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    So his wife taken him back,

    we are not in contact any more, he took himself of Facebook etc and hasn't spoken through email calls or txt in weeks now. I'm getting stronger again after this affair broke me, my question is though and it often runs through my head is, when they go back to wifey do they miss...
    lostcase75 lostcase75 36-40, F 9 Responses 5 days ago

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    "Two roads diverged in a wood,

    and I— I took the one less traveled by, And that has made all the difference." Did some snooping on social media. He works in a large company, and his colleagues have uploaded their sports and company event photos with public settings. (I saw a picture of his family...
    HurtsEverywhere HurtsEverywhere 31-35, F 9 Responses 5 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...
    JimMorrisonRocks JimMorrisonRocks 26-30, M 28 Responses Jun 25, 2012

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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 18 Responses Jul 30, 2014

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    For anyone ending their affair

    and feeling like you've got no distance left to run... https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=uyRj9iwFYCE It's over You don't need to tell me I hope you're with someone who makes you feel safe when your sleeping tonight I won't kill myself, trying to stay in your life I got no...
    Rosybottomz Rosybottomz 31-35, F 2 Responses 3 days ago

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    Sitting here thinking things through (I try not

    to) when it came to my thoughts about the affair we had. My husband found out and told his wife this busting out affair into the open, but since his wife found out she has never came to me, no txt no calls email or social media, we only live 10miles apart from eachother. It just...
    lostcase75 lostcase75 36-40, F 7 Responses 4 days ago

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    Well I heard from him again

    as I expected. But it's been a few days now and it's been quiet. Normally I would be bothered by this but not now. It's been kind of nice. I think I am starting to realize that I was simply using him to try to resolve old issues from my past that really can't be resolved through...
    lovinglife11 lovinglife11 31-35, F 1 Response 4 days ago

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    Well the sun is shining down,

    flooding my head with memories of last summer with my ex ap. Geee this is tough :( I have done well with NC and God knows it's been very hard to maintain.
    lostcase75 lostcase75 36-40, F 5 days ago

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    Going on four days of no contact.

    I kept busy this weekend so it wasn't that bad. I'm missing him a lot today. Some big things happened this weekend with him and I wish he could tell me how they went. Today, he has an appointment with his alcohol abuse counselor. I pressured and nagged him to make that...
    Rosybottomz Rosybottomz 31-35, F 18 Responses 23 hrs 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 14 Responses Feb 22, 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 46-50, M 21 Responses Jan 15, 2014

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    I was doing fine. He left last June

    and got back this month. Yes, I thought of him when he was gone. Yes, I blew things up in my mind to be more than they were, but I kept it as a personal fantasy. But then out of the blue he's back and I'm newly separated from my husband and other crazy things going on in my life...
    midnightT31 midnightT31 31-35, F 3 Responses 5 days ago

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    I'm really avoiding him this time.

    I can't be bothered to text him to initiate contact. Again I am hoping things stay silent for a while. I can see how bad he is for me and how stupid I was for playing his games. The illusion I had of him and who he was is lifting now. It makes things easier. I could stay friends...
    lovinglife11 lovinglife11 31-35, F 2 Responses 1 day ago

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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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    Parts of my story:This is my song towards ex

    aphttp://youtu.be/PCSj8ihT1YYThis song is to my husbandhttp://youtu.be/zpwCWesWQIY
    ventingagain ventingagain 31-35, F 1 Response 6 days ago

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    Something about the weather,

    or maybe the glass of wine at lunch...Brought me to the Fridays when you and I would get together. I realize now that we didn't see each other very much. Fridays and Mondays before school pick up does not a real relationship make, but it was real. It consumed all of me. When we...
    belgiumgirl10 belgiumgirl10 41-45, F 4 Responses 3 days ago

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    I'm really avoiding him this time.

