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I My Husband Had An Emotional Affair

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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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    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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    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 46-50 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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    In my case the experience should read " my

    husband IS having an emotional affair " With half a dozen women on line! And doesn't feel that it has and will keep having a negative impact on our marriage. ( past history) my husband has cheated on me and for a lone time we have been living separate lives in the same house...
    Jofree Jofree 41-45, F 1 Response Nov 18, 2014

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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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    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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    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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    I found out about an emotional affair

    that my husband was involved in on April 1st. He assures me that he has had no contact with her, but I am super paranoid!!! I have become obsessed and need some tips on how to get over it.
    statham18 statham18 31-35, F 1 Response Jul 24, 2014

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    My husband had a 4 month long emotional affair

    with a woman he knew from HS. I found out 3 weeks ago. They never had any physical contact, but talked sexually to each other and told each other they were in love. I am trying to move forward, but I having a hard time. He has cut off all contact with her, but she continues to...
    nrnr50 nrnr50 36-40, F 1 Response Jul 28, 2014

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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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    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 5 Responses Feb 26, 2014

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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, 2014

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    Three weeks ago I walked into a room

    and saw my husband almost kiss a friend of the family. It broke my heart in a million pieces. We have been together for 20 years, married for 17years. Three years ago I was diagnosed with chronic pain which leaves me unable to do the things I use to do. We were going through a...
    Nancy73 Nancy73 41-45, F 1 Response Oct 7, 2014

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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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    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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    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 9 Responses Oct 21, 2013

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    Its been awhile since I've posted in this

    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 Jul 20, 2014

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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, 2014

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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...
    DeadHeartsAreEverywhere DeadHeartsAreEverywhere 31-35, F 5 Responses Apr 19, 2014

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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 3 Responses Apr 10, 2014

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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, 2014

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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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    I've just found out my husband of 4months had

    some sort of affair with another woman he says it was a year ago but I don't believe him,I found msgs saying that he confided in her that he had doubts about getting married,he's been to her house a few times late at night while I thought he was at work!!!! He's swearing to me...
    livob livob 36-40, F Jan 5

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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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    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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    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...
    deleted deleted 26-30 2 Responses Oct 12, 2013

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    Related Experiences

    I found out my husband was having an affair. We have been married for 7 years and have a 1 yr old baby. We separated about a 6 months and he moved out. During this time he was...
    Clementines22 Clementines22 31-35, F 1 Response 2 days ago

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    I will boil for this question on this specific experience page I am certain but I have a very important question. Disclaimer I know what I have done is wrong I am looking to at...
    Readytomoveon2015 Readytomoveon2015 31-35, F 2 Responses Jan 11

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    I'm having a bad day today. I had an affair with a good friend of mine that ended a year ago. First it was emotional only, flirting, chatting...for about 3 years. Then it became...
    HappySecret HappySecret 36-40, F 15 Responses Jan 1

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    I met and fell in love with the man I had an affair with before I even met my husband, but he never noticed me that way, until of course I was engaged. I met the other man when I...
    pamdaqtpi pamdaqtpi 26-30, F 4 Responses Jan 21

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    When I broke the news to my ex-husband that I am finished for good (I left, never to look back), I decided to see a really good therapist to help me move forward with my AP (when...
    happyasever happyasever 31-35, F 3 Responses Jan 14

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    I had an affair, but we ended things. I feel like I should explain this one a bit. I fell in love with this man before I met my husband but he never noticed me. While I was engaged...
    pamdaqtpi pamdaqtpi 26-30, F 6 Responses Jan 20

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    Okay so I know alot of yoy are going to judge me once I tell my story but I don't care. approximately 3 1/2 years ago my husband Bert fell 8 feet onto a concrete floor injuring...
    AiymaSnikies AiymaSnikies 22-25, F 3 Responses Jan 21

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    An implies singular. I have, in fact, had 4 affairs. I am not proud or bragging but just being honest. I can say that if you choose to have an affair then you need to really...
    jfar123 jfar123 41-45, M 6 Responses 1 day ago

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    I was looking for this heading. I HAD an affair. I never thought it would happen day 2. He was here. 5 pm till 9pm. He came .. he felt stressed due to work. I stressed him more...
    Fmina Fmina 51-55, F 9 Responses Jan 6

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    I have not actually had an affair with my boss- and I never will. The reason I say NEVER is because he is gay. But recently I have been having dreams about he and I going on...
    CuriousSouthernGirl38 CuriousSouthernGirl38 36-40, F 6 days ago

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    Today is day 3 of NC. I'm not sure what I'm suppose to be feeling during this time. After years of emotional chaos, highs and lows, and now feeling numb is that normal? I got...
    ATH2000 ATH2000 36-40, F 5 Responses 11 hrs ago

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    feeling so lost. H is ready to divorce, has the papers ready to sign. I moved out, and feel so lovely. I know that H finding out about AP has destroyed him, both emotionally and...
    findingpeace6 findingpeace6 26-30, F 12 Responses 5 hrs ago

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    Memoir of a New Life To say that I had a good relationship with my mother prior to my marriage would be an understatement. She could be overbearing and meddlesome with a very...
    pseudonympublic pseudonympublic 46-50, M 2 Responses Dec 31, 2014

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    For my friends who are getting over an affair... I heard this song yesterday it's old, but I can't stop playing it. http://youtu.be/-nrGWwHalCU
    Differentforever Differentforever 46-50, F 9 hrs ago

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    For those of you following my story you know where I am. While here 11,000 km from home, my AP and I have made some progress. Past Sunday was the hardest of the week so far...
    ATH2000 ATH2000 36-40, F 14 Responses Jan 21

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    Had a 3 some with a guy and my husband. We had a good time until the guy wanted to be friends and chat more with me and my husband got jealous. He's in the military and we move a...
    allibabe808 allibabe808 26-30, F 12 Responses Jan 10

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    I ended my affair for many reasons as explained in other stories. I fell in love with him because when my life was at it's worst he made me laugh and gave me hope. Well this past...
    pamdaqtpi pamdaqtpi 26-30, F 1 Response Jan 22

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    So the other night I was with a woman I have been having an affair with for the last 9 months or so. We got on the topic of do our spouses know and she says she thinks her H is...
    rangerrick1958 rangerrick1958 56-60, M 15 Responses Jan 13

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    I don't know how many of you are familiar with my story, but if not, it doesn't really make a difference. From reading all the stories of other posters, we share a similar...
    Missybad Missybad 26-30, F 14 Responses Jan 4

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    I am exactly 6 months NC now and I would say I am much better. I will be seeing MM now and then for a while coming up soon, but we will just ignore each other as we have since DDay...
    Suzanne1976 Suzanne1976 36-40, F 5 Responses 2 days ago

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