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I Have a Spouse Who Cheated On Me

Personal Stories, Advice, and Support 87 People

    Why Did This Happen To Me?

    i was the lady at the lunch table that always said her husband would never cheat. he wasnt raised that way. boy was i naive....i found out 2 months ago that my husband had cheated on me. i feel like every morning i wake up i relive that it is really true all over again. its a...
    bulldogsmom bulldogsmom 36-40, F 2 Responses Jun 9, 2012

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    Cheating Wife

    I am a truck driver. I married my highschool sweet heart, the love of my life. My wife helped bring me closer to God and taught me what salvation truly was. We went on Missions trips together & we were planning  on going into ministry together. My wife had not...
    JackDempsey JackDempsey 26-30 2 Responses Jun 27, 2009

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    Pain...

    He cheated in 2003. We rebuilt and got married in 2005. He cheated again in 2007. We rebuilt and had our children in 2008 and 2010. The woman from 2007 came back in 2011. We tried marriage counseling. We separated about a month ago. Everyone wants to tell me how to handle...
    Jgizmo Jgizmo 31-35, F 6 Responses Dec 3, 2012

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    Toxic Betrayal

    My heart is heavy with sorrow, it's weight paralyzes my inner being . I am drowning in My tears.
    ErzulieTears ErzulieTears 41-45, F Mar 13, 2013

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    Does It Get Better?

    This is a little self indulgent, maybe that's not the right word, basically I needed to put "pen" to paper to get a few things out that have been eating at me and put them down here. It probably doesn't flow too well and the thoughts may seem like a shattered window with no...
    JackDempsey JackDempsey 26-30 1 Response Mar 10, 2010

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    Life Goes On

    It is now November 2013 and what has changed you ask? I will need to backtrack some to let you know that my wife hurt her back last year after my post. The pain and back damage was in the same area that mine have been all these years. The doctor told her that he could fix her...
    Tebb4407 Tebb4407 61-65, M Nov 18, 2013

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    Can'T Shut My Brain Off!!

    I will just tell the short side of this story :) My fiancé and I have been together for almost 3 years we have been through ALOT! In the beginning he had a drinking problem we worked through it we moved out of town and started "over" we decided to her pregnant and have a baby...
    crazybipolargirl crazybipolargirl 26-30, F 2 Responses Mar 26, 2013

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    When Will It Go Away?

    My wife cheated on me. Her relationship with him has been over for a year now. Well not quite a year.  It was almost 2 years ago since I found out about it. 2 years and I can't stop thinking about her being with him. It was 21 months ago she stopped being intimate with...
    JackDempsey JackDempsey 26-30 1 Response Oct 26, 2010

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    Confidence

    So, I'm tired of being a whiny, little *****. This is not me. This crying and being depressed, it's very unnatural. Not gonna lie, it's still there, but I'm done letting it take over. I am at least 10x the woman she is. Always have been, always will be. She can't even come...
    Jgizmo Jgizmo 31-35, F 2 Responses Dec 10, 2012

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    My Wife Had An Affair Before We Were Married But Just Confessed

    Ok...here goes. The story that I can't let go. We'll start with some background. I have been married now for just over 3 years to who I feel is the "love of my life" "soul mate"....call it what you will. We were together about 10 years prior to making it official. The wait...
    cj71 cj71 41-45, M 5 Responses Feb 22, 2013

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    Feels Like A Long Road Ahead

    hello,husband "emotionally" cheated on me @ 3yrs ago with co-worker/former boss for well over a year~we have 4 children~the main reason i've not yet left the marriage as i'm a child of divorce myself. i thought i've done all the work i needed to do on myself to help us move...
    neverexpectedthis neverexpectedthis 41-45, F 2 Responses Apr 27, 2012

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    Recently, I have just found out that my dad does marijuana. I honestly don't know how to react. His secret is plainly obvious - he hides marijuana by wrapping it in foil and...
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    I have no one I can talk to. My friends at school will only judge my secrets, or thoughts, I can't tell them anything person. My family members make to big of a deal out of...
    Pisces277 Pisces277 13-15, F 1 Response Dec 28, 2014

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    I go to military school because i'm "smart" and i was forced to try out for a sport. I hate it when my parents take my educational freedom from me.. I dont want to be in a private...
    Cheshirecupacat Cheshirecupacat 13-15, F 6 Responses Jan 18

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    I have a question that i am hoping someone has advice on. When my husband was 19 he had a daughter with a woman that has refused to allow him to see the child since birth. He was...
    hinton5 hinton5 31-35, F Jan 1

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    Combination of two co-dominant genes!!!
    extant1 extant1 51-55, M 3 Responses Jan 1

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    iTetra iTetra 13-15, F 1 Response Jan 6

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    A crisis here, another there...
    s0undgarden s0undgarden 16-17, M Jan 6

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    My parents met each other in AA (Alcoholics Anonymous.) Needless to say, the marriage was unhappy, short-lived and my sister and I are pretty much genetically destined for...
    bowlofsurreal bowlofsurreal 18-21, F 6 Responses 4 days ago

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    Have you ever brushed your teeth and then sipped orange juice? That's the sort of taste that being in a BPD relationship leaves you with. An intense sting that leaves your throat...
    TalaSnow TalaSnow 22-25, F 6 days ago

