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Hi, I am new to the boards. I have been married to my wife for almost 3 years now and we have been together for 6. Before we married she cheated on me with 2 different men. I wasn't having sex with her a lot and she felt I didn't want her so she cheated. I forgave her and we got married. I couldn't let the past go and so I would bring it up and argue and say hurtful things. Finally I quit and things where okay, but then this other guy came into the picture that she was friends with from work. Well they talked all the time, then last year she admitted to me that she loved him but then turned around and said she wanted to work things out with me and things where going good. But this whole time she would lie to me constantly and I knew she was lying and she would get mad if you called her out on it. Well I always did everything for her, I took care of her when she was sick, I always carried her to the bathroom at night and things like that. We have a lot in common. Well she packed up and moved all of her things out in late November while I was at school. I came home and half of her stuff was gone and she had moved to her moms. She called and said if I changed certain things about me she would come back. Well she ended up coming back the next week and we talked and things was going good and she stayed for my birthday but she got sick and I nursed her all day and night. That Monday morning I woke up and she was gone again but with everything else. She was on her way to the city which is about 2 hours from our house. She said she was living in an apartment with 2 girls and going to the school down there but swore she still loved me and wanted to work things out and she would be back. Well it turns out the 2 girls was really this guy she was talking to and his ex wife. He can't afford to live alone and he cant drive so he has to live with his ex. So now shes living in the ghetto with them going to school and the other day she called and said that she might be packing up to come back then the next day she said she changed bank accounts and was starting school and that she didnt know if shes coming back still. So I sent her a text that said that I didn't want her back till I was the obvious choice and I cut her off. The next morning I got a text from her asking if I knew a friends dad had died (which she knew I did) and I ignored it and I have been ignoring her for going on 3 days now. This is the longest we have ever went without any contact. I am fasting today and praying like crazy to have things worked out and her come back. My family keeps saying shes going to run out of money and come crawling back. I don't know what to do.
 

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Thank you all for your replies. I guess I have been very foolish to keep my trust in her and to chase her. I just loved her so much and we had so much in common that I have trouble letting go. But like one poster above said I need to take that energy and focus it on bettering myself. She obviously does not care for me or she would not be in this relationship. Her mom cut her phone off about 2 weeks ago and now her only means of communication is Facebook. She barely gets on and when shes does its to answer a message I've left but when I cut her off or something she stalks me on Facebook and has even admitted to doing so. She does not want to fully let go of me because I am her security and right now she is treating me as a fall back plan.
 

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Update: So now its been almost a year since she left. She told me that she made all those promises and stuff to me to keep my friendship because she did not want to lose that and that she wants to be friends. She still lives with this other man and she has blocked me and my mom from FB. I talk to her some via email. She sent me divorce papers last week but they are a joke. They are hand typed, bad grammar, misspellings, wrong dates and locations and everything. She wants me to get it notarized and sign it and send it back to her. I'm not going to sign it though because this thing can't be legal! It doesn't even have a case number or anything on it. I still want her back and I still love her but I just dont know what to do. She sent me an email asking me if I was going to stop being childish and blaming her for everything and then she replies back and apologizes for being the one that caused everything.
 

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I'm weird I guess, I have this belief that even though she has treated me horribly, that as long as we are still married that I should try everything that I can. I really don't want to go the divorce route. And yes I do have low self esteem. Today a friend of hers that also talks to me acted like she didn't know anything and asked my wife about things. She said that "we broke up because he wouldn't work and was abusive". That broke my heart because I hate abusive people and I was out of a job for a little while but I got a job opportunity to work with her at the place she was working at. She talked me into not taking it because she didn't want me to know what all she was doing. So she acts like its my fault. I just feel like I'm missing something.



Have you considered IC to help you get over her? I may be wrong, but it seems you have some low self esteem issues to work on. No one deserves to be treated like she's treating you.

The only thing you should do with those divorce papers is to take them to a lawyer and file proper divorce papers yourself. Do you what you need to do to protect yourself from further abuse from this woman.
 

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Thanks for that! I actually am a body builder and it helps to take out the aggression. I'm just a sensitive, emotional guy I guess. All the other girls don't interest me because their not into the things me and her were. But your right I gotta pull myself out of this and straighten my life out and see that there is other girls out there. It always takes me a long time to get over something and I always torture myself with it until I'm numb to it.




Well dude you've got issues (don't worry you're in good company). You can either confront them head on and get your life on track, or keep on doing what you're doing and expect more of the same.

I don't like to use this phrase often but you need to man up buddy. Hit the gym, get your crap together, don't let a woman be your confidence. Use this time in your life to figure out what kind of man you want to be and start the journey.

If you accept the challenge, you'll come back here a few years from now and wonder what the hell you were smoking when you read your posts.
 
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