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I Am The Other Woman

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    That summer i spent a month in the town,

    where he and his family stay. A week before i left, finally i got a chance to stay in his house. That night while i was sleeping he called me, he would come to hotel to see me. When he came, asked me to pack my stuff and checked out from the hotel. He would take me to his home...
    angelamaxy angelamaxy 22-25 5 hrs ago

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    Its been four freakin days

    since ive talked to him. Its been a long holiday weekend and hes out of town with his family. The last time we spoke i told him im gonna miss him so bad. He said to not worry as he will call me during the break.. But nothing.. No text, no phone calls, nothing. I have been...
    Rogue9926 Rogue9926 31-35, F 6 Responses 3 hrs ago

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    In the last few days,

    he talked seriously about us....He is considering to leave his marriage, so he can come and meet me more freely. He knows my circumstances, he doesn't want me to leave mine because of him. Because if he would leave his, he will do that for himself also. He is tired of being...
    ssally123 ssally123 41-45, F 3 Responses 15 hrs ago

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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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    Oh family holidays, I despise you sometimes.

    Feeling a little hopeless today and have made a firm decision to put myself first. I care about his happiness but mine is also important, I think it'll be healthier for both of us, he was supposed to come see me last night but ended up not being able to, he has good reasons but...
    sleeplesssecretary sleeplesssecretary 22-25, F 10 Responses 13 hrs ago

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    The people that are saying hurtful things

    and telling people to kill themselves. If one of the people that you are directing these comments to would kill themselves, you would be charged. You can be tracked down. You are NOT anonymous. Everyone on this board sees you target people. Dont believe be watch this clip...
    blue963 blue963 46-50, F 8 Responses 1 day ago

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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 61 Responses Jun 2, 2013

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    One lucky lady.... that is what I am.

    After a month of not being able to see each other, alot of texting, alot of phone time and alot of internet meetings, we finally got to spend some much needed time together. A drive, a nice dinner out, an amazing night, and some wonderful cuddle time. We share so much and it...
    MlovesM MlovesM 41-45, F 1 Response 14 hrs ago

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    The more haters tell me to "kill yourself" the

    more I want to shoot them now I have my gun license. I can't wait til I get stoned and drunk and find them all. Tomorrow.
    conflicted2014 conflicted2014 22-25, F 3 Responses 15 hrs ago

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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 25 Responses Aug 18, 2013

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    To all the OW's experiencing the joys of the

    trolls, don't sweat it. I was here a few months ago, telling my story of lies and deceit, that turned into my love story. I met him and his fiancée at the same time and it took just a couple months for it to turn into my love story. The whole time I had people trying to break...
    critterprintlover critterprintlover 22-25, F 3 Responses 20 hrs ago

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    When I wake up, I reach

    for someone who likely isn't there. I don't get a morning kiss, I don't get to make his lunch. I don't have the right to call him at work, or to ask him to pick up something on his way home. On a day to day basis I don't get to have dinner with him, I don't get to watch him as...
    notafanofcircumstance notafanofcircumstance 31-35, F 22 Responses Mar 17

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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 149 Responses Oct 26, 2012

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    I dare you to leave this up,

    read it, and comment. There's nothing flag worthy or offensive. What's wrong, can't take a few news articles? How can I trust men after my dad had an affair?: https://answers.yahoo.com/question/index?qid=20100804044543AA33iDW Man commits suicide over wife's extramarital...
    Bobthelover Bobthelover 46-50, M 6 Responses 20 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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    Been a couple of busy days!

    Went out Thursday and Friday night, so feeling a big fragile today. Gotta love bank holiday weekend! :) My mm got home yesterday evening. I got to see him today, only for half hour cause he's taking his boys football. As soon as I got in the car I just flung myself at him. I...
    hayleysusannah hayleysusannah 18-21, F 2 Responses 22 hrs ago

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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 159 Responses Oct 3, 2011

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    LadyGV LadyGV 46-50, F 7 Responses 1 day ago

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    Apology To My OW Who Stopped Waiting, Really Stopped Waiting

    I am truly and unreservedly sorry for what I have put you through. Whatever the reasons, the result is that I took far too long to get freed up for you or to let you go. I don't even feel like I gave you everything I could while we were in this phase. I could have given you a...
    Wilbury Wilbury 41-45, M 13 Responses May 4, 2013

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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 22-25, F 22 Responses 1 day ago

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    What I learned recently - 1) Strong marriages

    can not be broken. If someone has an "other" someone, things were already broken on some level. 2) I have kids. I run a household. I manage a company. I still have time in my day to make my MM feel like he's the most important person in the world. If spouses did this - cheating...
    notafanofcircumstance notafanofcircumstance 31-35, F 10 Responses Mar 25

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    A How To List

    Hello to everyone especially those drawn here by the Facebook postings. For the record, I am not "Keeping it real in Kendall". Since most of you are brand new to EP let me be the first to welcome you! Please take a moment to read the Terms of Service before commenting. This is a...
    hischelsea hischelsea 46-50, F 104 Responses Aug 25, 2013

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    Is your MM jealous at all?

