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I My Husband Had An Emotional Affair

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    experience. A lot has happend, changed and past over these last couple of months. My husband had an emotional affair with someone he knew years ago. After I found out, we seperated, attended counseling and we are currently building a better marriage.
    purplepas purplepas 41-45, F 1 Response 4 days ago

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    Believe Husband Is Having An Emotional Affair

    me and my husband jus got married in august. I live him very much but I am at a total cross roads. I feel like his co-worker and him has crossed boundaries. Every time we argue about the situation he either shut downs, flat out tells me he's never going to stop being friends, or...
    tia11689 tia11689 22-25, F Oct 15, 2013

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    My fiancé and I have been together

    for two years. (I'm not married, so if I'm not suppose to post here, I apologize) .... (We live together) (This is how I found out) I received a text message from our cellular provider that my fiancé had gone over his allowed data usage. I didn't really give it much thought...
    lilbugg lilbugg 41-45, F 1 Response Apr 10

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    I Don't Know What To Think.

    My husband had an emotional affair toward the end of my pregnancy and for a while after I gave birth. It was our first child, we had money problems, and had only been married for a couple months. He is 22 and I am 21, but I often felt like I was his mom, telling him to clean up...
    silentobserver08 silentobserver08 18-21, F 2 Responses Mar 12, 2012

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    How Can You Hurt Someone You Have Loved So Much?

    My husband and I have been married for almost 5 years and have definitely had our ups and downs.  We have always been in love and never lacked in our attraction for each other.  For all his faults, I never expected my husband to be unfaithful.  His first wife...
    KimmyH KimmyH 31-35, F 4 Responses Feb 22, 2010

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    New Relationship- Emotional Affair.

    Hi all, I'm new to this site, I came across it when I was doing some research on emotional affairs. My boyfriend is currently having an emotional affair, and I don't know what to do. We have only been together for coming up to 4 months but things between us have moved fairly...
    user5011 user5011 18-21, F 3 Responses Mar 1, 2012

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    Before my husband and I began dating he had an

    affair with a married coworker. He had to quit his job and move away in order to stop it. Well he lost his job and had to move back, in the meantime I became pregnant. He had a hard time finding work so he took contract jobs for his previous employer. He interacted with her but...
    Trying2staypositive Trying2staypositive 31-35, F 2 Responses Jan 22

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    My husband had an emotional n physical affair

    with a coworker 20 years younger n still won't let itgo two years later
    jeannienewlife jeannienewlife 51-55, F Jun 18

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    Husbands Emotional Affair Is Haunting Me

    I found out my husband was having an emotional affair last February. When I confronted him about the emails that I read and told him he had to leave, I was blown away by how ready and willing he was to go. The girl he was “involved” with worked with him and had a fianc...
    16mrsx 16mrsx 41-45, F 6 Responses Oct 21, 2013

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    My husband had an emotional affair with someone

    from his past. Hurt like hell to find out that after everything he and I went through, he would decide to go outside of our marriage for comfort...strange thing is, he was the one pulling away. He had the idea that married people didn't need the cuddling, the alone time, etc...
    purplepas purplepas 41-45, F 6 Responses Feb 26

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    About a year ago my husband had an emotional

    affair saw the woman on a few occasions and texted her frequently until he was caught. My daughter and I frequent a store here usually on our walks together. As soon as I walked in and looked up I realized who it was. It was the woman he had spent time with. Had drinks with and...
    saltyorsweet saltyorsweet 31-35, F 4 Responses Apr 19

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    Husband Still Having Emotional Affair

    To make a long story short my Husband goes to school with a young (20 year old) woman and began having an emotional affair with her.  We are currently in counseling, but he refused to give up the OW.  It is breaking my heart and I worry even more about how it will...
    saddlyblue saddlyblue 26-30, F 11 Responses Nov 25, 2009

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    My Husband Has Reconnected With His First Love

    My husband of 19 years (been together for 23 years) has reconnected with his first love that is married, lives in Iran and has a boyfriend for the past 5 years. She FB requested him while we were going through a tough time, now he thinks it's destiny.......he is madly in love...
    lindadso lindadso 41-45 2 Responses Jun 24, 2013

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    Woke Up One Day and Looked At His Email

    My husband is a big cw buff. Its his hobby and his job.  He was on a civil war chat room for years, and then one day in nov. 07 he comes accross someone wanting info about the park we worked and lived on.  So he gets to chatting with them. pm.s etc.  I don't think...
    lofalt lofalt 46-50 2 Responses May 18, 2009

