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I Have Already Divorced You Emotionally

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    Emotionally Switched Off.

    I have been with my husband for over 15 years. The last 8years I have been emotionally switched off. This was an emotional survival instinct. He has changed his ways but I can not seem to turn the switch back on. I feel as though the damage has been done and actually the more...
    wildkittn wildkittn 31-35, F 6 Responses Dec 11, 2012

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    My Husband Who Doesn't Want To Engage In A Serious Conversation

    During our first year of marriage, my husband and I never had a serious conversation he would always perceives a serious conversation like a war. For him I always love to start a war. We never talked about our life or plans or anything about our family. I am but a clueless...
    ruchelmendoza ruchelmendoza 26-30 Sep 13, 2012

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    OnlyOneChiquita OnlyOneChiquita 41-45, F 4 Responses May 26, 2011

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    I'm 38, disabled wife is 48,

    I'm emotionally divorced, lonely, poor, but have 3 kids so it's my duty to stay, but unhappily? IDK what to do!
    jgoffe10 jgoffe10 36-40, M Jan 8

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    I would imagine the reality of divorce is easy

    when you never felt married in the first place...
    455cargirl 455cargirl 36-40, F Aug 10, 2014

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    I Want....

    I want to meet you at the door with soft, butterfly kisses all over your face... I want to wake you up with the touch of my tongue and my lips hungrily caressing your hardness.. I want you to feel my desire....taste it... I want to show you how much I desire you...day and night...
    OnlyOneChiquita OnlyOneChiquita 41-45, F 12 Responses Mar 3, 2011

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    What will you do when you look

    for God, only to realize, he was never lost? You were... He was there all along, you just didn't recognize him? And now that you have, he was suddenly gone..
    iDyAlx iDyAlx 41-45, F Feb 11, 2014

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    it happened around this time of year.

    ...last year after getting my *** beaten and tossed in the room.....
    lovabledoll lovabledoll 26-30, F 4 Responses Dec 12, 2014

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    The Husband

    We've been through so much. We've tried so many different things. Fact of the matter is, so many years of the same have brought me to this mental place. I will always care for him, but never the way I once did.It's sad.He's not altogether bad. Just bad in ways that kill it for me...
    lisa36 lisa36 36-40, F 4 Responses Jan 27, 2012

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    dear self. get a divorce.

    move out. you need to better your life. it's time. are you ready? mentally, yes.... maybe.. i guess you will never be ready. who ever is? it's tough. you've lived there/depended on them for 5 years. it's going to be tough. you're going to be lonely. but you do have friends to...
    TakingFlight TakingFlight 18-21, F 1 Response Jan 22

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    Marriage Was The Ultimatum!

    I will be married for approximately 2 years this june. I titled this piece because that's how I ended up in my marriage. It all first started before marriage into play. I just returned from a deployment from Afghanistan and while I was there. I began talking to a old friend of...
    Feb 17, 2013

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    Ain't No Way.....

    Ain't No Way" Ain't no way for me to love you If you won't let me Ain't no way for me to give you all you need If you won't let me give all of me I know that a woman's duty Is to help and love a man And that's the way it was planned Oh but how can I, how can I, how can I Give you...
    OnlyOneChiquita OnlyOneChiquita 41-45, F 2 Responses Jun 26, 2011

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    In The Best Interest Of My Child

    I guess I knew the day before I got married that I was making a mistake. I had a lot of things that I needed to do that day, and my husband-to-be couldn't be bothered to do any of them. To make matters worse, his 14 year old son was being particularly belligerent, and the two...
    Formydearson Formydearson 46-50, F 3 Responses Jun 24, 2013

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    You Lost Me....

