recovering from infidelity

‘I laid in my hotel room bath, sunk my head underwater, closed my eyes. I wondered what life would be without me in it? I cried.’: Woman stresses importance of mental health awareness after abusive relationships, suicidal thoughts

“He’d be on dating apps talking about the women he’d hooked up with the night before. I still loved him. I’d confront him. ‘Why do you do this?’ It would always escalate into a big argument. Our neighbors called the police to our house because of the noise.”

‘Are you sleeping with my husband?’ He was working ‘odd jobs’ at her house. There was always something he needed to ‘fix.’: Woman finds self-love after infidelity, ‘I deserve to be enough for someone’

“Kayleigh and I were inseparable friends. After years of infertility, she was the first person I told about my pregnancy. ‘That’s great, babe!’ she squealed. She was such a support, dragging me off to go baby shopping on weekends. I was 4 months pregnant, but it got to the point where my suspicions were just too strong. I confronted her. She looked me straight in the eye and said, ‘No. But he’d be all mine if I wanted him.’ I was totally shocked.”

‘The text was simple: ‘Later 2nite.’ He was my husband. She was my great friend. ‘At least I come home to the family,’ was all he could muster.’: Woman urges us to inform friends about infidelity, ‘let’s keep the sisterhood alive’

“I saw her name flash on my husband’s phone. He walked out of the bathroom, his shirt half tucked into his undone pants. He looked at his cell in my hand and raised an eyebrow. The trembling in my voice was out of control. ‘Are you having an affair?’ He laughed. ‘I thought you knew.’ My own girlfriends heard the rumors, but hadn’t thought to tell me. ‘We didn’t want you to get hurt.'”

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