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I Had An Affair

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    The day before yesterday,

    I went to see my physician for the std follow-up test. For days I have been feeling tired. I want to sleep all the time. I get up in the morning, get dressed and then I want to go right back to bed with my clothes on. I started crying in his office. It was so embarrassing...
    Fmina Fmina 51-55, F 7 Responses 5 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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    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 4 Responses 14 hrs 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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    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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    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 23 hrs ago

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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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    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 1 day ago

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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 2 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 40 Responses Sep 16, 2014

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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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    The 5th Chakra. It had been weeks

    when MM kept complaining about his throat. He said, I think I have something wrong with my thyroid. I responded, I don't think something is wrong with your thyroid, but yeah... good to get checked. Sometimes stress or suppression can cause us to focus on an area of our body...
    Fmina Fmina 51-55, F 4 Responses Feb 19

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    It been nine weeks...

    It seems like it's been so much longer... I still miss him... Does he think of me? Had he blocked me? I still text him every now and then... He won't respond... I'm sure he thinks I'm pathetic... I don't care, I do it to help myself.. In the middle of the night I...
    Differentforever Differentforever 46-50, F 13 Responses 4 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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    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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    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 1 day ago

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    I wanted to know if anyone had similar

    experiences... For those who broke up, did guilt have a big part to play in the final decision on either party's end? If so, at which point in the r/s did guilt start to kick in and made you or your AP decide that it couldn't continue anymore?
    FleetingThots FleetingThots 36-40, F 4 Responses 4 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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    If you were to choose a song

    for your husband, your AP or ex AP what would it be? Have you ever truly listened to the words of a song someone has dedicated to you?! It's a part of them, a part of their soul. That song is putting exactly into words what they can not convey. We don't pick songs by random. We...
    ventingagain ventingagain 31-35, F 20 Responses 6 days ago

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    For those of you (or your APs)

    who had D-day and reconciled with spouse and decided to work on the marriage, how long did it take for things to get back to normal at home? I wish my ex-AP would be happier without me. I wish him well.
    FleetingThots FleetingThots 36-40, F 7 Responses 3 days ago

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    Watched 28 hotel rooms

    and it reopened up the wounds a little. Those of you who watched it...What do you think of the ending? Do you think they will be together or apart ultimately?
    HurtsEverywhere HurtsEverywhere 31-35, F 12 Responses 6 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 17 Responses Apr 25, 2014

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    Just to annoy Spanz the role player.

    . for he thinks he had enough of my posts, which obviously... he cannot make me shut my bouche!
    Fmina Fmina 51-55, F 2 Responses a week ago

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    Tobad.....it's been brought to my attention

    that you are taking up mentioning me personally in your posts. Get a freaking life. I picture you as a fat old woman who's pissed at all these beautiful, sexy women on here who have or are having affairs bc your husband cheated on you. Nobody cares what you have to say. And you...
    sallyanne44 sallyanne44 41-45, F 11 Responses 5 days ago

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    What is the name for extreme chemistry in

    affairs or between twin flame couples (thank you koko). It is more than chemistry, more than magnetism....?? What is the crazy connection of energy called?
    just2night just2night 41-45, F 5 Responses 3 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 19 Responses Mar 27, 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 6 mins ago

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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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    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 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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    HurtsEverywhere HurtsEverywhere 31-35, F 8 Responses 4 hrs ago

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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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    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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    Sometimes I wonder...

    . what if we love fearlessly with all our might. Will the outcome be any different? Often we guard ourselves by drawing back, playing games, withdrawing into silence when we feel afraid or overwhelmed by our feelings, especially in an affair because we think an affair is wrong...
    HurtsEverywhere HurtsEverywhere 31-35, 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 22 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 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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    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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    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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    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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    Why? Why did I break the NC?

    Why? I'm left in a puddle of tears again. Why can't I just let go? Why did he make such a mess of me? Why did he love me so much? Why didn't he leave me as a distant childhood memory? I was doing OK for a few weeks of NC but then I became weak and messaged him. He responded...
    unfinishedbusiness unfinishedbusiness 36-40, F 6 Responses 3 days ago

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    ...and I'm wondering how other people ended up.

    I read about the experiences, but I'd like to see some of your current statuses. Did you stay married and regret it, or are you now happy? Did you leave and wish you didn't, or did you leave and find happiness? Just wondering. It's hard.
    PhoenixOrange PhoenixOrange 41-45, M 16 Responses 6 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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    After reading some things yesterday about M&Ms

    it got me thinking about my ex and I bet my mm will veer his head this way again. I'm almost 99% positive he will. I don't sit back and hope he will like I used to before. There is a certain personality trait 1/2 of these mm carry. It's called control. Not all of them, some have...
    ventingagain ventingagain 31-35, F 3 Responses 23 hrs ago

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    Crap I erased my story on accident.

    But for everybody so curious about the ah ha I had it was awesome. Until a women has felt the destruction in her home or her heart she will not take my ah ha experience and know what I am speaking of. I allowed a man and his upset wife almost destroy parts of my being. It hurt...
    ventingagain ventingagain 31-35, F 8 Responses 3 days ago

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    My Love, After all this time,

    this hate, this rejection, we speak Once Then Twice We meet We laugh We speak again We meet again Dinner Stay up until midnight Laughing We touch, then say goodnight It all comes back The Love The pain The tears I cry for you I cry because of you My heart aches all...
    FindingMySong FindingMySong 46-50, M 3 Responses 3 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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    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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    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 1 day ago

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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 37 Responses 4 days ago

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    Everyone knows what the hell I went to in this

    town. My ex ap wife and I had mutual friends close mutual friends so when everyone found out everyone was first completely shocked at my doings. I mean my husband and I are best friends we are a loving couple, we have four beautiful beach babies that play sports and surf. We...
    ventingagain ventingagain 31-35, F 7 Responses 2 days ago

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