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I Am The Other Woman

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    Don't You Women Get It?

    Don't you women get it yet? Most married men are not going to leave their wife for the other woman. These men want the best of both and as long as you're giving it to them that's how things will be. These men are just missing that spark that passion that their marriage has lost...
    totallytea totallytea 46-50, F 160 Responses Oct 3, 2011

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    Thinking it's all completely over.

    .. But missed my "visitor" it's about a week late so far. Sorta worried. It's never late...
    Khaleesii Khaleesii 18-21, F 4 Responses 7 hrs ago

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    Never Thought I'D Be One Of 'Those Women'.

    Where to start.... I always thought I was an honest trustworthy wife/mother/daughter/sister/friend but now I have strayed into the territory of cheater. If you'd asked me what I thought about women who sleep with married men I'd have said 'home wreckers' and had a rant. But now I...
    AnotherBondiBlonde AnotherBondiBlonde 36-40, F 79 Responses Feb 21, 2013

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    This only will apply to those

    that are Christians and are having affairs. Some feel that God brought this married person into your life for you to be together. The bible clearly states that God "hates" sin and "hates" divorce. It says that God will not tempt us with evil. Can you really see all of that in...
    islandgrl islandgrl 56-60, F 18 Responses 15 hrs ago

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    Well, I guess it's official.

    I have been kind of waiting to see how things played out, but it looks like mm and his w are going to stay together and team up against me during this pregnancy. I did send that brief text yesterday, (deleted now) and received no response. I am not sure from the things he...
    nonameplease74 nonameplease74 36-40, F 1 Response 7 hrs ago

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    *update*: Saturday morning came

    and went. I got up really early, dusted my place, put on our favourite candle, and put on Lana del Rey. I took a shower and got all pretty to wait for him. I kept eyeing our app... not online. Checked FB (I'm under a ghost account so his wife doesn't know who I am) and saw that...
    velvetnico velvetnico 31-35, F 4 Responses 4 hrs ago

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    What It's Like Being The Other Woman

    So many of you have no idea how many of your stories I’ve read and wanted so desperately to reply. Ultimately, I wouldn’t be able to keep up. There is not ONE story I’ve yet to read which is not already written about in my book. I’ve started replying and then I stop...
    Micalle Micalle 36-40, F 44 Responses Apr 22, 2012

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    I don't know why I always get nervous

    but here I am, at our meeting spot, shaking
    nottheplan nottheplan 36-40, F 3 Responses 11 hrs ago

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    Things I don't miss from my affair.

    .. 1. Waiting for my phone to ding 2. Lying to spouse about where I am going 3. Making sure I erase texts 4. Time 5. Mind control that the affair holds not mm 6. Questioning of myself and actions 7. Guilt not for the affair but for my husband and his wife 8. Time 9. The panic...
    ventingagain ventingagain 31-35, F 15 Responses Apr 27

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    So I've been trying to distance myself from him

    and have made myself unavailable to him for the past couple weeks. I originally told him that I was seeing someone else which I'm not. This morning he comes to my house unannounced and although I heard him at the door and he was ringing my phone, I didn't answer. I'm guessing...
    Truone16 Truone16 31-35, F 3 Responses 6 hrs ago

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    I like coming on here

    and reading stories and reading the comments left by others. Sometimes though I feel like it's not beneficial to myself. For example, I haven't tried to make any kind of contact with J since November. BUT. After talking about him and reading about others and the stupid holidays...
    nothingbetterthanlaughing nothingbetterthanlaughing 31-35, F 21 Responses Jan 2

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    To The Married Men

    *I hope this helps the other women who have felt this way* There are some things we, the other women, need you, the married men, to know and understand. Being the other woman is a difficult position. Given a choice, this is not a position we would choose. We are in the...
    hischelsea hischelsea 46-50, F 68 Responses Jun 2, 2013

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    He contacted me yesterday.

    Asked why I've been so distant. Worried that he hasn't gotten to see me this week. I didn't respond but this morning he texted me again asking if he could see me today. He asked to come over so we could talk but I'm afraid seeing him will make it impossible for me to end things...
    RedSheep2 RedSheep2 26-30, F 2 Responses 20 hrs ago

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    MM and W went out to dinner tonight with her

    twin sister and her husband. My H and I also went out to dinner. He made it home before me. During our dinner I get a text that said "ate too much, drank too much. Going to sleep" then I got my usual goodnite sexy. Sweet dreams. xxooxx. I so appreciate that he was thinking about...
    candybuck candybuck 36-40, F 2 Responses 6 hrs ago

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    10 Myths about being the other woman & FAQ.

