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I Want a Divorce

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    Why Can't I Just Get It Through My Head, It's Over, It's Over Now...

    I am going to lose my mind. I can't stand living with my codgerly husband anymore. He is hostile and venomous and I don't like the way he speaks to our children. He is manipulative and self centered, and acts like a child himself. When we split up (again and finally) he will...
    Bananafone Bananafone 46-50, F Aug 4, 2010

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    This Year Needs to End ...

    My husband moved out in January but we are still legally married. We're not even legally seperated. I want to sign those papers and get on with my life, but there are reason that I can't talk about that is keeping us married for at least the end of this yr. I met a great guy that...
    SomeOneInTheWorld SomeOneInTheWorld 26-30, F 2 Responses Jul 28, 2007

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    It'S Been Two Months Since My Husband Moved...

    And I feel great! I have learned so much about him since he has been away. I learned that he lied about me constantly to his son's mother. That he lied about me to his sister. I learned that while his son was down last summer he had his neighbor chick hide in the closet...
    mama70707 mama70707 31-35, F 1 Response Jun 26, 2013

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    I Need You Opinions, Please!

    This is the story. From the start of our relationship my husband knew that I wanted to go to graduate school. I was finishing my bachelors back then. During my senior year I got pregnant and things got complicated. I still got good grades and graduated on time. His family helped...
    Tica1 Tica1 26-30, F 1 Response Jan 8, 2012

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    I just asked to get divorced

    and I don't know why I did not feel bad about it. I felt heartless. I have been with him for 5 years and married him for another 5 years. No children. We have been separated for 15 months now but we have seen each other frequently. I guess I was too young when I married him and...
    supportlady supportlady 26-30, F 3 Responses Feb 21

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    He Is Perfect, But I Still Want to Leave Him? I'm Soo Frustrated!i

     I want a Divorce, Even though I feel I am Making the Biggest Mistake in my Life! I have it all. Materialistically Speaking! We have Nooo Financial problems. I have my Dream house and Car. He is Sweat ( Sometimes ) with Me, and I know He loves me. He does Not Cheat on me...
    ParadiseDream ParadiseDream 26-30, F 7 Responses May 14, 2009

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    I Want to Leave Unhappy Marriage But Scared

     iam 25years old and I have been married for almost 4 years. I am a mother of 2 years old. My husband is very hard to get along with. In another words, he is an a++hole. He is always in bad mood and curse me and my son out(sometimes seriously and sometimes with...
    kiki0202 kiki0202 22-25 8 Responses Dec 22, 2008

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    Casting - Couples With Marriage Troubles

    ARE YOU SEPARATED BUT STILL LIVING WITH YOUR SPOUSE? Is your Marriage in Trouble and are you BOTH Considering Dating other people? We are looking for Married Couples who have hit a rough patch in their marriage and are still living together. Have you Grown Apart from your...
    MPCasting23 MPCasting23 26-30, F Nov 25, 2013

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    A Divorce

    A divorce,That's it,What I want,Things,Been goin' on too long,We've tried,Can't work it out,Let's go our separate ways!
    lazycrazybasket lazycrazybasket 46-50, M Jul 4, 2012

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    I Want A Divorce

    My husband has been having an affair for the past year. I left three months ago and now want a divorce. He agrees but when I ask him to file he goes silent. I don't have to money to pay to file even though the divorce will be uncontested. I called the court clerks office and she...
    incompris incompris 31-35, F 1 Response Sep 7, 2013

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    We met when i was 16

    and he was 17. Dated for 3 yrs and got married right after i graduated high school. During my last year in HS he joined the military. we stayed together and once school was done, we married and i moved to our first duty assignment. We were so happy. everything and I do mean...
    PerdidaPorEl PerdidaPorEl 26-30, F 1 Response 2 days ago

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    Is This Far Enough Yet

    The exhaustion of being married to someone with narcissistic personality disorder, the fear of that narcissistic rage, the guilt of thinking how stupid was I to get myself into this, the humiliation of my family asking why did I marry this man... I wish there was a simply...
    shydragonfly shydragonfly 46-50, F 5 Responses Sep 15, 2013

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    We've been married a little over a year.

    It was a shotgun wedding. I was pressured into getting married because I was pregnant. I honestly never believed in marriage but I didn't think I had a choice. I had a hard pregnancy, I could no long work. My mom told me I could come home and bring my bf too as long as we got...
    SassyStecher SassyStecher 22-25, F 1 Response Mar 15

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    Is It Time To Give Up On Your Marriage?

