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I Had An Affair

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    It's been a while since I've seen

    or spoken to him. 7 months... I've been quite busy... Trying all sorts of things to find that "feeling" the connection we had. I've tried swinging... I had some fun with it for about 3 months...But I never got that feeling I had with my MM. I've tried finding a new MM...
    Differentforever Differentforever 46-50, F 4 Responses 5 days ago

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    This must explain why women can't understand

    that affairs have nothing to do with either the wife or the other woman. Men are by nature compartmentalized creatures. Figuratively speaking, you view your work, your family, your hobbies, and your recreation as separate boxes. You eat breakfast in one box. You have...
    UrMickey UrMickey 51-55, M 2 Responses 14 hrs ago

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    Affair With Son In Law, Now Pregnant

    I have searched all over the web for this situation and I have yet to find anything that remotely correlates.  I lost my job a few months ago and I moved in my eldest daughter and family.  I will admit right here and now that I have always had a crush on...
    littlejon63 littlejon63 46-50 351 Responses Mar 24, 2009

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    I realized, here women are not afraid to tell

    that they had an affair. And many of the experiences are from women not men. Could it be true, that women likes sex and affection more then men?
    pluv2011 pluv2011 41-45, M 8 Responses 4 days ago

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    today I'm trying to focus on

    who I was before I let my entire existence get swept into " the land of Bill and Kate" in going to yoga class and..last night I dreamed I was running.. I used to run everyday.. I'm revisiting park and amping up to coheed and Cambria.. really angry venting music...god knows I'm...
    Bancy918 Bancy918 51-55 6 Responses 5 days ago

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    Been about a month or

    so of no contact. I am glad. But he's haunting my dreams!! I keep having dreams that he's texting me. This is a very recent development and I'm not even thinking about him when I go to bed. I hardly think of him at all anymore. Ugh I just want it to go away!!
    lovinglife11 lovinglife11 31-35, F 3 Responses 1 day ago

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    It's been over for a year.

    The toughest year in my adult life. I believe like everyone, I have an innate emotional intelligence that will direct me to my personal bliss. The affair woke me up to passion, like nothing else has ever done before. I'm more empathic, less judgmental & more open minded than...
    marmelade marmelade 51-55, F 12 Responses May 27, 2014

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    with a married man that ended tragically.

    I was left devastated, hurt, confused and an empty shell of a woman. All that I ever wanted in life was to be successful at any and everything I touched. I have a great career, loving family and a few close friends. I thought my life was content but needed a loving partner to...
    Hunniebae Hunniebae 26-30, F 11 Responses Apr 1

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    timetochange2 timetochange2 41-45, F 1 Response 5 days ago

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    I am a married guy who has been married

    for 20 years. I met a woman at work 17 years ago and we became good friends. We introduced each others family. It was great. 13 years ago we started an affair. I've been in love with another woman for 13 years. we grew very close and were very much in love. Our first 5 years...
    sm4e sm4e 46-50, M 5 Responses 6 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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    it's been a crazy day.

    .worked 13 hrs at hospital.. somehow feel better...makes me forget Bill... my last pt..cancer survivor.. damn I should be able to survive a broken heart... lol..I told her I wished I could give her my bone marrow.. I meant it...still amused at Ashley Madison exposure...
    Bancy918 Bancy918 51-55 a week ago

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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 43 Responses Sep 1, 2011

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    I'm an affair success story.

    In a short period of time, my life took a direction that I never thought possible. I never saw it coming, did things I never thought I was ever capable of, and struggled through some turmoil...but it took my life in a direction that was best for me. This is quite long, as I'm...
    happyasever happyasever 31-35, F 7 Responses Nov 23, 2014

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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 25 Responses Jan 19, 2014

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    After two years of random calls

    and texts from xmm, we finally met. It was friendly and sweet and had a touch of the surreal to it. I wasn't meeting him to rekindle anything, nor was he. I'm certainly not interested in anything like that after all I've been through to recover my own sanity and peace...
    marmelade marmelade 51-55, F 13 Responses May 28

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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 9 Responses Dec 17, 2013

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    I recently discovered a major lie

    that my ex AP had been hiding from me. I am SO done with him. This is exactly what I needed to kick start my moving on process. My last message to him today is: "You are a liar and I hate you. Stay the **** out of my life Jason. I am so done with you." So I found out that he...
    broken418 broken418 22-25, F 3 Responses 5 days ago

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    I learned the best way to deal with a situation

    is treat them exactly how they treat you and if they turn around and say something say it "so its ok you do it, but not ok If i do it"
    sunshineab sunshineab 26-30, F 5 Responses 6 days ago

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    We had met and got instantly lost in a riveting

    conversation at an evening function. Looking around after a while, we noted the place had emptied. Standing alone, we were the last two people to leave. Time had stood still. We giggled and parted politely, promising to chat again soon. A month or so later, I saw you at a...
    marmelade marmelade 51-55, F 14 Responses May 6

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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...
    tessaccaa tessaccaa 26-30, F 1 day ago

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    The last time I posted here I was talking about

    how things were completely over with my AP. The last time we saw each other was in march 2014. I was feeling down one day in May- and I emailed him. I apologized and told him how I missed him. I received a vacation reply email and was actually disappointed that I couldn't...
    tangerinedreams23 tangerinedreams23 22-25, F 3 Responses 3 days ago

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    gratefully I'm still NC with my mm.

