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Has anyone ever got divorced and then got back with their ex husband?

(11 Posts)
ShyCharles Tue 07-Jun-16 22:36:14

I left my husband almost 3 years ago, things were difficult with 4 DDs and him working a lot and I was depressed. Something had I change so I left him and we are now divorced.

We see each other quite a bit because of the DDs but recently I have been going round his house with them and we have been getting on really well.

We have talked a lot and decided to take thinks very slowly and see what happens, I think not living together will make a huge difference.

Has anyone else ever got back with an ex husband? We were married for 18 years and have both had other boy/girlfriends during our time apart.

19701j Tue 07-Jun-16 23:11:21

So what are you thinking of doing living apart or getting back together? Will that not be a bit confusing to the Dds....

iremembericod Tue 07-Jun-16 23:15:50

My friend got married twice to the same person.

Oh and got divorced twice too. wine

Northernlurker Tue 07-Jun-16 23:21:27

Somebody I work with did this. They are very happy now. However their kids were older. I think you need to be very, very careful if you have younger kids still living at home.

RiceCrispieTreats Tue 07-Jun-16 23:26:22

What, if any, fundamental shift has taken place in your personalities, life choices, or circumstance?

Because if there hasn't been some significant change by one or both of you -- if you're still essentially the same people in essentially the same lives -- then it's just going to be the same thing as last time.

Czerny88 Tue 07-Jun-16 23:33:56

Elizabeth Taylor?

TheNaze73 Wed 08-Jun-16 07:37:10

I believe if you can split up once, you can split up again

Toffeelatteplease Wed 08-Jun-16 07:45:45

I do think you need to work out what the problems were that led you to split in the first place and what has changed. FWIW I fully believe not living together can make a massive difference.

I know a couple who divorced probably in the 50s but other that for a few short years around the divorce seem to act as a very happy married couple now in their 70s.

SandyY2K Thu 09-Jun-16 01:11:30

Not me personally but I have family friends that have.

In one case they divorced for a second time as he was physically abusive.

Another couple - they are happy together. He left for an OW the first time.

It's very possible to work out as you have a little more age and wisdom.

DoesAnyoneReadTheseThings Thu 09-Jun-16 06:13:36

Judge Judy did! Don't quote me but I'm sure she divorced her husband as she was going through a difficult time after her mother died and then they remarried a few (4/5?) years later and have been happy together ever since.

Familylawsolicitor Thu 09-Jun-16 06:17:23

I'm a divorce lawyer and it's happened to a couple of my clients

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