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Nature_Girl
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Default  Posted: 5:13 PM, November 18th (Monday)

I took my college placement tests today. The results were what I thought they would be. I totally rocked the reading & writing segments (99% and 97%), and completely bombed the math section (43%).

So now I need to go through orientation & get some class assignments.

And I had a phone screen today which I felt really good about, although I've learned to put zero stock in how I feel about phone screens.

Anyway, I made a HUGE stride in my New Beginning. Yay me!!!


Me = BS (Stay-at-home-mom)
Him = EX-d out (abusive troglodyte NPD SA)
3 tween-aged kids
Together 20 years
D-Day: Memorial Weekend 2011
2013 - I DIVORCED HIM, I'M FREE!
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=RBOJpIwF47Y

Posts: 9515 | Registered: Jun 2011 | From: USA
lonelylost
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Member # 36784
Default  Posted: 5:49 PM, November 18th (Monday)

Way to go!!! You're on your way now. Brighter things ahead!
Congrats!


Divorced Jan 2013

"Don't look back, the road is long."
- Needtobreathe


Posts: 208 | Registered: Sep 2012 | From: IL
cmego
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Member # 30346
Default  Posted: 5:59 PM, November 18th (Monday)

congrats! Isn't it cool to find out we are we are smart? It has kinda shocked me at how well I'm doing in grad school!


me...BS, 43 years old, 2 small kids
WS, 41, multiple gay affairs
M 15 years, together 17
Divorced

"For whatever we lose, like a you or a me, it's always ourselves we find in the sea" ee cummings


Posts: 4112 | Registered: Dec 2010 | From: South
Blackhair
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Default  Posted: 6:18 PM, November 18th (Monday)

Must felt good after all the things you went through, good to get the confident back!
Congratulations girl!


M: 10 years
DD:5 DS Twin: 2 yrs old
DDay: Earlier 2013, WS flew/met many times with a Philippine girl found online (20 yrs younger)
SA finalized 6 months after DD. divorcing...
I am determined to fly even with broken wings and a broken heart!

Posts: 175 | Registered: Jun 2013 | From: Canada
Brandon808
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Member # 35619
Default  Posted: 6:33 PM, November 18th (Monday)

Yay!!!


xBH
D final 8/2012

Posts: 3726 | Registered: May 2012 | From: southeast
ChoosingHope
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Default  Posted: 6:49 PM, November 18th (Monday)

Yay, NG. And not surprising to you or anyone else!

Posts: 1665 | Registered: Oct 2011
risingfromashes
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Default  Posted: 6:52 PM, November 18th (Monday)

You Rock!!


There is life on the other side of hell.

Posts: 1619 | Registered: Mar 2004
courageous
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Member # 34477
Default  Posted: 7:03 PM, November 18th (Monday)

That's awesome

[This message edited by courageous at 7:05 PM, November 18th (Monday)]


Me: BW (35)
Him: ExWH (31) EA/PA with MOW coworker
Married 9 years, 2 small kids
dday 3/12/2011 divorced fall 2012

My ipad does a lot of crazy typos.


Posts: 641 | Registered: Jan 2012
Compartmented
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Member # 29410
Default  Posted: 7:08 PM, November 18th (Monday)

Yeah, Nature-Girl! That's great!! I'm sure you will rock your classes!

Posts: 1242 | Registered: Aug 2010
Phoenix1
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Default  Posted: 7:37 PM, November 18th (Monday)

Congrats NG! I am glad you are taking pride in your positive steps forward! Keep up the momentum!


BS - Me
XPOS - too many OW/OCs over 20+yrs
Kids - DDs 22,17 -DS20 Deceased
M Dissolved 2013

This above all: to thine own self be true, and it must follow, as the night the day, thou canst not then be false to any man ~ Shakespeare, Hamlet


Posts: 1033 | Registered: Apr 2013 | From: Rising out of Hell's ashes!
FaithFool
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Default  Posted: 7:46 PM, November 18th (Monday)

School is great, it keeps the brains busy and after so many months/years of focussing on the shit we're putting behind us, it's actually pleasurable to accomplish those goals.


DDay: June 15, 2008
Mistakenly married Mr. Superfreak
20 years of OWs, WTF?
Divorced Dec 26, 2011
"Life is a shipwreck, but we must not forget
to sing in the lifeboats". -- Voltaire

Posts: 17323 | Registered: Jul 2008 | From: Canada
PhoenixRisen
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Member # 35912
Default  Posted: 10:25 PM, November 18th (Monday)

Congrats Nature_Girl!!!
Yeah!!!!

Posts: 475 | Registered: Jun 2012
timeforchange
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Default  Posted: 12:14 AM, November 19th (Tuesday)

Congratulations

Having read your posts I for one am in no way surprised by your 97% writing mark!!!!!

I can see your confidence and self esteem returning in spadefuls.

So glad you did not let your crazy ex destroy you.



Me = BS aged 43
2 boys, 13 and 9
DDay 1/19/10
Confronted him 2/16/10
Finally Divorced 8/29/12

“We must let go of the life we have planned, so as to accept the one that is waiting for us.”


Posts: 726 | Registered: Feb 2010 | From: Expats in Europe
5454real
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Member # 37455
Default  Posted: 12:29 AM, November 19th (Tuesday)

Flipping awesome!!!


