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I Am In Love With Someone Other Than My Husband

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    I met my husband when I was 19.

    He is 8 years older than me and was unhappily married at the time. While we did have a brief fling at the beginning, we remained strictly friends the rest of the time. When they divorced 5 years later, we started dating and were married just over a year later. We have been...
    GoddessShashini GoddessShashini 26-30, F 2 days ago

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    Really Screwed Up!

    I was 16 when I got married. I really screwed up! I knew I didn't want to get married but what could I do? I couldn't embarrass him in front of our friends and family!! I was a good wife. I did everything he asked. I was faithful to him. I never thought about cheating, he would...
    kimberlyagh kimberlyagh 22-25 5 Responses Jun 3, 2010

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    Fell In Love With Someone Other Than My Husband

    I met my husband when I was 19. Before him I dated a guy for 5 1/2 years. So I haven't been out in the world on my own ever. We married when I was 22. I was still in college, just about to graduate. We have 2 beautiful children a boy 5 1/2 and a little girl 2 1/2. We have always...
    pirseinkim pirseinkim 31-35 3 Responses May 10, 2011

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    I Feel Awful

           I married my husband because it felt safe, I didn't really love him, but I was willing to live my life with him if he wanted. I got pregnant before I actually married him, and I think that's why I actually went through with it...
    milada milada 18-21, F 7 Responses Mar 3, 2010

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    So Confused

    So here's the deal. Maybe someone can help. I met a guy online that my husband works with. That was back in November. We have talked off and on frequently, and recently it's been a nightly occurance via IM. We have spent hours and hours talking (last time we chatted all through...
    almostenchanted almostenchanted 22-25 4 Responses Jul 15, 2008

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    Unhappy Relationship

    I married my hubby because I was homeless my mum threw me out of the house. Friendsitting is what I did from house to home, I had no money not even for the bus. Had I gone anywhere it would have been on foot. I had no money to eat completely trapped! Then enters into my life...
    chessyviolin chessyviolin 18-21, F 1 Response Jan 21, 2013

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    I've Tried, But I Can't Do It Anymore.

    My husband and I have been married for 2 and a half years, and we were together for a year and a half before that. I met him through my ex. We became best friends quickly and once I built uo the courage to leave my ex for him, things were great. Two months into our relationship...
    charmantebivens charmantebivens 26-30 70 Responses Sep 18, 2013

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    Confused Oh So Sonfused

    ok so heres the deal... I need help. I have been married for 6 years in january and the road has NEVER been easy. We have 2 kids together and have known each other for 10 years. My husband has done so horrible things in the last couple of years including leaving me and my two...
    debatinglove08 debatinglove08 22-25 2 Responses Nov 20, 2008

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    Bad Wife?

    I have been together with my husband(Roy) ever since I was 14.. I fell in love with himwhen I was 16, I started developing feelings for one of my best friends(Emmet). He was such an awesome guy. I had soo much fun around him.Roy and I broke up for a while, and I started talking...
    hoplessromantic456 hoplessromantic456 18-21 3 Responses May 11, 2012

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    I met my soul mate when I was dating my husband.

    An instant connection unlike anything I ever felt before. It sounds like bullshit from some cheesy movie but, this is real. My husband (who was my boyfriend at the time) and I had been together for three years before I met Mike*(not real name) at a bonfire. I wasn't looking...
    forevercursed14 forevercursed14 26-30 2 Responses Mar 28, 2014

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    Love At 42!

    i married at the age of 17, an arranged Indian wedding. Like a good Indian, i tried to b a perfect wife. He was more attached to his widowed mother and his relatives, never shared his salary details with me and gave me less money as his mother maintained that being an only...
    chotisibaat18 chotisibaat18 41-45 4 Responses Feb 6, 2012

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    No, I am not in love with someone. I have never experienced anything like this actually. I think it'd be cool to know this feeling of "falling in love" and be "in love" with...
    Lila2088 Lila2088 22-25, F 6 Responses Jan 2

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    I fell in love with someone who I no longer speak to. It's ok if we don't because I want him to be happy I'm thankful for meeting someone who gave me the true meaning of love even...
    Fire0007 Fire0007 22-25, F 3 Responses Jan 6

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    Just talked to my H. He wants to work on our marriage...is he nuts? I said I don't think I can be what he wants. I can't be a good wife...not to him. I don't want to tell him I've...
    nolasanchez30 nolasanchez30 31-35, F 2 Responses Dec 28, 2014

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    I'm in love with someone that doesn't think about me. We had a thing once, but he ran away and never spoke to me again. While he's moving on and seeing other people, I can't stop...
    Flowerunderrain Flowerunderrain 18-21, F 1 Response Jan 9

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    so many barriers between us...he is already in relationship... he is quiet famous in college so he don't deserve someone not bright like me. Futhermore I'm a loser compare to him...
    FelixFelicity03 FelixFelicity03 18-21, F 3 Responses Dec 29, 2014

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    Do you ever feel like all your crushes are just accidents? I hate falling in love. I'll be sailing through my life all strong headed and confident and BAM! I go crazy over...
    blasphemy666 blasphemy666 22-25, F 4 Responses Dec 29, 2014

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    I thought I was, but now I think I WAS in love with someone and he is more like obsessed with me, not in love. Been with him for 4 years now so it's hard to let go, but I'm getting...
    Majin1712 Majin1712 22-25, F 2 Responses Jan 1

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    I fell in love with someone I can't have. But I've moved on even though sometimes I struggle, I'll never forget him. I just learn to live with it
    ElissaAcosta ElissaAcosta 16-17, F 1 Response Jan 16

