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I Can't Get Over Being Cheated On

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    Ten Years On

    Its been nearly ten years since I discovered my first long term boyfriend cheated on me and he left me. It still affects me to this day, I can hardly believe I am saying that. This week I have been finding it really hard to deal with and have been having some severe flashbacks. I...
    tenyearsonstillhurting tenyearsonstillhurting 26-30, F 1 Response Apr 23, 2013

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    Married And Cheated On

    I have been married to my husband for 6 1/2 years. We have 3 beautiful girls. I am 26 and he is 28. I found out 4 months ago that he had an affair with a military female. I can't put into words how hurt, betrayed and angry I am. There are just no words. Not only that...
    Elizabethanne86 Elizabethanne86 26-30, F 39 Responses Feb 5, 2013

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    Cant Move On

    My boyfriend of nearly 4 years confessed to cheating on me 2 months ago and i cant get over it. We lived together for nearly two years n i still live in the unit we shared untill the lease is over. He was cheating on me with 'her' for a year. Im not stupid i knew there were...
    samanthajessie samanthajessie 22-25, F 1 Response Nov 25, 2013

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    It's A Deal-breaker

    Aghghg. I just found out tonight. This story has many facets, but for the sake of anyone ACTUALLY reading this crap, I will likely leave much of it out. So, my boyfriend and I were together for almost 4 years. We have an 18 month old daughter. He works, I stay at home and care...
    neant neant 22-25, F 2 Responses Nov 16, 2009

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    Fuel On The Fire

    I've been with my children's father for 9 years.. My mother passed away her death was a shock, I went visit while 8 months pregnant and watched her die in front of me from a massive heart attack.. I lost my way for awhile my dad went to prison 5 months after she passed then I...
    Missdmc Missdmc 26-30 1 Response Jan 12, 2013

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    Priests?

    “Bless me Father for I have sinned…" so began my monthly trip to confess all my wrong doing. The thing was, I never really had any sins, so I made them up!   One day as I came to the end of my bogus transgressions the priest surprised me; he addressed me by...
    gerardfsmith gerardfsmith 41-45, M 1 Response Dec 10, 2010

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    He Lied About Cheating On Me

    My husband finally confessed to me that he cheated on me.  I am still hurting deeply and probably always will.  He says that it's in the past and I am trying to cope with that,  but it is something that I can never forget.
    hotmama911 hotmama911 36-40, F 5 Responses Sep 25, 2008

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    Where Do I Begin!

    My first love was in high school. I was the quiet one he was the popular guy that everybody knew. He approached me one day and from then on we were inseperable for about a year. Four months into our realtionship i started hearing rumors of him being with other girls. I confronted...
    Amethysthidden Amethysthidden 26-30, F 1 Response Oct 17, 2009

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    Love Her Unconditionally And Got Cheated On

    I'm so disappointed to my girlfriend. I don't even know should I call her "ex" or still my girlfriend. She always told me about "was", "were", as if I'm already her past. She doesn't even remember the first conversations we had. She choose me over another guy, but she refuse to...
    Nelangsa Nelangsa 22-25, T 3 Responses Aug 15, 2013

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    Used and Abused

    i am only 18 years old. Ive been with my (x) boyfriend  for the past 7 months. There has been alot of changes in my life since weve been togeather. I made the transition from being  a highschool senior to a freshmen in college. my boyfriend and i are two very different...
    sadedavis1990 sadedavis1990 18-21 6 Responses Dec 2, 2008

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    I Dont Know How To Be Happy Again

    Ok it all started when i fond out my boyfriend was calling another girl which he first denied but later admitted that it was an old friends sister then he went out at the weekend and someone told me he had cheated with this girl i confronted him he said he never did it and i even...
    sadbunny24 sadbunny24 22-25, F 1 Response Oct 9, 2009

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    Im a Joke

    being cheated on is like the world is laughing and the jokes on you. its been a few months but the result of being cheated on, the way i found out is still much too humilating to talk about still. my self esteem is still wasted. you start to feel like a victim like why did you...
    roulette roulette 21-25, F 2 Responses Aug 29, 2008

