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    I have been happily married for 21 years. 2 months ago my wife and I decided to get a home refinance loan to update our house. We deposited a $48,000 check into our bank accounts. Shortly thereafter, I came home from work to find my 19-year-old daughter crying. She had found a romantic text on...
  2. Coping with Infidelity
    In reading some of these threads - and I posted a few long ago - I have some thoughts for those of you posting. Please hear me out because I have been on both sides of this fence: 1. If your gut tells you something is wrong LISTEN! It probably is. 2. Don't wait for years thinking that...
  3. Coping with Infidelity
    Hello, Married 21 years, 4 kids 20,18,13 & 11. Back in 2014 I found out my wife was texting a man from her work. Not sure what made me start looking other than a gut feeling something wasn't right. She claims that it never got romantic and that she didn't think of him that way. I tried to...
  4. Considering Divorce or Separation
    I’m not an expressive person (except on paper). I don’t talk enough. My wife of 10 years, Polly, tells me these things all the time. Well, here comes an outpouring of feelings. I’m going to share my view of the situation, along with how it kicks me right in the gut. For the past couple of...
  5. General Relationship Discussion
    My wife and I have been married 15 years. Trust and Jealously have never been a problem at all until recently. I guess I'm here to find out how others would interpret the actions of my wife's friend. He used to be her boss and they would joke about being work spouses. He is 15 years her...
  6. Coping with Infidelity
    I discovered my wife's EA 14 months ago. Facebook chats with a former crush from childhood with a serious long term illness . Nothing physical but how she loved him and "we will have our chance." I finally got a gut filling and read her phone messages. I was devestated, our marriage wasn't...
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  8. Coping with Infidelity
    Hey folks – long time lurker here – since June or so, but I recently registered. There were a couple other threads I wanted to comment on, questions I wanted to ask, but I figured I’d post my story as a way of an introductory post…. Also to clear my head and solicit some input, advice...
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    We were the couple that made everyone else sick. We never really fought. We were always best friends. (We didn't really date in the traditional sense we were best friends who got each other.) My wife recently dropped the bombshell that she planned to leave me for our mutual friend (who is...
  10. Coping with Infidelity
    My husband and I have been together for 20 years and married for 13. We have 4 children together. The last 3 years have been pretty difficult for us. In 2014 he was in school and it felt like he was pulling away and being distant from me... studying all the time away from home while I worked...
  11. General Relationship Discussion
    I've been with my husband just shy of 5 years (married for 1) and we have had a pretty solid relationship. Much of our relationship has included change of moving, getting settled, finishing school, and new careers, but through everything we've had a good relationship with communication and...
  12. Going Through Divorce or Separation
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  13. Coping with Infidelity
    W and I have have been together for 9 years, married for 3, we're both 29 and have no kids. I always thought we were happy and we had a strong connection, though in hindsight I guess we were pretty conflict avoidant. A few months ago she started having an EA with a coworker. I didn't know what...
  14. Coping with Infidelity
    I screwed up major with the perfect girl for me. Ive known her most of my life but then we reconnected and started a relationship. My prior relationship involved a little girl that i considered my daughter. My girlfriend said she accepted that i felt that way about her. what girl really does...
  15. General Relationship Discussion
    My husband and I have had lots of problems with him having inappropriate relationships due to his lack of boundaries. To save our marriage, he's been coming clean about everything, and it makes me sick. There's been no physical cheating, kissing, or touching, but it still makes me feel horrible...
  16. Coping with Infidelity
    First, we need to define what exactly an emotional affair is. It usually contains no physical intimacy, but does include a strong emotional intimacy. They can begin innocently, but then usually progresses into more secretive communication. This can include texting, messaging, or even meeting in...
  17. Coping with Infidelity
    A few months ago my wife mentioned that a guy she had known at school had contacted her through her LinkedIn profile. She said she had been friends with his sister then and had gone out with him once, and wondered why he was contacting her. I wondered too. She showed me his email and eventually...
  18. General Relationship Discussion
    My name is Jacob and i have been married for 5 years. i have 2 children, 3 and 6 with my wife and a home we purchased last year. My wife's Father just passed away last week from liver failure. during his stay in the hospital she was in west virginia for a month to help take care of him and be...
  19. Sex in Marriage
    Hi everyone I need to vent. I have been married almost a year now and together 3 years. I love my husband but we are having intimacy issues. When we first started dating I knew he didn't have much experience in the bedroom and I was fine with that. He had never ejaculated during sex before we...
  20. Coping with Infidelity
    August 2014, my wife told me this recent ex-coworker had called her and asked her out to a "late lunch" around 2pm so they could have drinks after eating (off the clock at 3pm). I asked her, "Alone?" and she said yes. I told her I was uncomfortable with her going drinking with another guy alone...
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