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I Had An Affair

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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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    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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    HurtsEverywhere HurtsEverywhere 31-35, F 2 Responses 11 hrs 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 5 days 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 6 days 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 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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    "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 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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    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 3 days ago

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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 5 days 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 1 day 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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    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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    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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    Ok here is the sequel.

    I wrote about an affair I had with a married preacher, long story short my husband walked in and caught us. I haven't been with the preacher again since. BUT a year later I was online on my favorite social website and an old flame messaged me. He had tried to date me in...
    reddhot reddhot 51-55, F 5 Responses 6 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 3 Responses 1 day 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 2 days 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 34 Responses Feb 23

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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 1 day ago

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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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    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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    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 3 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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    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 a week 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 2 Responses 1 day 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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    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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    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 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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    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 1 Response 29 mins 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 12 Responses 9 hrs ago

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    HurtsEverywhere HurtsEverywhere 31-35, F 17 Responses 4 days 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 7 Responses a week ago

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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 2 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 1 day 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 5 days ago

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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 5 days 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 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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    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 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 5 days ago

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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 7 Responses 6 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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    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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    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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    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