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I Recently Divorced

Personal Stories, Advice, and Support 27 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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    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 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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    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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    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 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

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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 Aug 16

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    My parents divorced when I was 2. When I was 10 my mom remarried and also my dad did. I have 3 step sisters, a half brother, and a half sister. I hate how my dad moved states away...
    BrittanySue96 BrittanySue96 16-17, F 6 days ago

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    My parents got divorced two years ago. I still remember that sickening feeling when my parents told me. I was twelve, and for awhile, I'd been noticing that they'd been fighting...
    ThisIsJustForFun ThisIsJustForFun 13-15, F 1 Response Oct 28

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    It sucks because they got divorced when I was like 3 and I get along really well with my birth mom but not my half mom and I still have to see her all the time. When I was little...
    808Mitchell 808Mitchell 22-25, M Nov 11

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    I hate how my parents are divorced. I hate my evil stepmom.
    Directioner70 Directioner70 16-17, F Nov 2

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    I am single however....dude gotta be separated or divorced...open marriage don't work with a hacking stupid controlling ***** involved..it never works....
    neverswingwithbitches neverswingwithbitches 51-55, F 2 Responses Nov 7

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    I am divorced simple as that! Married my first husband at 18 (a young and dumb move) he turned abusive to the degree of smashing my foot with a hammer and just yelling and...
    Virgo1981 Virgo1981 31-35, F 3 Responses Nov 11

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    I am coming up on a year of being divorced and it feels more like 5 years with all that has transpired...but all in all my kids and I are doing very well. So much more peaceful...
    runnermama runnermama 41-45, F 2 Responses Nov 12

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    i received my divorce certificate yesterday. i thought I'd break down and lose my mind...I've been waiting for it to go through half heartedly for about 4 months. i feel no...
    Simplycomplicated88 Simplycomplicated88 26-30, F 2 Responses 5 days ago

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    I never in my entire life thought I would write these words. I was never the one that had a 'Plan B' in case my marriage failed. It simply was not an option. I didn't stand at the...
    sls84 sls84 26-30, F 2 Responses 3 days ago

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    Its been six weeks that my family and I have been homeless. We moved to Modesto, Ca. for about 2 years now, were from Central Valley in California. We have no family so this is a...
    jena559 jena559 41-45, F Nov 4

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    I recently just lost someone to suicide. He suffered from mental health problems and he must have been so very hurt and pained. I miss him dearly and dream about him sometimes but...
    Misscoconut Misscoconut 16-17, F a week ago

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    I was recently baptized in the seventh days Adventist church. Looking forward to new beginnings on my spiritual journey
    InnocentBitesizeChocolate InnocentBitesizeChocolate 18-21, F a week ago

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    I am Sonalyso, 51. Three years ago, I took divorce from my husband as he had an extra – marital affair and clearly, he chose me over her. Right after the divorce, I began looking...
    sonalyso sonalyso 26-30, F 17 hrs ago

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    I lost everything, my job, my livelihood, my income, my wife, slowly my children, they're still being withdrawn from my life...any friends I might have had. I live alone everything...
    turnpike1971 turnpike1971 41-45, M 3 Responses 8 hrs ago

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    I shouldn't have to ******* choose between the two of you! I hate this so much.
    jackjack600 jackjack600 18-21, F 1 Response Oct 26

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    They spilt up when I was 4 and my Dad has done unforgivable things to Mum. I live with Mum weekdays and Dad weekends. I'm used to it.
    pickapon pickapon 13-15, F Oct 27

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    I chose to get a divorce and though much happier now ; seeing photos of my past feels surreal
    starsmyles starsmyles 31-35, F 2 Responses Oct 28

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    I was married to an abusive control freak for 20 years . He stole the money bought a house with cash 3 months after the divorce. I try to get over it but l can't. My daughter and I...
    youfuyan youfuyan 46-50, F 4 Responses Oct 28

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    I've tried the counseling, guess divorce is next.
    squirrelbounce squirrelbounce 41-45, F Oct 29

