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I Left My Husband

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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 3 Responses Jan 3, 2013

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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 5 Responses Oct 5, 2011

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

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

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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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    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 2 Responses Dec 30, 2013

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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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    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 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 21-25, F 3 Responses Feb 19, 2009

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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 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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    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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    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 4 Responses Jan 30, 2011

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    Well, I Kicked Him Out

    I have finally done it. With much support from my beloved uncle I have stood my ground and today my husband takes the rest of his belongings and will be out of my house for good. It's hard. It's been so hard. But it is over. We were together for six years, married for five and...
    Munchycaterpillar Munchycaterpillar 31-35, F 4 Responses Nov 11, 2013

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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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    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 3 Responses Sep 14, 2012

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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 3 Responses Feb 29, 2012

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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 2 Responses Jun 23, 2012

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    Related Experiences

    My husband isn't dead and he hasn't gone overseas or left for some other adventure. He's simply left. I have had to accept that he is no longer the same person I fell in love with...
    instinctivepurity instinctivepurity 26-30, F 1 Response Mar 22

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    I am a stay at home mom that was by my husbands side before we had anything at all. We were once sitting in a park eating out of plastic disposable containers with our kids asking...
    linda233 linda233 36-40, F 5 Responses Apr 1

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    I was depressed all the time a mother of toe and one on the way I felt lost I had a home And husband a car a boat a family.. No reason I know now to be depressed I lost my 7 month...
    laceykight laceykight 26-30, F 6 days ago

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    Ten days before Christmas my husband of almost 12 years at the time (together almost 18) gave me a kiss, told me he loves me and left to go shopping for me. It was a Sunday night...
    brokenbecauseofhim brokenbecauseofhim 31-35, F 3 Responses Apr 1

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    We met because I started working at a university in a new city and he was my supervisor. After two weeks there we slept together and I became pregnant with twins. When I told him...
    valkyriebird valkyriebird 36-40 Apr 3

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    I don't understand after 17 years of marriage counseling, reading marriage books together, praying together, I stil cannot understand my ex husband. Misunderstanding after...
    2muchhate 2muchhate 41-45, F Apr 8

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    I am a 29 year old mother of two who is married to a man who has been self destructing for almost the entire last decade. When we met we were only 19 & I was too naive to see how...
    yogibird85 yogibird85 26-30, F 3 Responses 2 days ago

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    Reading all these stories has opened my eyes to how many of us are struggling with such similar problems. I've been married for 4 years. with no kids as i couldn't possibly bare...
    Nutmeg11 Nutmeg11 26-30, F 2 Responses Mar 21

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    I'm not sure how well I will be received here but I am sharing my story nonetheless. I was widowed at the age of 32 and my son was 2 1/2. I was not looking for a relationship after...
    MomofOZ2003 MomofOZ2003 46-50, F 1 Response Mar 21

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    I want to start out saying that I love and care about my husband, but he has been driving me crazy with what I consider selfishness lately. We have been together for 7 years and...
    cmsjay cmsjay 26-30, F 1 Response Apr 5

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    Your husband doing you are out cheating on him,, Is he cheating on you to? Some husband go to the bar,, some just go on a fishing or hunting trip,, Did you every wondering he...
    pullupgirl103 pullupgirl103 31-35, F Apr 6

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    To start I got married at 19 and let me say we were so infatuated with each other it was perfect. Shortly after being married his temper sky rocketed, his job was killing him, he...
    cassielee44 cassielee44 18-21, F 1 Response Mar 20

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    I'm new to this but decided to go ahead and post my experience. I met my husband when I was 12 years old and at age 15 he took my virginity away. I hung out with him in my early 2...
    Nerilynn Nerilynn 31-35 2 Responses Mar 29

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    My husband of 10 years is very insensitive towards me and my feelings. He just doesn't care at all. Two days back we had a fight and I left home at 9 in the morning (I am stay at...
    MITheOnlyOne MITheOnlyOne 31-35 1 Response Mar 30

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    Well, I am a third wife and a childless one too. My husband has 3 kids fro his previous marriages. He says he does not want kids or rather that he never wanted kids, but now has...
    young3rdwife young3rdwife 22-25, F Apr 1

