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Confession: I'm Having A Kissing Affair With A Friend's Husband

Written by Michele Zipp on CafeMom’s blog, The Stir

"Sex Confessions" is a series featuring your naughtiest bedroom secrets and fantasies. Some will sound familiar, others may give you ideas, some will turn you on, and some are dark and twisted. You might want to sit down for this.

You know the expression "the grass is always greener"? Well Claire* really believes that when it comes to kissing. She says she doesn't like kissing her husband but she does love kissing her friend's husband. The friend's husband apparently loves kissing her, too. But neither of their spouses know. What in the world is going on here? This complicated tale is even more messed up because the two families both have daughters who are in the 3rd grade together... and they are best friends. Oh my goodness. Let's let Claire explain this one.

My husband Ryan* and I have been married for 15 years and we have a daughter whose best friend is the daughter of the man who I am having a kissing affair with. I call it a kissing affair because that's all we do. His name is Jeff*. Jeff's wife Carla* doesn't like kissing. My husband Ryan doesn't like kissing. And somehow Jeff and I realized we like kissing each other. Complicated? Yes.

Earlier this year Jeff and I were both picking up our daughters from a dance class they were taking together and we all went out to the park afterwards. Jeff and I got to talking and something weird happened when the girls were kind of out of sight at the playground. We kissed. I'm not sure how it happened, it just did, like magnetically. We were just having good conversation and it wasn't a sexually charged conversation either. So that happened and then it happened again, and again, and it keeps happening. We've met up before pick-ups to kiss. We've smooched at the park when no one was looking. We've kissed in our cars.

Carla doesn't know and Ryan doesn't know and we don't want them to know. We also have no interest in taking things any further. We simply like kissing each other because our significant others don't like kissing. Cheating? I don't think so. Not really. Only a little bit. And I don't think that counts.

What do you think of this confession? Is this kissing affair cheating?

*Names have been changed.

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