In the 11th year of her increasingly unfulfilling marriage to Mark*, Nicole began an affair with a coworker. Though she thought Will was funny and worldly, Nicole’s initial motivation was simply to see if her marital sex life was terrible because “something was wrong with me.” Her tryst with Will answered that question with a definitive no. “I felt happy, and I thought I deserved to be happy for a little bit,” she says. “It distracted me from everything else. Then I developed a real dependency on Will. He was always on my mind.” Click here to read more
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