Stories tagged “divorce”

  • The Chance of a Reunion

    But I’m getting ahead of myself. My name is Justin. I’m 18, and I just punched out my stepdad. There’s not much more to it than that. My mother had just married David, a middle-aged nightmare of a man who had taken a particular dislik...

  • Wasted Minute

    The caretaker of the court of law shuffled some papers and looked around – appearing as dusty and as disinterested as the bronze faces on the wall outside. While having the appearance of boredom, the caretaker announced the names and surnames of the ...

  • Restless Nights, Not A Stir Threw The Night

    “Shut the fuck up.” Dark figured replied. “Well I can see we are going to have a great conversation here.” I was only able to see three people in the room at this point of time. One was a skinny figure, the other was tall, and t...

  • Mother!

    You ripped apart my family, you broke my father, you broke my grandmother, you broke me. Just by leaving. But you feed me. You are usually there for me. Sometimes you’ve got a “thing”, which to me only means that you’re at the b...

    • Author: Sam Ervin
    • Posted over 10 years ago.
    • 5 out of 5
  • A Great Day.

    “Bloody Hell! Nine months?” came the yell from the other room. My father replied, knowing there was no way to defend himself. Nine Months. “So… So what?!” my mother kept screaming, “So the past nine months have been ...

  • Wasted and Wounded

    The instrument was out of tune, the notes coming out as jarring imitations of their real beauty. Somehow it was fitting. As Robin idly pecked at the keys of his piano he wondered how his life was going to continue. He loved his wife. For her part, she ...

    • Author: barrydancer
    • Posted about 10 years ago.
    • 4 out of 5
  • Under the foot of the horse

    Regretfully the same couldn’t be said for the New Year. My parents, no longer divorcing, had returned to be the bane of my life. They’d also taken a liking to equestrian sport. Most notably, dead equestrian sport. Using what odd powers they...

  • Totem

    The racks of cheap jewelry clatter, sterling silver bangles and gaudy cocktail rings with plastic stones whirring past until they become nothing but a glittery blur. My focus has drifted and I’m staring right through them, right through everythin...

    • Author: Aurelia
    • Posted about 10 years ago.
    • 5 out of 5
  • A Birth of Consequence

    “PUSH!” The doctor said forcefully over my grunts and gasps for breath. “One more time Kelly, One big push and it will all be over.” The contractions ripped forward from my spine as I leaned forward and gave the final push bring...

    • Author: mannor
    • Posted about 10 years ago.
    • 4 out of 5
  • I thought the glass was half full.

    “I don’t want him.” The cold words that escaped the lips of the woman he had once held so close were like daggers running through the little heart of the silent bystander. “It’s not like you have a choice, you know I can’t take ...

  • Half and Half

    Mom lives in Boston. Dad is in California. I am their yo-yo.

    • Author: Fuddster
    • Posted almost 10 years ago.
    • 5 out of 5
  • Love Will Tear Us Apart

    “Listen,” I said, “I won’t pretend that I didn’t break your heart, but we have to work through this for the kids’ sake.” “I know,” he replied, his shoulders heavy. “It’s just hard to wat...

    • Author: LMR
    • Posted almost 10 years ago.
  • The Wedding Victim

    He approaches. Her screams are shrill. He grabs something. She is still.

    • Author: Elizabeth
    • Posted over 9 years ago.
    • 4 out of 5
  • Equal Shares

    Half and half- I took the gun, you took the bullets. Equality.

  • A Fair Settlement

    Sylvia got the house. The kids, too. Like I care. “Oh Anastasia…”

  • Females' Divorce

    Parting ways brings such sweet sorrow, but more money for me, tomorrow.

  • Males' Divorce

    Money and time wasted, sex was good, I can face it. Divorce.

  • Gift

    “You don’t like it?” She asked in a tone of voice filled with the anticipation of being hurt. It made him cringe. She was so young, he reminded himself and wondered if his friends were right, but he smiled and slung an arm warmly arou...

  • Til Death Do Us Part. (Mature)

    Five years ago I married happily, but technically I’m divorced, if you count death as his agreement to sign the papers. He was a mistake. In the beginning he had charm, looks, and motivation. But it all disappeared too soon, and he was nothing le...

    • Author: Infinity.
    • Posted almost 9 years ago.
    • 5 out of 5
  • Greeted Like a King

    If there’s no dog, she’s gone, Alton thought to himself as he slid his key into the doorknob and prepared to be greeted like a king. Nothing. No paws scratched his thighs. No tongue licked his kneecaps. He had lost his job, his marriage was over an...

  • Sing and Cry

    Mary was humming a song. Her mother liked to sing that song, and Mary didn’t know that was the song her mother sang at her wedding. Mary’s parents’ song. Eventhough Mary didn’t know that fact, her heart already knew. Her heart a...

  • 9:42 Departure (Mature)

    The timing couldn’t have been better. It was written in the stars, or the planets aligned, or some bullshit. However you spun it, Alice was there, standing on the platform with her blue Samsonite roller resting at her feet. She glanced down the t...

  • s13 INTERWRIT Challenge: Story In Pieces, Backwards!

    After Parker’s lunch break, he received a call from Sally, again. She told him that her husband’s going to ask for divorce. “I can’t believe what I just heard!” said Parker" The man who punch his wife was asking for divorce? Shame on him...

  • A Speedy Trial

    “Speed dating. Win some lose some. Ever married?” “Yes. Twice.” “I keep in touch with my ex wife. We get along fine.” “I just found out my first husband is dying. I haven’t seen him for over thirty five y...

    • Author: 32 ^2
    • Posted over 6 years ago.
  • Jack & Jill.

    Jill sat at the bar with friends and a slam of a door exploded in the bar. A man stumbled towards Jill, she could smell the booze already. “Jill…” the man slurred. She could hear the liquid sloshing in his belly. She finally looked at...

    • Author: Infinity.
    • Posted about 6 years ago.