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Got Divorced Today – A Story Too Good Not to Share

Discussion in 'Bad Dog Cafe' started by Phrygian77, Sep 12, 2018.

  1. fendertx

    fendertx Poster Extraordinaire Ad Free Member

    Nov 12, 2008
    Houston
    This has been my experience. We divorced and instantly were back to getting along. It made raising our daughter much easier.
     
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  2. SPUDCASTER

    SPUDCASTER Poster Extraordinaire

    At least you didn't have to bail her out.:)
     
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  3. Lonn

    Lonn Friend of Leo's

    Age:
    56
    Dec 13, 2007
    Indiana
    Didn't see that coming. Can't say it's a feel good story though.
     
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  4. Wally

    Wally Telefied Ad Free Member

    Mar 17, 2003
    Lubbock, TX
    Free from the problems, you are! Congrats...
     
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  5. Phrygian77

    Phrygian77 Tele-Afflicted

    Apr 30, 2016
    Crawfordville, FL
    Not with her, fortunately. I have a daughter. Her relationship with my daughter is one of the primary things that led to our separation.
     
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  6. stxrus

    stxrus Friend of Leo's

    Age:
    66
    May 25, 2007
    St. Croix, USVI
    Sometimes things just change or we finally see them clearly
    Congrats & that’s a cool story. I’d have been hemorrhaging bricks
     
  7. Phrygian77

    Phrygian77 Tele-Afflicted

    Apr 30, 2016
    Crawfordville, FL
    I just remembered that at our wedding, my best man and one of my groomsmen approached me and said, "You know, if you don't want to do this, we can pick you up, race out to the car, throw you in, and then haul tail out of here." I knew years ago that I should have taken them up on the offer. lol
     
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  8. flatout9

    flatout9 Tele-Holic

    857
    Aug 6, 2009
    Houston, TX
    After two contentious divorces, that is the most awesome story a dude like me could hear! Love it!!!
     
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  9. deytookerjaabs

    deytookerjaabs Friend of Leo's

    Jun 5, 2015
    Nashville
    Bwahaha! Good thing she was in a jump suit or she may not have shown up.
     
  10. bcorig

    bcorig Tele-Holic

    515
    Mar 11, 2018
    Chino Hills CA
    Hearing about divorce makes me is sad. Whatever the reasons, it just seems sad to me that two people who once planned to live a life together are at such odds. Perhaps it’s because I’ve been blessed with a good wife and a solid marriage.
     
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  11. Phrygian77

    Phrygian77 Tele-Afflicted

    Apr 30, 2016
    Crawfordville, FL
    Thanks. I'm glad I didn't do too bad on the typos. There were a few, which I've corrected now. Although, there's probably still some that I missed.
     
  12. tery

    tery Poster Extraordinaire

    Sep 21, 2012
    Tennessee
    Happy New Divorce Day … may you live happily ever after .
     
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  13. awasson

    awasson Friend of Leo's Gold Supporter

    Age:
    54
    Nov 18, 2010
    Vancouver
    Don’t be sad. People make mistakes. What would be sad would be them having to live together in misery until the end of times. I’ve been lucky with marriage but I’ve had some pretty turbulent relationships prior and can see how thing could get ugly fast when you don’t share the same values or see eye to eye. This ended well.
     
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  14. Pualee

    Pualee Tele-Meister

    363
    Feb 5, 2014
    Virginia
    I agree with you 100%, even though I was not blessed with a marriage that worked out.
     
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  15. Phrygian77

    Phrygian77 Tele-Afflicted

    Apr 30, 2016
    Crawfordville, FL
    It is unfortunate and sad. In hindsight, there's no reason why my first wife and I should have divorced 14 years ago. We could have worked through our problems, but being young and equally irrational, we let the situation escalate and snowball out of control. My second wife and I should have never married to begin with. Having a daughter at that point, I didn't realize when the new romance blossomed, how critical is was for the two of them to also have solid relationship.

    As tumultuous as it's been, I wouldn't go back and change anything. If I did, I wouldn't have my daughter, and I wouldn't have finally found the one.

    I'm not a big Rascal Flats fan, but what a great song Jeffrey Steele wrote...

    There's a place I've been lookin' for
    That took me in and out of buildings
    Behind windows, walls and doors
    And I thought I found it
    Couple times, even settled down
    And I'd hang around just long enough
    To find my way back out
    I know now the place that I was trying to reach
    Was you, right here in front of me
     
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  16. Big_Bend

    Big_Bend Poster Extraordinaire

    Age:
    54
    Feb 19, 2010
    Houston, TX
    I recently celebrated my 6 month anniversary since my divorce. Each day it gets better and better. So glad it is over and a lifetime of freedom awaits.

    MGTOW FTW
     
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  17. slinger

    slinger Friend of Leo's

    Mar 7, 2013
    wild west
    you just cant make this stuff up..[​IMG]
     
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  18. Crashbelt

    Crashbelt Tele-Meister

    Age:
    64
    352
    Mar 15, 2017
    Cambridge England
    Congratulations.

    Can you let me have her number - she's the kinda gal my brother always seems to go for and he's on the loose again:lol:.
     
  19. scrapyardblue

    scrapyardblue Friend of Leo's Silver Supporter

    Feb 6, 2007
    central illinois
    What the he!! took you so long?
     
  20. getbent

    getbent Telefied Ad Free Member

    sometimes out is the best place to get.
     
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