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I Have Divorced Parents

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    I looked out of the window, The darkness outside has now become my life. I thought of happier times when we used to play, laugh and talk as one. Oh, how I miss those days. Another...
    vit1234 vit1234 13-15, M Apr 8

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    I Am A Financial Argument - I am 21 years old and my parents have been split up since I was 3. They both fought for joint custody and it was split 51/49 to my mom. My entire life I...
    batteredsoul batteredsoul 18-21 27 Responses Jun 11, 2012

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    Business And Family - My parents are divorced and have been for many many years. It has never been easy for me to cope with the fact that the two people who made me no longer love...
    SeeChelseaRun SeeChelseaRun 22-25, F 10 Responses Aug 17, 2012

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    Coming From A "broken Home" - I never realized how coming from a divorced home would effect me. I am now almost 29 years old, and my parents divorced when I was 6...
    inwisc inwisc 26-30, F 27 Responses Apr 25, 2010

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    My Family - I don't really ever remember my parents being happy together. There were fleeting moments of what looked like happiness or affection, but they never lasted long. They...
    DeenMan DeenMan 22-25, M 1 Response Jun 3, 2013

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    My father had a little problem, like most men and some women have. He would have a few drinks and that would lead him into chasing the ladies. I was six years old when my mother...
    KawaiiBoy KawaiiBoy 18-21, M 1 Response Feb 26

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    It really is sad seeing my parents divorced
    paola93 paola93 18-21, F 3 Responses Jan 15

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    I feel like my parents just ruined my life. Well not completely but I have to deal with so much emotional issues and I am sick of it. Every time I feel content with myself some...
    ihmls ihmls 22-25, F 4 Responses Jan 13

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    Divorced Parents And The Changes That Come - My parents divorced when I was 3 years old. Therefore I don't remember much about us being a family. It even feels weird for me to say...
    itsallmeee itsallmeee 18-21, F 3 Responses Oct 1, 2011

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    So I don't know if this is the right place to be venting or what I'm trying to achieve but...I'm 23 and living in a different city to my parents who both have their own 'new lives...
    Jes90 Jes90 22-25, F 1 Response Feb 15

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    My parents are divorced and my mom remarried
    deven38 deven38 18-21, F 2 Responses Jan 2

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    My dad doesn't care much for relationships after my mum left, my mums boyfriend is a complete *** wipe. I'd rather have Justin Bieber date my mum. And I hate Justin Bieber With...
    starflicka starflicka 13-15, F Jan 13

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    Thankfully - My parents divorce when I was around two years old. My dad used to beat my mum so I'm glad it ended when it did. My brother still has memories of my mum getting hit...
    AWUK AWUK 26-30, F 2 Responses Sep 28, 2007

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    Completely Blindsided - If you had asked me even just a week ago how likely I thought it was that my parents would ever get divorced, I would have told you that it was completely...
    DesolationRow DesolationRow 22-25 25 Responses Jul 18, 2011

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    Well no not happy at all my dad went to prison my mom moved on again had her last child my dad got of prison and got back with my step mom I think that if my mom wanted him back he...
    Reynastaxx Reynastaxx 26-30, F Apr 6

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    I Left Out Details - that surface every now and then, even today.  They are the details that repeat in the form of unanswered questions and unexplained actions. My dad had...
    thinkingoutloud thinkingoutloud 46-50, F 13 Responses Apr 3, 2008

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    My Mum And Dad Are Divorced... - I was around 11 years old when my mum and dad got divorced. Of course at that age I didn't really know what was going on. I just remember being in...
    EnglandsAnswer EnglandsAnswer 18-21, M 5 Responses Nov 26, 2013

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    :( my parents got divorced when I was like 4 years old. And he took my dog and my sisters 17 so she's going to college soon and I'm gonna miss her. She was a great sister. I went...
    madikinz101 madikinz101 16-17, F 2 Responses Dec 8, 2013

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    My parents got divorced when I was two or three years old. I don't remember them ever being together, which sometimes makes me sad. My dad remarried when I was eight. For the most...
    MaddieMcQ MaddieMcQ 18-21, F 2 Responses Jan 2

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    Please Help, Losing Hope...i Need Somebody To Talk To About My Parents Split - Hello reader, I'm 16 and from Chicago suburbs. Last November of 2011 my father announced he and my...
    RKOZ1 RKOZ1 18-21, M 2 Responses Aug 5, 2012

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    Iife without father is much harder with living with a mom . I sometimes think he's here but as I look around he's not it hits me so hard I become so depressed..
    billyaldo billyaldo 22-25, M 1 Response 2 days ago

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    Three days after my birthday I found out my parents were separating. It looked like things were going on the right track..... I couldn't have been more wrong. I found the divorce...
    Sd6752 Sd6752 16-17, F 3 Responses Mar 17

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    I'm going to try and explain this as best as I can and keep it short- When I was born my Mom was in an abusive relationship, of course she left but after the divorce I started...
    ToBeHuman ToBeHuman 18-21, F 2 Responses Jan 15

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    my parents have been divorced for about 10 years now. and ive gotten used to it, its not something i think about its just apart of my life. they got divorced because my dad cheated...
    because4 because4 16-17, F Jan 25

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    So Sad -  I've read so many of your stories here and can relate to many.  My parents never fought.  I thought we were such a happy family.  We were always...
    thinkingoutloud thinkingoutloud 46-50, F 22 Responses Mar 6, 2008

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    My whole childhood all I can remember is the abusive relationship between my parents. My dad didn't have a drinking problem but had a bad temper when he did. He broke my mams arms...
    MelC97 MelC97 16-17, F 1 Response 4 days ago