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    My Husband Has Betrayed Me

    My husband and I have been married for just over 2 years, we have been together for 6 years. About a 3 months ago, I found messages on his phone from 3 women. At first he denied the messages were even there, and made out I was seeing things and accusing him unnecessarily and...
    MrsCeCe MrsCeCe 26-30, F 4 Responses Nov 16, 2013

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    So Sorry I Believed Him Before

    My husband had an emotional affair about 3 years ago;  I forgave him and he promised that he was done with it. We have been doing very good; in fact he constantly tells me how he loves our relationship now! Last Saturday I found out he has been back at for at least a year; I...
    nodoubt456789 nodoubt456789 51-55, F 7 Responses Sep 22, 2011

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    Why Does My Husband Feels The Need To Validate Other Women?

    I recently found EP and have spent days reading others stories. I have decided to share my own story with the hopes of aiding my self help therapy. My husband and I have recently married, both of us are middle aged and have been in relationships prior. We have been together 4...
    happyisashappydoes happyisashappydoes 46-50 Aug 20, 2013

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    Emotional Affair With Memory Of First Love

    I have been married for what feels like forever. We had some wonderful times and some very distant times in our marriage. My problem is 35 years ago my husband dated a woman. It was his first relationship and she was married, with a child. He was very insecure and was overwhelmed...
    AnneJohnson AnneJohnson 51-55 3 Responses Nov 10, 2009

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    My Husbands Emotional Affair

    My husbands emotional affair happened 1 1/2 years ago, but Iam still trying to deal with it. The pain and hurt is getting better and Iam finding out that Iam starting to gain more trust back with my husband. My husband one morning decided to spring on me we need to divorce or...
    pennsy pennsy 41-45 9 Responses Aug 27, 2009

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    Emotional Affairs Are Devastating To A Marriage

    I have been married to this man for 45 years.  We have had 45 years of a good marriage with  no problems with infidelity.  That all changed last year.  My husband had an emotional affair with a married woman that lives in our neighborhood.  She is 41, he...
    donnarjones donnarjones 61-65, F 11 Responses Oct 16, 2009

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    My husband recently admitted to me

    that he had an emotional affair. He even used that phrase. We've been married 4 years and have been together since 2006. I love him very much and want to work through this. It's all happens so recently... He told me on Monday (12-30-13) and had seen her the previous Friday (12...
    happilyeverafter5110 happilyeverafter5110 26-30, F 3 Responses Jan 3

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    Emotional Affair Causes Other Women To Be Beaten

    I admit I neglected my husband for many years, I was physically hurt and had many medical problems which led to severe depresstion. I barely got out of bed. He was great the whole time (I thought). we had many talks I thought we were at a understanding about how things in our...
    1bitten 1bitten 46-50, F 1 Response Oct 12, 2013

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    The Wife Is The Last To Know....

    My husband and I have had a rocky road for quite some time.  I finally got sick of all of it and left him 5 years ago.  During that time I had absolutely no contact with him at all.  He didn't know where I resided and I didn't furnish that information.  I just wanted to be...
    laura2011 laura2011 56-60, F Feb 2, 2011

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    Related Experiences

    Betrayed wives, I have been posting stories and resources under "I am trying to save my marriage" and a few other places. An EP pal, Uht2014, has some really good info on her...
    lillynfriends lillynfriends 46-50, F 2 Responses Jun 26

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    Emotional Affair: Was she Narcissistic or Borderline Waif? I am a married man with two beautiful children and a wonderful wife. I have never “physically” cheated on my wife...
    DriveRiggins DriveRiggins 41-45, M 2 Responses Jul 9

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    This is for all the Truemans, Soevils and alike out there... i'm finally starting to allow myself to agree with you, there really isn't any justification for cheating. what you...
    earthandthesky earthandthesky 36-40, M 7 Responses Jul 11

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    See Dreamgirl75,,,you had the affair,,with your co-worker,,now you ask a question ,,Can to married people (MM and MW) Who having affair with one another 1, Stop the sex ,, yes you...
    pullupgirl103 pullupgirl103 31-35, F 2 Responses Jul 12

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    I had an affair with someone that I normally would never have even dated, let alone considered sleeping with because things were so bad at home. Why did I do it? I think that...
    Islndgirl Islndgirl 36-40, F 8 Responses Jun 28

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    Did anyone have success re-establishing sex and not only sex, but passion back in their marriage after they had an affair? If you have re-established sex with wife/husband...
    Fmina Fmina 51-55, F 6 Responses Jul 2