    1."You must be doing things in bed his wife won’t." Not true. I have limitations and desires as well. I’m not a prude by any means but I’m not doing anything in bed that a typical couple doesn’t do. 2."He’s just using you for sex." I doubt it, he doesn’t need me for...
    somebody999 somebody999 26-30, F 15 Responses Jun 2

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    Ooooookay....I pick up my phone this am

    while having my coffee, to catch up on what's been going on with you ladies. What do I find? Haters, trolls and generally just nonsense going on. Who are all these people and why, suddenly, are you here telling us what's best for us, when you know not a thing? Get out, shoo...
    CherokeeEyes CherokeeEyes 41-45, F 22 Responses Jul 30

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    Had about 4 hours sleep last night.

    My anxiety is starting to get really high already about next week. I have the tickets booked and am about to sort out the hotel. Im scared something will come up and he can't make it. Scared he'll change his mind last minute. Its only been a month since we were last together but...
    mayarose3 mayarose3 26-30, F 24 Responses 15 hrs ago

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    I love good morning texts.

    Never fails. It makes my morning to know he thinks of me when he wakes up in the morning.... Hopefully I can see him for lunch today because if not, it will be a long way to Monday. Happy Friday everyone.
    Risktakingflirtation Risktakingflirtation 22-25, F 2 Responses 19 hrs ago

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    MM asked to meet up today.

    . Obviously To fck. And I decided to divert the conversation and then I stopped replying to him.. And it feels sooooooo good to just say no. It's not about getting even with him. I miss him so much that it hurts. But I'm not his fck toy. I would never subject myself to that...
    Xf1234 Xf1234 26-30, F 20 Responses Apr 18

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    Well, in another 90 minutes

    or so, he will be off from work for the weekend. It is unlikely he will be going into the office on Monday as he is leaving for MS on Tuesday. He did not call me regarding tomorrow’s events, and as I stated yesterday, I am not calling him. On some level, I want to be nasty...
    lavc lavc 46-50, F 1 Response 14 hrs ago

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    Off topic question...

    any of you ladies have a Mirena IUD? I got one placed about 10 days ago and am wondering if it's the cause of some emotional lability I've been having. I feel very down lately but I've been sick with the flu, too.
    greeneyes2232 greeneyes2232 41-45, F 6 Responses 15 hrs ago

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    A Letter From The Other Woman

    You are the one he’s lived with for a very long time. I have known him for three years. You are the one who wakes up to his familiar face each and every day and you give him a peck on the cheek. I gaze into his deep brown eyes and run my hands through his slightly graying dark...
    Kelki Kelki 46-50, F 103 Responses Oct 12, 2011

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    What The Wife Doesn't Know..

    What you don't know is.. I never initiated this contact with your husband. I was never out to get him or you. Him being married is NOT a turn on for me. I have never thought ill of you. I wish I could, but never have been able to. I DO have morals; whether you wish to believe it...
    AyoMK AyoMK 22-25, F 30 Responses Aug 18, 2013

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    Why do all the haters say you're always going

    to be second choice? Maybe we are second choice when he "has" to go home but in reality we aren't second choice in his heart or his mind. I can almost promise that he's thinking about me more than his wife. I can almost promise his heart is starting to lead him else where and...
    tc57 tc57 31-35, F 88 Responses Aug 10

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    I WAS the other woman.

    Not anymore. It feels so good to ignore the texts that say I miss you or I love you because I don't feel the same anymore. They keep coming, and I keep ignoring. I am now in another relationship where I am his one and only. No more doubts. No more questioning. No more sadness...
    lilly1988 lilly1988 26-30 10 Responses Feb 13

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    It's been a while since I've posted.