    Mine is a little, but in a cute way. I was wearing a blouse the other day and when I turned around to get something out of the backseat of his car, he asked me not to wear that top when he wasn't around....lol. Then, while at work last night, I texted him that some really...
    blackheels4me blackheels4me 36-40, F 13 Responses 19 hrs ago

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    Lol. I am cracking myself up laughing at the

    Trolls. Ladies...its been a full moon this week..... need I say more? Think it's hilarious that it has taken until now for the penny to drop why they are all out of their caves :0) Have a lovely evening ladies and go ahead and eat that chocolate.
    CuriousKat12 CuriousKat12 51-55, F 2 Responses 5 hrs ago

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    That summer i spent a month in the town,

    where he and his family stay. A week before i left, finally i got a chance to stay in his house. That night while i was sleeping he called me, he would come to hotel to see me. When he came, asked me to pack my stuff and checked out from the hotel. He would take me to his home...
    angelamaxy angelamaxy 22-25 5 hrs ago

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    So I've decided to share a little about my

    experience with my mm: When I met my mm he wasn't married. He was single but I was in a relationship. I met him through a music school where he was my teacher. We started talking and because of our friendship my ex broke up with me. These was two years ago. When my ex broke up...
    musicandnotes musicandnotes 22-25, F 6 hrs ago

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    Dear trolls, Thank you

    for all the attention your giving to me and my ladies. You got me in the popular page, and so far have made my past two days interesting. So far, all your hate mails made me and my OW ladies closer. Made me realize how thankful I am for finding this loving and supportive group...
    Xf1234 Xf1234 22-25, F 13 Responses 20 hrs ago

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    Moving On.....I Didn'T Think I Would Ever Be Able To Say That

    I must admit that I have been pretty much obsessed over the man I cheated with. I haven't talked to him in over a year since the truth about us came out. But everyday I think about him and wonder how he is, what he is doing, how his son is, if he thinks about me at all...
    SS81 SS81 31-35, F 67 Responses May 8, 2013

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    We are the OW. We don't judge.

    We don't care if you don't agree. We don't acknowledge rude comments. We are strong. We are loved. We are happy =)
    sunflowah sunflowah 36-40, F 12 Responses 12 hrs ago

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    I find it so hilarious how stupid people can be.

    People added me as friends and when I look at their page before adding them... All I see is hateful comments to other OWs'. Seriously... lol Stupid idiots. I read on a OW's page that these people were sending them messages to "go kill themselves." lol When I saw that they had...
    cowgurrl cowgurrl 22-25, F 1 Response 10 hrs ago

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    I hate the way that sounds.

    Because in many ways I was THE woman...we connected, we fit, we found something rare and whole and fulfilling and wonderful. It started as a genuine friendship, depth, understanding. We never intended it to be more, but the power of finding a mind and heart connection is...
    Kadl Kadl 46-50, F 13 Responses Feb 18

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    Had a wonderful night last.

    We went out, had a few drinks, talked and laughed. And ended the night in each others arms. I love spending time with him outside of our daily grind!
    GenieH22 GenieH22 36-40, F 3 Responses 18 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 101 Responses Oct 12, 2011

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    He fell asleep here last night

    after one thing lead to another. I hope she feels the way I did the many nights he pulled this very same thing with me. So many makes it seems as if this is okay, wonder how it feels now that the shoe is on the other foot? Because now he is only doing to her what he was doing...
    Itonlytakesone Itonlytakesone 26-30, F 2 Responses 13 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 74 Responses Feb 18, 2013

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    That summer i spent a month in the town,

    where he and his family stay. A week before i left, finally i got a chance to stay in his house. That night while i was sleeping he called me, he would come to hotel to see me. When he came, asked me to pack my stuff and checked out from the hotel. He would take me to his home...
    angelamaxy angelamaxy 22-25 5 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 34 Responses Jul 6, 2008

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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 19 Responses Jan 2

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    Who knew you could go from miserable to amazing.