     This is a vexed question for many here on this experience.  Divorce advice on the Net ranges along the continuum from one end (Go now!) to the other (Never leave!).  The following article sums up my perspective on the issue.  I hope it may be helpful to...
    enna30 enna30 56-60, F 15 Responses Aug 19, 2010

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    Wrong To Want A Divorce

    I married my husband 13 years ago. We have 2 kids together. One is mine from a previous and an adult. I am a stay at home mom and wife. He's a hard worker. But a total financial idiot. We are always in the red. He spends money on stuff. Just stuff we don't ever need and will...
    1 Response Jan 20, 2013

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    I Always Wanted My First Marriage To Be The Only One

    A cliche childhood dream of meeting my Prince Charming and living my days as a mother and wife of a loving family... Well, reality sucks. I have been married about 3 years and I'm so sick of my husband. He is a manipulative, jealous jerk who refuses to acknowledge his own faults...
    Sephira88 Sephira88 22-25, F Nov 26, 2012

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    Trust Issues

    So my husband has trust issues because i told him to his face that i was not in love with him. sure i decided to stay because of guilt and i was scared. i don't feel as afraid but i still am. I have to leave him but at the moment he is deployed and i would have to wait until he...
    Sweetmamax2 Sweetmamax2 22-25, F Jun 27, 2012

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    Less Than A Month Has Passed

    since I moved out and I know I want a divorce. I wish it were over already. I still have some things left at the house. Me and my STBX had dinner one time, he was barely able to keep it together when I told him I knew I had made the right decision for me when I moved out. I have...
    Rachmiel Rachmiel 36-40, F 1 Response Jan 25, 2013

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    I Want A Divorce But Am Afraid Of What's To Come....

    I totally, completely and absolutely want a divorce. There's no if's, and's or but's about it...I *have* to divorce him. I can't stand when he's around. Not that I hate him or wish him harm. He just makes me so completely on-edge, anxious and drives me into a full blown panic...
    juliannagoldenstein juliannagoldenstein 36-40 6 Responses Jan 16, 2013

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    Most of the time we are best friends.

    We get along just great. I love going out with him fishing, hunting and camping. The sad part is we don't do anything a normal married couple would do. We don't have an intimate relationship, no kisses, no hugs no nothing. We fight about the same things over and over and I have...
    yesenia25 yesenia25 26-30, F 7 Responses Apr 2

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    I Want A Divorce From You!

    Dear HusbandI want a Divorce! I don't like the fact that you wont kiss me, touch me, make love to me, look at me, talk to me or respect my needs.Is this how it goes????Any other ladies 35 ish wants a DIVORCE????Lets ban together 
    prettybirdz prettybirdz 31-35, F 3 Responses Nov 3, 2011

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    I Want A Divorce, What About My Kids Relationship With Their Step Dad?

    So I wrote a story about how I didn't love my new husband and I got alot of messages telling me to leave him.   People were wondering why I got married and stayed with him so far. They made it sound so easy, "let him go" they said. Easy enough for me... but what about my...
    Lilly116 Lilly116 41-45 2 Responses Feb 3, 2011

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    Divorce, Sure I'd Love One!

    I wish that I could file for divorce. I have been married almost 14 years and a stay at home mom for 10. He is 9 years older than me and thinks he is my father! I sleep in a different room and we haven't had sex in 2or 3 years (not that I miss sex with him it was...
    libbie libbie 31-35, F 11 Responses May 1, 2008

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    For Less Than a Good Reason

    I want a divorce, but unlike most of you I’m not sure I have good cause. I can and do have sex with my wife as often as I want. She has done nothing wrong. I want her to be a different person, but don’t want to force her to change. I feel she doesn...
    MarkFree MarkFree 51-55, M 6 Responses Feb 25, 2009

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    I Want A Life Of My Own

    I got married a week after turning 18 to some one i had been in a long distance relationship with since i was 14 when i got married we made the decision that i would move to Florida & leave my family at the time it seemed like the best thing to do since my family didn't like him...
    breathinglifeless breathinglifeless 22-25, F Nov 6, 2012

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    I Want A Divorce...

    From you husband! Let me sum it up for you...I can't stand you. I hate... the way u disrespect me That you always lie Your nasty *** attitude The way you talk to the kids That I always have to pay That you put down everything I work hard for That you can ruin my day in a...
    nattitude nattitude 31-35 1 Response Oct 24, 2012

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    So Many Similarities.