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    I'm feeling very down today.... I started feeling bad last night. I was thinking about all the times my husband cheated. We were talking about it. He tries do hard to make me feel...
    brokenbecauseofhim brokenbecauseofhim 31-35, F 5 Responses 4 days ago

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    I notice when I got into husbands Email he had a number of replies on I had an affair, he was writing about me but did not give the whole story. He did not say how he left on...
    isis55 isis55 56-60, F Mar 23

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    I met him at 18 on the second day of college. Started dating a few weeks later, with him cheating on his long-term girlfriend. Broke up several times and got back together because...
    zkjk1112 zkjk1112 26-30, F 1 Response Mar 20

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    Can't figure out what happened in our marriage. It was so perfect to the both of us, until a year ago. Since than he has stopped telling me he loves me and tells me he loves me as...
    OneWayHisWay OneWayHisWay 36-40, F 3 Responses Mar 28

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    So today's fun filled event with the wife was a 7 hour complaint fest with 2 hours of arguing in there. Just wouldn't end. I had to walk out of the room after 3 hours which...
    j21043 j21043 31-35, M Apr 5

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    For The Love of Sage- All troubles in my 17 year marriage begin with a little girl called Sage. She is the mixed race child my husband fathered during his 1st year in America...
    FromBehindTheIronCurtain FromBehindTheIronCurtain 36-40, F 3 Responses Mar 29

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    My husband has been battling depression for our entire 10-year relationship. It's become a third member of our marriage; a wedge pushing us apart. And I don't know what to do. I...
    FakeIsTheNewReal FakeIsTheNewReal 31-35, F 4 Responses Mar 24

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    I met my soul mate when I was dating my husband. An instant connection unlike anything I ever felt before. It sounds like bullshit from some cheesy movie but, this is real. My...
    forevercursed14 forevercursed14 26-30 1 Response Mar 28

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    I love a man who is not my husband. This does not diminish the love I have for my husband. It is a different entity all together. But it still makes me feel guilty that I even...
    lyssabee0215 lyssabee0215 22-25, F 2 Responses Mar 22

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    Dear Tech Support, Last year I upgraded from Boyfriend 5.0 to Husband 1.0 and noticed a distinct slowdown in overall system performance, particularly in the flower and jewelry...
    SinglesAdvice SinglesAdvice 22-25, F 2 Responses Mar 23

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    As usual I don't know where to start this, but I have to find relief somehow and writing always seems like the best solution. My husband and I have been married for 7 years (it'll...
    factsarefacts factsarefacts 26-30 2 Responses Mar 30

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    My husband has been drinking every single day for the last 17 years. I can count on one hand the number of days he has gone without drinking in the last 10 years. Two months ago I...
    MrsElizabeth MrsElizabeth 31-35, F 2 Responses 2 days ago

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    This weekend we are in North Carolina visiting his mom and getting his truck done after his deployment. Every time I come down my mother-in-law and I go out to eat and go shopping...
    VBLOVE1106 VBLOVE1106 22-25, F 4 Responses Apr 5

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    Now he just ate the leftovers from dinner straight off the counter
    JNBurrow JNBurrow 26-30, F 2 Responses Apr 9

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    So I'm annoyed again... Its his job to stack and empty the dishwasher after I cook dinner for the family. The kitchen was a mess since he hadn't emptied the dishwasher from the...
    Germanovna Germanovna 31-35, F Apr 10

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    It's been almost 3 months since he passed... I miss him more and more every day. He was my best friend , love of my life, father of my children. He was big man with a badge with an...
    shannonb78 shannonb78 31-35, F 4 Responses 1 day ago

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    I hate living with my ah!! He does not think he has a problem and it's killing him!!! I just looked under the bathroom sink and threw out 15 bottles of tequilla!!! He has destroyed...
    debidebv debidebv 41-45, F 9 hrs ago

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    My husband cheated on me with prostitutes. Two a month ago, and once in 2012, when we were separated. He had that one come to our house while our kids were sleeping upstairs. These...
    MrsElizabeth MrsElizabeth 31-35, F 5 Responses Mar 20