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I Want to Get a Divorce

Personal Stories, Advice, and Support 47 People

    I want a legal separation

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

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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 2 Responses May 21

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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

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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 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 Mar 10

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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 1 Response Aug 31

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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 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 May 23

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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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    You know when you get the cue for the right time on some thing? well...i think this is it. this is my cue to divorce my husband. We have been very unhappy with our marriage. From...
    lilacslolita lilacslolita 22-25, F 1 Response Sep 22

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    I have been divorced since December 2010. Separated before that...August 2009. I should have filed for divorce first...but I wanted the marriage to work..so I filed for legal...
    RubyLane RubyLane 41-45, F 2 Responses Sep 18

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    I need advise on how do I get divorce without hurting my wife and kids.. My wife is good human being .. It's just that nothing happens the way I wanted my married life to go.. It's...
    lovencare lovencare 46-50, M 2 Responses Sep 18

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    Throughout my marriage my husband has been unfaithful in some sort of way. He would make online profiles on adultfriendfinder and other adult dating sites to talk to women. We have...
    elle1640 elle1640 26-30, F 1 Response Sep 9

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    I'm recently married. My husband and I dated/lived together for 2 1/2 years and then tied the knot on Aug 1 2013. The wedding was beautiful..the honeymoon was fantastic. When we...
    emilylwlr emilylwlr 22-25, F 2 Responses Sep 4

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    Well here it goes, I need some advice on this. 2 years ago I was introduced to a man who I met through my job. I took a liking to him (even though I was in a relationship at the...
    sarahdragonfly sarahdragonfly 26-30, F 1 Response Sep 22

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    I wasn't married so i can't get divorced but i wanted to share my story here because we were so close as married and we broke up. and i feel like we got divorced. it is really...
    aunur aunur 26-30, M 2 days ago

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    I know it doesn't seem like a big deal. Everyones parents are divorced nowadays right? I live with my mom, and about a thirty second walking distance from the rest of my maternal...
    looloo55 looloo55 13-15, F 2 Responses Sep 15

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    I have been married for 25 years and made the decision to divorce my husband. I lost my identity during my marriage. I cared for the children , home and my husband, but no body...
    peacefulone1 peacefulone1 46-50, F 3 Responses Sep 18

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    I was married for five years and had two children in that time. While ignoring or suppressing my attraction to other guys, but I couldn't do it anymore and told my wife who then...
    zsmith1985 zsmith1985 26-30, M 2 Responses Sep 2

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    We were together for 23 years, married for 18. We stuck through it all but 5 years ago we went through a trying family situation. That is when he started shutting me out. I let him...
    Jensur Jensur 41-45, F 5 Responses Sep 17

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    Enough time has passed where I decided to try and see if I could get to the bottom of why my ex-wife had cheated on me, declined to try and reconcile and proceeded to flush ten...
    wasted20s wasted20s 31-35, M 3 days ago

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    I filed for a divorce I'm July. My husband Moved out. Begged and begged for me To postpone everything. I did. ( dumb on my part) he has since been back a week. Being very...
    Meme728 Meme728 36-40, F 17 hrs ago

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    "Forgive, but never forget." If there's one person in this world I wish and want to make amends with, it's my dad. My dad filed for divorce on October 9th, 2012, leaving behind...
    XxxFallenAngelxxX XxxFallenAngelxxX 22-25, F Sep 8

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    He started out nice, but about 2 years ago everything changed. He's always controlled the money, but it got crazy. He called all of the shots, only doling out a small monthly...
    AshCents AshCents 26-30 1 Response Sep 8

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    LMAO!! My father filed for divorce THE DAY after my brother's birthday. Lol "Oh, it your birthday. That reminds me, I need to divorce your mother..." **** you! Haha
    Chrissaysyourock Chrissaysyourock 16-17, M Sep 1

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    Only 2 months to go till we've been legally separated for 12 months and able to file for divorce. I can't wait to be able to put that mistake behind me. I don't know any other...
    lilbirdydoll lilbirdydoll 26-30, F 2 Responses Sep 2

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    my parents divorced when i was three they both found other people when i was five and eight years later my mom divorced again but its okay he was an *** and we're better off on our...
    kkkeeennnzzz kkkeeennnzzz 13-15, F Sep 4

