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I Am In Love With My Friend Not My Husband

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    He Misses Her

    How do I make this go away?  Or resolve it somehow?  Am I going to feel like this forever?  D and I went with friends to a movie last night. My husband was busy, so he didn't go.  He sat next to me.  I could feel electricity when our arms touched. ...
    iateabugtoo iateabugtoo 26-30 6 Responses Oct 9, 2008

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    I Am Falling For My Friend, But I Got Married Last Year

    Over the past few weeks, I have been thinking increasingly about one of my best guy friends.  My realization started with a dream.  In the dream, I was cuddling him.  No sex or even sexual feelings really (in the dream at least), just a lot of affection.  When...
    iateabugtoo iateabugtoo 26-30 6 Responses Aug 15, 2008

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    Yes, It Happens!

    My friend makes me smile, my heart shine and my knees weak.....she has my heart, mind, body and soul. I was always attracted to women but never had the courage to act on this attraction. My husband, or should I say no man, has ever had this effect on me. We live together as if he...
    riveria riveria 41-45, F 4 Responses Sep 2, 2012

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    Feel Like Crap

    Ugh.  I have that pukey feeling again.  And I can't get anything done.  I'm feeling stupider and stupider about my feelings, and they are getting in the way of my productivity and happiness more and more.  Here's some advice: DON'T fall for your friend...
    iateabugtoo iateabugtoo 26-30 3 Responses Aug 25, 2008

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    The Go-between :-(

    This is so hard.  I feel like crying right now.  My friend's girlfriend is out of the country, and I'm chatting with her online.  She's a good friend, as I mentioned.  I'm at work still, and so is my friend (her BF).  So she asked me if i knew where he...
    iateabugtoo iateabugtoo 26-30 1 Response Sep 2, 2008

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    missy118118 missy118118 26-30, F 2 Responses a week ago

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    So-called "family"........don't you hate it when they are total hypocrites that hold ANY and every mistake you've ever made against you?
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    I am really torn and desperately need advice. I have been married to my husband for 8 years. We have two kids together. Our relationship has always been rocky and I was unhappy for...
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    katharine8891 katharine8891 22-25, F 1 Response Jul 29

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    I edited this a little bit, I didn't know if I wanted you guys to know everything that had happened afterwards but I'm not as nervous as I was before. So I'm bi and yes I fell in...
    jacithepanda jacithepanda 13-15, F 1 Response Jul 23

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    Lochnessie Lochnessie 13-15, F Jul 24

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    redchic4 redchic4 22-25, F Jul 25

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    briantjuh94 briantjuh94 18-21, M Aug 3

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