Divorce Stories by You

Write your way through divorce & help others by sharing.

Keeping Them Safe

by Petra McQueen We are in my front room. Richard is perching on the arm of a chair and I am on the sofa still in my pajamas. This morning he dropped the boys off early and they are rattling through the house finding what they need for school. There’s time for a quick chat and, for […]

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Numb

by Anonymous When I was numb in my marriage, the numbness extended to physical sensation as well as emotional feeling.  I didn’t fully understand this at the time.  I sought out someone other than my husband because I wanted a man to feel the opposite of numb about me, the opposite of apathetic.  I wanted […]

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Who Does This?

by Anonymous Ever wake at 1:30 a.m. with a nagging feeling of loss, abandonment, an overall numbness?  I have. But my ex’s behavior in our divorce, though disappointing, isn’t what has left me feeling this way. Our divorce, while not easy, made sense.  We were not getting along.  Why should children be in a house […]

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