I Think I Want a Divorce

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    My story started 15 years ago.

    .. Met the man of my dreams, 6 years older very handsome police lietentant. I always liked a challenge... Was a single divorced mother of two, I chased till I conquered. He never officially asked me to marry him, on Christmas 12 years ago he gave me a ring... I opened it truly...
    sunshinehunnie sunshinehunnie
    46-50, F
    2 Responses Nov 24, 2014

    I have gotten numerous texts

    and calls today from him telling me he does not accept that I am calling it quits. He tells me he refuses to give up and is begging for another chance. Thing is I have heard all of this before many many times. He is making me feel like I am the bad guy. I told him again this is...
    1lonewmn 1lonewmn
    36-40, F
    2 Responses Mar 8

    I'm in love with another woman.

    There, let's get that out of the way. My husband and I have been married for five years, but we have been together since 2001, since I was a senior in high school. We have three children, an 11 year old and two 6 year olds. I work and he stays home with the kids, but only...
    sbunicorn sbunicorn
    31-35, F
    Dec 19, 2015

    My marriage wasn't what I expected it to be.

    ..not at all...once I got married, my husband showed who he really was...an abusive, narcissistic, selfish, very angry and over jealous man... I tried everything to make it work and I tried make it look like we were very happy cause I thought we will make it work and I didn't...
    AdryannaZ AdryannaZ
    26-30, F
    5 Responses Nov 14, 2015

    I came home from work

    and found my best friend's white pickup down the road. I thought it was weird and opened up my front door and heard distinct ecstatic moaning and found out and found my wife kneeling down on our dining room table orally pleasuring my best friend's wife as my best friend was...
    deleted deleted
    26-30
    6 Responses Jul 27, 2015

    We had another "talk" last night.

    It dragged on for 3 hours and nothing got accomplished. He knows I'm only staying to try and work it out because of the kids. I told him I don't know if he can ever say or do anything to make me love him the way I used to. I'm no longer loving blind and can't forget all the hurt...
    unhappilyeverafter1977 unhappilyeverafter1977
    31-35, F
    27 Responses Feb 20, 2015

    Too Good To Go Too Bad To Stay.The Most Helpful Info From This Book.

    I have nearly finished this book and followed a blog on the net which outlined the essential questions to ask yourself. I just wanted to share this blogs link and recommend that people who are struggling read buy the complete book for your own sanity to discover where you really...
    deleted deleted
    26-30
    5 Responses Apr 22, 2013

    Divorce With Grace

    From today's DailyOm.com: Divorce With Grace March 20, 2008 A Life-Altering Decision Like the act of marriage that binds two people together, divorce is the result of a life-altering decision. It is the dissolving of a relationship that we believed would last our whole lives...
    noexcuses noexcuses
    36-40, F
    16 Responses Mar 20, 2008

    I do not see our situation improving & I have

    no desire to stay, even if he did change. How do you start the process? We fight constantly. "Divorce" has been thrown around in arguments frequently for a year or so. Do I talk to him first and give him fair warning? Do I just sneak behind his back & file for separation? file...
    Luckymomof2boys Luckymomof2boys
    31-35, F
    2 Responses Nov 26, 2014

    Another Pleasant Saturday Night

    So here I sit typing away on my computer as my wife sleeps. It's 10:30 but I'm sure she was asleep by 9:30. This is how our weekends go. No TV together, little talking, no companionship of any kind. The same as weeknights. I guess she is preparing for life after 70. The...
    Daddyo8910 Daddyo8910
    51-55, M
    20 Responses May 11, 2013

    Why is it so hard to take

    that next step??? I've been married 19 years and have 2 little kiddos. I know I don't love my spouse anymore but tried to justify staying with him for the children. He has a personality disorder (narcissism) and I cannot stand him. I know I need to take the next step, but I...
    lookingtovent2 lookingtovent2
    41-45, F
    4 Responses May 19, 2015

    I'm so sick of comments

    and judgements about everything that I do. I am in a lot of pain tonight. Stupid dog woke me up as soon as I had gone to sleep. She had chewed up my new shoes that I had just bought. I took some medicine and decided to distract myself with my phone to keep My mind off the pain...
    Tejaschick Tejaschick
    46-50, F
    4 Responses Jul 15, 2015