    ..still miss him..still think of him everyday but seriously reading the angst from my fellow suffers...why couldn't we see where we were headed.. loneliness is such a opportunistic beast....allowing us to enter into a lair where our very souls are peeled away from our skin... I'm...
    Bancy918 Bancy918 51-55 1 Response 2 days ago

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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 40 Responses Feb 10

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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 46-50, M 17 Responses Jan 15, 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 9 Responses Feb 13

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    so. IRS Tuesday. thank you to everyone

    for the support and advice. it really does help...this morning when I opened my eyes and thought of my ap...I pushed it right out of my head.. in trusting y'all..that this will get easier.. 5 yrs is a long time.. I can do this..
    Bancy918 Bancy918 51-55 1 Response 6 days ago

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    http://www.elephantjournal.

    com/2013/12/what-having-an-affair-taught-me-cami-krueger/ Elephant Journal is one of my favorite sites to read some very uplifting and insightful articles.
    AnnUrban AnnUrban 26-30, F 4 days 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...
    LongLiveRockAndRoll LongLiveRockAndRoll 26-30, M 29 Responses Jun 25, 2012

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    So, I finally texted my ex AP back

    and forth for 3 hours on July 20th, after not speaking since July 10th. I thought that everything was good again. Even the last thing he said to me was for me to email him. So on July 21st, I tried to contact him in several different ways, and he completely ignored me all day. I...
    broken418 broken418 22-25, F 6 Responses 5 days 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 22 Responses Oct 13, 2014

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    So I befriended him on Facebook - big mistake.

    I stalk his page relentlessly - who am I? I google his articles. I message him during business hours because I know- hope - we won't get caught. We speak on the phone - he gives me career advice. I respect him professionally but it's just an excuse to talk to him. He said...
    Lanasawmysoul Lanasawmysoul 31-35, F 1 Response 1 day ago

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    We had an emotional thing It's over I'm gonna

    be away for 3 weeks from today he did everything to avoid walking out of work with me today he always try's to walk to with me ..I feel hurt 3 weeks away no contact at all I guess it's for the best I thought he would have said good bye tho
    lostmyselfgirl lostmyselfgirl 36-40, F 2 Responses 5 days ago

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    Rough Rough morning..

    .I dreamed about my AP last night...like realllyyyy?!?!? it's bad enough trying to block him outta my head during regular business days trying to work and go about my daily routine...so he comes to me in my sleep? and you know how some dreams are blurry and you really can't...
    FindingMyself03 FindingMyself03 31-35, F 3 Responses 4 days ago

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    I Could Help It

    It started about 4 months ago in the grocery store i caughgt a guy about 23 watching me it kind of creaped me out and excited me at the same time seeing that my husband isnt interested anymore.So i paid for my things and headed for my car. As i turned around that guy had folloed...
    imsweetenough imsweetenough 31-35, F 182 Responses Dec 30, 2011

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    I'm married to a wonderful man

    and have two beautiful children but I have been having an affair with a MM for over a year. It's been a tremendous experience for me, both good and bad, and I don't know if I ever want it to end. Lots to talk about sometime but just saying hi to you all for now. I'm so glad I...
    Wikedangel Wikedangel 36-40, F 17 Responses Jan 4, 2014

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    right now I'm laughing my *** off.

    .I just saw on the news that Ashley Madison got hacked...lol..I hope my ap gets exposed...I know that's terribly mean!!!
    Bancy918 Bancy918 51-55 6 Responses a week ago

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    So after some thought

    and review of my own experience and others I have discovered the following. If you are involved in an affair there is something major missing from your marriage. We seem willing ( especially us women) to be used by our AP for their own satisfaction even at the expense of our...
    lovinglife11 lovinglife11 31-35, F 16 Responses Mar 27, 2014

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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 46-50, F 17 Responses Jul 30, 2014

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    Hi, i had an affair

    which ended last week. She ended it because she said she deserved better i.e. that i should leave my wife, get divorced and live with her. I have two kids and I am caught in this dilemma but she wasn't prepared to hang around while i make up my mind. Emotionally i feel...
    kabe200 kabe200 51-55, M 8 Responses 3 days ago

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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 29 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 28 Responses Feb 23

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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 16 Responses Nov 3, 2014

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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 14 Responses Feb 22, 2014

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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 37 Responses Sep 16, 2014

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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 67 Responses Jan 8, 2012

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