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My husband of 20 months just informed me he wants a divorce. We have been together for years. I love him but he met his ex girlfriend from 20 years ago and thinks he is still in love with her. I didn't know they were talking for over a month. He didn't even talk to me about it. They had talked about running away together. But didn't.

What I can't understand is he was only 18 and she 15 when she was his girlfriend. So, how can you be in love with someone who cheated on you and broke up with you and at that age you were to young to realize it?

He is so fascinated in the fact that she searched for him and that she loves him and has left her husband and child so they can be together. He didn't give me any warning just stopped talking to me and said he loved me but wasn't in love with me. He has blocked me from his Facebook, I guess so I can't see that they're chatting.

He has been closing accounts and taking my name off everything and won't even consider counseling. I am confused as to how you think you can love someone you haven't seen in 20 years and throw away a family who loves you and cares about you and just walk away like we didn't exist.

Our marriage had been fine until she found him on Facebook. She seems a little freaky, like a stalker. She checked his credit report, hired a private investigator to find him but couldn't. Then, he gets on Facebook and, wham, they're talking.

I have caught him a few lies and can't make sense of it. Has our marriage been a lie this whole time? He never wanted me to work at all and now he is leaving me and I'm jobless and moneyless and he is taking it all away.

I just wonder, am I being stupid for wanting to stay in this relationship?

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