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I Am Now a Kept Woman

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    For those of you who are now "the" woman, I'm curious....how is the dynamic with the ex wife, assuming he still has to interact with her bc of children? I'm just curious. The W...
    greeneyes2232 greeneyes2232 41-45, F 7 Responses Aug 23

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    I was cheated on, many years ago, by my first big love in my life. I broke it off and never looked back, but was devastated. Dated again after that. Fast forward to now- years...
    ExaminedLifeGurl ExaminedLifeGurl 36-40, F 1 hr ago

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    I met this guy 3 years ago and after a year and a month to be exact our paths crossed again. He told me how he had kept me in his heart and mind from that day we met. He has 5 kids...
    Anthurium Anthurium 31-35, F 1 Response Aug 19

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    Please if you are not having this experience or have not had it in the past keep your advice. I already know evey mean hateful words and thoughts you may have. Well; here it is, I...
    Summerayn Summerayn 41-45, F 2 Responses Aug 5

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    It's not even September, I'm already dreading thinking about Christmas coming, I'm already facing major anxiety over the thoughts of this holiday. We were sitting almost 9,000...
    lostsoul0311 lostsoul0311 26-30, F 4 Responses 3 days ago

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    After lurking for the last week, I thought I'd post my own story. Many years ago, I met this guy online on a MMRPG. He was married with 2 small kids so even though I liked him...
    sturner1 sturner1 36-40, F 1 Response 4 hrs ago

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    I am the other woman but he's not married...he's divorced but has a girlfriend.I met him a few months ago through a thing my kid does and I had a feeling he liked me but I never...
    Cagirlie Cagirlie 36-40, F 3 Responses Aug 11

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    A window into the emotions of a couples counseling session as the betrayed wife...and those "AHAH!" moments. We are past a year since DDay. Our sessions back then were on coping...
    lillynfriends lillynfriends 46-50, F 1 Response a week ago

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    Ok I'm not sure how this makes me look since I have a guy that I'm involved with who has a GF.....but I had a blast from my past contact me the other night....when I met him he was...
    Cagirlie Cagirlie 36-40, F 1 Response Aug 18

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    I need a bit of a distraction at the moment, so I thought I would share a little bit of my backstory. WARNING - THIS IS LONG. I thought I was fairly happily married. Been with my...
    greeneyes2232 greeneyes2232 41-45, F 3 Responses Aug 19

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    I have worn lingerie for years. I started when I was in my early teens. Like most men who wear and start early, it was my mothers stuff that I found first. Things like stockings...
    Fullofstars Fullofstars 31-35, M 4 Responses Aug 3

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    My man rolled out the red carpet for my birthday today! Sorry kinda long but I had requests to provide updates. We met for my birthday breakfast then picked up my gift for his...
    saiyagyrl saiyagyrl 36-40, F 7 Responses Aug 24

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    I am a divorced mother of 3. Last year I ran into an old high school friend of mine. We had crossed paths over the years but we were strictly friends. But last July, he came to my...
    emotionalwreck27 emotionalwreck27 36-40, F 3 Responses Aug 4

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    OMG! I have a weird problem. Almost every man I've ever been with still has feelings for me. I'm not sure why they feel the need to even admit that to me, but the ones I still have...
    dropdeadredhead dropdeadredhead 36-40, F 3 Responses 6 days ago

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    Really? Seriously. Yoko Ono the succubus blew his phone up throughout band practice. And on the way home. We carpooled. He left early to come see me...told her he was helping the...
    Stalked9 Stalked9 41-45, F 9 Responses Aug 24

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    So it has now been a week he has been on his holiday with his family. After our argument last Friday he has been totally pissed off at me that he's kept very quiet and distant all...
    Missy1179 Missy1179 31-35, F 4 Responses 4 days ago

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    He still texts me here and there and tells me that he loves me before he has to go for the night. It's nice to still be friends without all the secrecy and hassle of knowing...
    strivingforsanity strivingforsanity 22-25, F 1 day ago

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    My second post and I want to thank everyone for being so nice and supportive especially since I'm in a lot different situation than most of you but still basically the same in most...
    newyork2687 newyork2687 31-35, F 2 Responses 4 hrs ago

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    Work-day three complete of our new chatting plan! :). To prevent me being emotional at work we text good morning, chat over lunch, and then talk after work. This is really working...
    CCBatman120 CCBatman120 26-30, F 2 Responses Aug 5

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    Yesterday, I didn't hear from MM until 12:12 In the afternoon (yes, I am a clock watcher, ugh). Of course I spent the morning prepping for the end, as usual...getting boring...
    Stalked9 Stalked9 41-45, F Aug 6

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    So my now ex mm sends me a text today telling me he had a dream about me that was upsetting. We work together (he's my boss and I'm his only direct associate) so I text back and...
    Livesforme Livesforme 26-30, F 5 Responses Aug 11

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    yesterday I didn't hear anything from him.things have been really different since she has accused him out right of talking to me. Finally at 10 last night I said I hope you're okay...
    egreen01 egreen01 26-30, F 7 Responses Aug 14

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    We met when I was 12, He was my 1st Love. Young and stupid, we broke up, I grew up moved away and had a family of my own. For along time I searched for him, I sent messages thru...
    4everhislady 4everhislady 36-40, F 1 Response Aug 15

