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Old 06-29-2011, 03:10 PM   #1 (permalink)
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Default Wife wants to move out alone - Help, I don't want to lose her!

You have in front of you another heart broken husband… My story is long and complicated, but I’ll try to make it short.

First of all sorry if my English is not so good – it’s not my mother tongue.

We are together for 9 years. We were high school lovers and after that we decided to move in together. Now I am 25 and she is 24. Last year in August we had the civil wedding and this year in September we had planned the rest of the wedding (religious + party).

2 years ago, we had a tough moment; we cancelled our first planned wedding. Things were almost without hope: I became a very unsure person, always doubting the fact that she loves me, always when we had a fight I was ending in crying and blaming myself all the time and much more were wrong – generally all coming from the insecure me. She felt that I can’t handle myself or anything else since we moved in together (she felt she has to do everything) and we agreed that it’s not a good moment for wedding. I realized then that I’m not the man I want to be and I can’t continue on that path. I went to counseling, toughened up myself, got another vision about life and felt for the first time like a new man. And yes, I’ve done it for myself but for our relationship too – I realized how much I love her. Changes came soon and she absolutely loved the new me. We gave a new chance for our relationship.

Time passed, all going ok and we had the civil wedding last year in August. Since then problems appeared: money problems, communication problems, sex problems appeared again (rarely having sex). I loved and love her more than words and feel that I got myself so wrapped up in all the problems with the job, bills and so on that I forgot to show her my love the way she deserved. I also became a part of a routine and forgot to enjoy life as it should. I was attentive from time to time (a rose, a bubble bath etc.), near her when she needed a friend, cuddling, had good time together – it wasn’t perfect, but I thought love will keep us united no matter how hard it is.

In the last 3 months I felt her more distant, wanting to talk less about her problems at work or any other kind of problems, not so implicated in the preparations for our wedding party. The problem is that I didn’t realize what was wrong then. I realize this now, looking back. I still can’t imagine how I let this happen. During these 3 months, I felt something was wrong but couldn’t realize what it is. If only I had opened my eyes to see my suffering wife better.

It was the middle of May when we had a fight about money. I didn’t trusted her regarding the use of a certain sum of money (I thought she used them for something else and was hiding that from me) - but I was wrong - and never accused her of deceiving me until then. That was the catalyst for her. She was angry with me almost all time after that. I apologized – didn’t matter; she left for a week to visit her parents – when she came back still mad. I was beginning to be unsure and afraid again. I didn’t know how to react anymore and my confident self disappeared – agony and a part of the old me was back again. Had one episode of despair in one night and tried to provoke her to speak with me (giving me the silent treatment all this time) but failed and I just began crying and couldn’t stop – it was awful. The next morning I felt that I was deep down in the abyss of despair and back.

She spent more and more time with her friends – getting home late into the night - (but always telling me before she’s going to be late). I had moments when I thought she was cheating me, but I never accused her of this - I believed and still believe it was all in my head and consequence of insecurity. We had a talk and she told me that I wasn’t there for her, that she felt invisible, not trusted and not loved. She pointed all the negative things she could find in me and our relationship ignoring completely the good parts. She told me that she doesn’t know what she feels and wants anymore. I told her that I love her and that I never wanted for her to feel that way, I always tried to be there for her. I asked why she didn’t tell me anything before and let all this pile up. She said that after 9 years I should know what she needs. I believed she was happy, but I was so wrong. I cried that night.

Three weeks ago she moved to one of her friends. Since then she came back from time to time only to take some things. I became desperate of losing her. Became pushy and tried a lot of romantic things: flowers, surprises but nothing worked. I was losing patience some time: sending text messages constantly, phoning her – begging her to come back, telling her how much I miss her and that I love her greatly and I will change, that our marriage can be different if we want it to work out.

Last Friday she told me that she wants to move out and stay alone. She told me that she wants the rest of the wedding (religious + party) cancelled. I asked her if she feels anything for me anymore. She didn’t give a direct answer. I told her that I will respect her decisions but I will not give up fighting for her. I was thinking the worst case scenario… I did the mistake to ask her: “If you don’t love me anymore look into my eyes and just tell me” – she said she is afraid to do that because she is afraid of how I will react. She said that I am right, it needs two to make things work out. I felt that she is just giving up. When I asked her if she wants to divorce she said that I’m going too far.

