…en, and having barely survived the amount of pain that she caused, its hard to read this and think, "wow, good for her". This is the wrong way to do things. Why are people such cowards? Why can they muster the energy to…
It wasn't my intention in writing this to have the reader "root" for my cheating. I was simply attempting to explain the state of mind I was in at the time of doing what I did.
With your own experience in your mind, I can see how it's difficult to separate what I write here from what you've experienced with your own (ex)wife.
That said, I'm sorry what you went through. As I've never met you or read any of your pieces (sorry about that!), I can't do an accurate compare and contrast of our lives.
Nevertheless, instead of devolving into bickering here, you've obviously been through a lot. I hope you take care of yourself and heal.
I can only take care of myself and my family at this point. I can't "save" every offended Medium reader from my writing.
As a bit of karmic justice, though, it might interest you to know that while I was beating myself up for cheating on my husband. he was quite happily and guiltlessly also cheating on me.