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I My Husband Had An Emotional Affair

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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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    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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    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

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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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    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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    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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    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

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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 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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    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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    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 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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    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 8 Responses Oct 21, 2013

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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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    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

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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 Nov 18

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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 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

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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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    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

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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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    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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    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

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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

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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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    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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    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 is currently having an emotional affair but in denial about it (shocker). I caught him, by emails, having a physical affair with a coworker about 6 months ago...
    welelm welelm 36-40, F 2 Responses 6 days ago

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    I know and understand the meaning of an emotional affair but need to get others opinions. Back in 2002, my wife took her current teaching position in our local school district...
    dynamic71 dynamic71 41-45, M 9 Responses 2 days ago

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    I'd like to hear from husbands whose wives are having an emotional affair. What's your experience? I'm also interested in hearing from anyone who has successfully ended an...
    Mike405 Mike405 46-50, M Dec 16

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    I'd like to hear from a married woman who finally realized that her emotional affair was wrong after years of thinking he was her soulmate. This is my life - for five years my...
    Mike405 Mike405 46-50, M 1 Response Dec 13

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    I'd like to hear from a married woman who finally realized that her emotional affair was wrong after years of thinking he was her soul mate. This is my life - for five years my...
    Mike405 Mike405 46-50, M 1 Response Dec 14

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    I just found this site and can't believe how the stories mirror my experience. My wife has had an emotional affair for 5 years - and I found out about it just after it started...
    Mike405 Mike405 46-50, M 2 Responses Dec 12

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    I just found this site and can't believe how the stories mirror my experience. My wife has had an emotional affair for 5 years - and I found out about it just after it started...
    Mike405 Mike405 46-50, M Dec 14

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    How ironic is this...my wife's emotional affair began on social media. And here I am using social media to help get through it.
    Mike405 Mike405 46-50, M 1 Response 3 days ago

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    I am married and my husband doesn't know i like girls. I have been attracted to girls for as long as i can remember. A couple of years ago i had an affair with a woman from work...
    drachenReiter drachenReiter 31-35, F 5 Responses 4 days ago

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    As many of you have read, I had an affair with a single man (I checked out of my marriage a few years prior doe to verbal abuse and alcoholism). I left my ex husband and live...
    happyasever happyasever 31-35, F 3 Responses Dec 16

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    I WAS Married And he was attached In Long Term Emotional Affair Since 2008
    tila8 tila8 36-40, F Nov 25

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    I think my wife and her bestie are having a sexual and emotional affair
    happyguy99 happyguy99 66-70, M 1 Response Nov 28

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    Ok this question is for the guys who are married and had an affair. Once you had an affair and if and when it ended im sure there were still feelings involved but my question is...
    tc57 tc57 31-35, F 3 Responses 2 days ago

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    I had an affair with a woman and we fell in deep love. we were found out, now I'm going through a divorce and the woman I had an affair with has gone silent. my life is a wreck...
    jwl112233 jwl112233 46-50, M 1 Response Nov 28

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    Last weekend he tells me he loves me and now not even Happy Christmas! What's going on? I don't love him but I do have some feelings for him. We've been in touch daily for nearly a...
    HappySecret HappySecret 36-40, F 8 Responses 14 hrs ago

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    I haven't posted in a while and I hope you are all doing well. Today makes a year since my life was turned upside down. Not by my affair, as it hadn't started yet. But turned...
    Suzanne1976 Suzanne1976 36-40, F 8 Responses 4 days ago

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    I miss my affair partner so much,and its killing me,now he is seeing some one new I cant explain how I feel,its beyond sadness
    Siexybreaker Siexybreaker 36-40, F 1 Response 1 hr ago

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    Let me start with, I've been married for 33 yrs. My husband and I get along great! I'm very out going and he's more reserved. About six months ago an old boyfriend, (from 37 yrs...
    tr526 tr526 51-55, F 14 Responses Dec 15

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    Lies have been told, anxiety is kicking in, the risk is massive, and yet the flight is booked and I'm about to hop on a flight in Jan to the other side of the world to see my AP...
    ATH2000 ATH2000 36-40, F 5 Responses 5 days ago

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    Love, You will never read these words I write or know the true depth of grief I feel or how achingly I miss you. I sit out here with the fall weather upon us, the setting sun...
    2ndBruin 2ndBruin 41-45, M 13 Responses Nov 26

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    I'm on the path to healing after breakup from AP. I still miss him and want to be with him sometimes, but most of the time now, I'm glad that he's no longer a part of my life. We...
    Koalaclover Koalaclover 36-40, F 7 Responses Dec 9

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