    .. my Husband has told me that now after 2.5 years coming up with all these different ways to make US work, and coming up with new ones again and again after they all failed... I DID everything... I mean everything! Nothing worked.. then he tells me yesterday... that he was not...
    WendyBlabs WendyBlabs 36-40, F 20 Responses Mar 15

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    My mm officially ended it today.

    Says he loves his wife too much to keep going. I deleted our messenger we used and told him I don't want to stay in touch. My heart is completely broken. I really think I'm better off without him, but it hurts so bad right now. I guess I'm no longer the "other woman". I...
    megw16 megw16 31-35, F 42 Responses Feb 24

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    conflicted2014 conflicted2014 22-25, F 14 Responses 21 hrs ago

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    Stole a few mins while shopping this morning.

    ... made out in a parking lot made out lije high school kids....♡♡♡
    MillyFlwr55 MillyFlwr55 36-40, F 4 Responses 18 hrs ago

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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 26-30 204 Responses Jul 28, 2008

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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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    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 82 Responses Feb 21, 2013

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    Haven't been on today

    so I haven't seen all the troll post but wanted to give a big hug to the OW's out there that are having problems. Remember if the MM was happy at home he wouldn't go look for it elsewhere. That sounds cold but it is true in 90% of the affairs. Same holds true for women who...
    shouldntbethishard shouldntbethishard 36-40, F 9 Responses Feb 11

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    I'm married and I'm the other woman

    for another man. I'm 25 and he is 45. I am in love with him.... What am I gonna go?!
    bekakaye4 bekakaye4 22-25, F 3 Responses 4 hrs ago

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    To all the trolls and the ones telling the ow

    to go kill yourselves....get out of your moms basement and get your own life...I'm sorry your parents didn't hug you before but is very coward to bully the ow users in an Internet forum... Let me tell you as an MM, I see how important the OW are for us and how they make the mm...
    floaty2001 floaty2001 31-35, M 9 Responses 20 hrs ago

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    I hope I've blocked enough trolls

    so I can repost this from a story I wrote for "I am Married and having an affair" without getting run over the coals. But then I can always delete and block... I have been in an affair since September of 2007....Your assumptions that I am a soul sucking seductresses or a...
    Kelki Kelki 46-50, F 10 Responses Mar 16

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    Can The Other Woman Ever Really Become The Wife?

    I've read a lot of judgmental comments on different sites but we should never say what we would or would not do because we honestly never know until we find ourselves in a place called "here". I became the other woman (OW) a little over a year ago. We were both married at the...
    essenceoflaneen essenceoflaneen 31-35 62 Responses Feb 19, 2011

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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 27 Responses Apr 12, 2013

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    okay so i have a question,

    whats a reason why i would stop trusting my guy out of no where, i mean i think back and i dont recall him doing anything to second guess anything he says, but for this past week i catch myself wondering if he is telling the truth? i mean i know its stupid cause i am the other...
    Jlynn1424 Jlynn1424 22-25, F 7 Responses 13 hrs ago

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    Spent the day with mm the other day.

    .. Went well ladies! Thanks for all the advice on my last post... After deciding we were just going to chat and spend the day together - intimacy aside - eventually we both just couldn't keep our hands off each other and slept together regardless of the circumstances ;) (which...
    weirdlyfe2014 weirdlyfe2014 26-30, F 4 Responses 17 hrs ago

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    StellaNoir StellaNoir 31-35, F 8 Responses 1 day ago

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    I can't wait! I leave soon on a trip

    that he gave us for valentines day. :) so excited to be spending it with him. Hope all you ladies are having a fabulous day!
    sweetmae79 sweetmae79 31-35, F 4 Responses 20 hrs ago

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    Newbies, regarding trolls,

    it really is better to just report and then ignore it. I know it's hard, I find it difficult to not get into a typing war with them, but that's exactly what they want. Report them for being vulgar and disgusting, but don't give them the satisfaction of arguing. They're really...
    hayleysusannah hayleysusannah 18-21, F 13 Responses 21 hrs ago

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    Both Sides of the Fence!

    I lived in a sexless marriage for many years. My spouse did not. He like dripping his wick elsewhere, through our entire marriage. I didn't want to catch any thing so... glad he was getting taken care of ...cause he wasn't touching me again... that was for sure! I am divorce...
    MorningBreeze MorningBreeze 56-60, F 28 Responses Feb 15

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