    .. I guess I can say the "relationship" is back on, and has been for a while now. It's getting more intense, emotional wise, and in all honesty it makes me feel bittersweet. I enjoy him, his company, the kisses... I'm not sure if I should write on here anymore. I'm not up for...
    latenightsxo latenightsxo 22-25, F 2 Responses 9 hrs ago

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    No good morning. I don't know why,

    but I won't text him first. I refuse to play a game. If he's not thinking of me **** it, I'm not bothering to go out of my way. Being with a mm will never be easy. I don't think I'll get a happily ever after. I am sure I'll get another d-day at some point. So why am I in this...
    rainydays2 rainydays2 31-35, F 4 Responses 19 hrs ago

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    I Can't Believe It... I Actually Left

    If you read my last story, you will know that I was the "other woman" in my last relationship. Yes, last. I finally got it all together and I left him. When it came down to it, I finally just said, "Its me or her. I can't live like this anymore." And he begged...
    fuego fuego 18-21 37 Responses Jul 6, 2008

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    Hmm... he's supposed to come over

    and visit me tomorrow morning like he said, but I haven't heard from him all day today, and he hasn't checked our messaging app.... no sign of being online. Don't want to push him, patiently waiting. Really looking forward to seeing him, haven't seen him since Aug 29th! I can't...
    velvetnico velvetnico 31-35, F 1 Response 20 hrs ago

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    So I met with him yesterday to talk.

    He explained why he never told me about his wife he says it's because he didn't want to risk losing me which is no excuse. Says that he cares about me a lot and have never had our kind of bond with anyone not even his wife. I hate that I like him so much and that I'm attached...
    honeybree20 honeybree20 18-21, F 1 Response 20 hrs ago

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    To All The Negative Wives

    **to all the wives who have messaged me** I have been messaged and ridiculed by many wives for being a "home wrecker". I for one never knew he was married and let me just say this. If you would provide the love and affection (including taking care of yourselves) your so "loved...
    Livedandloved Livedandloved 22-25, F 81 Responses Feb 18, 2013

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    My Secret Gold Coin

    You don’t know it, but I think of you as a beautiful, precious, shiny gold coin that I keep secretly hidden in my pocket. I feel happy knowing that you are in there, but unhappy knowing that you have to stay hidden. I wish I could show you off to friends, but they wouldn’t...
    jenn80 jenn80 51-55 18 Responses May 23, 2013

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    I feel like I'm starting to have more feelings

    and become invested again with mm so I am going to have to take a step back. Things go better between us when my feelings don't get in the way and I don't get needy.....but sometimes it's a bit tricky. Yesterday he said he MIGHT come see me after the gym, then I didn't hear...
    PrincessLolita PrincessLolita 26-30, F 3 Responses 12 hrs ago

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    I AM NOT THE OTHER WOMAN.

    There are many labels I could have. But "the other woman" is not one I use. That is NOT how I define myself or this relationship! It annoys me that we seem to be identified solely in that context here. No doubt that's who I would be from where she stands ... I'm sure that's...
    SafetyNotGuaranteed SafetyNotGuaranteed 46-50, F 20 Responses Sep 10

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    I Applaud "The Other Woman"

    I've looked through this "experience" and have read comments made by both sides. One against "the other woman"...and one supporting. I'm not out to hurt anyone, just merely wishing to provide my experience. Sometimes, speaking from experience, the "other woman" is actually "the...
    seeinglife2x2 seeinglife2x2 46-50, M 44 Responses Apr 12, 2013

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    ssally123 ssally123 41-45, F 1 Response 4 hrs ago

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    So the past few days,

    I haven't been letting him kiss or touch me because I don't think that while he is emotionally confused about what he wants to do we shouldn't be having sex. I find sex to be an emotional connection as well as physical and I would feel like a freaking sex toy if we did and I...
    lostanddistraught lostanddistraught 22-25, F 2 Responses 20 hrs ago

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    I really really have to update,

    you guys! He showed up, we were in the kitchen with the coffee I made him for 5 minutes before we were kissing all over the place. We went upstairs and had our fun, oh he felt so good. He was warm and soft and smelled like ink on paper. His rough hands were all over me and...
    velvetnico velvetnico 31-35, F 1 Response 34 mins ago

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    I saw him out and about this morning

    when I dropped my kids off at school. I thought for sure I'd be getting a visit. I run home take a shower and wait and wait....he's not coming of course no call no text nothing ugh. Why do I do this?
    ynoTme83 ynoTme83 31-35, F 1 Response 15 hrs ago

