Post
Experience Project iOS Android Apps | Download EP for your Mobile Device

I Have a Spouse Who Cheated On Me

Personal Stories, Advice, and Support 91 People

    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

    Your Response

    Cancel

    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

    Your Response

    Cancel

    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

    Your Response

    Cancel

    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

    Your Response

    Cancel

    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

    Your Response

    Cancel

    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

    Your Response

    Cancel

    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

    Your Response

    Cancel

    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

    Your Response

    Cancel

    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

    Your Response

    Cancel

    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

    Your Response

    Cancel

    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

    Your Response

    Cancel

    Related Experiences

    my girlfriend and I have been dating for 5 years. In the beginning it was amazing. I fancied her for ages before be got together and we were both quite loved up when we did. we...
    callum00000 callum00000 26-30, M 5 hrs ago

    Your Response

    Cancel
    I know from my own experience that married men don't always leave the wife. I am the wife. I found out two years ago my husband had an affair with some married woman that he met...
    Truthbetold81 Truthbetold81 31-35, F 2 Responses Apr 26

    Your Response

    Cancel
    I have no one that understands me. I feel like whoever I know secretly hates me, and I feel like people judge me by my looks...
    Isurvivedlife Isurvivedlife 13-15, F 2 Responses Apr 20

    Your Response

    Cancel
    I am almost 62 years old. I left home two weeks after my high school graduation to start business college. I graduated and got a job and never looked back. I have been married...
    N6135P N6135P 61-65, F 2 Responses Apr 6

    Your Response

    Cancel
    i literally do have no one...They ended up being pretenders and judging and belittleing...the pain i have is unberable only if people understood...i want to run away from...
    letmetellyouaboutme letmetellyouaboutme 26-30, M 2 Responses Apr 19

    Your Response

    Cancel
    I Don't have any close friends. The closest friend I had stopped talking to me when his relationship got serious. I have two people in my life I can talk to, but neither I can be...
    MissRejected MissRejected 22-25, F 3 Responses Apr 19

    Your Response

    Cancel
    I wrote about my experience somewhere... but in any case, here's to us, the Caregivers!
    lilmschirpy lilmschirpy 41-45, F 1 Response 1 day ago

    Your Response

    Cancel
    I am grateful for my yoga and meditation practice
    Wbyogimaso Wbyogimaso 26-30, M Apr 10

    Your Response

    Cancel
    Mom protecting her clutch!!! Nice surprise!!
    Extant1 Extant1 51-55, M 9 Responses Apr 15

    Your Response

    Cancel
    Feel like some people can confuse judging with giving your opinion.. Or agreeing in a different matter.. But overal it seems like trusting others is never a good way to go
    lilybunny944 lilybunny944 13-15, F 1 Response Apr 20

    Your Response

    Cancel
    the only person was my grandmother everything she said was right to me.....
    thoughtless17 thoughtless17 16-17, F 1 Response Apr 20

    Your Response

    Cancel
    I hate having to lie about myself which is why I only tell people some of the truth so I am not lying.
    sroonaka616 sroonaka616 18-21 1 Response 1 day ago

    Your Response

    Cancel
    Did you know you already have a business?! Message me to join this amazing team to get one-on-one mentoring to grow it!Our company was featured in fortune 500, inc 500 and the wall...
    WrapMeFitnFab WrapMeFitnFab 26-30, F 10 hrs ago

    Your Response

    Cancel
    people tell me i am lucky i dont reply usually just say this in my heart am i lucky will be the person who will have her who will share sunsets and sunrises with her who will...
    deleted deleted 26-30 1 Response 4 days ago

    Your Response

    Cancel
    I have a dad. Technically I have three dads. I am a Christian and I believe God is my Daddy foremost. :) I have a dad who conceived me and I have a stepdad. I also consider my...
    blankcheck4urhart blankcheck4urhart 36-40, F Apr 9

    Your Response

    Cancel
    Hey, I'm an extremely loving, caring person who listens to and takes care of those I love. But I don't have anyone who takes care of me. I'm married a woman who doesn't appreciate...
    wheelman82 wheelman82 31-35, M 4 Responses Apr 16

