It wasn't great — I really would have rather been at home with my son, and I felt I was punishing myself for my husband's behavior during my pregnancy.
I liked my coworker, but I know I pushed us into romantic territory fast because I wanted to feel desired. I ended my affair, and for the next six months or so, my husband and I recommitted to our marriage and our family.
I know — and hope he knows — that very few women would put up with a similar type of relationship, and I think that understanding is part of the bedrock of our bond.
When I say I'm going out, he tells me to have a good time.
I told him that I'd no longer ask questions, that I didn't want to know. We reaffirmed that we loved each other, and that wouldn't change.
And then, without drawing up any official rules, we embarked on our anything-but-traditional relationship.
An open marriage is transparent, with agreed-upon rules and an understanding of what both parties will and will not do with others. I recognize what Frank and Claire Underwood have in although I like to think my husband and I aren't as soulless as their characters. He was the only boyfriend I've ever told the truth to about how many men I'd slept with, because I believed that no matter what I said, he'd never judge me. After about six months of late-night booty calls, Dave and I settled into a proper relationship and started calling each other boyfriend and girlfriend. After not hearing from him for an evening, I'd go ballistic.
‘As a result their marriage was on the rocks, and Obama confided to friends that he and Michelle were talking about divorce.’In an interview published to coincide with her birthday, Mrs Obama provided glimpses of a woman who — after devoting years to her husband’s career and raising their children — now feels ready to put herself first.Normally, the guys I have affairs with are men I meet through my job — I travel a lot — as an event coordinator, at parties, through friends of friends, or even old flames I've reconnected with on Facebook.I've always been the type of person who gets physical fast, and being married hasn't changed that.It's a Wednesday night, and my boyfriend and I are drinking wine and making out in the back booth of a dimly lit bar. I spend half a second staring at the diamond on my engagement ring before hiding my hand from my sight line. The kids are in bed," I say, then put my phone in my purse and pull my boyfriend toward me.