After that talk I sent her some text messages telling her I don’t want to lose her and asking her if she really doesn’t feel anything anymore for me, if she really doesn’t miss anything from what we had, if she won’t be sorry and so on. Tried to call her. Like always, no answer. After that, she closed her mobile phones all this weekend. She sent me only one message: “please stop, I don’t like to keep my phones closed all the time”. From that moment I stopped – that was Sunday. I realized I was just repeating myself and insisting so much its bothering her. Took a good look into the mirror and realized I’ve been a crybaby again in the last weeks. I realized that I was looking at the man from 2 years ago, and that’s just not me. That scared me and was my catalyst. I know it’s been only 3 days since then but I’m feeling a little bit more confident and quitted harassing her with text messages and calls – that’s no way to show respect and love.

Today we met for a couple of minutes and she told me that she searched and found a place to stay and I should do that too (currently we stay in a flat, not ours - we pay rent – I can’t handle paying it all alone). I told her that I realized I wasn’t also a good friend for her and let her down when she needed more understanding. And that I know that things I’ve said and done at some point (or things that I haven’t said or done), made her suffer. She told nothing and she left.

I know her. If she’s decided to do something she will do it. She rarely admits she is wrong, and rarely changes her mind on something. She is kind of an inflexible person regarding these things.

Thank you for reading my entire story. I am sure that I didn’t cover all the details, but feel free to ask if you consider something relevant. I love her greatly. No, let me put it in another way: I haven’t been the best husband, but I am in love with her and I don’t want to lose her. But I can’t force her to stay either. All I always wanted is for her to be happy, but it hurts to know that I couldn’t make her happy and feel loved until now. I believe with all my heart that we can be happy together, but I wander if I’m the only one that believes in that anymore…

I really need some advice. How to handle this situation from now on?

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Old 06-29-2011, 03:29 PM   #2 (permalink)
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I truly feel for you in this situation. It sounds like you have accepted responsibility for your faults and are desperately trying to make things right between the two of you. However, it may just be to late in her mind. Perhaps she has hit her breaking point. My advice would be to give her the space that she is seeking right now. Her reply when you point blank asked her if she wanted a divorce may be a small ray of hope. It could be that she just wants to separate for a length of time and sort through her own thoughts and feelings. She obviously has been trying to do that the past several months as well, but may have found it to difficult to do under the same roof as you. Give her some space. Give her some time. Do not call and text her repeatedly. Let her know you will always be there for her and that you want nothing more than for her to give you another chance, but do not push her.

That is the best advice I can give you. I hope it all works out for the two of you.
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Old 06-29-2011, 03:43 PM   #3 (permalink)
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I think first of all you need to stop persuing her. When I wanted to leave my husband his crying and begging only made me want to leave him more. I thought "oh, NOW you say you love me!" let her go.

Work on you while she is gone. you are too insecure. You are not a strong man. You need to work on your self confidence and work on taking care of YOU. It sounds like you try to hard. Put too much of yourself into your relationship. Be you. Make yourself a healthier person. If she loves you she will find her way back. If not...you don't want a one sided marriage anyhow and you'll be a better person for the next relationship.
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Old 06-30-2011, 01:00 PM   #4 (permalink)
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We talked at the phone today for a couple of minutes. She is decided to leave. We agreed that we’ll meet Sunday morning to talk. I asked myself all day what to ask and tell her when we’ll meet. It’s going to be painful for me. I’m thinking to tell her I understand that she wants to move out and be alone (for how much I don’t know). I feel that it’s a way in which I can show my respect for her and my love. She was always an independent person, not liking to rely on nobody. She had a tough childhood, having to take care of everything and everyone all the time. And I haven’t made it easy for her either, all this years. I feel that she wants this badly, to be on her own. She wanted to move 2 years ago also (when we had our previous fight) but decided to stay. I blame myself now; I feel I was selfish then. I should have realized that she needed that badly. Maybe letting her living alone for a while back then would have prevented this happening now. I don’t know if in her mind this is a definite breakup or just wants some time with herself and to see how it is to life on your own…

I want to ask her why she wants to move alone. I always assumed why she wants this, but never got a straight answer from her. She just told me: “I’m fine like this. I want to stay alone”. Never told me if she needs time to find out what she really feels and wants or if she just wants out the relationship forever. Is it a good idea to ask this now?