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    Ok do I'm new to all this and I'm not sure what all the abbreviations stand for....I know OW is other woman....but please tell me what all the others stand for and what they are...
    Cagirlie Cagirlie 36-40, F 2 Responses Aug 20

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    I've just recently been able to cook. I went to Italy and observed the way they cook their food. And I think it wouldn't be too hard for me to try I guess. After I came back, I...
    pnsrstw pnsrstw 18-21, F 1 Response Aug 21

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    So after spending so much time alone, lonely and frustrated, I started smoking again about 5 months ago. After quitting for 7 years. I have kept it from my H since he traveled so...
    Candymaker Candymaker 41-45, F 1 Response Aug 25

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    First let me thank the all the "other women" on EP. I think I've been able to overcome the normal pitfalls every man falls into because I read your stories and got some great...
    wakeupdead wakeupdead 26-30, M 5 Responses Aug 25

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    I will probably sound crazier than I already do after writing this, but here goes anyway. My ex talked to me via messenger all day yesterday while I worked. I didn't mind, as it...
    dropdeadredhead dropdeadredhead 36-40, F 3 Responses a week ago

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    I just want to say first...Trolls....this post isn't for you! It's been 3wks (I think) since I ended it with the MM. Until Friday past, I hadn't seen him since June! Happily, I...
    nolasanchez30 nolasanchez30 31-35, F 2 Responses a week ago

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    I was a little cold towards him on the day we met.. Yest and today.. I didnt address his pet name as usual.. I didnt response to his love me. Literally i was still upset over 10...
    prettygoddess prettygoddess 26-30, F 3 Responses 4 days ago

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    Although this is the longest lasting, most sustained hot passion I've ever experienced.,and easily the most intense and romantic connection I've ever shared with another person, I...
    Stalked9 Stalked9 41-45, F 3 Responses 2 days ago

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    My OW woke up super early today to talk to me but we only talked briefly. Probably didn't make me feel any better than if she hadn't contacted me at all, but it's a very nice...
    wakeupdead wakeupdead 26-30, M 5 Responses 9 hrs ago

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    The end. So it turns out I was still the other woman! The 'space' he needed when he finished me and his girlfriend 5 weeks ago turns out was just that-space. He never actually...
    foreverWantingMore foreverWantingMore 31-35, F 3 Responses Aug 10

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    Update: It’s a long one sorry….So my ExMM came here and read my last post….he had promised me he would never invade my privacy again (he has come here in the past and read...
    daisydew1973 daisydew1973 41-45, F 4 Responses Aug 23

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    Nothing right now can cheer me up. Depression hit me in the chest today. It hurt so damn much, I didn't speak, eat or even participate in today's activities. I lost my friends...
    HayellsDorion HayellsDorion 13-15, F 23 hrs ago

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    So my birthday was Friday. Last yr on my birthday mm gave me a very thoughtful and planned out gift. At the time I was trying to keep it strictly sexual with no feelings and it was...
    Livesforme Livesforme 26-30, F 1 Response Aug 3

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    I almost told him about the baby on Saturday. He could tell something was wrong as he kept wiping away my tears. He assumed it was because he was in his current situation and we...
    lavc lavc 46-50, F 1 Response Aug 4

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    So I'm back from the Dominican Republic and I'm not sure what's going on between me and my mm. Reminder: my mm renewed his vows 8/2 and I left before that..... He didn't see me...
    Lilypad718 Lilypad718 31-35, F 2 Responses Aug 6

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    I ran into my ex MMs wife at thw storw today. I felt like I was back in high school Biology. I felt as if I was disecting her piece by piece. 'Her *** is so flat! She doesn't...
    jayp08 jayp08 26-30, F 3 Responses Aug 6

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    I read your stories, how many of you are like me? I make every effort to remain self sufficient, i do not lean on my mm, that's his wife's job not mine. I keep my distance, like...
    leigh8133 leigh8133 31-35, F 2 Responses Aug 8

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    For the past 2 days I got to meet with my MM for lunch. It's a new job for him so his work knows nothing about his wife so we were able to be more open in public, but still kept a...
    ballroommarine ballroommarine 22-25, F 1 Response Aug 9

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    So I sent an email to my MM almost 24 hours ago, just asking him to let me know how he feels and that I like when he flirts with me and calls me pet names. I kept it fairly short...
    ArlingtonRose ArlingtonRose 31-35, F 2 Responses Aug 9

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    My MM just left. We had a wonderful time today and this evening. I feel so sad when he leaves. He came over twice bc I was going to cook dinner for us; but, we became intimate...
    Summerayn Summerayn 41-45, F 7 Responses Aug 10

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    He got close to me today. Looking at something together that made him have to touch me. And my heart raced. I felt THAT feeling. That feeling that I know won't go away until we don...
    Livesforme Livesforme 26-30, F 3 Responses Aug 13

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    I miss my mm. I wish he'd come over and just tell me that he's fine. He's had a rough bit and I want to kiss him and make him happy. But that probably will not help his situation...
    geminigirlnextdoor geminigirlnextdoor 41-45, F 2 Responses Aug 14

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    I do alot of work for a millionare in town. One afternoon right at the begining of summer his wife called me wanting me to quickly help her with her shower drain that was clogged...
    jojobob123 jojobob123 18-21, M 1 Response Aug 14

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    All day and into the evening yesterday he chased me around like a cat in heat..kept asking me to come to his office..finally came to mine. Called after work wanting to hang out...
    Stalked9 Stalked9 41-45, F Aug 14