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I Had An Affair

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    timetochange2 timetochange2 41-45, F 1 Response Jul 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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    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 28 Responses Feb 23

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    Soo as the story goes he did return in April.

    First he was nice and said 'we can meet if you want?' Texted back and fourth my anxiety got high again waiting for my phone to beep. We texted over the next two weeks but only two days. By the last day he was for sure that I had let his currently divorcing ex wife know that he...
    ventingagain ventingagain 31-35, F 2 Responses 3 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...
    tessaccaa tessaccaa 26-30, F 6 days 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 9 Responses Dec 17, 2013

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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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    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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    I am so messed up again.

    Ugh. I moved on and was over my affair. He was someone in my life regularly. I'm friends with his wife. He was best friends with my husband. My now ex husband. I'm still good friends w my ex and his wife. We weren't caught. We are still intertwined in eAch others lives thru...
    lilsecret1 lilsecret1 41-45, F 3 Responses 6 days ago

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    I am 16, he is 47. He was my boss at

    where I worked but I recently quit. Where I worked was like a family restaurant and so his wife was also my boss. It was nothing more than sex, only twice. Today, I found out that his wife knows. I do not know what to do, help.
    uicke uicke 18-21, F 7 Responses Jul 22

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    I haven't been on here

    for a while, but I had a great need to write this, just to get if off my chest (yes I know, I am such a girl LOL). • I want someone I can text goodnight, last thing I do before I go to sleep. • I want someone I can message first thing in the morning and wish them an awesome...
    jrod1 jrod1 41-45, M 3 Responses 6 days ago

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    I'm glad it's been over

    for the last couple of months. I just found out that hubby may have cancer. They found some suspicious spots on a scan. He's going for more testing. I'm in limbo right now. No clear answers. I'm scared and sad. I don't want to lose him. We have young kids too. I can't sleep well...
    lovinglife11 lovinglife11 31-35, F 7 Responses 3 days ago

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    Been about a month or

    so of no contact. I am glad. But he's haunting my dreams!! I keep having dreams that he's texting me. This is a very recent development and I'm not even thinking about him when I go to bed. I hardly think of him at all anymore. Ugh I just want it to go away!!
    lovinglife11 lovinglife11 31-35, F 2 Responses 6 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 16 Responses Nov 3, 2014

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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 22 Responses Oct 13, 2014

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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 46-50, F 17 Responses Jul 30, 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 182 Responses Dec 30, 2011

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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'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 12 Responses May 27, 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 43 Responses Sep 1, 2011

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    Today is one of those days

    where my H makes it soooo easy for me to have no guilt why I am having an affair.....his rude, ignorant, short fuse attitude toward me...reminds me why I do what I do....I just wish I had the b@lls to pull the trigger and leave him...I just cant do it....my mm would so love to...
    excessbaggage excessbaggage 41-45, F 17 Responses 1 day ago

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    I feel as though regret is wasted energy.

    In all experiences there are lessons to be learned and there is beauty to be seen. Although you can see the positive in any situation, it is important that you don't entirely forget the negative. Having an affair is similar to using drugs. It's intense. Exhilarating...
    AnnUrban AnnUrban 26-30, F 3 Responses 2 days 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 40 Responses Feb 10

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    So, I've been talking to ex AP

    for about a week now. He's doing better. Not the best, but better. I'm relieved about that. I'm feeling less guilty about breaking NC. I know I'm going to have to start it again sometime, but now, we're talking, we've talked and that's that. I'll start over at day one when I...
    Rosybottomz Rosybottomz 31-35, F 4 Responses Jul 24

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    I am friends with my MM (for now

    and I hope it never changes). I want it to last this time. I reconnected with him mid June. I missed our friendship. I was not ready to be friends again, but I am working on it. I am working on accepting his marital life. I am working on being neutral. I am trying to...
    Fmina Fmina 51-55, F 11 Responses 5 days ago

