You shouldn't beg, or even have to beg for love and respect.
Try to see it as him doing you a favor, and respect yourself - like going on a diet and losing 200 pounds of asshole.
No Contact = no new hurts.
Be strong cardnial!
[This message edited by NoAnswers37 at 6:39 AM, October 7th (Monday)]
Time to Lawyer up to find out your rights and options. I am older than you and I can tell you, in the end, it's the money you need long after he is gone.