Story archives - tag: "divorce"

Sad for my son

The only thing my ex wanted from the divorce was not to have to cover our disabled child on his health insurance plan.

tags: disability divorce [add]

2013-08-07 21:30:45 / Rating: 185.5 /

graciegater

When my parents told me they were divorcing, I asked if that meant I could get a kitten.

tags: divorce humor [add]

2013-04-14 19:52:48 / Rating: 294.5 /

Happy 24.7

My wedding cost $6700 and my divorce cost $16425, both were worth it.

tags: marriage divorce [add]

2011-09-02 11:15:33 / Rating: 650.25 /

Mom

We each got what was important to us in the divorce: I got the kids and he got everything else.

tags: divorce parenting [add]

2011-08-24 19:29:43 / Rating: 768.25 /

-pinkcamojeep

After three children, one miscarriage, seventeen moves, and spending my life doing my best to love him unconditionally, he said, "I don't love you and I never have," and he walked out.

tags: divorce love selfishness [add]

2011-06-29 16:19:12 / Rating: 561.75 /

KatieAndRachelle

My ex-husband chose to divorce me via text message.

tags: divorce asshole failure hate [add]

2011-01-04 09:35:17 / Rating: 405 /

loz

I wear my ring on the right hand now.

tags: divorce moving on jewelry [add]

2010-04-13 14:11:03 / Rating: 353.25 /

Katherine

We were married for more years than she's been alive.

tags: divorce mid-life crisis the other woman [add]

2010-01-22 09:09:18 / Rating: 452.5 /

Three years after my mother and her father stopped dating, she added me on facebook.

tags: awkward friendship divorce parents facebook [add]

2010-01-22 09:08:46 / Rating: 343 /

"That's what you get when you have 3 brothers and 9 sister-in-laws," said my uncle.

tags: family divorce [add]

2009-12-10 14:04:19 / Rating: 402 /

Rock Star

After divorcing my wife and marrying her best friend who was the maid of honor at the former wedding, my nephew married my ex-wife making her my niece.

tags: divorce wedding nephew best friend [add]

2009-11-06 14:28:48 / Rating: 708.75 /

Gladys

It's going to be hard telling my ex-mother-in-law that she is now going to be my sister-in-law.

tags: divorce remarriage love not incest [add]

2009-09-08 11:28:56 / Rating: 456.25 /

Jen Hamilton

The grass thus far is not proving to be greener, but I can sleep with my truth in the weeds.

tags: divorce truth no regrets [add]

2009-08-10 10:09:13 / Rating: 509.5 /

kixlikagrl

I changed the locks, got a tattoo and filed for divorce all on my 30th birthday.

tags: birthday tattoo divorce [add]

2009-07-22 15:55:25 / Rating: 597.75 /

Rahanduncensored

How many couples go out for breakfast together after their final divorce hearing?

tags: divorce letting go breakfast [add]

2009-03-13 11:20:10 / Rating: 514.75 /

sensei

On my 30th birthday I got rid of my horrible husband, changed the locks, got a tattoo on my foot and spent the night with the man I really loved.

tags: divorce freedom love [add]

2009-03-09 12:13:17 / Rating: 864.25 /

Becky

The three of us laughed together for nearly an hour in a conversation begun by the phrase "Dad got transferred to a mental ward!"

tags: family laughter divorce abuse strength love hospital mental ward [add]

2009-02-17 13:36:46 / Rating: 674.25 /

Teach Me

I had to divorce him when I realized I had sunk to the unconscious choice of not wearing my seat belt anymore.

tags: divorce depression reclaiming my life [add]

2009-02-06 14:12:48 / Rating: 636.75 /

Dusty

I got married at 16 because I was pregnant, at 21 because I was rebounding, at 29 because I was in love, and at 45 because I was an idiot, but this time, at 56, I'm marrying for money.

tags: marriage love divorce [add]

2008-11-12 09:58:53 / Rating: 1344 /

L.L.

Though he thinks he's got me over a barrel because my religion won't allow me to divorce him, he's going to be very shocked when the papers get there next week.

tags: divorce marriage religion [add]

2008-05-13 12:00:59 / Rating: 741.25 /

Burned

Maybe if I hadn't gone downstairs, they would have changed their minds and stayed married.

tags: divorce [add]

2008-04-30 14:47:58 / Rating: 393.25 /

Broke

I've spent $12,300 in attorney fees so far and I still don't know if I'll be able to keep him out of the house.

tags: divorce temporary hearing jerk house abusive ex [add]

2008-04-10 15:43:08 / Rating: -371.75 /

bewilderedly harrassed

A lesson learned is don't ever post anything on your website that you don't want your sister-in-law to steal from you and use against your brother.

tags: betrayal harrassment divorce family stunned [add]

2008-03-27 20:32:55 / Rating: 611.75 /

Emjay

I wasn't sure you were leaving until you bought the most expensive olive oil in the store.

tags: divorce [add]

2008-03-20 16:05:28 / Rating: 378 /

forgotten facts

A man and a boy trick-or-treated at my house years ago, and I closed the door on them after I had filled their bags, never knowing that they were my father and my brother.

tags: separation halloween divorce clueless [add]

2008-03-10 10:16:45 / Rating: 667.75 /

shiksa

As I opened the hotel room door to go meet him in the lobby, I knew that at that precise moment I was about to ruin my marriage.

tags: affair infidelity lover marriage divorce love [add]

2008-02-12 12:36:13 / Rating: 753.5 /

Stronger

My husband's deployment turned out to be a good thing because I realized that I'm a lot happier without him, a lot stronger than I realized, and more importantly that I don't deserve to be verbally abused.

tags: divorce strength moving on [add]

2007-10-22 14:07:17 / Rating: 553.5 /

incogkneetoe

I finally realized I had to leave when he admitted he threw our four year old across the room after he had finished the fifth of whiskey.

tags: abuse divorce fear change awareness [add]

2007-09-21 15:19:03 / Rating: 684 /

backatya

I left my ex-wife for her and then later she left me for my ex-wife.

tags: cheating lesbian divorce irony [add]

2007-09-19 15:04:27 / Rating: 935.25 /

teki

You constantly prove me wrong when I think you can't disappointment me any further.

tags: divorce lying fatherhood jerk [add]

2007-07-21 12:39:09 / Rating: 799.75 /

MJ Hawk

I asked him twice to get mustard, but he drove away from the window without even bothering.

tags: marriage heartbreak divorce fast food [add]

2007-07-06 09:52:18 / Rating: 641.5 /

Fine Girl

Nine years after he married me and twenty one months after he broke my heart, he sent me flowers while he was on vacation with his new girlfriend.

tags: divorce heartbreak flowers [add]

2007-06-20 14:26:58 / Rating: 524.25 /

Emerie

When I told my husband of 17 years that I didn't think he knew me and I wanted a divorce, he asked me "Are you a lesbian?"

tags: divorce humor marriage [add]

2006-09-27 23:19:16 / Rating: 586 /

karen

Wiping the dust from my CD's, the ones we never listened to throughout our marriage, I was suddenly struck by the harsh realization that this silence was not his failure, but mine.

tags: music relationships divorce revelations self failing [add]

2006-09-04 18:30:14 / Rating: 699 /