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I Stayed In a Relationship When I Knew He Was Cheating

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    As long as you don't bring it home.

    I found out. Twice. He is not a very good liar or cheater so that didn't last
    Alylovespuppies Alylovespuppies 18-21, F 1 Response Sep 14, 2014

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    I Never Listened

    My ex and I recently broke up a couple months ago. He and I were dating for over a year and were madly in love with each other. So I thought. From the very start when we first met, his mom never liked me. She was so in love with his ex girlfriend. After time I thought she liked...
    justanordinarygirl23 justanordinarygirl23 22-25, F 1 Response Nov 22, 2013

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    I Keep Thinking He'Ll Learn

    Oh he's learning alright. Learning exactly how to not get caught again. It all started when I was 8 months pregnant with our first child. A thank you for your flower purchase came in the mail. I didn't get any flowers so I called him to find out what was going on. He didn't...
    klady23 klady23 26-30, F 1 Response Apr 5, 2013

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    I am in a relationship in

    which my bf cheated on me. it is difficult for me because his cheating this time is physical and emotional. I still want him and love him very much because I see a home in him. When I take a time off with him, I can't seem to function. Maybe I love him more than I love myself...
    mrnlq mrnlq 26-30, F 1 Response Sep 14, 2014

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    Just A Question

    If you know that he is going to cheat, shouldn't you plan to cheat too? You knew he was going to, you stayed with him anyway, so shouldn't you be allowed to have some on the side as well? Just asking.
    rocktheduece rocktheduece 41-45, M 2 Responses Mar 21, 2011

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    I Know Exactly When You First Became Infatuated With Her

    Something was going on emotionally if not physically before you vanished.
    BPBitch BPBitch 41-45, F Feb 2, 2013

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    Reason Enough

    I expected him to cheat. In fact, when he asked me to marry him, I assumed he meant a marriage in name only.  After all, he was gay.  And not that closeted, repressed, nobody knows kind of gay.  No, he was out, proud, and had already confronted everyone who might have a...
    RascallyRabbit RascallyRabbit 31-35, F 3 Responses Mar 12, 2011

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    My boyfriend and I had been dating

    for about 5 months at the time. It was Friday and I was at work, afterwards I was going to sleepover his house. My friend who is also friends with him sent me some sketchy texts and said that I needed to know something, then my boyfriend texted me saying we had to talk about...
    Katiemaryxoxo Katiemaryxoxo 16-17 1 Response May 1

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    I been with my husband

    and also the father of my daughter for about 7 1/2 years, married for about 3 years. we been through alot. my family never likes him at all. but we both mention to be togerther. i been suspicious bout him for a while even from the beginning but i keep on brushing it off..and...
    anelatai anelatai 22-25, F 6 Responses Apr 6

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    Just One Time?

    In retrospect it seems stupid. It's the one thing I swore I'd never do. I tolerated cheating. The first time was when he kissed her in my room during my party. Thrice they made out during my party. I knew, yet I kept quite. When he confessed and swore to never do it again, I...
    xSilverWillowx xSilverWillowx 18-21, F 3 Responses Jan 3, 2011

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    Just Like a Salesman

      He was the "good times" guy. He was fun. He was kinda dumb. But he had some panache that my previous aerospace engineer boyfriend had lacked. He was good at grand gestures...New York for the weekend, ten dozen roses for my birthday. But on the card? He spelled...
    serenityprayer serenityprayer 31-35, F Jun 30, 2009

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    Am I The Only One?

    Many times I find myself asking this question. Especially here recently.. I'm not sure why I joined this website or why I'm writing this. Maybe because its easier to share my feeling with a group of stangers?becauseI'm not sure who can even view this. I just feel like I've held...
    cb333 cb333 22-25, F 2 Responses Nov 19, 2013

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    Hello, I'm Rose ( Not real name ) I recently

    found out that this guy I have been talking too for months has been cheating on his Gf with me... I had no clue at all that he had another secret life. He's been dating his gf for about 2 years now, oh yeah by the way he's 20 about to be 21! And I'm 15 he has no clue I'm 15 I...
    BieberBabe13 BieberBabe13 16-17, F 2 Responses Aug 4, 2014

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    I Finally Left!

    Because I was in love, and naive, and he was one hell of a smooth talker.  He could sell a pair of 500 dollar shoes to a person with legs.  Do I have regrets, yes and no.  I loved him, and I learned a lot about myself and the world by being with him; but that was hell on...
    JustBernieGirl JustBernieGirl 31-35, F 5 Responses Feb 15, 2011

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    Broken

    Its finally over but the memory of that relationship still haunts me.He was a serial womanizer but i was only 18 so being young & naive I thought i could change him. He was controlling & possesive-slept with girls who I thought were my friends behind my back & told...
    angelwingz angelwingz 18-21, F 3 Responses Jul 4, 2009

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    I'm 22 years old about to be 23 soon.

    And I've been with this guys for almost 7 years in March. But I found out last year around June that he was cheating on me with a girl he used to work with for almost 2 years. I was devastated. I was beyond devastated. I found out by someone random texting me who worked with him...
    SJ031608 SJ031608 22-25 4 Responses Jan 6

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    The neighbour next-door Mrs. Potts often babysat a 6 year old girl a named Stephanie. Mrs. Potts was jovial her tummy jiggled while laughing never trust a smiley person I've always...
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    People said my whole life I was flat chested and had small boobs. I was very self conscious. When i entered my 40's i started posting topless photos on various sites. Men never...
    deleted deleted 26-30 6 Responses May 8

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    I was very drunk from a work event one night, travelling home on the train. The carriage was very quiet, just me and a guy who had got on at the same stop. Without speaking to me...
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