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I Left My Husband

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    After 3 years of marriages,

    I left my husband 2 months ago. He is a complete narcissist. He was pulling me further and further from my family. He had complete control of everything, even the finances. If I spoke my opinion about anything, I was complaining. He often told me that If I can't do what I...
    KelleyJCK KelleyJCK 46-50, F 3 Responses Dec 30, 2013

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    I've been married for 4 years

    and together with my hubs for 10. I wanted to leave him 4 years ago and started enjoying my life and losing weight and he suddenly wanted to marry me. I thought marrying was the right thing to do cuz we have children. he promised he would change his ways including not drinking...
    Uni34 Uni34 31-35, F 2 Responses Jul 14

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    Living Hell

    I left my husband 10 days ago and my life has been nothing short of living hell. What pleasure is he getting out of my suffering? He’s still living in our house. I’ve moved twice all ready. I have to beg and play his games just to get back into the house to get more of my...
    someday59 someday59 51-55, F 2 Responses Sep 25, 2010

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    I Have A New Story And Hell Is A Walk In The Park

    it has been 4 1/2 month now since I lift my bastard of a husband. He has striped everything away from me, I have nothing. His kids, a girl 28 toke some of her things from the house but was to afraid to go back. His son 19 is at college now and will be moving in with me. I was at...
    someday59 someday59 51-55, F 3 Responses Jan 30, 2011

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    Ending My Marriage

    My husband had a drinking problem for a few years. He's a very strong character. He could tie me up in knots in an argument so I end up backing down! He could say cruel things n say he didn't mean but they made a dent each time! He decided to quit drinking but to do so quit his...
    Vom1985 Vom1985 26-30 2 Responses Sep 29, 2013

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    The Leaver

    My husband and I had been married 6 years in June. It had been more like roomates who shared a bed for a long time. Within the first 3 months of our marriage he had an emotional affair(girl#1). I fought like hell for him and our marriage and I "won" but not really. After that it...
    lovedusboththatmuch lovedusboththatmuch 31-35 Nov 13, 2012

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    Was It The Right Decision?

    I've been with my husband for 8 years. We have a 4 year old son. My husband works hard, doesn't cheat, do drugs. And he is not abbusive. But I left my husband a few days ago. I packed my stuff and came to stay with my parents. He just sat there and watched me and my son leave. He...
    Bburson33 Bburson33 22-25, F 5 Responses Aug 4, 2011

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    I Left On My Wedding Night

    I left him on our wedding night. I ran away and called my father to pick me up. That was 2 months ago, I live with my parents now. I never told anyone, not even my parents, why I left. My father thinks he hurt me in some way but he didn't. I left because I'm afraid to have sex...
    amberjean18 amberjean18 18-21, F 2 Responses Feb 29, 2012

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    Left My Husband

    I am so confused.  I left my husband three months ago.  We have a three year old daughter and have been married 4 yrs, yeah do the math... When I first met him I was young, single, and had no children.  He had a twelve year old daughter, who I clicked with almost immediately...
    deediaz720 deediaz720 31-35 4 Responses Oct 5, 2011

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    Had To Go ?

    I left my husband friday mornin. for the past 6 months he has not worked an has refused to get a job. im tired of working 12 hour days an him doing nothing. when i got n feom work he would freak out asking me who ied had slept with what i did all day. total jelousy. enough to...
    2012amys 2012amys 31-35, F 3 Responses Jun 30, 2013

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    So it's been nearly 2 weeks

    since I moved out. We have been married nearly 2 years, together 9 (I'm 30 he is 38). Our marriage is basically sexless (once every 2-3 months). We are both attractive people, but also both stubborn. He finds me 'boring' in bed and we don't really communicate unless having a...
    BONBEACHER BONBEACHER 26-30, F 1 Response Apr 14

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    I Left My Husband Two Months Ago And I'M Starting To Feel Anxious About It

    My husband and I have been married for four years and together for fourteen years. Two years into our marriage his son came to live with us full time. Our marriage has been rocky for many reasons. Four months ago everything flipped upside down. I was snooping through his phone...
    Eviefox Eviefox 41-45, F 2 Responses Oct 14, 2013

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    Miss The Spark

    I left me husband 8 month after we married. I was traveling when we met and I was single for the first time. I had just left a relationship and was finally happy. Then I met my husband at a party and he wouldn't leave me alone. I eventually fel for him and we moved in together...
    Lookingforhappiness2 Lookingforhappiness2 26-30 4 Responses Sep 14, 2012

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    I Gained 7 Years of Life By Divorcing My Husband!

