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I Had An Affair

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    I asked myself today,

    what did I learn from all this? The lesson for me is *Stay the heck away from a married man!* Until now, I kept convincing myself that he was separated when I met him.. his wife had a kid from another guy... she was a B and a User and a cheater.. yada yada yada. Time to fess...
    Fmina Fmina 51-55, F 46 Responses Feb 10

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    Dear Haters: I would like to give you an

    insight of a person that is currently involved in having an affair and giving this insight might give you a different opinion of us...might not agree with our actions but never judge someone before you know the entire story....so here it goes... We are human...we are daughters...
    excessbaggage excessbaggage 41-45, F 40 Responses Sep 16, 2014

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    Today, urged on by an EP friend,

    I deleted the Hotmail account that I had used exclusively, off and on, to correspond with my OW between 2006 and 2013. In there were the early love notes when we were exploring the possibility of crossing the line. I also kept some sad ones from the times that we were apart at...
    Wilbury Wilbury 41-45, M 21 Responses Jan 15, 2014

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    HurtsEverywhere HurtsEverywhere 31-35, F 5 Responses 3 days ago

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    I hope... ...Every day

    when you wake up, you miss the good morning texts and calls we shared. ...Every night you think about how we would say " goodnight love bug." ...When you see a woman with auburn hair, you think about how you loved to wrap my curls around your fingers when we kissed. ...You...
    Urbancowgirl Urbancowgirl 36-40 12 Responses Dec 16, 2013

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    Two Lovers, One Night.

    I'm afraid this is going to make me sound slutty. That is not really the case, i have just had weak moments in my life. I’m going to leave a lot of the mundane details out of this story to make it more interesting. This did happen several years ago but by highlighting the...
    emstioy emstioy 46-50, F 68 Responses Jan 8, 2012

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    I have come full circle with my affair.

    .. This was the most beautiful yet unhealthiest relationship I have ever engaged in.... I trashed my self esteem, my morals and my heart for this relationship. I loved with every fiber in my body and every cell of my brain yet I was slowly reduced to a friend with no possibility...
    marmelade marmelade 51-55, F 10 Responses Dec 17, 2013

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    why do people like to call the ap women home

    wrecker??!! Come on... So sad to hear people say that.. It's ignorant, judge mental and so much more...truth is... If the home wasn't off to begin with the affair wouldn't have happened. It takes two people to make an affair work. So if anyone is a home wrecker it's the dam...
    ventingagain ventingagain 31-35, F 31 Responses Nov 19, 2014

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    It was just sex. That is what the plan was

    anyway. We are both married, and yes, I know it's awful of us to seek comfort in each other, but we did. The first time we met for sex I was so nervous that I accidently locked my keys in my car. He had to call AAA to come open it for me. That sucked, but we still managed to...
    klady23 klady23 26-30, F 32 Responses Feb 23

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    What do you remember about your ex's immediately

    after breakup and a year after? The good and the bad memories? Do you find yourself remembering only the good memories of your ex eventually especially if you weren't the one to initiate the breakup? How about those people who initiated a breakup?
    FleetingThots FleetingThots 36-40, F 3 Responses 2 days ago

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    Social media sucks...

    Especially when you see pictures of xAP smiling or goofing around in them. Playfully commenting on their friends photos.. Meanwhile in hell..
    LostSoul1212 LostSoul1212 26-30, M 9 Responses 1 day ago

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    I had an affair for 16 months.

    .. Met him at least once a week... texted all day long... Then a short 7 week fling... All is done... Tonight I'm out alone and my h wants to know who I'm Fu**ing... Lol really????
    Differentforever Differentforever 46-50, F 3 Responses 6 days ago

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    I'm not the one having the affair he is,

    I'm not with anyone. I can't seem to let him go we live apart he's another city and I don't get to see him only like every few months sometimes none. I think that we are emotional independent on each other we text every day. I ended things a few months back I'm not sure how he...
    sunshineab sunshineab 26-30, F 3 Responses 3 days ago

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    I broke NC after over 100 days of NC.

    It was a bad decision and I regret doing it. I wanted answers because he faded away...we did not part on bad terms, no official break-up...just drifted apart. Deep down, I knew what was going on, I just wanted to hear from him. Long story short, he has moved on and I am no...
    Dreamgirl75 Dreamgirl75 36-40, F 13 Responses 2 days ago

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    Question how can a cheater say they would get

    revange or they could never forgive if there spouses cheats after they have need caught cheatinng.
    tobad8 tobad8 41-45, M 2 Responses 6 days ago

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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...
    kristiniacc11 kristiniacc11 26-30, F 4 days ago

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    Perfumes, Men (Women)

    and Memories Do you associate perfumes with particular men/women in your life? I almost always have a perfume associated with an ex which becomes too painful for me to continue using without conjuring up memories with the ex. Therefore I started to only use my signature...
    FleetingThots FleetingThots 36-40, F 7 Responses 1 day ago

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    I don't even know what to call this any more.