I want to ask her where I stand now in her eyes. Does she feel anything for me anymore? Do I have a chance to win her heart back? What does she feel about our marriage? She just wants to move alone or wants divorce? Is it a good idea to ask these things now? I really don’t want to f**k this up more than it already is. I want a chance to win her back.

When we rented the apartment we lived in until now it was empty. Absolutely all it’s here it was bought by us. Like I said, I can’t afford to live here alone – it’s too expensive to pay the rent alone. There are 3 options: the first is her to move out and for me to move out too. But what will happen to all the things we have here? Financially we’re not so good (bad for now, but we’ve been worse) and splitting and transporting all this is a real pain. The second option is for her to move out and for me to find somebody to live here with me (thinking about my brother) and share the costs. And the third option is for her to stay and find somebody to stay with her (one of her friends) and for me to leave. As hard it is for me to say this, but I think this last option is the best. I don’t have many things to take with me – compared with her. But I don’t know if she will accept to stay in the place were we lived until now together or if she will want to stay with someone. What do you think? What’s the best way? Like I said, I want to take the best decisions.

I really miss her. I miss all that we had together, all the moments we shared. I miss her voice, her smile. I miss all the things that made me fall in love with her. I think about her all day and it’s hard to concentrate on my work or anything else. Everyday I come back home, I have a moment when I imagine that she’ll be there waiting for me when I’ll open the door, me hugging her and kissing her lips. Or when I wake up in the morning and for a second I believe she’s next to me, but I’m all alone in the bed. It hurts so much! She’s the woman I’m in love and I would do anything to make her happy.

I do feel that in her heart maybe it’s not the flame it use to be, but a spark it’s there and if I could only light up the fire again. I don’t want to lose her forever. I would really like to at least have a chance to try to make her fall in love with me again and fight for what I feel and believe in. We had so many special and beautiful moments. I want to show her that these moments could be again. But I also feel that now it’s not the moment and it’s something else she needs: time, patience and understanding. I really hope it’s this and it’s not the end from her point of view.

In the last days I really tried to be as rational as I can be – and not emotional. I have moments, like this when I just let it go for a moment. I’m afraid that being emotional will cloud my judgment and make me say something or take decisions that I’ll regret later. Also, I try to take care of me the same way I did until now and rebuild my confidence – I need this for whatever is waiting for me in the future.

Letting her go on her own it’s the hardest thing I’ve ever done.

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Old 06-30-2011, 11:32 PM   #5 (permalink)
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Any advice for me ? I'm constantly thinking what questions should I ask to her when we'll meet on Sunday...

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Old 07-01-2011, 08:15 PM   #6 (permalink)
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Have you quitely done your own investigation as to finding another man maybe influencing your wife?

If you find this to be the case then all the question in the world will not bring her back until the other man is out of her life.

Trust me....asking her if there is someone else, she will *not* tell you the truth, so spend some time and look into the possiblity.
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Old 07-05-2011, 12:22 PM   #7 (permalink)
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We met on Sunday. It was a calm, friendly talk, first time when I felt more confident and calm. We smiled, chatted about some things and also talked about us. I asked why she wants to move out. I kind of received the same answer as before: because she wants this badly and that yes, I was right, this idea stayed in her mind all this time since we had our last big fight 2 years ago. She just wants to live on her own – and that’s the desire in front of which all is fading now. Also, said she feels that this road we started walking together it’s near its end. She said that in the last 4 months she didn’t felt like we were a couple anymore and that is also a reason for her decision. It was futile for me to try to argue her, give reasons and underline that she compares bad 4 months with many years when all was better. I said that I won’t bring up about divorce if she doesn’t. She said nothing and changed the subject.