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    After being a child bride at 15 and my father was 17, she felt she had enough of his childish crap after 10 years of hell. My mother said the only good thing in that marriage and...
    TanTwink TanTwink 22-25, M 1 day ago

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    My parents got divorced a few years ago and I want them to be happy, but it's not easy to watch my parents date other people. Recently my mom started seeing a man who had a 19 year...
    lesliemonster lesliemonster 18-21, F 1 Response Apr 5

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    As a child, I remember witnessing the separation of my parents, not sure how old I was, too small to have seen that. There was a big fight, brutal, stabbing and yelling going and I...
    MarioPm MarioPm 26-30, M 1 Response Apr 5

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    My parents have separated twice in my life time; once as a child, again last year. Though, the divorce isn't what's bothering me at this point. As I was growing up I was closer...
    ktbakes ktbakes 22-25, F 2 Responses Feb 7

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    My parents been divorced since i was little maybe 2 or 3. Ive knew who my dad was but never had much contact with him ever! Until last thurs (my birthday) i received a card from...
    lynn1497 lynn1497 16-17, F 2 Responses Feb 18

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    My Childhood - my parents divorced when i was a child i see my dad every tuesday now he come to my moms house to see me we have a laugh and talk a alot about random stuff we have a...
    dreamgirl444 dreamgirl444 22-25, F 3 Responses Jul 21, 2012

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    A Poem - {Original poem I wrote}My dad left when I was 3 weeks oldThat's basically what I've been toldHe didn't visit to see how I was doingTo a child not having a dad was...
    justlana justlana 18-21, F 3 Responses Dec 12, 2012

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    98% of the time, my parents splitting is a good thing. But sometimes it's bad. My dad has a really bad temper and has harmed my brothers and my mom. I don't know why he hasn't...
    emily39 emily39 18-21, F 4 days ago

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    I have cried most nights from haveing horrible nightmares of my divorced parents! I am sad, my whole childhood my dream was that my parents would be together forever but now its...
    CJCHICK12 CJCHICK12 13-15, F 6 Responses Dec 23, 2013

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    My parents are like a divorced couple, but they're still living together. I've never seen them hug or kiss. They sleep in separate rooms on different floors. All they do is argue...
    TheDrummer TheDrummer 16-17, M 7 Responses Dec 4, 2013

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    Parents...Sex....Mumbling....😳 - So when I was in the 5th grade, i used to always wake up at 6:30am. My parents were already divorced by that time, but one time my dad had no...
    Katherinetaylor Katherinetaylor 13-15, F 4 Responses Nov 17, 2013

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    It all started when my dad overdosed himself on prescription pain meds in a way that he was trying to kill himself. That's when us kids felt comfortable telling mom that four out...
    ThatAwkwardKid ThatAwkwardKid 16-17, M 2 Responses Jan 13

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    Cant stop thinking bout it still in shoked bout my parents being divorced it affect me so much !
    paola93 paola93 18-21, F 1 Response Mar 4

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    If It's "Broken", Fix It - I know that everyone seems to view divorce as a terrible, troubling thing, that should be avoided at all costs, and that the "kids" are always...
    Magickintheair Magickintheair 18-21 2 Responses Aug 29, 2008

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    I live with my mom but as in Ecuador we are on holiday my sister is staying with us for a few days, but my mom has been telling us how she rather be at another city with her...
    marie1005 marie1005 18-21, F 1 Response Mar 3

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    I Want My Parents To Find Happiness. - My parents had a dysfunctional relationship for years. My mother applied for divorce and my father moved out in 1997, around the same time I...
    LilyLua LilyLua 22-25, F 3 Responses Oct 14, 2011

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    Dealing With Solitude - I'm currently a 14-year old living in a small city hoping to be successful one day and achieve great things that inspire millions out there. I decided for...
    AVAZ AVAZ 13-15, F 2 Responses Apr 22, 2013

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    I know it's long but please read!! I don't have anyone to talk to!... My parents divorce is very recent. My dad moved out in the beginning of the school year and right away him and...
    chica201 chica201 16-17, F 2 Responses Mar 9

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    My parents are divorced and I live with my mom and my older brother. My mom obviously loves my brother more and he gets whatever he wants but if I ask for anything she screams at...
    Wishingtobegone Wishingtobegone 13-15, F 2 Responses Mar 22

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    Not Sure If I Should Reconnect With My Dad - I haven't seen my dad in eight years. I honestly don't know much, but my mom told me that she divorced my dad because he was abusive...
    kimlost kimlost 18-21, F 5 Responses Jun 13, 2013

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    I Wish Every Person Considering A Divorce Could Read This First - Two civilized adults turn barbaric when it comes to divorce. They cheat, they lie, they only think about...
    LonexWolf LonexWolf 18-21, F 13 Responses Dec 11, 2011

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    My parents divorced when I was 6 and went on to meet new partners. They both got married. I then found out last week that my father and step mum are getting a divorce. I really don...
    Shannono Shannono 13-15, F 1 Response Feb 18

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    My parents never got married but they did date as teenagers but my dad was a player bad lived with my now step mother And dated more than one chick at a time my mom got tired of...
    Reynastaxx Reynastaxx 26-30, F Apr 6

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    Travel - My divorce story is not one of those sob stories, this one actually has a happy ending. My parents got divorced when i was 3 years old and my little sister was 1. my dad...
    gabbyxo623 gabbyxo623 16-17 1 Response Dec 26, 2008

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    I'm having really bad family problems and I have no where to turn.. I can't deal with my parents and who they're with anymore I don't know what to do. it's like I have no parents...
    giannaxo giannaxo 16-17, F 1 Response Apr 3

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