I Have An Exit Plan

Personal Stories, Advice, and Support 80 People

    This Week From Hell

    "The night is darkest just before dawn" -- an Iraqi poem As zero-hour approaches, the pressures on me are intensifying. The only thing to do really is to stick to my exit plan. The time left in my marriage is measured in days not weeks. Below I describe what I have gone through...
    SleeplessKnight SleeplessKnight
    41-45, M
    10 Responses Jul 21, 2013

    I Need A Plan

    What's your advice on making a plan? What should I consider???? I have been at home with the kids... done wonderful job with them... but dying inside. How can I create a plan? Make a life I like... keep it healthy for the kids. Not make the same mistake again.
    sweetplumeria sweetplumeria
    3 Responses Jun 11, 2013

    So I'll probably stop,

    drop and roll. Then commando crawl to the nearest exit. Or I'll jump up, throw my hands in the air, yell like a mad man, and run around like a chicken with its head chopped off. Either way it'll be memorable:)
    AlbuquerqueJay AlbuquerqueJay
    36-40, M
    1 Response Jul 1, 2014

    I have been hyper vigilant

    since I was a child! My parents freaked out once and got angry at me for lying! Step dad brought black trash bags and made me "pack my ****" I was 7! Then screaming and yelling at me asking if I wanted to walk or call a cab! But I had to get out! Since then I have always had a...
    deleted deleted
    Feb 17, 2016

    Soon My Day Will Be Here...........

    I have been working on it. I’ve known for a while that I had to do something about my marriage. I just wanted the time to be right. I have others to think of besides myself. So I choose to do it this way. I can see the end of this now. I believe he can too because all of a...
    Atreasure Atreasure
    46-50, F
    6 Responses Nov 7, 2011

    I Had One

    I can laugh now, because I left my marriage that "looked so awesome" to everyone else, from the outside.  I literally would write out on paper lists of what I would need to buy, pack, and prepare for an escape.  Example:  Buy boat and keep it docked in an ocean marina, and...
    Amoruss Amoruss
    41-45, M
    1 Response Nov 8, 2011
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