After interviewing 50 cheating men — and a number of their wives/ex-wives — there are several subtle changes that can take place and that women are usually unaware of until it’s too late.
Consequence is not the end point. In some men’s minds, cheating is the most prestigious way to end a relationship, and that’s not even the scary part.
Whatever the two of you had ended long before things between he and I began. He may have already wanted to be with me, but you pushed him towards me more than I ever pulled him.
It’s mine. It’s all mine. I can’t give him up. I’m sorry.
He says things like, “it’s not every day that I meet someone like you” and “You’re smart and funny and interesting.”
Regrets are a part of life. If you don’t have any, you aren’t living. As long as you’re continually trying to improve yourself there’s nothing to be ashamed of.
“Come up to my bedroom.” It was a request, but it was also a statement, he was sure of my answer.
This story is not about the date that never was.
I had always been a bit of a romantic, wanting to sweep a girl off her feet and be that Prince Charming that I thought any girl would want.
You probably didn’t think it would matter; you probably figured it was just a little affair and we would never find out. We’ll just go on and live the rest of our lives completely unaffected by it, right?