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    Just a thought..and I might get alot of sh*t for this but I had an affair and it really f*cked me up (read my posts!) and I will never do that again!! Now my thought is for those...
    Greggerz Greggerz 26-30, M 3 Responses 21 hrs ago

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    I am an affair success story. Due to my x-h's controlling behaviour toward me (coupled with alcohol abuse) for years, I checked out of my marriage a few years ago. I allowed fear...
    dayflight dayflight 31-35 9 Responses Jul 15

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    Denial.... I haven't accepted his decision to end things. How could he? Where the heck did he find the strength? Why would he end it when the sex was so damn amazing? I...
    Differentforever Differentforever 46-50, F 6 Responses Jul 4

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    I had an affair with a random woman called Gill. It was excellent while it lasted but I went back to my wife. She let me come back but she does not trust me. I felt that I would...
    ericthebee ericthebee 36-40, M 5 Responses Jul 7

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    I had an affair for about a year and a half with an African American man half my age who I work with. He has been with his gf for for years and I've been married for 25. It started...
    Endeee Endeee 46-50, F 9 Responses Jun 29

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    I had an affair for a year after I returned to the UK for a year.i fell madly in love with him but told me from the start he would never leave his partner.ive been back in...
    pommygirl pommygirl 46-50, F 5 Responses Jun 27

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    With someone at work. He had an affair with me as well!! It's been going on for over a year now. I three dreams in I e week with him in it and one of them I told him I loved him...
    Cjr1991 Cjr1991 22-25 Jun 28

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    I had an affair with a MM for almost a year. His wife found out, he blamed me and we didn't speak - with the exception of a few hurtful texts and emails - for over 3 months. He...
    LTBHOAO LTBHOAO 36-40, F 9 Responses Jun 29

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    Had an affair with a guy for a year while in the UK and fell madly in love with him and is still am!But ive been back in Australia for 11 weeks we are both older 46-50 known each...
    pommygirl pommygirl 46-50, F 1 Response Jul 1

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    How are all you ladies?? I know the good ones are still good.. But what about the ones who mm left.. Are you starting to feel better??! I'm on the next stage I can't explain it but...
    ventingagain ventingagain 31-35, F 4 Responses Jul 3

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    I have been in a relationship with my boyfriend for almost 6 years now. I honestly love him with all my heart and I know that he would do absolutely anything for me no matter what...
    oabutler oabutler 18-21, F 20 Responses Jul 7

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    I had an affair with a married man.. At first I didn't know that until he told me after we started to get serious! I'm a 18 yr old guy who is gay. He is very DL which his wife didn...
    avabooboo avabooboo 18-21, M 2 Responses 2 days ago

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    Goodbye.......... This is an update to a story I wrote on May 20th about my affair coming to an end. Since I initially wrote this story, things had taken a turn. Initially, the...
    bobrido bobrido 46-50, M 8 Responses 7 hrs ago

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    I met him at a masquerade. It felt like that moment he and I connected on a soul level . I have never experienced anything like that in my life. I know he felt the same. Over time...
    MrGibbs23 MrGibbs23 26-30, F 10 hrs ago

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    I love that man! He has dominated my whole day with random funny games and txts, and I'm talking every few minutes...how he gets paid at work ill never know! Also talked of...
    foreverWantingMore foreverWantingMore 31-35, F 8 Responses 4 hrs ago

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    So here goes my story. I am 35, married for over 3 years to my second husband. Between marriages, I had a serious relationship with a man who was 13 years older than me. We had...
    addicted2him1966 addicted2him1966 31-35, F 4 Responses Jul 11

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    It happened unexpectedly. I mean the emotional part. I joined a social networking site for those looking for an affair. I figured I'd find a guy or two to satisfy the sexual needs...
    livingnlovinit livingnlovinit 41-45, F 1 Response 2 days ago

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    I dreamed about her last night. Damn I miss her some days. I often wonder how she is doing after her husband found out. Does she think about me as much as I think about her? My...
    mylove77 mylove77 36-40, M 4 Responses 3 days ago

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    We were the best of friends for several years, we both felt that we were soulmates but never acted on it due to circumstances etc. She had a child and things were patchy between...
    jojijo jojijo 22-25, M 2 Responses Jun 29

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      I was watching this German documentary on polyamory. The mutual consent of partners seeing other people on a regular basis and one of the topics was jealousy. Both...
    Fmina Fmina 51-55, F 8 Responses Jun 27

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    I'm curious about something? I am only using a MM example bc I'm a woman. How many if you married men