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    He was my first love. My first official and serious relationship. I loved him more than life itself. My whole world, my future and life revolved around him. He was everything. For...
    SummerOf22 SummerOf22 18-21, F 6 Responses Jan 8

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    Well I'm still here. I finally stopped procrastinating and called a marriage councilor. To my surprise she was able to see us within a few days. And another surprise, my wife and...
    Dartanian Dartanian 36-40, M 1 Response Jan 8

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    all I ever wanted to do was to help other people. Honestly I wish I didn't, because I have been used, cheated on, and rejected because of it; as a result I have been depressed for...
    halcyondays2 halcyondays2 18-21, M Jan 10

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    I'm a 16 year old girl and I have quite a long experience to tell. See, I have a whole world of imaginary friends-even best friends- and yes, some imaginary enemies, too. (Hey...
    ImaginaryBFF ImaginaryBFF 16-17, F Dec 28, 2014

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    Not that I am desperate for love, but I sorta need (or want) to have capital S Someone who is my age. I mean, not really in a romantic way. I want someone who can be like a best...
    lmaofood lmaofood 18-21, F 1 Response Jan 2

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    Now that I think about it... I really don't. I have no remarkable talents. Hell, I don't even think I have any talents... I mean really, what the fuckk am I good at, that could be...
    BananaSmoothiee BananaSmoothiee 18-21, F 1 Response Jan 8

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    Last year, around this time, I happened to be working on an assignment where I was surprised with my ex working in that very same company where I am assigned. I freaked out and...
    MissGaga MissGaga 22-25, F 1 Response Jan 13

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    I don't know how to move past my DUI in my head My family and friends are being very supportive because they know what a good person I am and how much I contribute to society and...
    freespirit182 freespirit182 31-35, F 3 Responses 5 days ago

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    I decided to ask my doctor if I could have an EEG test to see if they could record my rapid nerve vibrations, since I thought it could prove that my twitching and j e r k I n g...
    Boshie Boshie 61-65, F 1 Response Jan 11

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    I've never won at anything. Literally anything. I'm always the first person there when someone is sad or alone. I try my best to talk to them and make them feel like someone cares...
    DarknessWolf DarknessWolf 22-25, M 1 Response Jan 12

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    I'm a healthy, pregnant 36 yo - active and no history of asthma. I received the Tdap booster when I had my daughter 3.5 years ago. I got a bad cold on Dec 1, 2014 and it ran its...
    kayee33 kayee33 36-40, F 2 days ago

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    I would rather have someone in my life who can put up with my worst behavior than have someone who only loves me when I am at my best....Aarti Khurana
    AwesomeAlert AwesomeAlert 46-50, M Jan 3

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    I just don't know why but I have never kept friends that long. Friends I've had in the past were very judgmental and mean. So i just stopped talking to them and they just faded...
    morningsunshine420 morningsunshine420 18-21, F 6 days ago

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    I want to feel included, involved and not left out! I want people in my life in reality who will help me feel included and involve like i would love to have friends who would be...
    MilweePetite MilweePetite 18-21, F 5 days ago

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    Finally, after years of searching, I have found who I am. I am neither submissive nor dominant, but I am both as when I am required to be. At my work I constantly making decisions...
    pwis2648 pwis2648 31-35, M Dec 30, 2014

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    I met this kid on an online game and he told me how he was feeling depressed and suicidal. I tried consulting him that he shouldnt do it and gave him advice etc. I said that you...
    HeyHer1234 HeyHer1234 16-17, F 4 Responses Jan 9

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    It's like I can't escape right now. I want to try and get back into the normal routine of life, yet I can't even think straight. I only found out yesterday I had this virus, I was...
    alisha24xo alisha24xo 16-17, F 3 Responses Jan 13

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    For example, there's this competition at school about story writing, the deadline is in May but like I have two story ideas that I want to write an I seriously can't make a...
    RossAshton RossAshton 18-21, M Jan 17

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    It's just too ******* hard to talk to people about my problems 😞.. I try to deal with em on my own but it's only hurting me more having to keep all this inside and never being...
    persayous persayous 22-25, F 4 days ago

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    I have friends who live just by the Nudist beach.They get a very good view!
    Wulfstan Wulfstan 70+, M 1 Response 3 days ago

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    A few simple of experiences of why I have cried in school: Kindergarten: I called a boy in my class stupid, then later when I saw a police car park in front of the school I started...
    SparkleSwirl SparkleSwirl 18-21, F 1 day ago

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    I'm 26 and have been single for my entire life. I was close to a relationship once when I was 22 and had my first kiss; but then he decided to go back to his ex, so ever since then...
    worrier07 worrier07 26-30, F 6 Responses 6 hrs ago

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    I respect the sanctity of marriage. honor the vows and the ever after.It never occurred to me that my marriage will go to the drain. We had great sex. I thought it was the core of...
    4BlackForest 4BlackForest 36-40, F 2 Responses Jan 14

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    To Have and To Hold: The Boiled Frog"The story is often used as a metaphor for the inability or unwillingness of people to react to significant changes that occur...
    menrclueless menrclueless 46-50, F Jan 19

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    We've been together since I was 16. I'm 23 now, so that makes 7 years. For being so young being with this man has molded me into who I am today. I don't know my adult life...
    QLC23 QLC23 22-25, F 1 Response 6 days ago

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