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I Want a Divorce

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    Maybe I didn't treat you Quite

    as good as I should have Maybe I didn't love you Quite as often as I could have Little things I should have said and done I just never took the time You were always on my mind Maybe I didn't hold you All those lonely, lonely times And I guess I never told you I'm so happy that...
    cloudi cloudi 26-30, F 5 Responses Jan 8

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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.
    Timetobeme Timetobeme 41-45, F 2 Responses Feb 6, 2014

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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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    Been married for 10 years,

    it's been a struggle for the past 9 to stay. We have a special needs child and I stay home to take care of her. I'm with her 24/7 while he works. I'm thankful that he has a good job but he just wants to work. He doesn't want to lift a finger around the house. I ask, beg, plead...
    tmletsrock tmletsrock 31-35, F 1 Response Jun 6, 2015

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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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    Ok riggggghhhtttt that is fuckkking it ive had

    enuff!!!!!!!! I am divorcing myself as from today. Thank you and goodnight;-P
    kittencakes kittencakes 70+, F 5 Responses May 28, 2015

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    Yep i cant do this anymore.

    Im sick of feeling ugly and you turning me into this person im not. Im not evil and vindictive but years of feeling like **** and all the times you put these fake ******* before me have changed me. I asked you to love me but thats to much. I asked to be put first still to much...
    WhisperingEchoes WhisperingEchoes 36-40, F 10 Responses Dec 2, 2015

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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 am trying to do the right thing in ending my

    marriage by addressing the issues with my wife and at the same time be compassionate.  I've brought up the main issues and even said I wanted a divorce and do not get any response that is useful from her.   I do not not know whether she understands what I'm saying or...
    uncorkyoursoul uncorkyoursoul 56-60, M 10 Responses Nov 12, 2015

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    I finally gave in. After 1-2 years empty

    divorce threats, I finally agreed. Over the past 2 years he did a great job of making me feel trapped. He worked, I stayed home with the kids. He held that over my head with every fight. He earned the income and I was the live-in cook, nanny and maid in exchange for room and...
    Luckymomof2boys Luckymomof2boys 31-35, F 8 Responses Dec 14, 2014

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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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    This time of year is indeed the hardest time to

    deal with. Having all your problems in front of you yet not many people know and you would like to keep it a secret as long as you can. I want to spend time with the big family so my son could be around his cousins. But everyone just kept asking where he's at. That's actually...
    cloudi cloudi 26-30, F 3 Responses Dec 25, 2015

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    I have completely and confidently decided I

    want a divorce from my husband of 10 years. It hasn't always been bad times, but I've never really felt that true love feeling and I want complete happiness. Life is too short to spend it with someone you're just content with. And I want to start over by myself and become a...
    raedavis raedavis 31-35, F 36 Responses Jul 31, 2014

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    I love my husband. I always will.

    I know that. He is a wonderful father to our son, and loves him deeply. Seeing them together gives me hope, but I know I can no longer hold on to a marriage like this. My husband refuses to listen to me when I tell him that some things that he say or some actions that he does...
    thanatophobic thanatophobic 22-25, F 1 Response Aug 22, 2015

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    I posted previously, upset about the emptiness

    in my marriage, we were going to counceling at the time, but I'm done. She crossed the line with our last argument. Some words when spoken, can't be taken back. Sorry to quote song lyrics, but they are fitting. I realize that people say things they don't mean in the heat of an...
    climbyourarms climbyourarms 36-40, M 1 Response Dec 12, 2015

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    I asked my husband for a divorce about 6 months

    ago. Even though I moved 450 miles away, We have been talking once in a while. He convinced me to give him one more chance. Cause he loves me and can't live without me. I have been back all of 4 days. And am regretting it.
    mommatrish mommatrish 41-45, F 3 Responses Jul 27, 2015

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    I really want a divorce.

    I do not feel like I love my husband at all anymore. We haven't had sex in 3 years we don't even sleep together. I feel like he is dragging me down. Economically I would be MUCH better off on my own. I rarely feel like I can talk to him since he is usually in a bad mood. We are...
    Lillith13 Lillith13 26-30, F 3 Responses Mar 5, 2015

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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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    We have been married

    for 20 years and have a 10 y.o. together. We have been through many things together, like any couple I guess. In our marriage I am the one who leads and he is a follower. This is how we are and I think it suited us both. I think that during all these years my emotional needs...
    Miranam8 Miranam8 41-45, F 2 Responses Aug 27, 2015

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    I have never posted about this before,

    but I just cant take it any more. I have been married for 20 miserable years, and dont know if i can make it one more day. The ONLY problem in our marriage is sex. My wife doenst work, cant clean to save her life, and is lazy as hell. None of that bothers me. What kills is...
    jj95 jj95 41-45, M 1 Response Aug 9, 2015

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    Just saw his status..

    . It says 'miss you...' with the profile pic of our son. Think he meant it for our boy, but can't help to wonder if he ever miss me. This kind of situation that keep making me torn. I never ever meant to hurt anyone...
    cloudi cloudi 26-30, F 1 Response Sep 27, 2015

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    "Just when the caterpillar thought the world

    was over, it became a butterfly" Read the quote the other day n it seemed fitting. I dedicate it to my EP friends Wishing you well in your journey to be butterflies x
    Sunrise13 Sunrise13 36-40, F Mar 16, 2015

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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 13 Responses Feb 25, 2009

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    Yea, I am tired of being tied down to you.