    This marriage had been a difficult 2 years of my young life.  After divorcing, I respect myself more.  My freedom to choose, to do what I want, to take control of my life (from what I buy, to how I decorate my room, to where I travel, and who I...
    tangelo17 tangelo17 18-21, F 3 Responses Feb 19, 2009

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    Finally, I walked out from the most terrible

    relationship in my life. I left my husband after a couple years of awful sexless&meaningless marriage. We (I and my daughter) only packed our bags, hired a taxi, and left. I'm sure he would talk ill about me leaving like that but only 'ME' know how bad it had been before I made...
    sissysassy sissysassy 31-35, F 5 Responses Aug 11

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    Letting Go And Letting God

    Its not easy, Lord knows it isnt. But you can do it!!! And the freedom you feel is great. It beats feeling bad all the time. Just remember...IF YOU DNT KNOW WHERE YOU STAND WITH SOM1 AND THEY HAVE NEVER MADE IT AN EFFORT TO TELL U,  THEN STOP STANDING AND START WALKING. TODAY I...
    Buttercup44 Buttercup44 36-40 3 Responses Oct 2, 2011

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    Taking My Life Back

    I left my husband 2 days ago.  After 14 years of a marriage I had finally had enuff.  At first all was well but as the years went by and the children came it got worse for me.  He had to take a job that took him away from the family and that is when i realized...
    startingnew startingnew 31-35, F 4 Responses Sep 19, 2009

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    Now What?

    I just told my husband of 3 and a 1/2 years that I am no longer romantically attracted to him. I'm really unsure if I ever was. I mean, I do love him very much but it's is not romantic in any way. He's a terrific guy. He's taken such good care of me but I just feel like I would...
    LadyAshe LadyAshe 22-25, F 2 Responses Jan 3, 2013

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    Today was Day 1...the night

    before I cried and didn't sleep I wanted to go back. Today I thought that was where my head was going and I couldn't work out why! I knew there were issues, I upped and left with 4 kids to my parents house! I wouldn't do that on a whim! Yet there I was having doubts constantly...
    myownbox myownbox 26-30, F 5 Responses Apr 27

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    It has been a couple of days

    since I left my husband. I don't regret the move and am quite happy in my new apartment. I'm hurt though because I gave my all and now that I'm gone he sees it. Figures! This does not change my decision and honestly I don't trust his words or his intentions. It hurts more that...
    Thundakatt Thundakatt 36-40, F 3 Responses Sep 11, 2014

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    I Left My Sexless Marriage

    i feel on uncharted territory - married 19 years this year, years and years of problems...mutually, we don't want to be together anymore at this time. i am ok with that. but i am realizing i don't know entirely know who i am without my marital problems. i have so more time...
    Gazell Gazell 51-55, F 1 Response Jun 23, 2012

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    I Feel Better Now

    I left my husband two weeks ago today. I have felt much better and so have my kids. I got a job and start next week. I enjoy the house I'm living in. I feel so relieved.
    literalgal literalgal 31-35, F 4 Responses May 1, 2008

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    Choose Me Or Your Sister

    I left my husband recently, after 8 years together. I moved out totally and rented a room. But sometimes, I am confused still if I did wrong decision. Thanks God we dont have any children. The issue is since we have being living with his family (his bro and his sis). His parents...
    todaydaisy todaydaisy 31-35 Aug 11, 2012

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    He was abusive, I'm alone in this Country.

    ..my soul is wounded, I feel lost.
    ClowdyDays ClowdyDays 36-40, F 1 Response Mar 1, 2014

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    They said if two people love each other no matter what other people tells them they will still be together. But on my case that never happened. I always need to fight for my place...
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