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I Left My Husband

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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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    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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    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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    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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    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 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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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 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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    I have been with him for seven years - out of that seven years I went back to college to get my degree, only lost a job if I was laid off and always did what I needed to help...
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    My husband's attitude has changed towards me, he's being mean hateful and humiliating me in front of his sister! She's 20 and pregnant with her second kid, living in our house rent...
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    I knew when I decided to say I do I shouldn't have. I been legally married for over 20 something years. We started out he moved to town no job. When he got one he would never keep...
    Thetruth40 Thetruth40 41-45 1 Response 2 days ago

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    I knew when I decided to say I do I shouldn't have. I been legally married for over 20 something years. We started out he moved to town no job. When he got one he would never keep...
    Thetruth40 Thetruth40 41-45 2 days ago

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    We were together for 21 years and took many road trips. I'm on one right now, with my dog. It's so damn lonely I could Cry, if I let myself. In a transit station so I won't, but...
    armpit44 armpit44 51-55, M 1 Response 2 days ago

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    He is such an amazing person. At first i thought he must be a very serious personality but as the time went by i discovered that he is very humorous. Everyday i learn so much from...
    sonalanimax sonalanimax 22-25, F 4 days ago

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    His mother is the type of person that says anything thats on her mind . I really cant stand that about her it's a horribe trait .so she insults my hair color and tells me that I...
    pink26 pink26 41-45, F 1 Response 4 days ago

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    I was blindsided one day when my husband called me out of the blue crying and told me that he had messed around and got another woman pregnant. He was away from me training in...
    forty6and2 forty6and2 22-25, F 1 Response 5 days ago

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    I have wished for many years that I could become a feminized husband / wife, I want to be that perfect stay at home wife that takes care of the home and husband or female husband...
    louannatg louannatg 51-55, T 3 Responses 6 days ago

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    Leave it to me to be the only one to write a book in this group. I over complicate things a lot. Call it OCD, I just like having things done thoroughly, I like to thoroughly...
    realsweetbaby realsweetbaby 18-21, F 6 days ago

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    I am a married woman of 5......3 are his and 2 are mine. My 7yr old nephew lives with me also. I find more comfort and happiness with my children than I do with my husband...
    wishforsinglelife wishforsinglelife 36-40, F Jun 29

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    I've been with my husband for 15 years, after we lost our business 2 years ago he started hitting me. I'd give the entire world to leave him but I don't have 1 single family member...
    adultchildofasociopath adultchildofasociopath 31-35, F 6 Responses Jun 28

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    I'm having a really hard day. My husband tried to kill himself again last night. I have a three year old and a baby on the way. My husband is currently under 24 hour watch in the...
    Cayse Cayse 22-25, F Jun 28

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    I have come to terms that my 5 year marriage is crap. I can't stand my husband in the slightest. I am probably the best actress on the planet. I smile, kiss him, make his lunches...
    silentlyopaque silentlyopaque 22-25, F 5 Responses Jun 28

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    You guys.. LIsten up. I have read your posts and SO understand your frustration!!!... If you can all remember ONE thing.. remember this. Narcissist people are mentally...
    DrBlabby DrBlabby 61-65 Jun 28

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    Don't let it drag out if you hate your husband. Leave him. Otherwise you will end up maybe like me and have no money, no house and a person you don't want to take care of in your...
    TiredCaretaker TiredCaretaker 61-65, F 3 Responses Jun 28

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    There was a time a while back when I discovered the communities of online Minecraft. I entered into a new world, met new people, made memories.....it was as if I had another life...
    Jupiterr Jupiterr 16-17, F Jun 26

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    I was just thinking of something that's annoyed me (on and off) over the years--my husbands ex-wife and her behavior. When she was married to husband (over 16 years ago), she was...
    BetweenStates BetweenStates 36-40, F 2 Responses Jun 24

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    we have been together for 10 years and last month, the week before Mother's Day, the other woman sent me a message on FB with a dummy account , stating that the lies stop here...
    Desert06 Desert06 31-35, F 3 Responses Jun 24

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    When I talk about our marriage I often get critical responses especially because of the micro management. I think that is rather sad as it neglects my wife's strength and her as a...
    husbandanddad husbandanddad 36-40, M 3 Responses Jun 24