    I am getting a divorce from a man I was with

    for 32 years. He secretly cheated on me for over 3 years and charged up credit cards with my name on them without my permission to the limit. I am trying to get over hating him. He is with his mistress now the woman who tore my family apart. She abandoned her children to live...
    greyeye greyeye
    51-55, F
    2 Responses May 23, 2014

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    coryleecc11 coryleecc11
    26-30, F
    Oct 11, 2015

    Its hard to take divorce

    because i have some cultural pressure.. Other then divorce what methods i can use to get separated.... Plz suggest me seriously
    navib navib
    26-30, M
    2 Responses Mar 5

    I found this app after GOOGLING any possible

    question to give me the answer that I was looking for. The problem with that is you are looking at other people's stories and that's not really helpful for you to get the answers that YOU want. So here goes, me and my wife have been married for almost two years now. In the...
    Safewait Safewait
    22-25, M
    3 Responses Mar 6

    if you cry at the divorce lawyers office consult

    and after does it mean you're not really ready?
    nem098 nem098
    31-35, F
    Sep 8, 2015

    So....I guess I'm writing on here

    because I want a divorce and my husband doesn't. We've been together for 11 years, married for 7 and have a wonderful 6 yr old son. The problem?? My husband is a drug addict. He has been through rehab 3 times, once while we were dating and twice when we were married. His choice...
    Ultravioletgrrl Ultravioletgrrl
    31-35, F
    1 Response Nov 9, 2014

    Military regulations have always been things

    that puzzled me, so when I say I don't fully understand then I don't. You mean to tell me, even after filing for DIVORCE, (having to wait 60days before I can even call a judge to schedule a court date of who knows to sign the final decree) and my virtual ex wife being gone...
    Safewait Safewait
    22-25, M
    2 Responses Mar 15

    I think I want a divorce

    but I have no idea how to support myself. I've been a stay at home mom for awhile and just recently started my own business. It's going well but I don't make NEARLY enough to support myself and 2 kids. I put my career on hold so my husband could pursue his dream career and he is...
    justme710 justme710
    31-35, F
    2 Responses Oct 9, 2015

    My mind body and heart are done

    why don't my actions show it
    gmurph89 gmurph89
    26-30, M
    3 Responses Apr 27, 2014

    My husband has been very emotionally

    and verbally abusive towards me. He says things to me like "I regret marrying you", "You're boring", "You stress me out", "I been wanted to get divorce, even on the same day we got married". He got mad at me last night because I asked him to cuddle me. He said I shouldn't have...
    VaniaAbel VaniaAbel
    18-21, F
    5 Responses Sep 11, 2015

    I don't even know what to write.

    I should get a divorce, but I'm too stupid to do so. Leaving would not make my life worse. I can't talk to my wife about why I'm upset because for her everything is about winning and proving that she can outdo the other person; all about vengeance/getting revenge. If I tell her...
    whatnamewhouldiuse whatnamewhouldiuse
    56-60, M
    1 Response Feb 19

    We've talked about it

    so much, he's adamantly opposed to the idea and I feel like a terrible person for thinking it. We've set an appointment with a marriage counselor, but it's a couple weeks away. I feel like I'm drowning. I find myself packing his things in my mind. Is that horrible? We've...
    hourbyhour163 hourbyhour163
    22-25, F
    2 Responses Mar 21, 2014

    I feel like i am giving up,

    but it has been years that this is been going on and i keep forgiving him hoping it will get better or he will change. would you leave if he was never around, and not because he is working, which he does, but before and after work he sits at the corner bar and drinks. He lies...
    2016ITY 2016ITY
    41-45, F
    2 Responses Dec 29, 2015

    Yes yes I think I do!

    ! I do !! How quick can you get one
    justsayin4897 justsayin4897
    46-50, F
    Mar 6

    My husband has cheated on me twice.