    I can't be bothered to text him to initiate contact. Again I am hoping things stay silent for a while. I can see how bad he is for me and how stupid I was for playing his games. The illusion I had of him and who he was is lifting now. It makes things easier. I could stay friends...
    lovinglife11 lovinglife11 31-35, F 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 42 Responses Feb 10

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    Had to share. I think this is

    so true. Why do u have to type 25 words!! Lol
    lovinglife11 lovinglife11 31-35, F 1 Response 16 hrs ago

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    If you are having an affair

    and in love with two people then giving the choice to pick wifey/husband or ap, always pick the second, because if we truly loved the first we would never go near the second. This is something people tell me, although yes I can agree with it, I still do love my husband and...
    lostcase75 lostcase75 36-40, F 5 Responses 5 days 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 17 Responses Mar 27, 2014

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    My affair ended back in December.

    . It actually was over in October but I held on to him sooo much longer then I should have... I missed the thrill of the affair...but I knew there was no way I was gonna go through that kind of pain again. My life has changed dramatically.. I suggested to my h we try...
    Differentforever Differentforever 46-50, F 4 Responses 1 day ago

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    Great version of Taylor Swift's " blank

    space" Makes me think about my affair I had. http://youtu.be/q5rhrqYU1iE
    timetochange2 timetochange2 41-45, F 1 Response 1 day ago

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    It's always hardest late at night.

    I'm a night owl and everything is quiet besides the city noises outside my window. My mind is running, wondering, missing, grieving. It makes perfect sense though. It's this time of night that I'd be cozying up on the couch, Netflix on quietly in the background while my AP and I...
    Rosybottomz Rosybottomz 31-35, F 2 Responses 9 hrs 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 44 Responses Sep 1, 2011

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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 16 Responses Mar 13, 2014

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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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    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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    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 30 Responses Feb 23

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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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    Why do I feel so weak?

    It's like I want to reach out and have conversations with him like we had in the past. Silly things like how crazy it's snowing on April 23rd in my hometown. My heart aches today. I hate it !!!!!!!! I want to stop thinking about him. I was doing so well. I'm crumbling...
    timetochange2 timetochange2 41-45, F 7 Responses 5 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 25 Responses Jan 19, 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 85 Responses Jan 12, 2013

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    Been thinking about my ex ap lots lately

    even though I try hard not to, little thing happen in my every day life that stop me in my tracks, smells,songs,sayings,quotes etc and boom there he is in my head again! Anyway I was reading back on some of my post on here and wow that has helped me a lot, I seem to forget the...
    lostcase75 lostcase75 36-40, F 4 Responses 3 days ago

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    Well today I have lots of mixed feelings going

    on, but I've had this song playing on in my head so thought I'd share. http://youtu.be/ZM3w7Clgm98
    lostcase75 lostcase75 36-40, F 1 Response 5 days ago

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    https://youtu.be/dsP03cjT2SI How I am feeling.

    ....... I really should be laughing. Ha!
    timetochange2 timetochange2 41-45, F 2 Responses 5 days 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 39 Responses Sep 16, 2014

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    Just heard these lyrics "Don't forget to

    remember me". This isn't what the song is about, but it struck a chord with me. Afraid that my exAP will forget me...
    Blueeyedboy70i Blueeyedboy70i 41-45, M 3 Responses 1 day ago

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    I stupidly listened to a " blocked senders"

    voicemail on my iPhone. I should have just clear it without listening. It was of course from ex ap. It cracks me up how they try to dip back into your life by saying stupid **** to make you react. He said " hey it's me I know you hate me but I wanted to say hi and I hope...
    timetochange2 timetochange2 41-45, F 3 Responses 2 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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    Oh I started my period!

    That would explain a lot! Never fails. Everything I have said in the last 7 days doesn't count
    ventingagain ventingagain 31-35, F 5 Responses 5 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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    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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    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 14 Responses Apr 25, 2014

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    Someone on this forum told me to **** off

    because I said she pushed him away. What's the purpose of "no contact" then. You don't do "no contact" as reversed psychology???? The point is to move on because you know 1. It's not right, / 2. You are you're hurting most of the time (for what ever reason So you do "no...
    zoey3000 zoey3000 31-35, F 3 Responses 3 days ago

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    WOW! My ex ap says he still loves me

    and is going to show up at my house one day, and it's up to me whether I open the door or not. Oh, and when I thought he had disappeared recently, he actually had just gone on vacation. I'm just so bad with NC! The longest I went was 103 days, and then I broke NC. I really think...
    broken418 broken418 22-25, F 8 Responses 3 days ago

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