    I browsed the stories here, and there are so many similarities to my own. I'm going to skip the details, because I am pretty emotional right now and I have some things I just need to get out. Damnit. I always told myself I'd only get married once. I thought love would take us...
    ShellOfAMan ShellOfAMan 31-35 4 Responses Jan 22, 2013

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    I've been married for 16 years

    but I have had it. I am done with his mind games. I am tired if him hurting me. He says he still loves me but than treats me like ****. How can you claim to love someone but continue to hurt them? I just don't understand.
    redder1971 redder1971 41-45, F 1 Response Feb 6

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    Ashamed And Scared...

    Hello.  I'm 28 years old and have been married for 2 1/2 years, together 4 1/2. I'm pretty sure I've made a mistake by marrying my husband and I feel HORRIBLE about it.  He is very good to me.  We almost never fight.  He shares the chores with me, loves to...
    shamednpain shamednpain 26-30, F 6 Responses Jun 10, 2010

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    Step One the Final Straw

    For those of you who know me, I've had a final straw moment. For those who don't know me, see my story under "Living in a Sexless Marriage" and "can't afford.." here in "I Want a Divorce"   So, I had a final straw moment. I know it...
    pusherseven pusherseven 41-45 12 Responses Feb 25, 2009

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    I Go Through Hell Every Single Day

    I have been married since I was 19. I am 24 at the moment. And I can't stand her. I have two kids with Laurel, Silena is 1 and John is 4. I dont know what it is that turns me off her. She's beautiful and smart but the spark I once had with her isnt there anymore. Maybe its...
    DeanM1988 DeanM1988 22-25, M 3 Responses Feb 17, 2012

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    Can't Afford It, But Want Her to Go!

    To sum it up, I've been in a sexless mariage for over 10 years.  The only sexual drive that my wife had was back when the hormones of first love was flowing, after that all the drive was mine for over ten years now.  A year after her drive slowed, she started to exhibit...
    pusherseven pusherseven 41-45 17 Responses Feb 21, 2009

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    I Love My Husband But Im Ready To Move On

    i have been maried for 13years and together a total of 20. i am 35 yrs old. u do the math. i want things for my life that my husband don't. like i want to run my own business and become a millionaire. i cant do this and b a dedicated wife. my husband says hes content with...
    imsweetnsalty imsweetnsalty 31-35, F 7 Responses Dec 24, 2011

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    I Want A Life Of My Own

    I got married a week after turning 18 to some one i had been in a long distance relationship with since i was 14 when i got married we made the decision that i would move to Florida & leave my family at the time it seemed like the best thing to do since my family didn't like him...
    breathinglifeless breathinglifeless 22-25, F Nov 6, 2012

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    Almost Getting There

    Someone asked me if I had plans for Valentines Day. I said I'm going to an anti Valentines day party. I don't even know if such a thing exists, but I'd go to it. It's been a little over a month since I moved out. Last time I had dinner with my STBX, he still seemed bummed out...
    Rachmiel Rachmiel 36-40, F Feb 12, 2013

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    I Think Mine Is A Cheat And A Liar

    I'm torn between what groups to join.  To say I know my wife is cheating or to say I think my wife is cheating puts me right on the line.Over the years there have been many signs of her ******* other guys.  She doesn't want to admit to any of them and is a real good liar.  If...
    fmw1978 fmw1978 56-60, M 1 Response Mar 24, 2012

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    One Month Into Separation

    I moved out January 5th of this year. I know I do not want to go back. I am ready to move forward. Met with an attorney today, make sure I am not doing anything or have done anything that would put me in a bad position legally. Turns out I am a good candidate for a dissolution...
    Rachmiel Rachmiel 36-40, F 3 Responses Feb 5, 2013

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    I want à divorce and im affraid to.

    Im not happy with my wife, and I don't see things changin anytime soon. I don't know what devorce is like im only 21. I imagin it is hard but the way my wife treats me isnt worth living in missery the rest of my life. Help?
    hurtingbahd hurtingbahd 18-21, M 1 Response Jan 31

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    On My Way

    so I have decided I will be on my way to go ahead with a divorce. After many years of trying to make it work, I am giving up and I am numb. For the past 5 years I have been in a sexless, verbally abusive marriage and I've had enough. In fact the only time my husband and I have...
    jojoizz jojoizz 31-35 6 Responses Aug 14, 2011

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    Some Days I Do

    Some days I don't.  The "do" days are becoming more common.  It seems that we have drifted apart and can't find anything that can bring us back together.  I'm holding on because I don't want to be a statistic.
    snugglebunny156 snugglebunny156 31-35, F 6 Responses Feb 16, 2008

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    Want Help?

