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I Am The Other Woman

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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...
    SS81 SS81 31-35, F 67 Responses May 8, 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...
    shouldntbethishard shouldntbethishard 36-40, F 9 Responses Feb 11

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    Things are slowly improving, getting back to normal with MM, I think it might be a little while til we are physical again, but as always, if that never happens again in this...
    infourwallsonly infourwallsonly 46-50, F 1 Response 14 hrs ago

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    Girlies.. My mans team is playing tonight. They're playing a good team so chances are they will loose. As most of you know, whenever he's team looses I send him a pic to cheer him...
    hayleysusannah hayleysusannah 18-21, F 3 Responses 12 hrs ago

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    I think I'm starting to get into those low days again already. MM is going to be very busy for a while now and I hate the idea of not seeing him for extended periods of time...
    sleeplesssecretary sleeplesssecretary 22-25, F 4 Responses 1 day 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...
    AnotherBondiBlonde AnotherBondiBlonde 36-40, F 82 Responses Feb 21, 2013

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    I cried myself to sleep last night, missing him. I woke up this morning, looked in the mirror and promised myself I would be stronger. I would do anything for this man however I...
    stellar31 stellar31 31-35, F 9 Responses 18 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...
    Kadl Kadl 46-50, F 13 Responses Feb 18

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    Think it's time for a feel good thread. Tell us all anything wonderful about your MM. Something that makes you laugh, something he does that makes you feel good....anything at all...
    blackheels4me blackheels4me 36-40, F 14 Responses 16 hrs ago

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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...
    hischelsea hischelsea 46-50, F 105 Responses Aug 25, 2013

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    So I didn't get the job, it was already filled. That whole process was just kinda weird. However, I did get a call about the job I truly really wanted and I have an interview...
    shouldntbethishard shouldntbethishard 36-40, F 12 Responses 1 day ago

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    You are not her... Zara Larsson - She's Not Me (Part 1 & 2): http://youtu.be/W3iraAfSMGo He is always thinking of his wife. No mater what. Your Music Monday song.
    lovedandadored lovedandadored 36-40, F 3 Responses 18 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...
    nothingbetterthanlaughing nothingbetterthanlaughing 31-35, F 19 Responses Jan 2

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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...
    marygold1983 marygold1983 26-30, F 125 Responses Apr 9, 2012

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    ok i couldnt wait to post this morning i had been such a mess and needed some support from you guys, it may be im being a drama queen here, but anyway yday we spoke and it was fine...
    ANGELKZ ANGELKZ 26-30, F 2 hrs ago

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    I'm getting so worried he should be home now, he should have been here about an hour ago. I'm waiting up for him and his phone battery died, I don't know what to do :-( what if...
    Myturtle409 Myturtle409 31-35 6 Responses 8 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...
    4purrfectdarkness 4purrfectdarkness 26-30, F 149 Responses Oct 26, 2012

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    I think he has a special radar. That kind where it tell him when I'm pulling away. So much for "self preservation" and "ME time"... We ended up texting the whole day, working out...
    Xf1234 Xf1234 22-25, F 2 Responses 1 day ago

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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...
    megw16 megw16 31-35, F 42 Responses Feb 24

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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...
    MorningBreeze MorningBreeze 56-60, F 28 Responses Feb 15

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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...
    jenn80 jenn80 51-55 18 Responses May 23, 2013

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    Came across this today and thought of all you wonderful ladies, I think this picture pretty much sums up all of our situations.
    sleeplesssecretary sleeplesssecretary 22-25, F 5 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...
    Wilbury Wilbury 41-45, M 13 Responses May 4, 2013

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    Lying in bed.... He left an hour ago, now we talking on skype. We just seem to never run out of things to talk about. And when we say gnite, there is always something I forgot...
    LadyGV LadyGV 46-50, F 4 Responses 11 hrs 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...
    notafanofcircumstance notafanofcircumstance 31-35, F 10 Responses Mar 25

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    I was down yesterday knowing MM was not going to be able to see me for two weeks until I got the surprise text yesterday asking to see me before he left. We had an amazing time...
    blackheels4me blackheels4me 36-40, F 4 Responses 19 hrs 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...
    hischelsea hischelsea 46-50, F 61 Responses Jun 2, 2013