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    I have fallen in love with someone I may never get to be with, she lives to far away and to be honest I don't know what she sees in me she is beyond perfect.
    Jessy1414 Jessy1414 13-15, F 1 Response 4 days ago

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    That person was my married female cousin. :/ I know i shouldn't be in love with her but i can't help it.I just love the way she made me laugh when i was feeling down in the dump...
    Stephanieloveowl Stephanieloveowl 26-30, F 1 Response 12 hrs ago

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    So, i mean yes i am in love. I don't want to be in love, i really wish i could stop wanting to be around him. He is shy, and kinda weird and awkward, but i men so am i. I go to a...
    isabellajamison isabellajamison 13-15, F 1 Response Jan 2

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    That person being my brother in law's brother ( meaning my sister's husband's brother) We've always got along, and we spend alot of time together when I go and stay with my sister...
    Karmicjoy Karmicjoy 22-25, F 1 Response 2 days ago

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    To my best friend: “Meeting you was fate, becoming your friend was a choice, but falling in love with you I had no control over.” - Unknown. I was with you one day, and it hit...
    PhilosophicalCoder13 PhilosophicalCoder13 16-17, M 1 Response 4 days ago

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    I'm in love with my husband.. but he doesn't want to have children with me..I'm 41 w/no kids because I wanted to wait until I got married to have the family i always wanted for...
    desi35 desi35 41-45, F 3 Responses Jan 6

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    I like a man I met online a lot but I don't think I am in love with him. He his handsome, very intelligent, and very very interesting. He told me he thinks I'm beautiful and...
    LZ415 LZ415 41-45, F Jan 4

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    It's been a few weeks now and every time I'm trying to go out, my mom gets upset and brings up the guy I'm talking to. She tells me that I can do so much better and that I should...
    edpj25 edpj25 22-25, F 1 Response Jan 11

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    I don't know what I'm looking for.. Other than just wanting a girl to screw around with call her pretty things and the usual. I want somebody I can trust, somebody who's smile...
    Johnnymane Johnnymane 16-17, M 1 Response Dec 28, 2014

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    I fell in love with my neighbour in my dorm, let's call her K. She was an exchange student for half a year, and I liked her from the first moment I saw her. Me and her + her...
    lassieboy lassieboy 18-21, M Jan 8

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    I am in love with my high school sweetheart. I have been married for five years and last year had an affair with my high school sweetheart who I have always been in love with and I...
    yungnsexi yungnsexi 18-21, F 3 Responses Jan 17

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    I am so hopelessly in love with this guy I met a little over a year ago. I met him through a friend and since then we have really bonded and gotten close. He tells me things he has...
    FlyAwayWithMe3 FlyAwayWithMe3 18-21, F 6 Responses Jan 18

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    To feel this way... Is really to expose your weakness and to be put in the hot chair and answer every question you never thought of Being asked. To play the clown have always Been...
    vickepicke vickepicke 16-17, M Dec 31, 2014

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    I'm torn. I am going through a divorce that has been a long time coming and is for the best. I've been separated for 7 months and the D should be finalized in a couple of months...
    DrHowl DrHowl 51-55, M 2 Responses Jan 11

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    My best friend is a girl and I am totally in love with her. I am sure a lot of people know the feeling. We still talk almost every day and see each other once a week. About a year...
    nathanvp nathanvp 31-35, M 2 Responses Jan 16

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    I've been in a relationship with a woman that shows no affection, has no emotion, and no sex drive. There was a time when we couldnt keep our hands off of each other. Her touch...
    amadio1 amadio1 36-40, M Jan 16

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    i met someone online 7ish months ago and have recently fallen in love with him.. but i havent physsically met him but we have had the "dating" title for almost 6 months. he wants...
    mlhenry mlhenry 18-21, F 1 Response Jan 18

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    I finally met him after two months of texting, emails, phone calls and FaceTime. He is working in Afghanistan, but we only live 2 hours apart. I've been holding this guy at arms...
    norlights3 norlights3 36-40, F 7 Responses Dec 28, 2014

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    I am in love with a woman 30 years younger than myself and I know she likes me but I am just too old for her. I would never do anything to hurt her and value her friendship too...
    iwillbealone iwillbealone 56-60, M Dec 29, 2014

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    I fell in love with a guy but he is way to attractive for me. :(. It's so hard not to fall in love with people that are better than me...I want to forget him but It's so hard....
    Artist156 Artist156 16-17, F 2 Responses 2 days ago

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    I am in love with my younger friend he is cute but I am 22 years old but we like to message each other
    StayingStrong21 StayingStrong21 22-25, M 1 Response Dec 29, 2014

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    I fell in love with people in both ways, well the personality is more important but I can't help it if I see a girl as preety
    daniel147 daniel147 13-15, T 2 Responses Dec 29, 2014

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    My parents are so strict and I mean soooo strict. They got married to each other when my mom was 15 and my dad was 17, but they can't even trust me with anything. Every time I'm in...
    EmilyNMH EmilyNMH 16-17, F Dec 31, 2014

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    im in love with my guy best friend . he is a bi . he likes a guy currently . and i help him a lot with his new relationship with the other guy . i want him to be happy always and i...
    nikhi1996 nikhi1996 18-21, F 1 Response Jan 2

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    I tend to fall in love with people who are: married, in a stable relationship etc. If you are one of these, I ask you not to flirt with me, ask me anything beyond friendly. One way...
    Alissa7 Alissa7 31-35, F 2 Responses Jan 3

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