Wife's Boyfriend

Five years ago, my wife and I decided to open up our marriage. Our children were grown and we both thought sharing time with others would be healthy for our relationship. That's the way it worked out, until a few months ago. At that time, my fifty-five-year-old wife started dating a thirty-two-year-old married man. I could tell he made her happy, so I was happy. A week ago, she came to me and told me she has fallen deeply and uncontrollably in love with him. She said he treats her like no man ever treated her, and that he makes love to her like no man ever has before. She told me she didn't feel right being my wife and completely committed to and in love with him. She wanted to move closer to him; and, even though he won't leave his wife, she could be near enough to him to take care of his needs. I asked her to consider the thirty-four years of marriage we shared and was she sure she wanted to throw that away for someone she would never marry or be completely hers. She told me her mind was made up and that she found a house to rent three doors down from his home. He came and helped her move out yesterday.

— Gary, 57

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