A Physical Ache

I'm trying to get over the most amazing man. It's been a month since I said goodbye to him, and it still hurts to know I can't be with him anymore. I am married, but my husband is boring, drinks too much, and rarely satisfies me in bed. I met my other man when I took an adult education course. One night after class, he asked me to go for a drink with him. I'd been fantasizing about him already, but this was the first hint I had that he was thinking about me in that way, too. We talked for a long time, and there was so much I liked about him despite the fact that he also was married, and I never thought I'd be unfaithful. I confessed my fantasies to him, and he pulled me to him in the most passionate kiss. I couldn't resist him, and we began an affair that was everything I wanted and needed. My other man was handsome, so sexy, and a wonderful and giving lover. After a few months, I had to break it off because I was starting to fall for him and didn't want both of our lives to be ruined. I still miss him with a physical ache for what we had. I don't know what I'd do if he asked me to see him again, but I don't regret the time we spent together.

— Crystal, 38

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