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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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    Im feeling annoyed, upset,

    offended, resentful, disappointed, discouraged, powerless, doubtful, uncertain, perplexed, hesitant, unbelieving, sceptical, unsure, uneasy, empty, pathetic, tragic, reserved, weary, cold, tormented, anger, rejected...........all of these unpleasant feelings i still have some...
    katness99 katness99 36-40, F 12 Responses Jun 22

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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 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 24 Responses Oct 13, 2014

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    It was an okay day, I saw my ex at work,

    we took a break together and i was pretty up beat, i am trying so hard to put on a straight face, i didn't get sad today. I have to believe that i can overcome anything, i will get over him. Closure helps and acceptance that it's over and it's for the best.
    Ccutler Ccutler 36-40, F 2 Responses 3 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 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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    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...
    LegendaryJimMorrison LegendaryJimMorrison 26-30, M 29 Responses Jun 25, 2012

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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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    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 29 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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    So 1 week ago my Ap told me his wife was

    looking through the cell phone bill and was asking why so many texts on there. Then they ended up fighting . He hates her but anyways that's besides the point. So he tells me about this app called whatsapp . I downloaded it. Said it is secure and she will not find out about...
    js1276 js1276 41-45, F 7 Responses Jun 19

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    Those of you who had an affair

    and experienced a D-day with your spouse... what does it feel like? I'm curious.... sorry if the question sounded weird. I just want to be more prepared if my affair came to light. (unlikely since it is over but I'll never know for sure that it won't happen)
    HurtsEverywhere HurtsEverywhere 31-35, F 5 Responses 1 day ago

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    What do you do when you don't know what you

    want? Stay in the secret relationship but my mind can't see us not together even if I think or say it. I don't know what I want anymore but being cold to him just breaks my heart but I seriously can't help it I'm just irritated with everything
    sunshineab sunshineab 26-30, F 5 Responses Jun 21

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    Well. He went two full weeks leaving me alone

    with no voice mails at my office. I just saw he tried to call me. He left another voicemail. I deleted once again without playing it. Do they ever go away !? It's been two months since I started no contact. He has only given me two weeks of silence. And he's back to...
    timetochange2 timetochange2 41-45, F 8 Responses Jun 19

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    This is for all of the recent posts of having

    gone NC. Applause to us that have chosen to end, where the affair became toxic and the joys of being on the journey were gone. NC is hard. Each day gets easier...some days you take a step back but keep moving forward. I am almost one year out of a 3.5 year affair that really...
    pencruz pencruz 51-55, F 10 Responses Jun 19

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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 20 Responses Jan 4, 2014

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    It was a year ago today

    that you found out. I will remember that day forever, you were so mad, I have never seen you that mad. I still could see the love for me behind those sad eyes when you told me to leave. That was the hardest thing you have ever had to do. You told everybody we knew. The anxiety...
    DannysSong DannysSong 36-40, F 4 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 15 Responses Feb 22, 2014

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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 16 Responses May 6

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    you know I just woke up missing Bill.

    . then instead of glamorizing him..I started remembering all the times he didn't show up..or jumped out of my bed to scurry to Walmart because caught called and wanted something... I have to believe there are available men that are good lovers..how in the hell did we as lonely...
    Bancy918 Bancy918 51-55 2 Responses 8 hrs ago

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    I feel so helpless and there is nothing I can

    do about it. We are still together. It's just the changes I can't deal with. I've been on edge and I hate that feeling in my stomach everyday that something still isn't right even after all the reassurance . Haven't hardly slept for 2 days and crying my self to sleep. I...
    js1276 js1276 41-45, F 6 Responses 4 days ago

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    Does anyone has good resources

    for forgiveness? I am having a hard time forgiving....
    HurtsEverywhere HurtsEverywhere 31-35, F 4 Responses 1 day 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 10 Responses Feb 13

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    I had sex with a man that's not my husband

    tonight. that's a first for me. I should be feeling guilty right now, but a little happiness goes a long way. I'm not going to leave my husband and he's not going to leave his wife, we just wanted the physical attention.
    redpelican7 redpelican7 31-35, F 18 Responses 3 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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    How amazing it begins to feel

    when I can finally realize that I'm ok without him. I no longer obsess over hearing from him. I no longer have that urge to see him again. He claims he's just busy but at this point I really don't care like I did before. I was way too invested in something that I knew deep down...
    lovinglife11 lovinglife11 31-35, F 5 Responses Jun 22

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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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    Well.. I flat out asked him

    why he stopped texting me at night and for him to be honest with me. He said reason why is because he has been getting home late and by the time he does few things around house , eats, spends time with his kids, goes into to the other bedroom (him and his wife no longer share...
    js1276 js1276 41-45, F 6 Responses 5 days ago

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    Happy Father's Day to you.

    You love your son. He means more to you in the world than anything else. Your face lights up when you receive his call or talk about him. I feel like such a horrible person, trying to steal time from a little boy. I have never ask you to leave..because... It's not right. I...
    HurtsEverywhere HurtsEverywhere 31-35, F 4 Responses Jun 21

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    He's a drunk. He woke up at 8pm thinking it

    was morning. He showered and got dressed for work. I watched the entire freak show.. So sad. I need to get out of this marriage. It's toxic. He's crazy one minute then loving the next. It's insane. Having the affair was an escape... I'm a coward. I took the...
    Differentforever Differentforever 46-50, F 36 Responses Jun 4

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    Today, almost one year later,

    I had a flashback memory of my ap. And it hit me like a ton of bricks. It was not a tender sweet memory of us together. It was a memory of a time when he sensed my frustration in wanting more and me distancing myself from him. A memory of how he made me believe we would maybe...
    pencruz pencruz 51-55, F 7 Responses Jun 21

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    Ok . He is walking on very thin ice with me now.

    I'm giving him til the end of July to see me. We are trying to figure out a day to meet. I told him to pick a day. He said no because the last 2 times he let me down . Each day I picked he said if he didn't have to work over. Haven't seen each other in little over a month. It...
    js1276 js1276 41-45, F 5 Responses 19 hrs ago

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    well it's the day after,

    I was wondering if the new guy would still be interested in continuing wherever it is we have or if it was a one time thing. he's not gone outside of his marriage before either. we messaged like usual today, just light conversation with flirtation. nice to see it didn't change
    redpelican7 redpelican7 31-35, F 4 Responses 2 days ago

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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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    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 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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    I'm new here but thought I would post.

    My H is an over the road trucker and is only home a few nights every month. I've been seeing a single guy that lives down the street from me for the past year and although we are not in love, it's a wonderful physical relationship.
    TruckersWife1984 TruckersWife1984 31-35, F 10 Responses Jun 21

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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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    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 23 Responses Dec 26, 2011

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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 20 Responses Jan 15, 2014

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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 13 Responses May 27, 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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    I don't get it. I don't get

    why am I still hung up.
    HurtsEverywhere HurtsEverywhere 31-35, F 10 Responses Jun 19

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    I have a other rant that I need to get off my

    chest: Haven't seen each other in 3 weeks. Then wife looking at phone bill. Asked him questions about so many texts. Then asks me to start using this app called whatsapp. Ever since using that stupid ******* app, things have changed . Hardly anymore late night texts . "Work...
    js1276 js1276 41-45, 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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