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I My Husband Had An Emotional Affair

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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...
    happyisashappydoes happyisashappydoes 46-50 Aug 20, 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...
    purplepas purplepas 41-45, F 6 Responses Feb 26

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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...
    1bitten 1bitten 46-50, F 1 Response Oct 12, 2013

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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...
    user5011 user5011 18-21, F 3 Responses Mar 1, 2012

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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...
    MrsCeCe MrsCeCe 26-30, F 4 Responses Nov 16, 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. ...
    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...
    lindadso lindadso 41-45 2 Responses Jun 24, 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...
    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...
    donnarjones donnarjones 61-65, F 11 Responses Oct 16, 2009

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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...
    silentobserver08 silentobserver08 18-21, F 2 Responses Mar 12, 2012

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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...
    happilyeverafter5110 happilyeverafter5110 26-30, F 3 Responses Jan 3

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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...
    nodoubt456789 nodoubt456789 51-55, F 7 Responses Sep 22, 2011

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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...
    lilbugg lilbugg 36-40, F 1 Response a week ago

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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...
    KimmyH KimmyH 31-35, F 3 Responses Feb 22, 2010

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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...
    16mrsx 16mrsx 41-45, F 5 Responses Oct 21, 2013

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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...
    tia11689 tia11689 22-25, F Oct 15, 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...
    laura2011 laura2011 56-60, F Feb 2, 2011

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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...
    Trying2staypositive Trying2staypositive 31-35, F 2 Responses Jan 22

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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...
    pennsy pennsy 41-45 9 Responses Aug 27, 2009

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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...
    lofalt lofalt 46-50 2 Responses May 18, 2009

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    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 5 Responses 2 days ago

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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 a week ago

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    Feeling sad and lost today :( My boyfriend had an emotional affair with a girl from work. We were on the verge of breaking up but supposed to be working things out. We'd been...
    melissamayhem melissamayhem 26-30, F 2 Responses Mar 20

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    Yes, I had an affair with married man. I was married at the time too. My marriage was already crumbling but his is still going strong and I couldn't be any happier for him. I...
    lovehimdeeply lovehimdeeply 36-40, F 4 Responses Mar 20

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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 11 Responses 3 days ago

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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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    I had an affair with a Married Man. Its been an emotional roller coaster and I finally called it quits 3 months ago and I find myself missing him dearly. I was married as well...
    deleted deleted 26-30 4 Responses Mar 19

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    A few year back a married lady going through a rough marriage, thinking I was separated made a go at me. I was then away from my wife due to work. I did not have those intentions...
    hotsweet1966 hotsweet1966 46-50, M 3 Responses Mar 23

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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 a week ago

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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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    I feel silly. I feel like me. I'm smiling. It's corny because its my screen name ... But there really is nothing better than laughing! Laughing people are happy people. Even the...
    nothingbetterthanlaughing nothingbetterthanlaughing 31-35, F 2 Responses Mar 19

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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 a week 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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    We were friends with benefits 20 years ago. Never had a boyfriend/girlfriend relationship with each other. I never thought of him in that way. Never thought he did either. As is...
    playedlikeafool playedlikeafool 41-45, F 5 Responses Mar 22

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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 6 days ago

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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