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I My Husband Had An Emotional Affair

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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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    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 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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    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 5 Responses Oct 21, 2013

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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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    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 36-40, F 1 Response Apr 10

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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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    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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    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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    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 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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    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 3 Responses 4 days ago

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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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    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 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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    Related Experiences

    I have known my husband since we were in the 7th grade, but we didn't get together until after we graduated high school. I was in college and I became pregnant 2 years into our...
    chan50 chan50 31-35, F 2 Responses Apr 4

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    I have been with my husband for 30 years. I suspected him of cheating with a co-worker about 5 years ago but just didn't have proof. Two month ago the proof fell in my lap. He got...
    pam6761 pam6761 51-55, F 2 Responses Mar 30

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    Looking at all the positives of my emotional affair ending. 1. I am not feeling as stressed and anxious. Sneaking phone calls, waiting for phone calls, all very stress inducing. 2...
    confusedmajorly confusedmajorly 36-40, F 6 Responses Apr 15

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    ...an emotional affair. Really missing the phone calls I snuck driving to and from work. Our time. That 20 minute commute is tough. The silence forces me to feel the pain, grieve...
    confusedmajorly confusedmajorly 36-40, F 19 Responses Apr 10

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    8 years ago I had an affair with my then boyfriend's best friend. I fell so deep in love with him, he was my obsession. I just could not get away, i saw him everyday, we took trips...
    S3xym4m4 S3xym4m4 31-35, F 3 Responses Apr 2

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    I had an affair and ended up getting pregnant . I had an abortion . My husband forgave me and said he still loves me and I feel I betrayed him. The bf who got me pregnant bailed on...
    Cathymary Cathymary 31-35, F 10 Responses Apr 14

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    Just wanting to hear from some other married ladies like me out there who had an affair with a single man, fell in love and vice versa but decided to stay with their husband for...
    Casscat Casscat 41-45, F 6 Responses Apr 8

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    It's almost April. My life has changed so much. I'm happy. Complete. Content. Calm. I'm very much in love. Living together. Falling asleep in his arms every night. It's amazing...
    carpediem2 carpediem2 36-40, F 12 Responses Mar 29

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    I had an affair with a son of a ***** Francesco Clementucci, I really felt in love with him, despite the terrible intimate part with him and knowing that he is almost married, I...
    anna1953 anna1953 56-60, F Apr 10

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    I had an affair or close to it. She was my wife's friend. Always telling me I was good looking always being nice then the text came and I responded. My wife hadn't wanted me in...
    october004 october004 31-35, M 12 Responses Apr 5

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    My parents are going through a divorce and my dad and I found out that my mom has been talking to a guy for 2 months and are more than friends. My dad told me that she had an...
    xXlonebrushpupXx xXlonebrushpupXx 13-15, F Mar 27

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    I had an affair with a hot colleage while I was engaged to my wife.
    xxxtop xxxtop 36-40, M 3 Responses Apr 1

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    I had an affair with my best friend's NEW WIFE. It cost me my 10-year marriage as well as a large chunk of my sanity.
    dbushy dbushy 41-45, M 3 Responses Apr 1

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    I am not here because I had an affair, on the contrary I actually was cheated once but that's not the case, i'm just curious to know why would a person in their right mind think...
    alpaqqa alpaqqa 13-15, F 19 Responses Apr 10

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    I had an affair and my boyfriend knows. The guy, let's say his name is X, ended it. He told me he loved me and we would end up together but just not now. a year later he's engaged...
    haileyxo haileyxo 18-21, F 2 Responses 5 hrs ago

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    I found this TREMENDOUSLY eye opening. I read this last night on a message board about affairs and had to share ----- "Love", within infidelity, isn’t. Love in this context is...
    Wikedangel Wikedangel 36-40, F 9 Responses Mar 27

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    The title is my life. It happened 8 years ago. Wow, I can't believe it has been that long... At 7 years of marriage and 3 kids, my husband and I became roommates... I loved him but...
    swimminginemotions swimminginemotions 31-35, F 5 Responses Mar 28

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    I'm writing this in the hopes that others can relate to my affair experience and help me let go. I'm very ashamed and reluctant to post this, but here it is. I've been married for...
    dsumm1 dsumm1 51-55, M 12 Responses Apr 11

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    It all came out. I think part of me wanted to be "caught." All I ever wanted was my husband's love and attention. I saw the heartbreak on his face and I owned my deception and lies...
    MissViolet711 MissViolet711 46-50, F 11 Responses Mar 24

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    We were first coworkers and became friends. Both married and became emotionally co - dependent on each other. Talking numerous times a day. We became best friends and eventually...
    dali718 dali718 31-35, F 6 Responses Mar 25

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    I did it because of my insecurity. I was married at the time and the guy gave me desire, affection, adventure, and sex all of which was missing from my marriage. My husband and I...
    sapphire601 sapphire601 31-35, F 8 Responses Mar 29

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    I'm never on fb and went on and saw a pic of him and his wife commented on how sexy he was and blew a kiss emoticon. It made me furious!! How dare she?! She's found out about us...
    Australianladybug Australianladybug 31-35, F 7 Responses Mar 29

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    I have been here for awhile hoping to come across a story similar to mine. I need help. My story has gone from dream to nightmare. Had affair. MM always said he loved us both...
    blumomma blumomma 31-35, F 12 Responses Mar 31

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    My longstanding affair ended after his spouse found out (a few times over a few years), threatened divorce and he couldn't see us ever having a "happy ending" after destroying both...
    marmelade marmelade 51-55, F 33 Responses Mar 29

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    Today you told me- I fulfill your soul. It was deep. Not even my husband felt connected to me emotionally. But today, as we sat on the open field holding hands with my head leaned...
    myheart99 myheart99 36-40, F Mar 27

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    So another another ... Another Dollar... Not what I meant to say... What I mean is another lie.... Affairs are about lies... Left, right and centre.... Lying at home and lying...
    learner80 learner80 31-35, F 10 Responses Apr 4

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    Affairs and marriage two completely different things!!! I want to be 60 with my husband and have my grandchildren come to the house. My husband takes care of me because he loves me...
    circlesnomore circlesnomore 31-35, F 7 Responses Apr 15

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    I dogged a bullet! 2 years with that man and that doesn't even include our last 8 weeks of letting go and sex! My husband and I are saving the marriage, yes I was a little hurt...
    ventingagain ventingagain 31-35, F 4 Responses Apr 5

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    Well I guess it's finally over. The best (or worse?) 4 months of my life. The funny things about affairs is in the midst of them, you think you're happy, you think you're fulfilled...
    cakesx3 cakesx3 22-25, F 6 Responses 4 days ago

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    Where to start?? Run women, if it hasn't began yet run! It's a very long and painful road. Feelings get involved on both sides and then one stops feeling before the other and all...
    ventingagain ventingagain 31-35, F 5 Responses Apr 1

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    I have an eating disorder and my AP doesn't even know. He loves petite skinny young girl type body figure but failed to realize with me being 5'4 and close to 100 pounds it's not...
    myheart99 myheart99 36-40, F 3 Responses Apr 14

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    Well I just want to post that some time has passed and I have learned a lot. First I wake up every morning and I love the person staring back at me. I have integrity and a life...
    Sugar973 Sugar973 46-50, F 1 Response Apr 8