    Your Response

    Cancel
    I do not have PTSD at all, but I just wanted to express my admiration and respect for people who do have to suffer with it. I have friends who have experienced PTSD - not from...
    DespicableMind DespicableMind 18-21, F 2 Responses Apr 20

    Your Response

    Cancel
    I lose patience with those who have no understanding of the suffering of others. Where there is no understanding, there is no compassion. I know I'm not supposed to be upset about...
    Carissimi Carissimi 56-60, F 9 Responses Apr 10

    Your Response

    Cancel
    NO GOD NETFLIX WHY?! WHY!! WHY DO YOU HAVE TO HAVE DOCTOR WHO SERIES END AT SEASON 7?! DX WHAT WILL I EVER DO WITH MY LIFE NOW?! (life of a person with only netflix)
    LordPotatoesWasTaken LordPotatoesWasTaken 13-15, F 2 Responses Apr 20

    Your Response

    Cancel
    I have this really good friend of mine (Saily) who has a younger sister that's in 10th grade (Osiris) My friends sister hit me up a few weeks ago after I had posted on snapchat a...
    Gabe1997 Gabe1997 16-17, T 1 Response Apr 20

    Your Response

    Cancel
    I have 5 children even though I am very young. I'm lucky to have my husband to help me out with them and we all get along really good. Our eldest is 5 (nearly 6) her name is Aimee...
    ElleTheLizard ElleTheLizard 18-21, F 11 Responses 3 days ago

    Your Response

    Cancel
    Does anyone know how to gain self confidence? I've been dealing with this problem for over 5 years. I sometimes feel as if im too nice to others, or just let myself go..I let...
    yasminesaleh00 yasminesaleh00 18-21, F 2 Responses Apr 13

    Your Response

    Cancel
    There is a special place in hell for narcissistic mothers. Narcissistic mothers do not have children for the same reasons the rest of us do. They do not look forward to the birth...
    rescueme99 rescueme99 41-45 4 Responses Apr 15

    Your Response

    Cancel
    I never had a day like this. I haven't slept full night. Since 1 and half months I'm drinking daily. I'm worried about my health. I don't know why you left me but I'm becoming...
    naz69 naz69 26-30, M 2 Responses Apr 16

    Your Response

    Cancel
    After coming out that I prefer to dress up and that I am bi it's been kinda weird. Suddenly I have women who are normally kinda prudish just stripping down and dressing in front of...
    JessicaMarie35 JessicaMarie35 36-40, T 3 Responses Apr 18

    Your Response

    Cancel
    Not really things, well, maybe a few special trinkets that are close to my heart. More importantly, I have people who are very precious to me. I think today is a good day to start...
    pinkstarburst pinkstarburst 41-45, F 2 Responses Apr 21

    Your Response

    Cancel
    Life doesn't hurt until you think about how much things have changed, who you've lost along the way, and how much of it was your fault...
    theoneyoullneverforget theoneyoullneverforget 18-21, F 2 Responses a week ago

    Your Response

    Cancel
    It's been a month since I heard her voice. I went from talking to her every night for at least 2 hours ... come home, shower, have dinner, call her, fall asleep to her voice, wake...
    NYDom4ticklishsubfemLTR NYDom4ticklishsubfemLTR 46-50, M 3 Responses 3 days ago

    Your Response

    Cancel
    I have people who pretend to be my friend but nobody that really truly cares about me. I honestly hate that they even pretend to care...
    youngkinyteenmom youngkinyteenmom 18-21, F 2 Responses 1 day ago

    Your Response

    Cancel
    I am a married man, who has been having an affair with a married woman for 3 years. I am not leaving my wife, and nor is she leaving her husband. Neither one of us are IN love with...
    ChurchKei ChurchKei 31-35 Apr 15

    Your Response

    Cancel
    PLEASE help me. I can't do this alone. I met him at the beginning of January 2015. He was perfect, I have never opened up to anyone before and I did with him. I have never...
    justagirl2991 justagirl2991 22-25, F 1 Response 2 hrs ago

    Your Response

    Cancel