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I Want to Get a Divorce

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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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    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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    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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    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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    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 4 Responses Aug 31, 2014

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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 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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    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 36-40, 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 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 4 Responses Mar 10, 2014

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    I want a divorce so desperately,

    I have had enough, it's time to move on, I have to live with him 6 more months before I can leave and it's getting harder everyday to stay in the same house with him, I literally can't stand the sight of him sometimes, it's a terrible thing to say, but true,
    Southerncharm67 Southerncharm67 46-50, F 3 Responses Mar 30

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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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    This was in response to a post but I cannot stop thinking about it. Help, please! I am disabled, a bilateral below the knee amputee since 2008. My husband wants a divorce. He lives...
    iker4u iker4u 36-40 Apr 16

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    Many people have asked me to share about my divorce. I thought I would write it here so I wouldn't have to keep repeating it. I have been married for 25 years. I'm currently going...
    upextraolives upextraolives 46-50, F 3 Responses a week ago

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    I was with my husband 29 yrs. We raised 2 children together. In 2011 he started a online affair with a women 4 states away. He had never met this women face to face. After 4...
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    Pretty sure my marriage is over. Having one last chat tonight. I want this to work and for us to be happy together but I think we need to get a divorce. It won't make us happy but...
    Greensickle Greensickle 22-25, M 2 Responses Mar 26

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    So we have been married for 5 years. I am 25, she's 26, we have 1 kid, and another on the way. My wife and I have had quite the "exciting" marriage to say the least. We always...
    bt2311 bt2311 22-25 Mar 30

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    I'm getting a divorce. How silly to say I didn't think this would happen. I thought my husbands intimacy issues would disappear. I thought me having an affair would not affect us...
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    DeluxedEdition DeluxedEdition 18-21, F 14 Responses Mar 29

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    It was important to me that my STBX and I "break up" (that is, agree to divorce) before I opened up my heart to the next relationship. I just did not want to have two concurrent...
    streetcsi streetcsi 41-45, M 2 Responses Apr 5

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    So we have been married for 5 years. I am 25, she's 26, we have 1 kid, and another on the way. My wife and I have had quite the "exciting" marriage to say the least. We always...
    bt2311 bt2311 22-25 Mar 30

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    I've been divorced now for almost 3 years come June. I love my life I feel free and extremely happy. The only thing I miss from my divorce is seeing my daughter ever day.
    blkrhino blkrhino 31-35, M Mar 30

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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...
    Amnjourney Amnjourney 26-30, F 2 Responses Apr 11

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    I am newly divorced (this week it's final) after a very long 40 year marriage. I discovered a year ago he'd been cheating for years. Any advice on how to move on? I'm relieved...
    whispers29 whispers29 61-65, F Apr 11

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    Separated only 4 months, divorced for almost a month now. I was relieved, though sad, but also happy. I'm depressed now. I just can't seem to snap out of it, and suspect it is...
    ceruleansee13 ceruleansee13 36-40, F 6 Responses Apr 13

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    My parents after 20 miserable years are finally getting a divorce. I don't feel bad about the divorce but all the stuff that come with it like visitation or choosing sides really...
    dac01 dac01 13-15, F 6 days ago

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    My parents are getting a divorce right now and I don't want to get married when you have all this stuff you have to do to get a divorce.
    dac01 dac01 13-15, F 5 days ago

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    If you are in an unhappy relationship, DONT ever put your kids in the middle! I hated so much when my parents argued and complain about each other and then try to recruit me onto...
    Tealismyname Tealismyname 26-30 1 Response 2 days ago

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    I was totally blind sighted when my husband wanted a divorce. He told me he was in love with someone else. He left to live with her and her children that night and it has been a 5...
    kdubu kdubu 36-40, F 5 Responses Mar 28

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    DIVORCED!!!!!!!! Finally. Over 4 years later. Thanks to all of you that have listened and given your thoughts/advice/support in the past. It has been truly appreciated. Now who...
    Tico72 Tico72 41-45, F 9 Responses Apr 6

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    Last night was yet another failed attempt at sex with my husband of 9 years. Sex has never been great for us. Awful, actually. Even after I lost 60lbs, bought lingerie, tried...
    van863 van863 26-30, F 4 Responses Apr 7

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    I have had a terrible first and only marriage, I divorced my physical and mental abusive husband after he attacked, raped, kicked my 8th month pregnant tummy with his work boots...
    singleredheadfemale singleredheadfemale 41-45, F 8 Responses Apr 10

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    All his verbal abuse is really starting to make divorce look so good right now even though I'll be alone and broke
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    kitticat007 kitticat007 31-35, F 10 Responses Apr 17

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    I told my husband I want a divorce. The past week has been listening to him try and make me feel guilty. He stays out late drinking. Sends me texts during the day that he can't...
    happiness18 happiness18 41-45, F 1 day ago

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    I'm filing for divorce.. i haven't been married for long and my marriage was over before it started we shouldn't have gone with the wedding. at the point i feel like my marriage...
    wonderingmind2 wonderingmind2 22-25, F Mar 29

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