    He lies all the time. The problem is that i love him and so does me son. I live in a state where i have no family. He never allowed me to have friends. I have no money. Im alone. He knows this and uses it to his advantage. I thought he was a different person.
    deleted deleted
    26-30
    3 Responses Mar 6

    Little did I realize

    that I married somebody with serious anger issues. We have been in counseling for a month; things have been rocky for quite some time. She spent the week trying really hard to be kind and warm and friendly. Then, this morning when she got up we were out of milk. So she had...
    DeepXP DeepXP
    36-40
    2 Responses May 15, 2015

    All his verbal abuse is really starting to make

    divorce look so good right now even though I'll be alone and broke
    sp7799 sp7799
    36-40, F
    3 Responses Apr 11, 2015

    I've been married not

    even a full year yet. My wife and I dated for 3 years. Dec 26 2014 I found her messages to an ex boyfriend she had been secretly spending time with and had been planning to spend more time with upon me leaving for a work trip the coming January. Since then I don't trust her. I...
    izzyduzit izzyduzit
    22-25, M
    1 Response Oct 5, 2015

    I come from a broken family.

    I have seen my parents not talk to each other for 40 over years but they still stay together. Never had a complete family outing. Witnessed fights as child and traumatised by it. Wanted love so badly. Wanted to have a complete family. Met my husband and fell for him and married...
    love1974less love1974less
    41-45, F
    Mar 23

    I'm Scared To Divorce And Scared Not To

    My wife and I have been married for 11 years and have two amazing sons aged 10 and 7. They are my life. My wife suffers from anxiety disorders. When she is on her medication, she is fine. The problem is that she can't be counted on to take her medication and when she doesn't she...
    ScarceGuy ScarceGuy
    36-40
    13 Responses Feb 2, 2012

    So it's been a year since I asked

    for a divorce. I guess he's trying but what if he's just not capable of meeting my needs? It's not anyone's fault but it doesn't change the fact that I'm not happy. He is. So the guilt sets in. How can I leave if I made this commitment and I'm the only one that isn't satisfied...
    deleted deleted
    26-30
    10 Responses Dec 3, 2014

    I don't think I want a divorce I know I want a

    divorce. I have for some time. Problem is I've been too scared and weak to continue with one. I'm a stay-at-home-mom, meaning no study income/job. We own a nice home that we have good equity in,(in which I've worked my #%@ off to help maintain and make possible in the first...
    deleted deleted
    26-30
    4 Responses Jan 4

    There 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 find women for dating and companionship. The spokesperson reports that many older men have started finding perfect companions through their...
    bethccaa bethccaa
    26-30, F
    1 Response Feb 21

    I Don't Love My Wife

    M and I have been married for more than 10 years. M is kind, shy, loving and gets along with my family. But I don't love her. For some reason, I can't. One Sunday morning in February of last year, I was frustrated and blurted out that I thought we should end the marriage. That...
    nospam nospam
    36-40, M
    38 Responses Jan 7, 2008

    Have Been Thinking About It For Years

    Yes, it's true. I've been married 7 years and have thought of divorcing my wife for at least the last 4 years. It's just that when things are bad, they are REALLY bad. I don't blame her entirely; I admit I am partly to blame. You see, we both have bad tempers, though I think...
    think2much think2much
    46-50, M
    9 Responses Dec 21, 2010

    I go back and forth on the subject.

    There's just too many factors involved. It's just not about me.
    deleted deleted
    26-30
    1 Response Feb 21, 2014

    I'm married to someone

    who I hate sometimes...
    Pandlau Pandlau
    41-45, F
    2 Responses Mar 14

    Well today was fine until we talked.