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    Trying But It Hurts

    I found out that my boyfriend was cheating on me on Black Friday... quite fitting.... it was a black day for me indeed. I gave him a second chance but he didn't take it seriously. I walked away in February and in March sent him an email telling him how I felt but asking him not...
    xgumbyz2 xgumbyz2 31-35 2 Responses Apr 16, 2013

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    Life Goes On

    I may not ever get over being betrayed by my wife of many years and mother of my children, but I will, I must, move on with life. I absolutely will.
    writestuff4u writestuff4u 51-55, M 2 Responses Feb 5, 2013

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    I'm Finding It Tough To Move On Having Been Betrayed By My Ex

    Ok, so my ex and I were growing apart come our 2 year anniversary. However, whenever we had relationship problems, we ALWAYS talked things through and listened to what each other needed. Shortly after our 2 year anniversary we briefly split up. While this was painful, I began to...
    msrdknts msrdknts 31-35, F Nov 8, 2011

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    Nothing Left To Give

    I was with my wife for 3 years. I woke up one day and she asked to cuddle, I accepted. She told me she slept with a guy while I was asleep in the next room. I was horrified. I could not believe it, as far as I was concerned we were in a healthy, satisfying, and loving...
    jmil11 jmil11 18-21 3 Responses Aug 17, 2012

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    Onwards

    Being cheated on hurts. When I discovered the truth I fell to my knees and howled like a dog, no tears, just painful noise. Wine put me to sleep. I woke just after 3 am with a tortuous jolt – run! I really needed to run. I ran through the streets of London, the physical...
    gerardfsmith gerardfsmith 41-45, M 1 Response Dec 2, 2010

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    Scared To let Anyone In

    my kids father cheated on me a year and eleven months after we start dating. i was 5 months pregnant when i found out. i don't think there are any words the English dictionary or even in this world that could describe how hurt and devastated i was. its almost 3 year since i found...
    lilrayray lilrayray 22-25, F 7 Responses Jul 22, 2013

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    One Thing....

    This can't just be a story ....  its too hard, too painful.  It will have to come in chunks....  one of the worst things about it is feeling so ashamed.  And played.  Like, did everyone else know, and I was the one hiding behind my love for him so much...
    happygoddess2003 happygoddess2003 41-45, F 6 Responses Jun 6, 2008

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    Every Time I Feel I'M Over It....

    There's something to remind me. That something is my subconscious thoughts, in my dreams. I rarely have them anymore, but last night I had another bad dream. It's always the same reoccurring theme....Why?? I just want to forget it all!!
    455cargirl 455cargirl 36-40, F 4 Responses Jul 2, 2013

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    Been Cheated On-the Pain Won't Go Away

    I'm a male 45 years old, married 21 years and my wife cheated on me in out own house.We are still together and she has shown remorse, but i just don't see her the same way I used to.I want to make it work for the whole family(we have 2 kids, 9 and 14 yrs old). How long does it...
    tkinger tkinger 41-45, M 4 Responses Apr 22, 2012

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    I Have Been Cheated On Twice.......

      I have been cheated on twice in my last relationships....it is one thing that totally enrages me.....why do guys do that? if you want to screw other women...stay damn well single!! I have a really hard time trusting...it has taken me so long to do that, and not even...
    SassyBabe39 SassyBabe39 41-45, F Apr 25, 2010

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    First Love

    Last year me & my boyfriend broke up because we both thought we werent right for each other, then a couple months ago he asked me to prom, i went with him & had a gr8 night out, it was like we were going out again, he practically asked me over his that night, but i...
    hiddenmystery hiddenmystery 18-21, F Sep 9, 2009

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    Cheated On Twice and Possibly More

    I was married for 25 years to the same man but our marriage ended.  As far as I know he never cheated on me and I never cheated on him.   However, my next relationship was horrible and I'm still suffering the after effects.  After dating this man...
    golotomer golotomer 51-55 2 Responses Oct 15, 2008

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    Where Do I Go From Here.

    My husband for 12 years, had cheated on me for 7 years. We have 2 kids with us. I kind of knew what was happening, but I was plagued with fear of facing the truth that I did not confront him. Over the years, I was aware that we were drifiting apart due to work, and raising the...
    Hitammanis Hitammanis 41-45, F 5 Responses Jul 2, 2013

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    Shattered..

