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I Am The Other Woman

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    ForbiddenFruitLove95 ForbiddenFruitLove95 18-21, F 1 Response 19 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 36-40, M 14 Responses Apr 19, 2014

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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 18 Responses Apr 18, 2014

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    I never thought of myself

    as the other woman until someone told me that I was JUST his mistress. It was said to cut me open as wide as possible. WE have done a lot of talking this past month or so. He has asked me if I remembered when we first met and got together. We both remember even though it was...
    memery7 memery7 46-50, F 1 Response 21 hrs ago

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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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    Fireworks at home again.

    Just had a big row with wife , because she stood up for Youngest son and friend who were sitting in the kitchen eating with their caps on. Everyone knows including his friend that we have a no hats inside rule . It was 7.30 Sunday night . The kitchen was occupied by son and...
    JohnCrighton JohnCrighton 51-55, M 2 Responses 1 day ago

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    Alcohol, alcohol has started to become my best

    friend yet again. My strong confidant. Although this has nothing to do with MM I feel I should share this somewhere. Until recently I hadn't drank since New Year's Eve, not as a resolution but it just happened to be bin day and upon emptying my bins I discovered that the black...
    Twighlightsparkle Twighlightsparkle 22-25, F 6 Responses 18 hrs ago

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    To the OWs, have any of you had men

    who write you private messages pretending to care about the situation or "bumps" you're having with your MM when their intentions were to take over hoping you will choose to have a fling with them instead? I know I'm going to have negative comments with this post but it seems...
    Aisurukoto Aisurukoto 41-45, F 8 Responses 20 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 102 Responses Oct 12, 2011

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    I resent him today. 2 weeks of no contact

    and I am so angry with him I don't mind this. I resent him because he was never honest with me, he never told me he'd never leave his wife. He never found the courage to tell me he lost interest in me and found another mistress. He continued to seek me. He's just a...
    loveariel loveariel 41-45, F 6 Responses 19 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 48 Responses Apr 22, 2012

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    It has been 2 to 3 months

    since I've been on Experience Project. I deleted my old profile... I was going through so many emotions, me and my MM got into a huge argument which led to us having no contact for 2/3 months. I got off EP so I don't see any stories about peoples MM situations ...I just didn't...
    newgurlxo newgurlxo 18-21, F 1 Response 21 hrs ago

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    I ended things for good yesterday.

    I think he was surprised, but it was a very emotional ending. He is a very strong person by nature, but I could tell he was hurting. He asked me if there was someone else. I told him no. I cannot even date with him in my life. I simply said I wanted more. He said I deserve more...
    lavc lavc 46-50, F 23 Responses Mar 22

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    There are numerous older men in the world

    who are single and seeking someone special in their life. For all such men, AgeMeet.com has been created as a reliable online platform to find women for dating and companionship. The spokesperson reports that many older men have started finding perfect companions through their...
    norahcc11 norahcc11 26-30, F 6 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 51 Responses Feb 16, 2014

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    NO LONGER THE OTHER WOMAN!

    !! I am now the only woman :) it has been officially ended this morning, he was straight on the phone to me who was awesome at playing it cool despite up all night worrying! He was going to come over but we both decided against it as he needs time to recover maybe. He has gone...
    foreverWantingMore foreverWantingMore 31-35, F 14 Responses Mar 21

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    our love is lying there lying by ur

    side murdered by the lies u told now you're the one who cries... and your tears rain down rain down ur face and falling on the pillows in the bed u made...
    emeraldprincess1003 emeraldprincess1003 22-25, F 1 Response 20 hrs ago

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    Four months... And I still think about him

    EVERY DAY! It's usually just something simple. I'll wonder how he is doing, wonder if he thinks about me, try to convince myself that he MUST think about me, a song will take me back to the early days of our relationship, the scent I wore when I finally saw him... The moments...
    pinkismysignaturecolor pinkismysignaturecolor 36-40, F 5 Responses 23 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 78 Responses Feb 21, 2013

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    I just came from my home town today.

    I spent 2 days with my family. it was wonderful time. I did not expect him to contact me, i just made my mind free of him for those 2 days. Now i m alone again here, i start missing him. What can i do? i could call or send him a message, he went home and stay with his kids and...
    angelamaxy angelamaxy 22-25 8 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 19 Responses Sep 10, 2014

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    My soon to be exH is rolling into town on the

    31st hell bent on delivering a piece of paper for our D... That would be our 17th wedding anniversary. Really, dude? When I keep deferring the conversation back to our daughter like "you can pick her up for supper I won't be available" he doesn't get it... I don't wanna see you...
    UnrequitedControl UnrequitedControl 31-35, F 3 Responses 18 hrs ago

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    Trolls come in all forms of life .

