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Rated: E · Other · Family · #2238614
A story of infidelity, the lies told to support it & the aftermath for all concerned.
Honesty was our motto
I didn't know it wasn't mandatory
Thinking we had total faith
True for the short, but not the long story

It's hard for someone who's honest
To see the one you love obviously lie
Stopping to think before an answer
Eternity passing in the blink of an eye

Now doubt is cast over sunshine
Making a beautiful day turn so bleak
Without proof, I'm called insecure
And no hope of finding the answers I seek

If I was a betting man
I'd put it all on her deceit
Then my mind recoils at the possibility
That my beautiful wife is a cheat

After all these years together
Subtle changes make us oceans apart
As I question my own sanity
Now I'm the owner of a broken heart

“You snore and you're not nice to sleep with”
All this criticism won't quell my doubt
The constant niggle is driving me crazy
And won't end until the truth comes out

My fear of not reading to my kids
This family is all I know
Then comes the inevitable speech...via text
That her love for me had died long ago

Does anyone leave before plan B
Before the plans of a couple fall flat
“Just good friends” while we were still together
Now it's over...so much more than that

Too distraught to feel jealousy's sting
Now he tucks in my kids, instead of me
Will he finish our bedtime story?
And see things with them I won't see?

I cry a lot, and often for no reason
Always alone...because of their concerned looks
It's only lawyers who celebrate divorce
There's never enough broken hearts on their books

To forget one man in the arms of another
Life can be so unfair
Why do cheaters always look so happy?
Whilst I live life with such despair

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