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I Left My Husband

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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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    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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    I Left Him For Good This Time

    I left my husband 9 months ago for the third time after 25 years of marriage and this time its for good. My life has totally changed and I am so much happier. Betrayal, deception and lies can kill a love no matter how hard you try to hold things together. Life is too short, live...
    formieyesonly formieyesonly 41-45, F 1 Response Apr 12, 2013

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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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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 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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    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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    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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    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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    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

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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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    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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    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 6 days ago

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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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    Related Experiences

    I was married for 8 years to my first husband and it was a rocky marriage from day 1 I feel looking back now. My ex husband was always a flirt especially with the younger women and...
    galaxy3 galaxy3 36-40, F 1 Response 16 hrs ago

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    I would like to tell my story and see what you think of it. Been married for 7 years. My husband is an expat living in my country. My father gave us an apartment free to live in so...
    Gretasun Gretasun 36-40, F 2 Responses 9 hrs ago

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    Ok. All of the previous experiences sound way too familiar, i can no longer live in denial. I have been with my husband for 11 years now, the last 4 been married. I have never...
    mayooya mayooya 26-30, F 1 Response 2 hrs ago

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    Unreal!! I am so angry I am shaking. I have had an awful day. I have been accused of so much the last few weeks I can hardly fathom it. My daughter left me to live with her dad and...
    NotSoPerfect777 NotSoPerfect777 36-40, F 2 Responses Sep 2

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    I'm scared of my husband... who stalks me all the time... It's almost like I have to be with him and for him all the time... Not even a mall visit on my own is ok... I have a kid...
    Sreeme Sreeme 31-35, F 4 Responses Sep 7

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    A window into the emotions of a couples counseling session as the betrayed wife...and those "AHAH!" moments. We are past a year since DDay. Our sessions back then were on coping...
    lillynfriends lillynfriends 46-50, F 1 Response Aug 26

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    So I got married in June. I've known my husband for 7-8 years (lost track), been living with him for around 7 months, and dating for a year. We have a baby together. Last month he...
    Ealasme Ealasme 16-17, F Aug 19

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    I met my husband 13 years ago whilst I was working in a local newsagents. He was always there and was the boss's friend. He lived with his gf just 2mins away. He always talked to...
    Babybf Babybf 31-35, F 1 Response Aug 29

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    I broke with my husband last week. This time he was a bit crazy and pretty off the limits. He knows i am pretty much into nudity and he was the one who quite pushed me to try it...
    Lily25f Lily25f 22-25, F 3 Responses Aug 30

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    I have been married to my husband for ten years and he has cheated on me for most of those years. I believe that the cheating started after the loss of our first child. I was...
    FiestyJacqueline FiestyJacqueline 31-35, F 7 Responses Sep 5

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    This is my darkest hour, the blackest chapter of my existence. Two and a half weeks ago, we were fighting. We fight a lot, until I am tired. Never had soo many moments of agreeing...
    brokenfence brokenfence 26-30, F 1 Response Aug 23

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    I've been married for 17 years to my alcoholic husband. His drinking is completely destroying our family. Tomorrow he goes to court for driving on a suspended license initially...
    winterqueen76 winterqueen76 36-40, F 4 Responses Aug 18

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    I seriously f*cking hate sex addiction! It has ruined my life-and my families life! I just beat the crap out of my husband. I didn't even know I had it in me. I left bruises. I'm...
    wheelsxoxo wheelsxoxo 22-25, F 2 Responses Aug 23

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    Married 25 years. So I am trying to recognize that what he really wants is for me to "go away" and all I really want is to connect. Our ongoing battle has really been about my...
    Sueg323 Sueg323 51-55, F 6 days ago

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    It's been goin on 3 weeks since I left my husband and I've never been happier.
    lonelysara1211 lonelysara1211 31-35, F 4 Responses Aug 24

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    My husband left me a New Years party 2yrs ago because he got mad at me what I was wearing. I was trying to plese him
    Carolfox Carolfox 31-35, F 1 day ago

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    God, I am sooooo tired of hearing him whine about how his ex wife cheated on him and left him for another man. Let's see, he is 6'4", gorgeous, built like a god, sexy as hell...
    Bikinigardener Bikinigardener 46-50, F 6 Responses Aug 23

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    I figured it out. It's simply. The reason why my marriage didn't survive. Why may husband didn't care for me the way I needed and why he cared less and less everyday. It's because...
    carpediem2 carpediem2 36-40, F 5 Responses Aug 24

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    This was me 12 months ago. So glad I left.
    lilbirdydoll lilbirdydoll 26-30, F Sep 2

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    I want to yell at the top of my lungs and never stop. Can't you see this is killing me and I don't know if I can survive this pain my heart torn to pieces my soulf shatted I wish...
    gem207 gem207 31-35, F 2 Responses Sep 2

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    Now that I've left him, both of our children think he's the greatest person on the world and want to go back.
    putyourrecordson putyourrecordson 26-30, F 1 Response Sep 3

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    The long and short of it, I was married 7 years to my alcoholic husband, divorced from him for 6 years and we recently remarried after he seemed to be clean and sober and dedicated...
    tracylpiatt tracylpiatt 41-45, F 2 Responses 3 days ago

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    This is seriously killing me. I love him so much. We talk every day. I have always thought he was the most handsome man ever. He asked me for pictures the other day and I sent them...
    voicelessallure voicelessallure 22-25, F 3 Responses Aug 21

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    My husband had a great paying, great benefits job in the Army & got out & took a job making less than half of what he was making. He works for his uncle & we moved into a house...
    Laurenannette Laurenannette 31-35, F 2 Responses Aug 30

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    My life as I know it has been turned upside down. Two nights ago, my husband didn't come home after work. In the 7 years we've been together, this wasn't something uncommon. He has...
    ZeldaIV ZeldaIV 31-35, F 1 Response Aug 26

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    I am very sad to be writing this.... because I never thought I was capable of feeling this way, but I have to face the truth of the matter. I love my husband, but not as my...
    oogabooga777 oogabooga777 36-40, F 1 Response Sep 4

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    When I was 18 I met my husband. As the course of my life went my husband and I didn't get together until I was 21. A few months after we started going out we ended up pregnant with...
    Blondie0912 Blondie0912 22-25, F Sep 7

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    Hi everyone, This is the first time I write about my feelings, but I found so many people in the same situation. I'm 28 years old, been married for less than a year and a half...
    soul1986 soul1986 26-30 2 Responses a week ago

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