      I could never say it more eloquently ~ I am done, smoking gun We've lost it all, the love is gone She has won. Now it's no fun We've lost it all, the love is gone And we had magic And this is tragic You couldn't keep your hands to yourself Chorus: I feel like our world's been...
    OnlyOneChiquita OnlyOneChiquita 41-45, F 5 Responses Dec 22, 2011

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    I Can't Believe It

    I finally told my husband how I felt. I told him I was no longer in love with him. Pretty much that I didn't really like the person he is. And flat out told him I wanted a divorce. He has chosen to ignore me. Acts as if we are totally in love with each other. I got an email...
    grammy64 grammy64 46-50, F 9 Responses Mar 25, 2011

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    Your Thoughts, Should I Or Shouldn'T I?

    I've been with the same man since I was 15 and he was 18, married at 20, baby at 24. Here we are 29 yrs later and I've fallen out of love with him. Can't blame it all on him, takes two to tango, right? Over the years he changed a great deal, started back when my son was 3...
    JustmeNJ JustmeNJ 46-50, F 1 Response Mar 16, 2013

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    Gravity

     She says it so much better than I ever could.
    OnlyOneChiquita OnlyOneChiquita 41-45, F Mar 5, 2012

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    Just Need Those Papers And Separate Houses

    Yeah it has been notihng for atleast  20 years and we been together 23. So I don't know. I guess I am an over fixer. Only nothing could ever fix nothing.  Three almost four years ago he made a remark that set me free. Basically he said nothing I ever did was anything to him...
    jenvice jenvice 46-50, F 4 Responses May 19, 2011

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    Chiquita's Declaration Of Independance ~

      Isn't this song incredible? Not to mention, the dancers! I could watch them forever. They dance so beautifully. Such artistry, raw sexual tension and intense gut wrenching pathos.  The song is titled, "I just don't love you" by Jann Arden. Run download it! lol This is a...
    OnlyOneChiquita OnlyOneChiquita 41-45, F 19 Responses May 19, 2011

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    The Irony ~

    Is it worth trying to salvage anymore? I'm so tired of the struggle The irony does not escape me When I was trying, you couldn't be bothered and now that you are trying, I feel nothing but pity Emptiness is all I have to offer Congratulations are in order for destroying my...
    OnlyOneChiquita OnlyOneChiquita 41-45, F 2 Responses Nov 19, 2010

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    I have been married a little over 2 yrs been

    together over 3 1/2. We have a son together and he has three other children. His ex wife drives me nuts to the point of no return she ruins everything for us. My husband lies to me about everything when it comes to her then I find out the truth and it starts a new argument. I'm...
    sexywhw sexywhw 26-30, F Jun 22, 2014

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    I am just a tool for what my wife needs.

    Money is the first thing she cares.
    mulitscan mulitscan 46-50, M 5 Responses May 29, 2014

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    OnlyOneChiquita OnlyOneChiquita 41-45, F 1 Response Jun 19, 2011

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    I'm sitting here watching my 5 week old baby

    sleep peacefully and I'm thinking, she is the very reason I'm still married. One of two reasons, the other being her big sister. And every day for 5 weeks I have sat watching her sleep wondering if I'm going to **** her whole life up if I leave her dad. Wondering if it would be...
    van863 van863 26-30, F 1 Response Apr 7

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    Marrying Him Is My Biggest Regret

    Well, we've been married 14yrs, have 4 kids. He has always been kind of quiet and serious, I did get him to loosen up. But, over the last 4 or 5 years he has changed and not for the better. I cannot carry on a conversation with the man, it's no use. I try and try and I get...
    NightOwl39 NightOwl39 36-40, F Sep 13, 2012

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    Married By Force

    This won't be news to those closest to me or those getting to know me after I've been off of EP for while. I'm in a bit of an emotional quandary. I'm not having a lot of patience these days with writing out my thoughts in great detail but essentially, my life right now boils...
    lisa36 lisa36 36-40, F 7 Responses Apr 16, 2012

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    Goodbye

    You ask why I ignore you.... You want to know why I hardly speak anymore... You cannot understand why I turn down your advances.... You wonder why I refuse to argue with you any longer.. ...............I left a long time ago, you just didn't notice until now.  ...
    OnlyOneChiquita OnlyOneChiquita 41-45, F 6 Responses Nov 15, 2010

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