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I Had An Affair

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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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    Having a great night.

    Six weeks ago my MM said that he was leaving his wife. I had never pressured him to do this at any stage, but deep down inside it gave me hope. He had mentioned it a few times in passing before but I never entered into a conversation about it with him. I didn't want the pressure...
    TASTRS TASTRS 41-45, F 1 Response 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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    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 187 Responses Dec 30, 2011

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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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    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 18 Responses Jan 4, 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 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 31 Responses Nov 19, 2014

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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 17 Responses Apr 25, 2014

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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 2 days 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 15 Responses 1 day ago

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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 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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    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. Derp 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 21 hrs ago

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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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    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 4 Responses 22 hrs ago

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    goodbye/thank you/sorry/closure letter Has

    anyone written and sent a closure letter/email out? How do u fit all that u want to say within a letter? I've so much I want to say after 48 days of NC, yet I'm not sure how and where to begin. could be a bit early to write one, but he's in town tomorrow and I hope to pass the...
    FleetingThots FleetingThots 36-40, F 6 Responses 2 days ago

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    I wonder if I will ever,

    get a text from him again... It's been so long... 9 weeks... No responses...part or me wants to know how he's doing... His job, marriage, children, and does he think of me often? How long did you ladies go without hearing from them... And the bam you get a text? What did it say...
    Differentforever Differentforever 46-50, F 23 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...
    angiestong angiestong 26-30, F 6 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 4 Responses 4 hrs 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 15 Responses May 27, 2014

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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 19 Responses Mar 27, 2014

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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 5 days ago

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    When it ended for me 9 months ago,

    I didn't want to hear about Time being the healing factor, because time was just an inanimate word and the burning pain in my chest and soul could not be soothed. Time was a vacuum.. a void. Being in 2 relationships never made sense to me. It's some kind of "temporary...
    marmelade marmelade 51-55, F 9 Responses Jan 10, 2014

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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 5 days ago

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    Feeling really good today.

    . Spent time with a the new MM man again yesterday..He's so into me, I love it! I will never ever waist my time again on a man that's not!
    Differentforever Differentforever 46-50, F 20 Responses Jan 23

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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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    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 34 Responses Feb 23

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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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    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 18 Responses Mar 13, 2014

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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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    Somebody said if they were my husband they

    would be upset with my stories and I wonder why???!! This is my place to vent.... My response to him is below. honestly I write it out to help myself get thru it. it's the right way for me. I can't lie and pretend the affair didn't happen. But I can speak real that we had great...
    ventingagain ventingagain 31-35, F 3 Responses 2 days ago

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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 2 days 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 46-50 352 Responses Mar 24, 2009

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    What's the difference between being good

    friends with your ex and having an emotional affair? Sometimes I take one for the other. Are they really so different?
    FleetingThots FleetingThots 36-40, F 6 Responses 6 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 4 Responses 39 mins ago

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    Oh my goodness, I actually felt some emotions

    tonight. After going for a nice hike with a girlfriend, which I arranged so I would have a chance to tell her a little about my side of the story amongst other things, her and my BF show up to join us in some cocktails. As far as I know everything is fine all night. Our...
    wantingtobehappy84 wantingtobehappy84 22-25, F 1 Response 6 days 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 4 days 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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    HurtsEverywhere HurtsEverywhere 31-35, F 5 Responses 1 day 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 46 Responses Feb 10

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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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    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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    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 4 days ago

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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 5 days ago

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    Maybe you're reading this

    because you are having an affair or had one already or maybe you are thinking about doing it. I can't give advice because I have no clue. All I know is I am recovering and it's been a long recovery. I think the most surprising aspect was the emotion that came with this...
    nothingbetterthanlaughing nothingbetterthanlaughing 31-35, F 21 Responses Jan 4, 2014

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