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    One of the trolls blocked me. Perhaps it's because she didn't like what I had said. The truth. Or perhaps that I was once an OW, I should be a troll in this group just like her...
    Inherownwords Inherownwords 31-35, F 8 Responses Mar 21

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    Okay maybe this is going to sound stupid or even childish. It's really really nasty weather here, like lightning all over the place. My mm has said something to the tune of "ya...
    shouldntbethishard shouldntbethishard 36-40, F 7 Responses 1 day ago

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    Nights are usually quiet. So are weekends. Not because they need to be, but he does it out of respect. I understand. Tonight though, he sent a text. Made me smile as soon as I...
    OneSweetThing OneSweetThing 31-35, F 1 Response 3 hrs ago

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    So I feel a little more validated in my relationship with my guy.... I am out of town for a couple days and I thought my guy was going to take advantage of the fact and spend a...
    Jlynn1424 Jlynn1424 22-25, F 8 Responses 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...
    Livedandloved Livedandloved 22-25, F 75 Responses Feb 18, 2013

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    Its so hard to be with him and wonder...is it her he's texting is it her he's speaking with...and all i can do is sit across him and pretend i don't notice....its so hard to be in...
    CountryGirl028 CountryGirl028 26-30, F 23 Responses 1 day ago

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    Feeling a bit confused about this relationship. It was to the point that I was seriously considering ending it because it seemed as though he was losing interest, when we were...
    blue963 blue963 46-50, 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...
    Micalle Micalle 36-40, F 44 Responses Apr 22, 2012

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    I had forgotten about this song until a post reminded me this morning... missed Music Monday.... but here it is :-) https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=q_1NSj0GCDI
    MlovesM MlovesM 41-45, F 2 Responses 16 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...
    Kelki Kelki 46-50, F 101 Responses Oct 12, 2011

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    I just want to say thank you to all you lovely ladies, who I think of as my friends now. I was feeling low this evening, because it being the weekend I know I won't be in much...
    kellysperfectlove kellysperfectlove 46-50, F 13 Responses Mar 8

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    We were suppose to meet tonight. Monday nights have always been our night and now all of a sudden he can't. I am so incredibly disappointed but what can I do? This is what I signed...
    stellar31 stellar31 31-35, F 3 Responses 1 day ago

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    I'm meeting him at our "cheers". Everyone knows us by name there. It's nice, makes it feel real. We had an argument this afternoon bc I got my feelings hurt about him canceling...
    stellar31 stellar31 31-35, F 8 Responses 7 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...
    AyoMK AyoMK 22-25, F 25 Responses Aug 18, 2013

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    So we had a near D-Day today. I know his true colors. A friend had a D-Day the other day. (Hers is strictly emotional no physical contact). Her H has gone through her phone...
    justanotherow justanotherow 41-45, F 4 Responses 1 day ago

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    its like when ever we hang out and talk, he always drops hints and mentions of how hes not a gud person to fall in love with, that hes a bad person but i cant see that cos hes mean...
    ANGELKZ ANGELKZ 26-30, F 3 Responses 21 hrs ago

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    MM was supposed to come this morning, I was crashed on the couch sleeping & part way woke up with the door opening. Within 30 seconds of the door opening realized it wasn't MM...
    pudgee2 pudgee2 36-40, F 2 Responses 11 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...
    deleted deleted 26-30 204 Responses Jul 28, 2008

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    Are there any other success stories that have come out of affairs? Did anyone else end up with their MM or MW?
    sunflowah sunflowah 36-40, F 6 Responses 9 hrs ago

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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...
    WendyBlabs WendyBlabs 36-40, F 20 Responses Mar 15

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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...
    totallytea totallytea 46-50, F 160 Responses Oct 3, 2011

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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...
    fuego fuego 18-21 34 Responses Jul 6, 2008

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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...
    Kelki Kelki 46-50, F 10 Responses Mar 16

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    Hello everyone! I am new and I am so glad I found this site/thread. I have no one that can relate to whats going on in my life and the craziness Ive recently entered in involving...
    musicandnotes musicandnotes 22-25, F 3 Responses 2 hrs ago

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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...
    seeinglife2x2 seeinglife2x2 46-50, M 27 Responses Apr 12, 2013