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I Recently Divorced

Personal Stories, Advice, and Support 32 People

    Scared And Lost

    Firstly, I would like to thank you for reading this and I am extremely sorry that it was so long. Once I started I just had to keep going. Me and my wife were together for 8 years. I was 18 when we met and she was 20. We worked together and I was her trainer. On the very first...
    Alterego85 Alterego85 26-30, M 1 Response Jan 25, 2012

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    New Beginnings!!!

    I have decided that dwelling on the past is staying in one place to long , so after some heartache or is it headache , i have decided its time to finally move on !! so please bare with me on my journey..........
    mugsy75 mugsy75 36-40 Nov 23, 2012

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    It suck to be single

    after 16 year marrage,scared of going out and catching a std.but being able to go explore all the things you dream about sexualy sounds like a grat thing too.new to the dating websites and all.confused bout it all.maybe a cyber partner would be cool
    Dwgrlg Dwgrlg 36-40, M Jan 22

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    Not My Ex Yet!

    About a month ago my husband of apx 18 mos with a four year romance before marriage in which we lived together for two of those years. After a small argument over ine of my children, he tells me to leave and that he wants a divorce. I thought we were happy and in love. It's been...
    Nightnurse42 Nightnurse42 41-45 Oct 28, 2012

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    It's amazing how your neighbors avoid you like

    the plague... Once you get a divorce... :(
    kavcardenas kavcardenas 36-40, F 2 Responses Aug 16, 2014

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    It was finalized today,

    I feel great! I have no emotions about it anymore. I have already started my new life just focusing on me and making myself better. I am at peace with my decision and I am very happy cause I made the best decision for me. Wish I would have done it sooner or better yet wish i...
    alycia12 alycia12 26-30, F Jul 14, 2014

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    I Should Have Knownhewoul

     Long story short.  I should have known my marriage would not work out and not accepted the marriage proposal but I believed him when he said he would always tell me if our marriage was in trouble so we could work on it.  He also promised me would always tell...
    italysprings italysprings 41-45, F 1 Response Nov 26, 2008

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    This Blows!

    i have recently divorced my husband after 10 years together. I knew it was coming after he got back from his first deploment. We tried to make it work...but had no luck. :( We will remain friends for the kids sake. I feel lost, hurt, and angry. i dont know what to do. He has...
    irishwannabeky irishwannabeky 26-30, F 2 Responses Aug 18, 2009

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    My husband left me two weeks ago. We have been together for 14 years and married for 7.5. We have 3 beautiful little girls, 5, 3 and 19mos... We have had our fair share of ups...
    Corinnarose Corinnarose 36-40, F 1 Response 6 days ago

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    So my parents are divorced and I can say for sure that's one of the best things that has ever happened in my family. Right now they act like best friends - go to cinema together...
    dahilia dahilia 18-21, F 1 Response 6 days ago

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    My parents divorced when I was 12, I am 20 now. I will be 21 in July. People are always so shocked when I tell them I'm the child of divorced parents even if it was nearly 10yrs...
    XxWolverinaxX XxWolverinaxX 18-21 6 days ago

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    I married at 23 to a still beautiful lady, we just failed to give it our all. We divorced when we were about to be 25. I miss her sometimes, but shes moved on.
    Xhaxabrel Xhaxabrel 26-30, M 1 Response Feb 16

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    My parents divorced when I was 11 years old. I cant believe its been two decades since then. My father has remarried and my mother hasnt. It was extremely difficult for about 8-10...
    Xhaxabrel Xhaxabrel 26-30, M Feb 17

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    My parents were divorced when I was a child.
    jacobnc jacobnc 41-45, M 6 days ago

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    I got married when I was 26 yrs old, and got divorced when I was 33 yrs old. She could not handle me having to wear diapers for my incontinence. At first she was there for me, and...
    iwillkeepyoudiapered iwillkeepyoudiapered 51-55, M 4 days ago

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    I am recently single after a very long and ****** up relationship. I have no one to talk to but my mother and she's not the best person to confide in as she is very protective. I...
    JimmyLogan JimmyLogan 31-35, M 1 Response Feb 14

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    Recently single, would've been 5years on St. Patrick's Day. We,are still pretty much in love, but things happened in the beginning that damaged us. I still want to be with my ex...
    RodriquezAntonio RodriquezAntonio 26-30, M a week ago

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    I am leaving my sexless marriage. Time and money-consuming monetary negotiations are going back and forth. It is ironic because my STBX has no interest in communicating with me...
    PinkJeanie1970 PinkJeanie1970 41-45, F 1 Response Feb 4

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    Just a year and a half. It took forever for me to move toward divorce, but I finally did. It was very hard. I have a senior in high school who will soon be leaving for college. Now...
    Irv15000 Irv15000 66-70, T Feb 5

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    I joined EP to figure out what was wrong with my marriage. Two months later, after a lot of agonizing and worry about how a divorce would impact my husband and family, everything...
    jkm52 jkm52 41-45, F 1 Response Feb 7

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    I've been separated for 4 years. There's zero chance of reconciliation. I'd rather commit adultary technically than go through the paperwork. No signs of him ever divorcing me.
    paliglass paliglass 31-35, F 2 Responses Feb 10