    I feel trapped in this marriage. The reason I watch these flicks is because I know that you are spying on me. And plus its what I want to do to these bit---ches out here. Oh, I almost forgot, what's the real reason that you got mad at Sarah. Is it because you thought she...
    bigsarge6996 bigsarge6996 41-45, M 1 Response Mar 10, 2015

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    Now beginning the attorney selection process.

    It actually feels good, like I am doing something rather than complaining!
    DeepXP DeepXP 36-40 2 Responses May 28, 2015

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    I don't know where else to turn!

    I want to separate from my spouse but don't know how since we live at a military base overseas and I have no income. I need some advice, any advice. I don't have any family members that my kids and I can stay with. What should I do? He should said to me to prove that I am...
    KelsiMonroe KelsiMonroe 26-30, F 2 Responses May 1, 2015

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    I told him about wanting a divorce,

    I swear that's the hardest thing I've had to do in my life. I hate to see him hurting, this was never my intention when I married him. I still care for him, in just not in love anymore.
    BrokenCats BrokenCats 26-30, F 1 Response Feb 22, 2015

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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 13 Responses Aug 19, 2010

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    Tonight I came across this great site on how to

    save your marriage. Link: http://www.marriagebuilders.com//graphic/mbi8111_quit.html And as I am sitting here reading along, all I feel is that it is hopeless and I don't even want to try anymore. Because I am the only one who has ever tried, and that is going on years now...
    neptunemoon neptunemoon 41-45, F a week ago

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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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    I want a divorce, but I can't bear to share

    custody of our daughter. I went through this once with my son, I can't don't again. I'm stupid for marrying after the first went south. I thought I was smarter than this.
    Amnjourney Amnjourney 26-30, F 1 Response Apr 11, 2015

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    I am married 11 years.

    Why I want a divorce? I have been separated 15 months and I love it. I have the freedom to drive a car,see my family, and make my own decisions. I am finally free! He has a drug addiction. He did not want me to work. I could not drive the car... when we had one because he said...
    sweetwoman2006 sweetwoman2006 36-40, F 6 Responses Dec 15, 2015

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    After 10 years, the end of this miserable

    marriage is coming to the end. We decide to sell the house and go our ways.
    deleted deleted 26-30 Aug 27, 2015

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    I made up my mind that I want a divorce.

    I even have met with the lawyer to consult what to do. I have appointed the lawyer. Yet... I still afraid to go through with it. What's wrong with me?
    cloudi cloudi 26-30, F 18 Responses Sep 26, 2015

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    Christmas. New Year's.

    This is the first time I celebrate them without him after 7 years being together. Not like he always been there. But this time I really don't have to think about what to do with the arrangement of his time. I could arrange whatever I wanted and just focusing on how's to make my...
    cloudi cloudi 26-30, F 4 Responses Jan 3

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    cloudi cloudi 26-30, F 3 Responses Oct 9, 2015

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    I have been thinking about divorce in the back

    of my mind for at least a year. He is lazy & an alcoholic. We have two young boys. We have been fighting since he left work on Wednesday and he is off until Monday. I am hoping to hold off discussing divorce until February, but I don't know if I can make it another week with him...
    Luckymomof2boys Luckymomof2boys 31-35, F 4 Responses Nov 28, 2014

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    I find myself becoming this horrible person.

    I don't even want to be around me. I need so badly for this to be over. He's never home anymore, but he makes it clear he still doesn't want a divorce. I think it's just painful for him to be here. When he is here, we either don't talk at all or we fight about stupid stuff. We...
    hourbyhour163 hourbyhour163 22-25, F 3 Responses Jun 14, 2014

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    kerenccaa kerenccaa 26-30, F Dec 15, 2015

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    Just came back from solicitors with the

    estimated costs for divorcing my ex. I'm staggered. I fear I my be tied to him forever. I don't see how I can pay the fees and raise two children. I'm overwhelmed.
    Sunrise13 Sunrise13 36-40, F 2 Responses Nov 26, 2014

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    If you ask your loving husband

    who I dearly love; what made you fall in love with me 17 years ago and how does our love affect you now? He couldn't answer my question, he told me umm you're pretty body and beautiful face, you have a nice *** and you are a good worker! 😩 that's not what I asked you! What...
    Rose2974 Rose2974 41-45, F 4 Responses Dec 9, 2015

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    Out of the blue, he tried to call,

    I didn't answer. I txt him asked what he want, he replied ask me if I want to have dinner on Friday night. Friday is the 4th anniversary. What should I do? :(
    cloudi cloudi 26-30, F 6 Responses Oct 5, 2015

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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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    The custody battle is over.

    18 months and my girls are now happy healthy and secure and cafcass can find no reason for their father not to have 40% custody. They can't see how hard I've worked to support my babies. The counselling they've had. The routine n live I've created around them. They just see...
    Sunrise13 Sunrise13 36-40, F 4 Responses Aug 25, 2015

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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 5 Responses Aug 14, 2011

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