to get married again. Don't think I could survive another divorce :P
    sunshinegirl23 sunshinegirl23 31-35, F Mar 26

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    Hi, I found out I had cancer of the uterus 2010, had surgery and chemo . My husband at the time started to date other women and 2011 left me . I divorce him because , he became...
    jmblain jmblain 61-65, F 5 Responses Apr 2

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    Hey! I'm new here at EP and I really need someone to talk to, good advice, experiences and such.. I don't know what to do! My boyfriend did do drugs and tried to take his own life...
    lilcarey lilcarey 22-25, F Mar 27

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    Sometimes love’s a scary place It’s like standing in the dark Flying through the universe Trying to fix your broken heart It’s okay to let it go You don’t have to be...
    blossomingbeauti blossomingbeauti 36-40, F 1 day ago

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    Manifestation From the brightest brights of starlight to the dullest and dingy dusts of the earth Perfected in Love and knowledge now gone, Born innocent into sin Time forgot...
    PrettyOldSoul PrettyOldSoul 41-45, F Mar 24

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    There are no blossoms anymore in this foreign dark shore My secret letters all burnt I am gone with no return All my old keys are abandoned Don't break my strong bond Let me stare...
    sparkydream sparkydream 16-17, F 2 Responses Mar 30

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    I've been dealing with depression for years and last year someone came into my life who helped me get past it and I began feeling like myself again. I fell in love for the first...
    annamariefeliciano annamariefeliciano 22-25, F Apr 2

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    My wife has set up an apartment and is taking our nine year old. My 2 older "inschool" teens are staying with me. She has battled alcohol for quite a while and has forged 15000...
    sdave9 sdave9 51-55, M 1 Response Apr 5

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    Sometimes I wish there was someone out there who just got me. Someone that understood where I've been, what I've gone through. Someone who will listen to me & know just the right...
    Tball26 Tball26 18-21, F 2 Responses Apr 9

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    Anyone around?? My evening plans fell through so I'm just hanging out now. New friends!
    thebluebird011 thebluebird011 22-25, M 1 Response Mar 21

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    It's about my crush again. If you are confused why i said again, then if you don't mind, you can check all my previous stories, i wrote about her a lot. I don't know, yes i'm being...
    adriennelle adriennelle 16-17, F 2 Responses Mar 22

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