    Do you want a divorce? Are you and your spouse not seeing eye to eye? Would you like some advice on if you should file for divorce? I want to hear from you! A nationally syndicated talk show is looking to help couples out with their big decision. email me - tv.6000@yahoo.com I...
    Television00 Television00 31-35 1 Response Aug 14, 2008

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    Dear woman I am legally married to,

    I don't love you anymore and I want a divorce. Years of attrition brought on by your ways have eroded my respect for you to almost nothing. You are not the woman I thought I married when we were 19 and what I needed at such a young age is not what I need at the age of 40. You...
    engx74 engx74 36-40, M 14 Responses Dec 8, 2013

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    Stuck In A Marraige And Cant Get Out

    Recently my husband is ALL about video games, cigerettes, and ignorance. I do everything for him. I even give him his soda or food when it's literally right next to him. If I have something important to do he'll make me drop it to do his command. If I don't, he becomes abusive. I...
    Janey6112 Janey6112 18-21, F 2 Responses Aug 29, 2012

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    Need Some Serious Advice

    Okay, so me and my husband have been together since 1988, married in 2006. Have a business together. I am 43, he is 62. I am considering leaving him and have been for about 3 years now. I'm just not sure where to start. I love him, but I am not in love with him. I know that...
    cntfndlve cntfndlve 41-45, F 10 Responses Jan 26, 2013

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    I Think I Am Missing Something.

    I just went to a party with the people I hung out with in my youth. I had been to all of their weddings and they to mine. Those who were still married to their first wives, including myself, had house frau's with us. None of them were very attractive, both physically and...
    MarkFree MarkFree 51-55, M 7 Responses Jul 6, 2010

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    30+ Unhappy Years

    I have been married to the same man for 36 years. He is a good man....no addictions, no abuse, provides financially, etc. I really can't say anything bad about him. But, I don't, and haven't been in love with him for most of the marriage. I had just turned 20 and we had only...
    gacg gacg 56-60 3 Responses Sep 11, 2013

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    Thought I Had It Right This Time...

    I feel like Satan Jr. We both know the marriage suck but she doesn't know I'm planning a divorce. We've only been married a year but we've both been burned before and now instead of working together, it's obvious we're looking out for oour own interests first. I can't trust her...
    Icebound Icebound 41-45, M 3 Responses Jul 1, 2008

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    10+ Yrs, 4 Kids Not Sure What I Want

    I am 30 my husband is 42, we got married when I was 19 and he was 31 !!!!!! Yes you are reading that correctly ..... We have 4 children together (10, 6, 3 and 17 months), and Iove him. He is a great father, and very generous husband. But I am not in love with him, and not even...
    Luvmy4Kids Luvmy4Kids 26-30, F 1 Response Oct 18, 2010

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    I Wish My Divorce Were Over

    I just heard back from my attorney. The second of my attempts to get my STBX agree to a dissolution has been rejected. I'm just going to have to file for divorce. I tried to get a dissolution because it's cheaper, but he's just being a jerk about it. Anyone out there have any...
    Rachmiel Rachmiel 36-40, F Jun 15, 2013

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    We met when i was 16 and he was 17. Dated for 3 yrs and got married right after i graduated high school. During my last year in HS he joined the military. we stayed together and...
    PerdidaPorEl PerdidaPorEl 26-30, F 1 Response 2 days ago

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    This is a little harder then I thought.... A few years ago when I first joined this site I made the mistake of doing what I usually do in the real world...which is pretend like...
    xXxsilvermistxXx xXxsilvermistxXx 26-30, F 1 Response Apr 5

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    I'm 23 and I've been married 10 months to the man I've been dating since I was 15. We've been together for 7 years. What makes this situation so hard is that there is nothing...
    Gingerness7 Gingerness7 22-25, F 2 Responses a week ago

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    I've never been one to put much stock into signs.. My sister in law tends to say things like, "Oh, we were just talking about that, and look! It must be a sign, you should do it...
    hourbyhour163 hourbyhour163 22-25, F 1 Response Apr 2

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    Well I finally got help with my depression that was contributed by my abusive cheating husband. I was alone, depressed, withdrawn, and suicidal. But as I got the time to hurt, I...
    2young4marriage 2young4marriage 18-21, F 2 Responses Mar 19

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    It appears that the final court hearing for divorce and child custody are next week. I am overwhelmed and unprepared. I don't have an attorney and was not able to find one to...
    MissingBoston MissingBoston 26-30, F 1 Response Apr 9

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    My dad and my stepmom are getting divorced... Only she doesn't want it. And as we speak they are arguing. She is crying he is raising his voice. And... I would do homework...
    TubaAtheist TubaAtheist 18-21, F Mar 24

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