    For some reason, we can't seem to talk. Okay so it's like this, when my wife came back from her visit to her family and I chose to be with her over my mistress. Everything was all good, I told her that I was going to try and work on it with her. And for these days that she has...
    Safewait Safewait
    22-25, M
    1 Response Mar 9

    Well here it is, we have been discussing the

    terms of the divorce or whatever before it happens. She will decide on Sunday if she wants the divorce or separation and if she wants the divorce, we will file for it on the following Monday. It's really difficult discussing terms of my daughter like she is just some object. My...
    Safewait Safewait
    22-25, M
    2 Responses Mar 11

    This subject has been brought up a lot in my

    "marriage" & I've been married for nearly 19 years. The past few years our relationship has deteriorated to a point where I don't think it is even salvageable. I've always said I'm staying for my kids ( my youngest son in particular) he's 10 and I have been afraid of how a...
    deleted deleted
    26-30
    2 Responses Mar 6, 2015

    Ouch!!! It's been 22 years of torture being

    married to a man that just doesn't know how to treat a woman. Words just cannot express the pain of being tied to someone who has no respect. I'm so tired of living in this clueless man's world. Prayers and positive thoughts are all I have tonight. Tomorrow is a new day...
    livingasme livingasme
    51-55, F
    3 Responses Jun 8, 2014

    I've been contemplating a divorce

    for about two years now. I don't know if I can say I really love her. I thought I do love her but I am increasing doubting it these days. But this post is not about what I dislike about her or what the 11 years of constant fighting. Which I am sick of. This is about happiness...
    Lightsohr Lightsohr
    41-45, M
    3 Responses Sep 15, 2015

    How do you find the courage to leave a 15 year,

    sexless, disfunctional marriage. We have 2 teens, a great house, close to their schools. Close family in the same town. Everything appears to look perfect, but at home its far from the truth. I need to talk to my wife. I need to communicate to her that we are not a good match...
    ENFPman ENFPman
    46-50, M
    7 Responses Jan 10

    1:58am. been having another "TALK"

    since 10pm. I honestly don't believe in love anymore. I think my relationships have been reduced to, can I get along with this person and am I attracted to this person. wtf happened?
    lowjay74 lowjay74
    41-45
    Mar 8

    I love my wife and absolutely don't want to

    hurt her or our daughter but I don't feel like we are compatible at all. I don't want a divorce but I don't know if I want to be married anymore.
    Okdude815 Okdude815
    26-30, M
    1 Response Oct 10, 2015

    At this point, it looks

    rather likely. Neither of us makes the other happy, we basically haven't since just before the wedding, and we have overall made the other less happy or even miserable and feeling abused. It has been nice to not be lonely anymore, previously my biggest problem and a reason I...
    CynthiaKarin CynthiaKarin
    31-35, T
    2 Responses Mar 24

    We have been together

    since 1998 but married in 2012. A lot of my past issues have left me with self love problems, so I have difficulty committing and truly loving him.Things have always been rocky with us; from our differences in religion.our intellectual stimulants. to infidelity on both parts. I...
    ShebrewRed ShebrewRed
    36-40, F
    2 Responses Aug 26, 2015

    Why is it so dificult to leave?

    Husband is a great guy, no 3th person, but I still feel unhappy. Don't want to hurt the kids.
    deleted deleted
    26-30
    2 Responses Mar 16

    I never really feel an overwhelming sense of,

    "this is going to work, we're gonna make it, it will all be great!" Sad, but it is what it is. That being said, I do occasionally fall into lapses of, "I'm too tired to care, just don't wanna think about it, it's whatever," during which I hear myself telling him I just don't...
    hourbyhour163 hourbyhour163
    22-25, F
    3 Responses Apr 9, 2014

    SO last night I finally told him how unhappy I

    am and that I wanted to split. He went from sad to rage then sad again. I feel confused because he continued the conversation with things will get better, this will all work out. Then again he asked me, if this is what I really wanted I answered with a stern yes, my mind is made...
    1lonewmn 1lonewmn
    36-40, F
    17 Responses Mar 8

    The day was great, the night came

    and things were still going great. our company left and then my husband decided to pick a fight with me. Night ruined! Why must he always pick a fight a ruin a perfect day!?
    1lonewmn 1lonewmn
    36-40, F
    4 Responses Mar 6

    Why can't you just divorce me,

    why you didn't send the divorce papers when you already filled all the needed informations? And then you are telling me that you can't do it? I don't know what to think. I don't know why you are saying that, I am still that beautiful girl you saw in the airport. And I will...
    walkawayifyoudontlikeme walkawayifyoudontlikeme
    31-35, F
    1 Response Mar 6
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