    .. I don't even know if i want this any more... Sorry this is going to be long but i need to just get this out there in some form before i go crazy! You can judge me all you like but trust me no one hates me more then i hate self right now. Found each other on a website June...
    Prettybutterfly88 Prettybutterfly88 26-30, F 5 Responses a week ago

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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...
    alisoncc11 alisoncc11 26-30, F 1 Response 1 day ago

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    Been having urges to contact ex AP

    even though I know I'll be ignored for whatever reason.. Question... What do YOU do to keep yourself from reaching out?
    LostSoul1212 LostSoul1212 26-30, M 16 Responses 3 days ago

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    No not really. Sorry to disappoint you

    but you ladies in your 40s might want to hear this anyway. I have been crazy with thoughts about affairs and really any idiot has been looking like Brad Pitt to me since last December. I was unhappy, depressed and even put myself in the situations that could have ended up with...
    discovery5 discovery5 41-45, F 16 Responses Apr 25, 2014

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    The worst one is when you put him on NC

    and try to put everything into places with your husband and he texts you out of nowhere to make your heart to skip a beat again.
    kimlife kimlife 31-35, F 4 Responses 1 day ago

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    I am married with kids,

    he is also married with kids. Going on since last November. I'm addicted to him and our trysts. I tried to end it on numerous occasions because I know it is morally wrong. Obviously that didn't last. I love what we have and love him too. It will never happen between us...
    SexyMomma37 SexyMomma37 36-40, F 17 Responses Mar 13, 2014

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    Dear Wife, Your husband has been cheating on

    you for 10 years with all different women, he never engaged in relationships, just sex. Until he met me. The first time it happened, I felt bad, but not really, it was only going to be that once. Of course, though, it didn't stay that way. After then we got to know each...
    nothingbetterthanlaughing nothingbetterthanlaughing 31-35, F 11 Responses Feb 13

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    Doesn't it sound like

    when all you can write about is how much you got screwed over in cheating doesn't that sound like your not over it. Don't you think that this would oneday start missing with your marraige.
    tobad8 tobad8 41-45, M 2 Responses 6 days ago

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    I am a father of 2 boys.

    I've been married over a decade. I am a professional with a career, home and financial security. I have loving parents, loving dog and good friends. I am able to enjoy my sports teams and hit the gym 5 days a week. I am also an addict. As nat king cole sang, some call it...
    MyThermopylae MyThermopylae 41-45, M 17 Responses Nov 3, 2014

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    here 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...
    anneluna anneluna 26-30, F 2 Responses 6 days ago

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    HurtsEverywhere HurtsEverywhere 31-35, F 16 Responses a week ago

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    I love to hate you or I hate to love you.

    Both require my feelings.
    ventingagain ventingagain 31-35, F 3 Responses 1 day ago

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    Shocking Love Affair

    I must confess something here that I thought, I would never ever talk about in my life. But I have to admit, I had an affair. Yes I did, and now I have to live with it for the rest of my life. Here's my shocking story..... About two weeks ago, I cheated on my true love...I...
    JimMorrisonRocks JimMorrisonRocks 26-30, M 27 Responses Jun 25, 2012

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    We started out as friends.

    I am married with two wonderful children. I never set out to have an affair, the thought didn't cross my mind in the beginning. I just enjoyed his friendship. I guess having a friend of the opposite sex, it tends to fill a void .... Something I had been missing in my marriage...
    sundevilgsd sundevilgsd 31-35, F 5 Responses 2 days ago

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    It's officially over!

    I saw his true side and I finally was strong enough to end it. I am hurting but relieved at the same time. This has definitely been a learning experience for me. :( I know in time I will get stronger each and everyday. Thank you to all to my EP friends for your support and...
    Cheeks2014 Cheeks2014 36-40, F 27 Responses Jan 19, 2014

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    More Like, 'my Affair Had Me'

    my affair did have me - for breakfast, lunch, and dinner. it chewed me up, spit me out, and i have yet to recover. we were in love, and probably still are (i definitely am) but ultimately it was my choice to end it - i didnt want to end my marriage for various reasons and knew...
    IJustWantYouToKnowWhoIAm IJustWantYouToKnowWhoIAm 31-35, F 26 Responses Dec 26, 2011

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    "How do you know for sure you loved him?

