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I Want to Get a Divorce

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    The ultimate failiur.

    The path to loneliness and isolation and depression and everything negative. My head is full of regrets even though I am divorcing him only in my head. Happy anniversary babe. I lost me in our marriage. Not your fault. It was all me and my upbringing. If I just loved myself...
    discovery5 discovery5 46-50, F 6 Responses Jun 18

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    I moved out of state with my high school

    sweetheart & we had a baby boy together. I suffered severe physical abuse all through my pregnancy and left him to a domestic violence shelter after being tied up and punched bloody when the baby was 4 months old.. He talked me into coming back home and things did not stop there...
    AdventureDiva AdventureDiva 22-25, F 1 Response Mar 10, 2014

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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 3 Responses May 1

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    I Married Someone Who I'm Not Attracted to (3) the End

    Ok it's done I put a end to that crap of a false marriage!! I explain. It all started when he discovered that i was writing stuff about myself on this site. I guess i forgot to turn off the computer because he told me that I was writing about him and that he a proof of it. He...
    naliablue naliablue 31-35, F Sep 21, 2009

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    I Think Its Over

    I have been with him for 14.  We met when I was 17.  We have no children.  So many signs were there that this wasn't going to last.  He didn't plan a special marriage proposal, he simply gave me the ring and asked if I wanted to keep it, but I said yes. ...
    vcorningstone vcorningstone 31-35, F 2 Responses Nov 2, 2009

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    I want a divorce but my wife won't give it to

    me. She has threatened suicide, attempted suicide, and gets completely depressed when I broach the subject. I am trapped in a loveless, empty farce and it's slowly killing me.
    petsdaddy petsdaddy 36-40, M 1 Response May 23, 2014

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    Confused

    We are a very young couple, have three kids yongest is 6 months I dont leave because I am a stay at home mom have no savings nowhere to go. I have been puting up with his rage for so long. But Im tired Im only 24 I want to feel loved and wanted. Is this to much to ask?
    Lolita36 Lolita36 22-25 2 Responses Aug 21, 2013

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    Things have been crap

    for awhile, and today he said it was unrealistic for me to want to feel special or unique to him. Now I've been driving my car around for an hour feeling hopeless. Am I being unrealistic? I thought people who loved one another considered each other to be special and different...
    FiveTurtles FiveTurtles 31-35, F 5 Responses Aug 31, 2014

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    I have been married for 19 years.

    I am extremely unhappy and lonely. However, can't stand to hurt anyone even though I don't have the feelings for him that I once did. The one time I suggested a divorce, he threatened suicide. I know at some point I need to think about myself. But does one ever get past the...
    AmethystMoon77 AmethystMoon77 36-40, F 3 Responses Mar 10, 2014

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    My husband of 14 years is a drug addict.

    On and off for over 10 years now. Heroine and meth are the 2 biggest offenders. He was forced into rehab last week. He is not well. I spoke with him yesterday and it almost broke me. I had a panic attack after the way he was talking. I didn't know the man who I was speaking with...
    Deceivedandhurt Deceivedandhurt 41-45, F 3 Responses May 21, 2014

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    I've wanted this for a long time.

    I set a plan with time lines and just kept reminding myself I'm doing my time counting down the months until I could move forward. On one hand I grow increasingly restless and want to do this sooner then later. And on the other hand I am scared and anxious I don't want to...
    Jofree Jofree 41-45, F 3 Responses Feb 28, 2014

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    I Married Someone Who I'm Not Attracted to (3) the End

    Ok it's done I put a end to that crap of a false marriage!! I explain. It all started when he discovered that i was writing stuff about myself on this site. I guess i forgot to turn off the computer because he told me that I was writing about him and that he a proof of it. He...
    naliablue naliablue 31-35, F Sep 21, 2009

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    I want a legal separation

    but I have no money. What should I do? (I live in idaho)
    mindyann mindyann 22-25, F 2 Responses Jun 1, 2014

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    I can't get through to my husband

    that I am ready for a divorce. I love him and that's why I want out. I feel like he is my friend and that's it. The in love part is gone emotional attachment gone and physically I'm not there anymore either. I don't want to be married anymore. We have 2 children together he's a...
    crazybeautiful187 crazybeautiful187 26-30 1 Response Jun 15

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    My mom and dad divorced when I was 11. but that does not affect my life. my mom and dad didn't live together since I was 3 or 4 years old due to some crisis and I stayed with mom...
    ThePreciousMe ThePreciousMe 22-25, F 20 hrs ago

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    Hello here goes, I'm 50 years old,going through a divorce, my wife and I had nothing in common, marry in haste,repent at leasure, that's what they say and in my case it couldn't be...
    deg1965 deg1965 46-50, M 7 Responses 1 day ago

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    I still feel bad about leaving my ex-husband a year/two ago… His parents and 4 siblings all lived in our small town in Oregon where we went to high school… But with little...
    surioregon surioregon 26-30, F 4 Responses 1 day ago

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    Serious advice needed. Today feels like it's it. Over something so small as to who needed to dumb a heavy *** dirty pot of water it has led to me feeling worthless. Since I asked...
    AmayaHoo AmayaHoo 22-25, F 7 Responses 2 days ago