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    Well It is all over now....I have my papers. I really don't know how I feel about it....guess it may take a couple of days, until closure sets in. I have to confess that I have...
    GOATSDOROAM GOATSDOROAM 41-45, F 4 Responses Feb 10

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    so it's the week of Valentine 's day and if I get through this week, it will be a miracle. i can't listen to the radio with all that sappy love **** playing. so to keep myself...
    Jensur Jensur 41-45, F 2 Responses Feb 11

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    As days go by I'm not sure how I'm feeling. I feel lonely but I know I need to start doing something with the time I have away from the kids. When I was married, I used to like...
    ranabp ranabp 41-45 6 Responses Feb 11

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    On my grind again since I can't make enough money with my first job, that I needed a second job. Unfortunately it's 3rd shift. Tired yet hopeful things finally turn for the better...
    SelfishShellfish SelfishShellfish 36-40, F Feb 18

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    just cant find the right one
    bravesearcher56 bravesearcher56 56-60, M Feb 20

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    my parrents didn't not because they love each other they dont, but they respect each other and feel responsible, my father is a faithful man a real Man loyal to his wife. I'm...
    Iamdusk Iamdusk 36-40, M a week ago

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    Or rather, I've been through one. Effective weight loss plan (stress), though not one I would recommend...
    wuiop wuiop 31-35, M 2 days ago

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    When we were young we were in love. I raised the girls he earned the money. Then when the girls were grown and we were no longer short of money we didn't seem to have anything in...
    Barb1960 Barb1960 51-55, F 1 Response 2 days ago

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    he died. suddenly, tragically, stupidly. He did not need to die. He thought he was superman but he needed safety protection just like everyone else. my 3 children and I are so...
    cgordon cgordon 31-35, F Feb 4

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    I have some Jo Snyder shorts. Very daring
    SHORTSHORTS12 SHORTSHORTS12 61-65, M 3 Responses Feb 5

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    ***The Boy In the Striped Pyjamas***So new year - new idea lolMy family and friends often say I've missed out when I haven't watched a movie that have. Often it's a classic or just...
    Mmmcherries Mmmcherries 46-50, F 4 Responses Feb 5

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    I got a bad grade on one of my assignments and I'm doing my best to keep it away from my parents :/ I know I'll have to tell them eventually :/
    CollegeGirl95 CollegeGirl95 18-21, F 7 Responses Feb 6

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    Happy Valentine's Day, and oh also, happy 10 month anniversary... But they're not happy things anymore are they? I guess a thank you is in order for leaving me because you, in...
    oliibaba oliibaba 18-21, F Feb 14

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    I hate not being able to pick up the phone call or text him. Tell him I miss him and still love him. But I have to remember that he broke up with me. just cause I got tired of not...
    candij1983 candij1983 31-35, F Feb 14

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    I work for an IT company and he came into my work wearing a saxophone. He looked like Sloth from The Goonies, to be about 50, with a greying white mohawk. He was very articulate...
    Marcibella Marcibella 36-40, F 1 Response Feb 19

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    I honestly don't expect anyone to read this but if you do than yeah. i thought that me and my girlfriend loved each other. we had been together since Christmas. and we were happy...
    Sladetgx57 Sladetgx57 18-21, M 1 Response Feb 20

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    Dissolution. By CJ Sansom For anyone still besotted with the Tudors this will keep you going until the third volume of Hilary Mantel's prize winning series comes out...
    Wyesman Wyesman 70+, M 2 Responses 4 days ago

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    My husband is back out of the country for work. I know I'm just going crazy but I have so much lust in my heart for this guy at the gym. I plan my day around trying to run in to...
    NorthDakotaJewlz NorthDakotaJewlz 31-35, F 7 Responses 3 days ago

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    Madame Bovary. by Gustave Flaubert In English translation not the original French. Translation by Eleanor Marx- Aveling. This is one of the earliest versions; there are many...
    Wyesman Wyesman 70+, M 3 Responses 2 days ago

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    My mind keeps trying to reason with me that it's for the best that you left me and we aren't together anymore, and I keep telling myself that you did mistreat me, you lied, you...
    oliibaba oliibaba 18-21, F 1 day ago

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    here are numerous older men in the world who are single and seeking someone special in their life. For all such men, AgeMeet.com has been created as a reliable online platform to...
    anneluna anneluna 26-30, F 1 day ago

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    Its amazing how long I have gone through life with just an abstract notion of what my core values are. I was under the mistaken impression that "core values" necessarily meant...
    TicklElder TicklElder 41-45, M 19 hrs ago

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    Hi, I have been married almost 11 years and was working away early December when my wife rings and tells me she's moved out and got herself a small flat. As soon as I returned at...
    trustedher trustedher 56-60, M 10 hrs ago

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    4th of May.. is really special to me being my birthday... but for some reason I feel depressed and sad every year on this day. I create a distance between loved ones so no one...
    a3200s a3200s 26-30, M Feb 6

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    I have friends I guess. But I still feel like no one really gets me. I just moved to a very small hick town. I don't fit in. I have no one I can really talk with. I'm recently...
    thepeanutgallery thepeanutgallery 36-40, F 3 Responses Feb 8

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