She said she does not want to put rules and that each is free to do what he thinks right for the next period. Said that she can’t impose to me anything (including dating other women) since she started all this. Said that she simply can’t request from me to just sit and wait until she figures out what she really wants from life. (?!? – I still don’t know what to think about this – if this is some kind of small ray or hope or not).

Also it was a small emotional moment, because she said that she is proud of me that I’m taking care of myself in this period – and her eyes got a little watery (mine too a little) – but nobody cried, we just looked into each others eyes and smiled. I had a warm, cozy feeling for a moment – been a long while since she gave me a compliment.

We talked about what we’re going to do in the next weeks, about her plan to move and where she’ll stay and other details. It was a good talk, like between 2 good friends. When I asked her what happened to us that we got in this situation she said she simply doesn’t know. We said goodbye with a smile on our lips.

I still don’t know if she leaves because she doesn’t believe that things can be different or if she is not feeling in love with me anymore. Or maybe she just wants to be alone for awhile and try to figure out what she feels and wants – and for me to understand. It’s still a blur for me here – still couldn’t get straight answers from her and know what she feels about me now.

I was thinking to just leave her space ad have patience in the next 2 months and try to contact her after that. And then maybe I’ll see if she wants to give our relationship another chance. I really feel we deserve another chance. We had so many moments when we were simply brilliant together and yes, I’m in love with her. And yes, despite it all, I feel and will feel that for me she is that special, unique woman that I want to have beside me and make her happy for the rest of my life. I can’t be mad or angry on her; I just try to understand her.

Having in mind how our last meeting went, have you any opinions on advices?
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Old 07-13-2011, 01:34 PM   #8 (permalink)
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Yesterday I found out what I didn’t want to be true. She is with another man – a work colleague. And this is happening exactly from the time all this madness started (2 months ago).

She was in the apartment to take some of her things. When I came back from work she was already gone. I turned on the PC and when I wanted to logon to my Gmail account – it was her username and password typed in there - so she checked her emails while being here. I just pushed the “sign in” button and saw a lot of romantic and passionate emails between them (how much they love each other and her waiting to spend the night at his place and so on….). And they did more than exchange emails…

I’m speechless. I wanted to give the space and time I thought she needed and she cheated on me. And after more than 9 years together and almost a year of marriage she does this.
I’m not mad at her. It just hurts as hell. There were signs – but I was always saying to myself it’s just the paranoid me and I have to trust her. Yeah, right! And she was the one speaking about trust and all that s**t in the last 2 months. .

Now she doesn’t even want to answer my calls. I sent her a message and told her that I know and to at least have the courage to talk to me. Not a chance…

I feel she has no excuse for this – as bad as we were in the last 3-4 months she had no right to do this to our relationship, to me. I would have preferred the simple TRUTH, not lies and deceit. And I was even hoping that we have a small change to take it all from scratch again.

Like I said I feel speechless. I never thought it will end like this. Is this the end?

I can’t describe what’s in my soul… I don’t hate her. I can’t. I still feel that I love her. It just hurts more than words can explain…
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I am very sorry that this has happened to you. I can hear your pain in your posts. I want to give you this from a woman's perspective, so please just take this as my opinion, okay?

You both met and fell in love when you were quite young - just teenagers. Both of you are still young. I got married when I was 24. I was an immature 24, because I grew up in a very strict home. When I moved out at 20, I went wild for awhile. By the time I was 23, I noticed how I was a bridesmaid in lots of weddings since all my girlfriends were getting married.

So ... time to get married! I had a nice boyfriend and he was really in love with me. The problem was, I wasn't as in love with him as I was in love with the idea of being "Mrs." and playing housewife. I CHANGED.

Your wife has grown away from you. She has gone onto another man. It sounds like she's into the falling-in-love passion that is gone from your marriage. The problem is, the passion wears off in time. Love is a lot more than feelings; it's about choosing to put our selfish needs and wants aside at times in order to do something for our partner because we love them. It's hard work, sacrifice, and takes maturity from both parties.

