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I Recently Divorced

Personal Stories, Advice, and Support 36 People

    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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    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 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

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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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    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

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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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    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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    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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    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

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    Well, I suppose it really just depends on how you see it. Yesterday, I told my boyfriend I loved him--I told him, but I had a feeling he wouldn't say it back, and I was right...
    PseudoNymph PseudoNymph 22-25, F 5 hrs ago

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    I need to say this: he is a good man. However, he made many choices in his life that created this distance between us. He worked really hard and provided to us , 6 children . He...
    breathingeasy breathingeasy 41-45, M 2 Responses 6 hrs ago

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    It is hard not to question if I have made the right choice. Well, actually it wasn't my choice. I got df'd for a brazen attitude. I got baptized when I was 12. I never wanted to...
    sdematos25 sdematos25 31-35, F 8 hrs ago

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    My mom divorced my dad a while back,and I live with her.Dad never liked Mom spanking me,but now Dad isn't here,Mom spanks me all the time.
    ouchitshelen ouchitshelen 13-15, F 11 hrs ago

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    and so it's official, from the 1st of October 2011 till the 1st of August 2015, it's been a good ride.
    Betruebnis Betruebnis 22-25, M 12 hrs ago

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    So my wife and I have fought/debated about $ at different times throughout our relationship. Generally I'm rigid when it comes to a budget and monetary goals and she is really...
    doc6294 doc6294 26-30, M 5 Responses 13 hrs ago

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    Australia is perhaps the most depressing country on the face of this planet. Don't just take my word for it. There are relevant statistics which reveal Australia's austere rates of...
    Yaguru109 Yaguru109 13-15, M 4 Responses 14 hrs ago

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    I'm just starting this journey and hope to end up in a place where I feel I am happily divorced... I think we are going to be okay. Is it a mistake to move out before mediation...
    Apple182 Apple182 31-35, F 2 Responses 2 days ago

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    Suffering depression and was told no help until 16. Try www. drshire. Child Psychologist maybe a resource for you ?
    softspokenman softspokenman 41-45, M 2 days ago

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    Yes there's expiration now
    Oceandock19 Oceandock19 41-45, F 2 days ago

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    What breaks my heart the most is my daughter of three years old... Today she cryied for her father and asked him to stay at home!!! I dont regret divorce but i regret bringing a...
    Andalousia Andalousia 31-35, F 10 Responses 3 days ago

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    I never imagined I would be divorced in my mid thirties...but, after being with the same woman for 17 years, we separated March 2014, and divorce was final Feb 2015...So, to all...
    Jfour001 Jfour001 31-35, M 1 Response 4 days ago

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    At this point in my life I can say I really do want a "Girl-Friend" as a recently divorced 41 yr old I want to start a quality relationship with a kind, cute, and caring woman. At...
    Hockeydad33 Hockeydad33 41-45, M 5 days ago

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    I got divorced a few months ago - a good move for us both. We'd been married for 9 years. Now I'm getting used to single life again.
    oxfordwoman oxfordwoman 36-40, F 6 days ago

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    So I am in a long distance relationship and she is finally coming to me but the thing is she made all this decision I was just supporting her. So since her parents are very strict...
    swaggy1023 swaggy1023 18-21, M 6 days ago

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    On September 12 2014 After 25 beautiful years of marriage my husband was killed in a tragic motorcycle accident and that's when my whole life as I know it changed! Widowed at 45...
    KrisAnn421 KrisAnn421 41-45, F 6 Responses Jul 24

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    A couple of years ago my mom and dad got a divorce and my younger brother went to live with our dad and I stayed with our mom. I miss my dad a lot since he left and wish that he...
    fastrunninggirl fastrunninggirl 13-15, F Jul 23

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    I am a new member to Experience Project and thought my first post should be about something significant. Today my divorce was finalized and I am feeling a bunch of emotions. We...
    AGreeneyedbutterfly80 AGreeneyedbutterfly80 31-35, F Jul 23

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    And it sucks. I've to go to my father's home and then mother's home. I've to shift every 6 months. My brother's lucky, he is out for studying so he has a fixed place.
    yourcutelittlejo yourcutelittlejo 16-17, F 2 Responses Jul 19

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    I have a friend who always wants to bring attention to her self... Her name is Ivana. And one day we had a fight.. but that's a really long story that I'm gonna tell next time...
    Dramhunter Dramhunter 13-15, F 1 Response Jul 18

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    I very unhappy. I'm a lesbian, spent 8 years in a heterosexual relationship to avoid hellfire, recently divorced, broke up with my girlfriend and my career is simply not going...
    ash000056 ash000056 22-25 Jul 18

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    My mum and dad divorced when I was 8 years old and it was a hard time for us all :( But throughout that time , and the years since , they put us first :) Both are now in...
    workinggirlkelly workinggirlkelly 18-21, F 1 Response Jul 18

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    I'm actually glad my parents split up; it just wasn't meant to be. Of course I love being alive, but I wish they hadn't stayed together so they could be someplace better in their...
    yopper52 yopper52 13-15, F 1 Response Jul 18

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    So I had mine done 11 years ago. Recently was divorced. I have many children but it hit me today that being able to help a woman become a mother is one of the greatest gifts a...
    fundrummerdad fundrummerdad 36-40, M Jul 17

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    I lost my husband and soulmate on June 27 due to cardiac arrest (first time) and I miss him so much. It was early morning he was at home with our 4 year old and when I got home he...
    mhac123 mhac123 31-35, F 2 Responses Jul 16

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    I am a 35 year old mom of 2 and am getting divorced from my husband of 15 years due to emotional and verbal abuse. I recently reconnected with my first love...we had never...
    zippy80 zippy80 31-35, F 5 Responses Jul 16

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    This story is really hard to share, I've never told anyone the whole side to it because it's embarrassing and I am scared of what people would think, but now I feel like I have to...
    Shaneless Shaneless 16-17 2 Responses Jul 16

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