    " "Because it feels like someone died. You don't grieve lust."
    nothingbetterthanlaughing nothingbetterthanlaughing 31-35, F 12 Responses Mar 22, 2014

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    Dear Jonathan And Our Two Children.....i'm So Sorry.

    Tomorrow 01/13/13 is the1 year anniversary of my relationship with the man I'm having an affair with, the man I compromised my entire life for, the man I chose over my family when I got caught 6 months ago, and the man I currently live with today. And 1 year ago tomorrow I...
    Annie3321 Annie3321 26-30, F 86 Responses Jan 12, 2013

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    Omg has anyone seen the movie gone girl?

    !?! I would totally be like that wife. Best not to cross me. My evil streak is far to black. My husband would pay for cheating :) amazing Amy
    ventingagain ventingagain 31-35, F 3 Responses a week ago

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    What a storm in a teacup affairs really ARE.

    .. All contained within the walls of our hearts and minds, never to see the light of day. Haunting in their hidden beauty and their memorable "one liners". Covered with innuendos and lies just to have that one more hug, one more look, one more talk, one more kiss, then one more...
    marmelade marmelade 51-55, F 23 Responses Oct 13, 2014

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    My Husband's Best Freind

    I t was exactly 1 yr ago. I was so depressed and ready to give up on ever being happy. My husband at the time was being very emotionally and verbally abusive. I got an e-mail from my husband's best freind. He was wondering how we were doing, and needed to talk. He had just split...
    hotandcuddly hotandcuddly 51-55, F 44 Responses Sep 1, 2011

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    The affair is over, I haven't seem my OM

    since last summer. We are still in touch occasionally by text, the chat is normal small talk about what we've been up to recently. We don't make plans to see eachother, in fact, if we get anywhere near the subject we end the conversation. I've been thinking about him a lot...
    yespleaseMrDarcy yespleaseMrDarcy 36-40, F 1 Response 4 days ago

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    I am almost going to be married to my husband

    for 12 years. This month is our anniversary.Together for 16. Dam that's a long time!!! Never would have thought an affair would be part of our story but it is. The affair Feels like an old dream and my husband feels like my favorite pair of Hudson's!
    ventingagain ventingagain 31-35, F 5 Responses 3 days ago

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    She told me it was never an affair.

    When is an affair not an affair? She was married and lived with her husband and children. Sounds like an affair to me but she insisted, saying over and over that it was not an affair. She offered two reasons. One was that her and her husband never promised to be exclusive with...
    pcflvly pcflvly 46-50, M 14 Responses 3 days ago

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    I spent more than eight hours today reading all

    the messages exchanged within our long distance relationship in the last twelve months. I can still remember my feelings associated with most of the sent messages vividly; but now I felt either muted or none of those emotions that were tormenting me at those points in time. I...
    FleetingThots FleetingThots 36-40, F 3 Responses 5 days ago

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    An affair... The beginning: The best part.

    The getting to know each other, the can't get enough, the spark, the passion, the excitement, the fun, the romance, the constant communication, you won't fall in love The middle: Still passionate, still exciting, still fun, still communicating regularly, the romance is still...
    nothingbetterthanlaughing nothingbetterthanlaughing 31-35, F 12 Responses Feb 22, 2014

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    what precautions do you take to prevent your

    spouse from funding out that you have had an affair. I go in his fb and block people that may want to tell him. like my ap and his wife. my husband's not to good with tech so doesn't even know you can do that. I also don't allow a to know where I live and have passwords on my...
    spoiledlittle spoiledlittle 31-35, F 7 Responses 4 days ago

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    He contacted me again a few weeks ago with "Hi".

    ..I know that he doesn't have the audacity to write a message with substance. This is not a surprise. He thinks he is entitled to a response to his vague messages, because everything has always been about HIS feelings. He wanted everything on his terms and in his timing. He was...
    broken418 broken418 22-25, F 12 Responses 1 day ago

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    Do you ever wish you could meet done of the

    friends you have made on here.....the ones who know everything about you but never judge you? We can't have these conversations with our friends (or many of them. I think we all have at least one that we trust enough to tell) ....they might judge/spill our secrets. But out...
    sallyanne44 sallyanne44 41-45, F 19 Responses Jul 30, 2014

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    I have not posted in a very very long time.

    I am now almost 10 months out of ending my 3.5 year affair. Looking back, I realize the "love" at the time, in the moment, was not true love. It was an escape, an illusion. I don't reminisce or look back on it tenderly. I look back and think what a fool I was to believe we...
    pencruz pencruz 51-55, F 5 Responses 19 hrs ago