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imwideawake posted 10/21/2013 06:41 AM

That's all I say anymore when talking about my life. No need to give the whole story, he cheated, we tried to make it work for 3 yrs, blah blah. Nope, just, my marriage blew up. I kind of like that. If someone asks I tell, but I no longer feel the need to explain why we divorced. This was a milestone I was looking forward to and hoping to reach. I'm glad I'm there!

[This message edited by imwideawake at 1:55 PM, October 21st (Monday)]

TrustGone posted 10/21/2013 07:18 AM

I am so glad you have reached this milestone. Everyone thinks their life will come to an end when they D, but they eventually realize that it doesn't. Once you reach the place of indifference, you actually look at it as a blessing in decise.

Chrysalis123 posted 10/21/2013 09:14 AM

k94ever posted 10/21/2013 09:23 AM

I refer to it as "when my life imploded".


k9

lynnm1947 posted 10/21/2013 13:09 PM

I refer to it as the time he wanted every woman he met to fu*k him and I needed one man to love only me. It was 15 years this past spring--and I rarely think of it any more unless I am commenting on someone else's posts. Believe it or not, you will get there, too.

imwideawake posted 10/21/2013 13:33 PM

Thanks for the replies. Last year at this time I was waiting for divorce to be finalized. It was an intense phase. Now I'm so much more relaxed. It took a while to get there. Divorce seemed like such a heavy word then.

Williesmom posted 10/21/2013 19:47 PM

Yep! There is life after divorce.

I like your metaphor. Mine also blew up.

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