You need serious counseling, my friend. Do you know what enmeshment is? You don't have a clearly defined identity because you are seeking your validation from your wife. You have to learn to man up, find joy in living, and detach from your wife. She sounds like she wants a fling/love affair. She may come back to you, she may not.

In the meantime, you need to FOCUS ON YOU. Women don't like needy men. It's a huge turn-off. The guy I married when I was 24 was needy. I ended up having an affair several years into the marriage and walked out for good when I was 29.

Today, many years later, I look back and regret what I did. Unfortunately, wisdom frequently only comes with age. I married a good, kind man. But his neediness was a major turn-off for me.

You may have to walk through hell to find the man you are, but when you get there, keep walking. There IS a better life for you, whether it's with her or not. Time to acquire the tools to let go of her. She'll respect you for it, but (most importantly!) you'll respect yourself.

Get back into counseling - FOR YOURSELF.
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We met yesterday and talked. She told me that she didn't want me to find out this way and that she wanted to tell me about the OM after she would have moved out completely. Told me that the initial idea was to be alone for awhile and move out alone but in these 2 months this guy appeared and they fallen in love with each other (?!?). Yeah right… and this guy appears exactly in the most emotionally unstable moment of her life. What a coincidence… I’m just guessing that they flirted awhile before or he waited and acted at the right time.

Said she didn’t felt happiness anymore and that she didn’t knew anymore how it is to love. And that the OM makes her happy and feels she loves and is loved again. It even didn’t matter for her that the last year was the toughest for us (yes, including financially – and that’s why I admit I neglected some aspects of our relationship, always being worried how to survive one month to another and forgot how to just enjoy the moment and to make her feel loved and happy – but that didn’t meant that I loved her less). We're both guilty here: I didn't know to see the signs of her unhappiness and she didn't know how to communicate better how she was feeling. She preferred a new relationship to feel those first sensations of falling in love again than to fight and stick together and try to make things work. I really think she stopped believing in us at some point, and after that falling out of love was the next step.

She admitted she just wants to be selfish and wants to think only about her own happiness now. I really feel this is the opposite of loving someone.

I’m mad and it hurts even more because it’s not just an ordinary affair. She feels she has fallen in love and wants to move out with him after just a month of relationship?!? And all that we had it’s just thrown out to the garbage… She just throws herself in another relationship right away instead of just having a break for awhile and working on herself. Instead of trying to see how it is life on your own.

Why the hell she even married me in the end? When she said “Yes” a year ago I really thought that we will be together no matter how hard it will be and that both of us will be fully committed to make it work because we love each other. When I decided to marry her I was more than 100% sure that she is the one for me. I really thought she felt the same way.

I told her that I hope that one day she will realize what she just lost and gave up. And that she will never understand how much I loved her and was willing to sacrifice for us, for her. I really thought that all the moments we shared together in these 9 years created something unique between us and a bond that will never be broken. I really thought that we will stick together no matter how hard it will be in some moments. I was in this with all my heart and fully committed. I acknowledge my mistakes and always I tried to correct myself and to make it work. Because that’s what you do when you’re in love, no? But I feel I was the only one….

I told her that I would have appreciated her sincerity and to just tell me the truth, not lies and deceit. I told her that I feel she had no respect for me and for all our relationship and what we had by choosing to cheat. I really though all we had meant more for her.

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Old 07-17-2011, 01:19 PM   #11 (permalink)
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How did you guys keep sane knowing that she is with an other man? How did you manage to go through that? And yes, this is the case when I still got feelings for her, despite all this.

I mean I know they're together, kissing, making love, her looking in his eyes and telling him "I love you"... and just thinking about these things it's making the anger burn inside me. It's just driving me mad !
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I need some help:

So, from her point of view it’s over between us – or so she says – who knows what’s really in her mind and what she really feels? She told me that the actual relationship with the OM began after she moved out. Said that she would have never cheated on me with us living together. She said that the initial plan was to just move out alone. I don’t know what to think about this, if she says the truth or not – just not to hurt me even more.