    Some appear to be human in their own way. We may have one living next door to us . We all know the type . They peer out of their window at passers bye. They stick their ear to the wall . They look for a reason to complain. They thrive on misery . In many cases they live on...
    JohnCrighton JohnCrighton 51-55, M 2 Responses 14 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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    Really struggling today,

    he's just ignoring me... I'm newly separated and coming off some antidepressants as they're actually interfering with my health... He's just not there He's never there What's the point even... I fell for this guy and he's probably just a complete *****
    NicoleMantel NicoleMantel 36-40, F 2 Responses 1 day ago

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    I really don't understand

    why all of you here act live happy wives are just mean, rude, and/or trolls. Why so opposed to happy relationships (especially since so many seem to be happy with your relationship)?
    TexWest1311 TexWest1311 26-30, F 7 Responses 1 day ago

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    I used to come to this forum to read stories

    that made me feel less alone, and to give me some sanity and hope. In the midst of my affair, and the lengthy and painful ending of that journey I was here often.. Sharing my story, getting advice, and reading all of the other stories similar to mine. If gave me a sense of calm...
    lyrics101 lyrics101 41-45, F 14 Responses Feb 6

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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 17 Responses Jul 30, 2014

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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 18 Responses Jun 2, 2014

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    "Hopelessly In Love With A Married Man" - I

    swear I didn't mean for this to happen. Loving you was an accident. It just, well, happened :) Love, Misty Starr
    MistyStarr1969 MistyStarr1969 46-50, F 11 Responses Dec 15, 2013

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    I wanted to write this story from the

    perspective of a Married person(MM or MW) having an affair. This was triggered by a question someone posted yesterday, asking Why MM needs the other woman and why the MM can't leave the Ws so easily. Talking from the perspective of a Married person, sometimes things are very...
    Jazz045 Jazz045 36-40, F 19 Responses Mar 25

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    We are both married and are more like friends

    then anything else. Sex is amazing but not what our relationship is all about. We see each other a few times a week and talk every day. I would miss the friendship the most if we stop seeing each other.
    sara263 sara263 31-35, F 3 Responses 16 hrs ago

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    I haven't posted here in a long,

    long time. Mostly it's because I had a hell of a D-day in early February. My H discovered the affair, confronted me & threatened to send his proof to MM's wife. I use the opportunity to end my marriage. And so did MM. But, we did not end it to be with each other. We took...
    crazycontrolled crazycontrolled 36-40, F 23 Responses Apr 30

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    I often ask myself why?

    Why did I bother extending the olive branch in trying mend something that simply...did not exist. Why? Its clear to see, that you're damaged to the point of no return. Its clear to see, that you're use to pain and misery. Until...you finally meet someone who genuinely cares...
    newgurlxo newgurlxo 18-21, F 17 hrs ago

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    I'm sitting at home trying to relax

    and slow the chances of having a heart attack due to the always negative approach to life that wife oozes out of her very narrow mind. Why does she make derogatory comments about my 92 year old mum, simply because I'm having a disagreement with her ( wife) Often referring to my...
    JohnCrighton JohnCrighton 51-55, M 2 Responses 9 hrs ago

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    Here on EP I met another 'other woman'

    and we clicked. Almost a year ago now and we talk every single day. Well yesterday we travelled the country and met half way for the first time an had an amazing weekend away together! Lots of good food, drinks, dancing and laughs! Best friend for life!! Just thought I would...
    foreverWantingMore foreverWantingMore 31-35, F 13 Responses Apr 19

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    So this post is for all you dam haters of us

    "OW" or "OM" you continue to bash us for straying...not being faithful...try to communicate more with spouse...there is no reason to cheat....blah blah blah...you tell me this.... I have been a dam good wife to my H for 21 years...put my dreams on hold so I can make his come...
    excessbaggage excessbaggage 41-45, F 51 Responses Nov 6, 2014

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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 28 Responses May 6, 2014

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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 71 Responses Jun 2, 2013

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    It's going to be my second time walking away

    from him and I still dread the idea of it. Confronting him of the truth, another argument... I find myself going through a whole scenario in my head about what he's going to say and things like that. It never ends. I'm sick of it. He's seriously tiring me out. But it's so...
    FrancesFoster FrancesFoster 26-30, F 21 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 28 Responses Aug 18, 2013

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    As of this moment I was the other woman.

    For two years I was the other woman. I will no longer be that person who loves part of a man. Tonight, tomorrow and everyday forward I will pray it sticks. That sooner or later my heart will be open to other people. But for today... my promise is to my self. Good-bye to...
    cscummins cscummins 31-35, F 4 Responses 1 day ago

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    Yes, I am realizing now I should have been more

    honest from the start... I am in a happy, maybe one day open, relationship with my husband. Right now, I am learning how to understand the relationship my best friend has had with her MM, but through that I am learning about how my H will be with an ow (or om - he is bi) and how...
    TexWest1311 TexWest1311 26-30, F 7 hrs ago

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    Happy family photos posted on Facebook

    shouldn't bother me, especially after such a good day with my husband, and yet...blah. I even "liked" it, because I'm messed up like that.
    DarlingEll DarlingEll 26-30, F 1 Response 10 hrs ago

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    Society calls us cheaters

    and home wreckers and a few other not so nice names, but we are mothers, daughters, sisters and grandmothers like everyone else. The only difference is that we have a relationship outside of our marriage that helps us feel whole. I don't see myself as being any different from...
    KathyJ304 KathyJ304 26-30, F 45 Responses Jan 10

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    Still NC since last night.

    He's mad, I'm hurt and we are both stubborn as heck. His W went to the beach today with their daughter. She either did not invite him or he declined as usual. Guess I should be thankful our argument did not cause him to run to her. Oh well. My chores of the day are done and it...
    thelionsden13 thelionsden13 41-45, F 3 Responses 18 hrs ago

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