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    So here's how the story goes. I have been married to my husband for 5yrs. I am 28 and he is 31. We have been together a total of 10yrs. However, we are very different people. He...
    beautifulnightmare05 beautifulnightmare05 26-30, F 1 Response 2 days ago

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    Right now...I am 16 year old. Go to high school , like normal teens but I feel my life is pointless now , I figured it out and understand why I became a sad person like now , I...
    HaoTeng123 HaoTeng123 16-17, M 3 days ago

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    In a few weeks the decree will be final. I has been such and intense emotional journey. Not one I ever thought I would take when I got married. But years changed us, and with time...
    MrSquishy MrSquishy 41-45, M 16 Responses 5 days ago

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    My parents divorced this year. Part of me is like, "Thank God!" and the other part is like "Oh, Why me?" My mom blames it on Dad, and Dad blames it on mom. They'd argue to the...
    validice validice 13-15, M 2 Responses 5 days ago

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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...
    Miranam8 Miranam8 41-45, F 2 Responses 6 days ago

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    My ex as I like to call him even though we are still married just can't get enough of making me miserable. He assaulted me, then pulled a gun on the cops. All I wanted was to...
    nurselife88 nurselife88 26-30, F 2 Responses 6 days ago

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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...
    Sunrise13 Sunrise13 36-40, F 4 Responses Aug 25

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    So we are 7 days for the agreed upon date that my soon to be x-wife needs to move out of my house. This was agreed upon in a property settlement agreement and was incorporated...
    j21043 j21043 31-35, M Aug 24

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    what is your plan after your divorce?
    sadwife82 sadwife82 31-35, F 8 Responses Aug 24

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    You think you have problems and that's why you aren't successful? I have less than 15 people in all of my existing family and no distant relatives. My parents are divorced, it's...
    lolilover4 lolilover4 18-21, M Aug 24

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    I think I'm going to start.. Tales of the Newly Divorced Girl... Things I'm figuring out to do on my own.. Lol.. OK, so here's the deal: he always did the lawn work. I never...
    mg75 mg75 36-40, F 5 Responses Aug 23

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    I'm in the middle of a separation with my wife of ten years im a recovering alcoholic and have been sober for a year and a half.i also cheated on her rite out of rehab and finally...
    truedad truedad 31-35, M 1 Response Aug 23

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    I'll try to make this short and simple for those of who do not like to read long paragraphs. I'm writing my story because it has been locked up inside of me for so long. I want to...
    deleted deleted 26-30 Aug 23

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    I don't really have any other place to process this, so I'll just do it here. This has got to be the craziest Rollercoaster of emotions I've ever experienced. When we finally...
    mg75 mg75 36-40, F 5 Responses Aug 22

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    Born into an abusive family. My father was physically and verbally abusive and it never let up until one day he was arrested. My mother, of course, stayed with him because she didn...
    Liftofferik Liftofferik 26-30, M Aug 22

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    Since my divorce, I have been feeling lost...I am trying to move on and find peace. He didn't leave me, I left him. I thought I found peace by meeting 2 great guys, but when it...
    14nolookingback 14nolookingback 36-40, F 1 Response Aug 22

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    You can't say you know it's your fault and turn it around on me as if it's my fault. How can you own your mistakes if you constantly accuse me of making you do them. What...
    HisBeautifulDisaster HisBeautifulDisaster 36-40, F Aug 21

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    Has any of you feel sad even you are the one wants the divorce? I see the house where the children grew up and they still are young. My decision is going to change their lives...
    lostfoundusa lostfoundusa 31-35, F 4 Responses Aug 21

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    I am finally now divorced. I feel the biggest relief off of my shoulders that I haven't felt in months. I'm never speaking to my ex spouse ever again, and that knowledge makes me...
    Cadiaaya Cadiaaya 26-30, F 7 Responses Aug 20

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    Today is the one year anniversary of the finalization of my divorce. In Judaism, anniversaries of the death of loved ones are marked with prayer and ritual. There is no traditional...
    lovevolves8 lovevolves8 41-45, F 5 Responses Aug 20

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    She moved on and I feel sorry for you because she overlooked your flaws, your temper, your selfishness, your inability to love anyone but yourself.  ...
    ImKeepinItReal ImKeepinItReal 41-45, F 6 Responses Aug 20

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    I'm a real piece of work. I married the girl of my dreams and had three beautiful kids with her. But I have issues. Serious issues. I have PTSD, anxiety, anger issues...
    Cantevergetright Cantevergetright 31-35, M 1 Response Aug 19

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    1) I follow the tenants of my own religion. 2) Night of the Living Dead is my favorite movie. 3) My grandfather, father, and I are all US Army vets, and we were all stationed in...
    DanteBlake23 DanteBlake23 36-40, M Aug 19

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    1: I've been skydiving! 2: I think I've found my soulmate 3: I don't want kids...but sometimes wonder what it would be like 4: I have pcos and can't have kids anyway lol 5: I throw...
    keep343er keep343er 26-30, F Aug 19

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