I sent her an email in which I told her that I know we messed up and many things went wrong between us and couldn’t fix them until now (trust& communication issues sometimes, and sex – we had big problems here – sometimes months without sex since we moved in together 5 years ago - sometimes it was ok – as much as I tried to be attentive, romantic etc. it just didn’t work from her part many times – and we are both attractive physically – we talked often about this but no results and she was very frustrated about this even if I was always understanding and patient – but don’t get me wrong – we had loving, attentive, romantic, great moments all the time – only when it was about actual sex it was a problem for her – I also mention that in high school all was great – we had absolutely no sex problems back then) but that doesn’t mean it wasn’t love (it sure was and is still from my part) and also we had great moments in all these years and that our relationship really was something special for the both of us – that’s why we decided to get married. I simply adore her personality (and also the way she looks) and the way she always handled tough situations. Her simple presence always made feel great and we were a great team together. Been through many bad moments but we remained together and always found solutions to everything. I really felt she is the woman I wanted by my side forever.

Told her that from my point of view it’s never too late to give ourselves another chance if feelings still exist between us. Told her that I was a fool because I made her feel ignored in the last months and I am very sorry for being blind in the last months.

Told her that I know we both made mistakes and many things were lost on the road, including passion. But lost things can also be found again – it doesn’t mean they disappeared completely. Told her I know that she wasn’t selfish and that love and commitment were from her part too – until one point. I know that she made compromises too and that she put herself 2nd place too when needed.

Told her I realize that maybe, she wasn’t 100% emotionally involved in the last months and that’s why getting involved in a new relationship, where she could find the missing pieces from our puzzle, was easier for her. Told her it hurts more that she can imagine, but I’ll try not to blame her for this – because all that happened it’s a consequence of all the things gone wrong between us. Because we weren’t able to see, talk and find solutions for our problems when it really mattered.

Told her that both of us feel pain – of that I am sure – either she will admit it or not . And that’s because once we were BOTH in loved with each other (and I believe she still has feelings for me despite all that happened).

Told her that for the moment I will not take any decision regarding divorce, because I feel it’s not something relevant or a priority for me NOW. If she will consider otherwise it’s her choice.

It’s been 3 days since I sent her that email. Absolutely no answer from her. I don’t know what to do from now on. Should I try to get in contact with her anymore or just let be? I know what I feel and believe in and I don’t want to give up on this relationship so easily. I know she messed up really bad. But I also feel that what we had can still be recovered, salvaged. But the problem is that, for the moment, I don’t think she feels that way. The question is, do I have a chance? Or just let her be to realize by herself if she will want to get back to me or not?

Need advice on this.
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Anybody?
Any good advice for my situation? I'm feeling pretty lost here and still trying to understand...
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Old 07-22-2011, 11:27 AM   #14 (permalink)
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Sorry you're in this place but understand that many, including myself, have been where you are. I, too, thought our separation was about her figuring things out but it wasnt. The infidelity started about two weeks before and has continued. There isn't really much you can do other than try to kill the affair. Until the OM is out of the picture, there is no hope for reconciliation.

Does anyone else know about the affair? I would suggest exposure. Go to affaircare.com and/or marriagebuilders.com and you will find tons of info regarding fighting for your marriage. If you choose to be like me and not go out without a fight, then that's what I suggest.
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Expose this to who? Telling her parents, her younger brothers? Her friends I guess they know... and we didn't really developed mutual friends - I mean she has her friends - I have mine - work colleagues in both cases. Do what? Call some of the girls and ask them: "Do you know that A. has an affair with N., her work colleague?" - I mean these are her friends and will back her up all the time. And how will this help me? I'll drag her name through mud, make her furious and for sure I won't be able to have a decent talk with her ever after this. Can't really see the actual benefits...

And yes, I choose not go out without a fight. But I don't know where to start...
She moved out - I guess with the OM. I really doubt she followed her initial plan to move out alone.
I'm moving out in a week from this rented apartment we lived in. It's really not helping me to stay in this place - can't focus on myself being surrounded with memories at every step - it's painful
It's been 4 days of complete "no contact". (no text messages, emails, nothing). I'm planning to stick with this.

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