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    The biggest thing I learnt out of my divorce is to rely on myself first and seek out my own success. I want to continue doing well in my career and earn my own good money and be...
    lilbirdydoll lilbirdydoll 26-30, F 1 Response Sep 10

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    February 2015 and I will be able to file for divorce. We will have been separated for 1 year by then. I can't to wait to sign the divorce papers and finally feel free!
    youaretheonlyexception youaretheonlyexception 26-30, F 1 Response Sep 14

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    My wife wants a urgent divorce I can't cope? I was caught in a spa with her very good friend and I did not say I was going there with her ( don't look good at all ) When my wife...
    uncleginge uncleginge 26-30, M Sep 16

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    STBX is back in town after 2 weeks away spent with his gF. This is going to be a difficult week. The realty of our divorce is setting in for him and he's realizing that he does not...
    kitticat007 kitticat007 31-35, F 4 Responses Sep 22

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    adulatory is the only reason to divorce. every people has problems.maybe they don't show it to the world.you can't find anyone without family problems.only thing is face to every...
    darkblackknight darkblackknight 22-25, F Sep 23

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    How to survive a divorce by MrHeartaFire 1)talk to God by begging, pleading , wailing, crying,swearing, yelling, getting mad 2)get same said God to hold you still like a crying...
    MrHeartaFire MrHeartaFire 31-35, M 3 Responses 21 hrs ago

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    Okay - I am recently divorced and still easing into how to communicate with my ex and children, who are actually young adults. My ex seems to be having remorse about our Judgement...
    Waldonova Waldonova 46-50, M 2 Responses Sep 10

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    Not now. I am buying time because I have two very young daughters (2 year old & 7 month old) and it is not the best step to take right now, from a financial point of view. The...
    Nathee Nathee 31-35, F 3 days ago

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    Not now. I am buying time because I have two very young daughters (2 year old & 7 month old) and it is not the best step to take right now, from a financial point of view. The...
    Nathee Nathee 31-35, F 1 Response 3 days ago

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    tips? If he divorces the same way he married...good god, Im in for a bad year! He is so passive aggressive that I actually fear this separation/divorce. He obstructs anything that...
    LoveMyLifeWithThem LoveMyLifeWithThem 36-40, F 1 Response Sep 1

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    I'm disappointed in the time energy and trust I wasted for 4 years. I'm embarrassed that I fell in love and supported such a horrible human bring. I'm by no means sad that it has...
    embellishedSadness embellishedSadness 26-30, F 1 Response Sep 7

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    Tonight I am very deeply depressed... everything is catching up to me. I have been through a bankruptcy, my wife has divorced me, my Mother and Sister are estranged from me, I need...
    cvann5 cvann5 51-55, M 2 Responses Sep 10

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    Dear, "Our lives improve ONLY when we take chances, and the first and the most difficult chance to take is to be honest to ourselves. TRUST is the hardest thing to find and the...
    kenmok kenmok 36-40, M Sep 19

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    I have been divorced for a yr now. I feel like im still under control by my ex. I want to move on. And I did but my ex did not approve of who I was dating. And he got mad told me...
    newlife22 newlife22 31-35, F 4 Responses 6 days ago

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    if there is some super secrete way to handle going threw a divorce and all the crazy stuff that comes with it please let me know! i feel like i am going to explode with all the...
    kelkel09 kelkel09 26-30, F 3 Responses 5 days ago

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    My wife tells me 6 months ago "I'm just not happy anymore". We've been together for 17 years and this is the first I have heard of this. 34 days ago I come home from work to a...
    lostnlife1 lostnlife1 36-40, M 8 Responses Sep 3

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    In June I made a bold decision that would forever change my life after months of my mind racing over the state of my marriage. My husband (at the time) filed for divorce, and with...
    daisygrey daisygrey 22-25, F 2 Responses Sep 9

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    A little over a week ago, my husband wrote me an email telling me our marriage was over. For the past week I've been in shock. Multiple attempts to reconcile or get him to agree...
    girl3708 girl3708 31-35, F 6 Responses Sep 9

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    I just filed for divorce today. This event reminds of all my life's failures, and makes me really reevaluate things
    embellishedSadness embellishedSadness 26-30, F 5 Responses Sep 10

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