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    Although I enjoy being alone with my guy,

    there's nothing quite like him rubbing my inner thigh during a meeting full of people who haven't a clue about us. If you can imagine sitting around a large conference table full of people while trying to take the damn meeting seriously while he has his hand is rubbing your...
    surfandturf surfandturf 36-40, F 2 Responses 9 hrs ago

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    I Was The Other Woman; Read If You Want To Walk Away

    I'm 29 years old and I live and own a house with my boyfriend of 11 years. About 2 years about I became involved romantically with my co-worker, a married man with three young children. I still work with him very closely with this man...but about two months ago I completely...
    marygold1983 marygold1983 26-30, F 143 Responses Apr 9, 2012

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    I just got accused of enabling a woman here

    because I support her decision to stay with her married man. And I said it in that thread but I also want to say it here as well... Oh ffs.. I am not enabling her.. I am supporting her in her decision. If you look around, I also support other woman who choose to leave their...
    Kokopuffy Kokopuffy 51-55, F 16 Responses May 4

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    I am #3. I'll always be #3.

    He says there are no boundaries for love. He thinks there is enough love for everyone. He admitted to being self absorbed. I had this revelation about him the other night. Thinking about the way he seems to do whatever he wants, whenever he wants. The way things always...
    iamjb iamjb 26-30, F 4 Responses 12 hrs ago

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    I was the other women

    for a year but now I am the wife. We will be celebrating our 3 year wedding anniversary soon. We were both married to other people when we met. We were both in bad marriages. We are both so much happier now. If anyone wants to hear my story I am happy to share.
    magic2929 magic2929 46-50, F 19 Responses Apr 29

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    Sorry, Ladies...

    I know I'll probably catch plenty of flak for this, but I'm gonna say it anyway. I have slept with married (or otherwise "spoken for") men before, and I'm sure I'll do it again.  Why?  Because I want to.  Because he wants to.  Because there's not...
    deleted deleted 26-30 206 Responses Jul 28, 2008

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    Last day of vacation.

    It's been wonderful! Heading home tomorrow morning. He says he misses me so much. I said he should stop by once I get home tomorrow evening. He can't. Kid's baseball games and going to visit a friend a few hours away. He would have said he would stop by after if he was going...
    CCBatman120 CCBatman120 26-30, F 2 Responses 14 hrs ago

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    Meeting on lunch and I shaved

    but forgot my legs... UGH, what 27 hours OT and thinking of him does to my brain. Hope he doesn't notice.
    nottheplan nottheplan 36-40, F 1 Response 17 hrs ago

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    I am posting this letter from a married man

    again because we do sometimes focus on.."what about me" as the other woman in these relationships. This is his side..written by a man I know who is very much in love with his OW. They are old loves reunited about 6 years ago (he can tell you how long its been..to the minute...
    Kokopuffy Kokopuffy 51-55, F 23 Responses May 6

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    A Letter To The Other Woman

    His wife, his mistress...a role we both seem to share. If I am happy and in his arms, there are tears in your eyes. If you are happy and in his arms, then there are tears in my eyes. Both caught in a web, both being toyed with. You being told that he is going to leave me, Me...
    4purrfectdarkness 4purrfectdarkness 26-30, F 152 Responses Oct 26, 2012

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    I hate when they connect

    but you feel like their basically kinda disinterested with time etc. I think too much
    blue963 blue963 46-50, F 2 Responses 18 hrs ago

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    Dear EP, I am "the other woman"

    and I have come to this site for wisdom and support from other women in my situation. While on this site I have run into people who have ridiculed and bashed me and other's who are here sharing their experiences. Definitely not offering authenticity, support and respect that...
    Kokopuffy Kokopuffy 51-55, F 48 Responses Feb 16

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    I'm trying to understand.

    When we first started the affair we would text constantly. I'm starting to think its because they were having problems. Now I don't hear from him after 9. He texted me like 8 saying he loved me. At one point we would text until late morning. It's the weekend and I know he's not...
    Truone16 Truone16 31-35, F 2 Responses 4 hrs ago

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    Spoke to MM on the phone this morning

    and he said something that he's never said before. I'm going home next week for some testing for a potential job and he was giving me a "lecture" about the fact that I was still in bed at quarter til noon today. In the midst of our conversation he says "you know I'm only hard on...
    kc5316 kc5316 22-25, F 1 Response 10 hrs ago

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