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I Want to Get a Divorce

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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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    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 3 Responses Mar 10, 2014

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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 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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    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 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 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 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 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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    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 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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    1. My name is Kaysi, and no one ever spells it right lol. 2. I have a beautiful 7 year old daughter. 3. I'm a single mother, newly divorced. 4. I spank my daughter when she...
    kaysi88 kaysi88 26-30, F 2 hrs ago

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    As much as I love my wife, I don't love "US" anymore! I'm so sick of the fighting & disagreements over just about everything. For so long I've kept my mouth shut & everything...
    LegStyles LegStyles 26-30, M 3 Responses 5 hrs ago

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    I'm just afraid I'll marry the wrong person and have to get divorced. I only want to get married once.
    MrOwl77 MrOwl77 18-21, F 4 Responses 1 day ago

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    We met up last week to swap time with our son... I hugged my ex husband goodbye and he told me I smell nice.... Then a few days later on the phone he accidentally called me babe...
    Orangerocket Orangerocket 36-40, F 6 Responses 1 day ago

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    So after 15 years.... I think I am finally done. I had kids at a really young age. My youngest is now 17 and she will be off to college next fall. My wife however, wants more...
    Lcas6548 Lcas6548 36-40, F 1 Response 3 days ago

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    This will be a veryyyy long experience, but I need help. So I'll try to make it short. My dad was the leader of the church's band. He was there since the beginnings of our church...
    EarlPhantomhive EarlPhantomhive 18-21, F 5 Responses 3 days ago

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    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jZ3L-5o3VuQ It's a pretty world in this song but it wasn't a part of my marriage. It was overwhelming and beautiful in the beginning. I felt I...
    frspch frspch 51-55, F 2 Responses 3 days ago

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    I'm just starting this journey and hope to end up in a place where I feel I am happily divorced... I think we are going to be okay. Is it a mistake to move out before mediation...
    Apple182 Apple182 31-35, F 2 Responses 4 days ago

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    I'm getting a divorce through mediation. My husband and I are pretty much already co-parenting, and neither of us are interested in making this ugly. We are both teachers, make...
    Apple182 Apple182 31-35, F 6 Responses 4 days ago

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    What breaks my heart the most is my daughter of three years old... Today she cryied for her father and asked him to stay at home!!! I dont regret divorce but i regret bringing a...
    Andalousia Andalousia 31-35, F 10 Responses 5 days ago

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    It's crazy to think that my boyfriend and I have managed to last for two years officially despite the way we got together (see other experiences). Despite the dark origins of our...
    toothpastekisses toothpastekisses 22-25, F 5 days ago

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    After roughly 7 years of marriage I am getting a divorce. I am very angry at how all of this has turned out. Shocked, Angry, Sad, Relieved and Moving Forward are some of the words...
    ichosethewrongone ichosethewrongone 51-55 4 Responses 5 days ago

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    I never imagined I would be divorced in my mid thirties...but, after being with the same woman for 17 years, we separated March 2014, and divorce was final Feb 2015...So, to all...
    Jfour001 Jfour001 31-35, M 1 Response 6 days ago

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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...
    mommatrish mommatrish 41-45, F 3 Responses 6 days ago

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    At this point in my life I can say I really do want a "Girl-Friend" as a recently divorced 41 yr old I want to start a quality relationship with a kind, cute, and caring woman. At...
    Hockeydad33 Hockeydad33 41-45, M a week ago

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    I've been married for 14yrs now. We have been together for 17yrs. We have 2 children. We've always had our differences but lately things have just gone from bad to worse. We are...
    LRSolis LRSolis 31-35, F 2 Responses Jul 26

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    I got divorced a few months ago - a good move for us both. We'd been married for 9 years. Now I'm getting used to single life again.
    oxfordwoman oxfordwoman 36-40, F Jul 26

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    A couple of years ago my mom and dad got a divorce and my younger brother went to live with our dad and I stayed with our mom. I miss my dad a lot since he left and wish that he...
    fastrunninggirl fastrunninggirl 13-15, F Jul 23

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    Trying to find ways to cope with divorce. I can't imagine how I am going to tell my kids. Anybody have any ideas??
    hosemanTony76 hosemanTony76 36-40, M 7 Responses Jul 23

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    I am a new member to Experience Project and thought my first post should be about something significant. Today my divorce was finalized and I am feeling a bunch of emotions. We...
    AGreeneyedbutterfly80 AGreeneyedbutterfly80 31-35, F Jul 23

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    I am asking for divorce to my wife but she is bent upon not to leave me.. Sleep have no relation in any way.. She don't stay with me.. But still every time I ask her for divorce...
    Ravidesai Ravidesai 41-45, M 1 Response Jul 22

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    My divorce and my insomnia are getting the best of me tonight. It's almost 3am and I can't sleep because I'm so angry. The soon to be ex-husband has been sending picture text of...
    TheNewClassic82 TheNewClassic82 31-35, F 9 Responses Jul 22

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    1. I get a bit ocd-ish when somebody other than me makes my bed; i have to take out all the sheets and do it myself 2. I want to see as much of the world as possible 3. I would...
    Falloutsos Falloutsos 16-17, F Jul 22

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    Getting a divorce and very happy
    Wish4spike Wish4spike 41-45, F 2 Responses Jul 21

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    STBXW filed for divorce in mid-May, citing my unemployment as a reason (among a few others). I've been looking for work, no such luck since late-February. Now, I'm out of money...
    TedTalksBeige TedTalksBeige 31-35, M 6 Responses Jul 21

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    Have any of you been through an amicable separation or divorce where you stayed in the same house for the sake of convenience? If so, for how long and how did it work out? My...
    Julianne2222 Julianne2222 36-40, F 3 Responses Jul 20

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    Back in the day, there was a young boy, he had a decent upbringing, both parents worked and we spent quality time together as a family, fun vacations to Cape Cod, Boston and New...
    aerosnz aerosnz 56-60, M 2 Responses Jul 20

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    I have never found self pity to be a helpful friend, and it won't be for you.. .I call you to manhood, to embrace the hard things in life for they are how God trains us to be...
    MrHeartaFire MrHeartaFire 41-45, M Jul 19

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    My mum and stepdad are getting a divorce. I know I don't really talk to my mum much and I hate my stepdad as much as my dad does but I can't help feeling sad. I think it's coz my...
    naughtyboyneedsspanked naughtyboyneedsspanked 18-21, M Jul 19