Holding Back by Fridays Guest Writer (04)
Did my affair happen because of loneliness or fate? Maybe due to love of sex or to my lack of sex. I’m not sure which drove me to cheat; but to this day, I still cheat and have no regrets.
Read More Holding Back by Fridays Guest Writer (04)
90.2: A Perspective on C (Part 2 of 2)
I’m still left to guess at C’s motivations. However, at this point at least I have some perspective and knowledge.
Read More 90.2: A Perspective on C (Part 2 of 2)
90.1: A Perspective on C (Part 1 of 2)
I want C to be happy, joyous, and free. If not with me, then where ever she is and with whoever she chooses. I want for her what I want for myself. All I ever want was for her to be more fully herself.
Read More 90.1: A Perspective on C (Part 1 of 2)
89: Road Warrior
Many people would run for their own reasons. Many people run from their humiliations and anxiety. Me? I’m staying to face my humiliations, anxiety, and failure.
That takes courage and honesty.
Read More 89: Road Warrior
Goodbye by Friday’s Guest Writer (03)
20 months you were in MY husband’s thoughts and heart. I’ve ran through so many emotions and feelings towards you. Today I’m left with pity. And nausea. And fury.
Read More Goodbye by Friday’s Guest Writer (03)
Sucker Punched by Friday’s Guest Writer (02)
My name is Jen, and I am a betrayed spouse. If you are reading this, I am sorry that this has happened to you. However, maybe you will find something useful as you navigate this journey.
Read More Sucker Punched by Friday’s Guest Writer (02)
Other Peoples Problems — A Couples Journey of Recovery from Sex Addiction.
Worth reposting because I find perspectives like this few and far between.
Read More Other Peoples Problems — A Couples Journey of Recovery from Sex Addiction
I’m still not sure I have a real answer why I betrayed C. I’m not sure I will ever be able to provide a personally or socially satisfactory answer to the question.
Read More Why
Now that I have the benefit of time and distance, I realize how self-serving those stories were and how willingly I jumped into the role of her hero. That is my pattern.
Read More An Apology
Originally posted on The Queen Is In:
Read More You Asked, I'll Try to Answer
Several months after discovering my husband’s affair, I found the Rethinking Infidelity TED talk by Esther Perel. It struck a chord with me and I found so much in common with my own disintegrating marriage. I began searching out other peoples’ stories and started my blog. When I…