    My boyfriend of 7 months cheated on me about three days ago. I love him so much, I plain to stay with him but I can't get over it. I need help. I feel broken. Like shattered. He did it with a random girl. I blame his roommate because he invited the girls over. I just cry all the...
    ToriNicole1234 ToriNicole1234 16-17, F 1 Response Oct 28, 2012

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    I'm A Writer For The Women's Magazines

    Hello there, I hope you don't mind me getting in touch. My name is Faye. I'm a features writer for the women's magazines in the UK. I was hoping you could help me out with an article I'd like to put together. I am looking for a British lady to name and shame her cheating...
    FayeCaters FayeCaters 22-25 1 Response Jul 4, 2013

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    How To Let Go???

    Ya  I have been cheated on. I live with it everyday. Some days are bad, some are ok. The hurt is gone but my mentality is suffering. I think about things I shouldn't because it only leaves me living in the past. I need to let go somehow. Stop crying over something that is over...
    carriecommanda carriecommanda 31-35, F 6 Responses Oct 12, 2011

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    I Was Cheated On

    after 10 yrs i was cheated on.Caught him fro facebook. i am only 28.
    2 Responses Feb 11, 2013

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    Not sure why I'm here

    but I think to heal myself. Don't get me wrong I'm pissed and the hurt is now anger I'm so mad at myself I was lied to and really duped. I'm too nice and just feel like she got away with something I'm not a revenge type of person but for what she did I had to keep my...
    Shane74 Shane74 46-50, M 1 Response Mar 6

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    He Stole My Happiness

    My boyfriend and I have been together for going on four years. We live together for two.  He was my first everything. I trusted him 110%, I never even thought being cheated on was a possibility.  When he started acting differently, I checked his phone and read his text...
    crm7284 crm7284 22-25, F 4 Responses Oct 13, 2009

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    I Was Just Starting to Trust Him Again

    My boyfriend and I have been together for 2 years and 6 months. I am bisexual so about a half a year in our relationship he got back in contact with a girl he used to talk to and he thought it was cool if I talked to her so I did. (she lives far away) and I did... I thought she...
    deleted deleted 26-30 2 Responses Oct 6, 2009

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    Long story short: I cheated on my ex and he dumped me. Now I can't get him out of my head. I don't know why cheated, I keep trying to find a reason but when I find one I feel like...
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    Its 8:42 AM & I can't sleep - well I've not slept all night :(
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    Been working for 3 nights straight 12hrs shift. Today I'm off but I can't sleep ... What is going on with me?
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    There's this girl I know she's so beautiful her brown eyes her beautiful hair and she is soo gorgeous and I love her and she says she doesn't want anyone but me back but I feel so...
    greatbritain1707 greatbritain1707 16-17, M 1 Response Jul 3

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    I'm 21 and I cling to everything I can remember, which isn't much of a good thing... I remember heart break, physical agony, emotional torture, and memories that I wish I could...
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    I am 43 and still don't know what I want to do job wise. I have tried lots of jobs and also quit them, mainly all office jobs. I suffer from anxiety, worry about what people think...
    Earthmummy Earthmummy 41-45, F 1 Response Jun 28

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    Unfortunately. The wrong person came into my life at the wrong time. He is eves apple - I have never felt such strong desire. I feel drunk around him. I feel weak. These feelings...
    happycupcake happycupcake 22-25, F 1 Response Jun 27

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    I love this site! I knew in theory that there were people with my problem, but had never met any of them. Like others here, I don't know what is wrong with me. I do my best, but...
    chazman48 chazman48 46-50, M Jul 12

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    I haven't heard from her in over a year. It seemed like I had forgotten her over that long period of time. But then out of the blue I get this message from her saying that she...
    YouDaOne23 YouDaOne23 18-21, F 2 Responses Jun 27

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    I am so friggin unhappy I don't even know where to start. A bit over 2 years ago I moved to another country, away from my friends and family, to be with my husband. I was so happy...
    Ela23 Ela23 22-25, F 1 Response Jul 11

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    chemically99 chemically99 13-15, F Jul 13

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    vinylvanilla vinylvanilla 26-30, F 2 Responses Jul 15

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