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I Recently Divorced

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    I just got divorced. I wanted it

    because he hurt me so much. My main problem was his family. I dont understand why mothers im law interfere so much! Anyway im happy and sad. Angry cause he loved me but apparently he was still a kid cause he was too afraid to stand up against his parents. My main problem was...
    bluefire110 bluefire110 26-30, F 2 Responses Oct 17, 2015

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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 1 Response Jan 22, 2015

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    I have felt that absolute despair,

    hopelessness and worthlessness after my ex-wife filed for divorce. I did not see it coming. It broke me into millions of pieces.
    DaveGouv DaveGouv 36-40, M 1 Response Apr 3, 2015

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    My divorce has been official

    for a little short of two months, although we've been emotionally separated for several years. I've had this terrible crush on a co worker who is 25 years younger than me. Obviously, that wouldn't work except in very rare circumstances (like we were the only two left on earth...
    wantadoover wantadoover 56-60, M Jun 24, 2015

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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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    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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    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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    It's amazing how your neighbors avoid you like

    the plague... Once you get a divorce... :(
    kavcardenas kavcardenas 36-40, F 1 Response 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...
    consciousQueenRBG consciousQueenRBG 26-30, F Jul 14, 2014

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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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    frozonov frozonov 36-40, M 58 mins ago

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    Hello guys, Well, I hope you`re in for a good read but, I really hope some of you feel the same as I do and I don`t know if I`ll ever find someone in the same situation. If you...
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    I recently used a gay dating site. and what I have learned from it is not normal. people I have met on there litterally are only asking for sex. or a hook up. what ever happened to...
    Ifonlycr Ifonlycr 18-21, M 2 hrs ago

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    Teri99 Teri99 16-17, F 1 Response 2 hrs ago

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    i recently broke up with my now ex. and im kinda glad to be alone on Valentine's day. but yeah.
    Kmarcum99 Kmarcum99 16-17, F 5 hrs ago

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    When I was little, about 5 years old, me, my dad and my mom went to France with my aunt and her children. Not Paris, just the south of France. We were camping there and we were...
    6tallperson5 6tallperson5 13-15, M 1 day ago

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    I kinda hate admitting this? idk why. I've always said my parents divorce never affected me..well cause it didn't ? at the time. i mean when they separated of course i cried before...
    SailorMarz SailorMarz 18-21, F 3 days ago

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    and i couldnt be any more happy.. i was so afraid to move on. but hey look at me now. i wish him the best in his journey through life and i hope he finds happiness. no hate in my...
    chelsss714 chelsss714 18-21, F 1 Response 3 days ago

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    I never claimed to be the perfect parent. I have made my share of mistakes. My oldest daughter was born when I was a teenager. My husband's family insisted we get married...
    SSBroken SSBroken 46-50, F 3 days ago

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    I never thought that it would happen. Especially not like this. I never thought of my family to become a divorced family. It was during my senior year of high school. Just last...
    YoSavvyGirl YoSavvyGirl 18-21, F 1 Response 4 days ago

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    Hey I know what it's like to have parents who have divorced I know that everybody feels like a moment of sadness would take all the troubles a way I also know that children blame...
    chadlawless chadlawless 46-50, M 4 days ago

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    My dad is a ****, that's all.
    Suspect00 Suspect00 13-15, F 2 Responses 4 days ago

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    I hate my parents divorce. It ******* me off for nearly 16 years now. But gotta accept it. I live with my mum in Queensland while my dad in Victoria, which it my home, where I born...
    brittafritta brittafritta 18-21, F 1 Response 5 days ago

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    that is an understatement on my part. i have no relationship with him...sure ive tried over the years. and i guess he has too a point. i am the oldest of 4 kids plus the only...
    moongoddess35 moongoddess35 31-35, F 1 Response 6 days ago

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    My mom and dad are divorced and both have remarried. I live with my mom and stepdad while my younger brother lives with our dad and stepmom. I don't really like being separated...
    tiffany101402 tiffany101402 13-15, F 2 Responses a week ago

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    I haven't seen my mother fourteen years. When I was three my parents got divorced, on christmas day. She was a lazy woman, had my eight year old sister feeding and changing me and...
    Jess9798 Jess9798 16-17, F 4 Responses Feb 1

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    When I put myself into my dad's shoes, I cry. 51, divorced, broke, depressed, living in his parent's basement, bad relationships with his two kids but wanting better ones. When I...
    tarara0414 tarara0414 18-21, F 6 Responses Jan 30

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    they have been divorce for 18 years. enjoy them while they are together because one day they'll leave each other. you don't realize what you have till it's all gone. i barely even...
    VictoriaHall VictoriaHall 16-17, F 1 Response Jan 30

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    ill raise my hand, yes i am divorced...its been about 3 years now but yeah no regrets what so ever and enjoying my life haha
    ninaSnina ninaSnina 41-45, F 5 Responses Jan 29

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    Recently, I Met this man on Plenty of Fish, which is an online dating site.. Very nice person. We're just talking online as of now. .. As we got to know each other a little more...
    ifollowmyownstar ifollowmyownstar 31-35, F Jan 29

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    I'm sorry, but I need to get these feelings of resentment and hatred out of me before I end up doing something very foolish. I hate my mother. I just hate her. I cant stand to be...
    aaron812 aaron812 22-25, F 2 Responses Jan 29

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    As I arrived at the nursing home, I saw my brother in the room at her bedside. She was experiencing apnea and had been given high doses of morphine by the hospice nurses on duty...
    Nightvale Nightvale 46-50, M 1 Response Jan 28

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    Thrice. Never fear, I have invoked the "Three Strikes Law". I'm out.
    Pauly1904 Pauly1904 41-45, M 2 Responses Jan 26

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    Signed by the judge on January 19, 2016.We were together for 23 years. Married for 18 of those years, but separated for 1 year, 3 months of those years.Our 18th anniversary, we...
    ImKeepinItReal ImKeepinItReal 41-45, F 10 Responses Jan 26

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    A friend told me about this sight. Seems really fun and exciting to connect. Single recently divorced successful guy in the Boston area looking to meet others to connect with...
    duckdog39 duckdog39 46-50, M 12 Responses Jan 26

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    Brand new to experience project. Just signed up while commuting so pic to come. . A friend mentioned it. This site is crazy, exciting too. Single recently divorced successful guy...
    duckdog39 duckdog39 46-50, M Jan 26

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    We married in 2005. Had a happy few years. Spent the next 3 years trying to make our marriage work. Separated in 2011 and divorced in 2013. He waited the 2 year period before...
    shecanonlydream shecanonlydream 26-30, F 3 Responses Jan 26

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    I loved him like I've never loved anyone else. He knew me better than anyone else. That's how he hurt me more than anyone else.
    DanceOfBlades DanceOfBlades 18-21, F Jan 26

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    I actually recently lost my only friend I trusted & could confide in. Over the past year I lost every single person I thought was my best friend. No reason given by most. :-(
    tiger3cub8 tiger3cub8 46-50, M Jan 24

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    I realized a few hours ago that today was the day that started the fight that brought up the notion of our divorce. It's strange, I feel like I should be more emotional about it...
    poetryafterdark poetryafterdark 36-40, F 3 Responses Jan 24

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