BH 51, WW 42
DS 23(Mine),SD 21,SS 20(Hers),DS 9 Ours, DGS 3, DGD 1 mo
D=Day #1 5/04EA (Rugswept)
D-Day #2 3/10/12, TT til 3/13/12
Married 10yrs
“I have no love for a friend who loves in words alone.”
― Sophocles, Antigone

Posts: 2722 | Registered: Nov 2012 | From: midwest
NaiveAgain
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Member # 20849
Default  Posted: 5:53 AM, November 19th (Tuesday)

Congratulations!!!


Original WS D-Day July 10, 2008. Kept lying, he is gone.
New WS (2 EA's, no PA) 12-3-13
If you don't like where you are, then change it. You are not a tree.

Posts: 15193 | Registered: Aug 2008 | From: Ohio
better4me
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Member # 30341
Default  Posted: 7:48 AM, November 19th (Tuesday)

Yea you!!

(Your phonescreens sound a lot like my first dates )


DDay 11/17/2010 BW:52
Divorced

Posts: 3090 | Registered: Dec 2010 | From: Iowa
little turtle
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Member # 15584
Default  Posted: 8:40 AM, November 19th (Tuesday)

This is so exciting! I'm happy for you!!!

It took me a minute to realize what you meant by phone screen...for a job, right? At first I thought you meant a literal phone screen and I didn't understand why you'd put stock in a phone screen.


Failure is success if we learn from it.

Posts: 4143 | Registered: Aug 2007 | From: michigan
nowiknow23
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Member # 33226
Default  Posted: 8:43 AM, November 19th (Tuesday)

Congratulations, NG!


You can call me NIK

"Sometimes it takes a good fall to know where you really stand."
-Hayley Williams


Posts: 25021 | Registered: Aug 2011
nutmegkitty
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Default  Posted: 8:45 AM, November 19th (Tuesday)

Good stuff!!!!


me (BS)
him (NPD Ex)
2 dds
DDay 10/7/11
OW
OC

Divorced 1/17/2013

"Diamonds aren't a girl's best friend, freedom is."


Posts: 2589 | Registered: Nov 2011 | From: MA
Newlease
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Default  Posted: 9:07 AM, November 19th (Tuesday)

NL


Even if you can't control the world around you, you are still the master of your own soul.

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Crescita
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Default  Posted: 9:45 AM, November 19th (Tuesday)

Yay! Congrats

Posts: 3343 | Registered: Jun 2011 | From: The Valley of the Sun
movingforward13
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Default  Posted: 9:54 AM, November 19th (Tuesday)

Awesome job!!!


Once a cheater, always a cheater happens when your cheater doesn't have remorse.
Regret is not remorse- know the difference!

Posts: 637 | Registered: Feb 2013 | From: DC
HurtButHopeful?
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Default  Posted: 10:00 AM, November 19th (Tuesday)

Woo Hoo! You're on your way to an exciting new future!

HBH


Reconciliation means that we both are authentic and vulnerable. I still have my H, and he's a better man than ever!

Posts: 1716 | Registered: Aug 2009
h0peless
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Default  Posted: 10:18 AM, November 19th (Tuesday)

Way to go!

Posts: 1656 | Registered: Sep 2012 | From: Baja Arizona
tesla
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Default  Posted: 6:46 PM, November 19th (Tuesday)

Woo-hoo, NG! Onward and upward!!


"Thou art the son and heir of a mongrel bitch." --King Lear

Posts: 4610 | Registered: Jan 2012 | From: Indiana
kernel
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Default  Posted: 8:56 PM, November 19th (Tuesday)

Great job! You can do this!


"On particularly rough days when I'm sure I can't possibly endure, I like to remind myself that my track record for getting through bad days so far is 100% - and that's pretty good."

Posts: 5058 | Registered: Jan 2010 | From: Midwest
numbandnauseous
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Member # 34525
Default  Posted: 10:14 PM, November 19th (Tuesday)

Congrats, NG!!!! I can feel lots of good karma coming your way!
Hope you celebrated today!


BS (me) - 41
WH - 48, EA with HS GF x 2
M: 10 years, T: 20
2 small children
DDay#1 - Christmas 2011 (OW#1)
Confronted - 4/6/12
DDay#2 - July 9, 2012 (OW#2)
He is an SA (Oct 2012)
Divorcing

Posts: 827 | Registered: Jan 2012 | From: the other side
SBB
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Member # 35229
Default  Posted: 5:50 AM, November 20th (Wednesday)

WOOWHOO!!


Buzz- The word you are searching for is 'Space-Ranger.'
Woody- The word I'm searching for, I can't say, because there are Pre-school toys here.

Posts: 5533 | Registered: Apr 2012 | From: Australia
ajsmom
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Member # 17460
Default  Posted: 6:47 AM, November 20th (Wednesday)

I am so excited for you and proud of you!

Woo, Hoo!!!

For the record, that's probably how I would have placed.

Me + math = disaster!


AJ's MOM


Fidelity isn't a feeling...it's a choice.

"Truth has no special time of its own. Its hour is now - always." - Albert Schweitzer
____________________________________________
Me: BW - Him: 200+ # tumor removed 7/09
DS - 31 - Yikes!


Posts: 21041 | Registered: Dec 2007 | From: Been Through Hell...On My Way Back
StillLivin
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Member # 40229
Cool  Posted: 2:14 PM, November 20th (Wednesday)


I don't need further confirmation of what a fuckwit he is. I already have plenty, thanks very much. -SBB
D: 7/2/2014

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