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    A year ago my life changed drastically. At that point, someone on this site told me "A year from now your baseline will be different." What the crap does that mean?'
    lackluster40 lackluster40 36-40, F 1 Response Nov 4

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    It's true.Yet sad. I sometimes wish that i could bring them together again.I feel broken.Sometimes i want to just crawl into a hole and die.My dad always loved my mom but I mom...
    breakfree12 breakfree12 13-15, F Nov 6

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    Since I Was 3 and I Have No Idea What My Use to Be Father Even Looks Like- I am the 1st of what would soon be 3 children in a marriage that lasted barely 4 years. My baby sister...
    Nevalost Nevalost 22-25, M 1 Response Nov 7

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    My husband has been trying to divorce me for a week now. Last Saturday he tried to deposit me to my mom's house, but told him to just come home when I opened the car door. Then I...
    Wanderer25 Wanderer25 22-25, F 3 Responses Nov 7

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    My dad is a f**ker and cheated on my mom. I am going through a lot of stress. My dads side of my family has struggled with depression for a long time. My great grandpa committed...
    swimsomemore swimsomemore 13-15, M Nov 14

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    I was married for 13 years. My ex was nice for the first 10 years, then she had a personality change. She admitted she was a b-tch, and she said she was "tired of hiding it".
    Ernie14 Ernie14 51-55, M Nov 15

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    Getting there. The papers have been filled.
    SunsetTears SunsetTears 18-21, F 1 Response Nov 16

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    It took two years, they just signed the papers in the summer. I don't know what my dad did but my mom now hates him.
    Kati2345 Kati2345 18-21, F a week ago

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    My ex-husband mentally and physically abused me so much that I used every opportunity to cheat on him. I should've left him a long time ago but I wasn't financially ready. When I...
    imnervous42 imnervous42 41-45, F 6 days ago

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    Does anyone here have sex with her ex-husband because it's comfortable?
    Jennerrous Jennerrous 36-40, F 5 Responses 6 days ago

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    15 Years of Hell,Across The Atlantic and Back 3 Times!-My stepfather married my mother when I was 1 and somehow talked my mother out of America and to Europe to Sweden shortly...
    SakenSane SakenSane 26-30, F 3 days ago

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    My love is 23 years older than me. We met a few years ago online via AgeMeet.com. It was totally platonic but I broke off contact due to doing other things in my life, I wasn't...
    astrudcc11 astrudcc11 26-30, F 2 days ago

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    I made the mistake of getting married at 20 because I was given an ultimatum. I'm glad that I went through it though because it helped me grow and learn very valuable life lessons...
    laurap432 laurap432 22-25, F 1 Response 2 days ago

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    I always see people with band tees and I have friends who listen to it. But I'm more into rap so I never gave it a chance. The other night I just started listening to it. I...
    thatonegirlnamedrenae thatonegirlnamedrenae 16-17, F Oct 26

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    This is for you 07/2014 I choose not to be with you. You may hate me for my decision. Your ego is definitely hurt. The truth is, my decision was not as easy as you think. I...
    Wkd1 Wkd1 26-30, M Oct 27

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    I did nothing for a while because I was tired, lol.
    bessieschild bessieschild 56-60, F 1 Response Oct 28

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    My best friend actually slept with my husband. I found out last night. The woman was there for my wedding day and everything and now she does this? I feel so betrayed. And to top...
    SilentRider SilentRider 18-21, F 1 Response Nov 1

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    We still live in the same house, for various reasons. I love him, but he isn't happy. Every night when I go to sleep, in the next room, all I can think about is him walking through...
    vanisheDsaRah vanisheDsaRah 22-25 Nov 1

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    I have been with my husband for 13 years of which 7 of those we have been married. I now have an 8 month old baby. Up until 2 months ago I thought we were happily married. He...
    LeeHendrikse LeeHendrikse 31-35, F 1 Response Nov 4

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    -Believe taxes shouldn't be increased for anyone (including the wealthy) and that wages should be set by the free market. -Tend to favor a "flat tax" (same tax rate regardless of...
    Spider101 Spider101 26-30, M