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I wish I could tell you something to make you feel better.  This just hurts and hurts and hurts I know.  I think all of us on this site know that pain.  Take time to cry and the please please get yourself a counselor to help you.  You have given and given to this man, and you are worth more than this.  We all felt this pain.  Know that we are giving you support and hugs and more hugs.  Wishing you better days... (read more)

I understand your thought process, but at some point you will reach the realization that all those points don't matter as much as the fact that he walked away from his commitment to you.  And you (and your daughter) deserve way better.  Take care of yourself, nurture and cherish you, even though your inner voice may be currently crushed.  It's "you time" now, and not...(read more)

How did I get to acceptance?  Months of coming to this site, reading everything I could get my hands on, long phone call with my close friends.  My heart breaks for you, but I will tell you something that was told to me, and although I didn't believe it then, I believe it now.  You are far stronger than you realize, and you will be okay.  In fact, you will be better than okay, you will be happy. 

You are hurt and just want your life back. I think many of us did the same thing. Don’t beat yourself up over it. You will be ok time really does help. I felt like a complete failure that I begged and pleaded to a man who could not care about me in anyway because only his happiness was all that mattered. Just remember you do matter and that you can rebuild your life. Will not be the same but it may be better or just as good... (read more)

You are a lot stronger than you think.  You will be fine, I promise!  Don't let their attorney title intimidate you.  Fair is fair and the judge will see that.  I was a nervous wreck getting on that stand, but you'd be surprised how much easier it is to tell your story and tell the truth when you are up there. Let your faith be bigger than your fear.  Be confident.  I will be thinking of... (read more)