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    I recently discovered a major lie

    that my ex AP had been hiding from me. I am SO done with him. This is exactly what I needed to kick start my moving on process. My last message to him today is: "You are a liar and I hate you. Stay the **** out of my life Jason. I am so done with you." So I found out that he...
    broken418 broken418 22-25, F 3 Responses Jul 22

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    This must explain why women can't understand

    that affairs have nothing to do with either the wife or the other woman. Men are by nature compartmentalized creatures. Figuratively speaking, you view your work, your family, your hobbies, and your recreation as separate boxes. You eat breakfast in one box. You have...
    UrMickey UrMickey 51-55, M 3 Responses 5 days 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 23 Responses Dec 26, 2011

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    So I befriended him on Facebook - big mistake.

    I stalk his page relentlessly - who am I? I google his articles. I message him during business hours because I know- hope - we won't get caught. We speak on the phone - he gives me career advice. I respect him professionally but it's just an excuse to talk to him. He said...
    Lanasawmysoul Lanasawmysoul 31-35, F 1 Response a week 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 46-50 351 Responses Mar 24, 2009

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    Ok... So finally after 2 months of not seeing

    him we may finally see each other this weekend. But I am not gonna hope or hold my breath. I need to find a guy in between or just dump his *** . Tired of not seeing him.... Tired of everything... Just tired!!!!
    js1276 js1276 41-45, F 4 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...
    LongLiveRockAndRoll LongLiveRockAndRoll 26-30, M 29 Responses Jun 25, 2012

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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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    I feel lonely. I'm still doing No Contact,

    but I just can't believe my ex AP had to come back into my life again, mess it up again, and then ignore me again. I wonder if he didn't come back into my life, if I would have been more moved on by now. Now I have to go through pain again, and it really hurts, but I feel like...
    broken418 broken418 22-25, F 5 Responses 2 days ago

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    gratefully I'm still NC with my mm.

    ..still miss him..still think of him everyday but seriously reading the angst from my fellow suffers...why couldn't we see where we were headed.. loneliness is such a opportunistic beast....allowing us to enter into a lair where our very souls are peeled away from our skin... I'm...
    Bancy918 Bancy918 51-55 1 Response a week 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 29 Responses Nov 19, 2014

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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 37 Responses Sep 16, 2014

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    Rough Rough morning..

    .I dreamed about my AP last night...like realllyyyy?!?!? it's bad enough trying to block him outta my head during regular business days trying to work and go about my daily routine...so he comes to me in my sleep? and you know how some dreams are blurry and you really can't...
    FindingMyself03 FindingMyself03 31-35, F 4 Responses Jul 23

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    We had an emotional thing It's over I'm gonna

    be away for 3 weeks from today he did everything to avoid walking out of work with me today he always try's to walk to with me ..I feel hurt 3 weeks away no contact at all I guess it's for the best I thought he would have said good bye tho
    lostmyselfgirl lostmyselfgirl 36-40, F 2 Responses Jul 22

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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...
    chavacc11 chavacc11 26-30, F 4 days ago

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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 17 Responses Jan 15, 2014

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    After two years of random calls

    and texts from xmm, we finally met. It was friendly and sweet and had a touch of the surreal to it. I wasn't meeting him to rekindle anything, nor was he. I'm certainly not interested in anything like that after all I've been through to recover my own sanity and peace...
    marmelade marmelade 51-55, F 13 Responses May 28

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    Day 24 over not a peep from him.

    This is the longest he ever stayed NC. I think I'm finally free !!!!!
    timetochange2 timetochange2 41-45, F 4 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 16 Responses Mar 27, 2014

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    after I hooked up with my side guy,

    I got a lot of advice about not getting attached. alright, so after another month of seeing him, I'm still keeping that advice in mind. he's not available very often as we both work with our spouses and live a distance apart. so I got it in my head that maybe I should look for...
    redpelican7 redpelican7 31-35, F 5 Responses 5 days ago

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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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