The sad sausage self-pity channel probably provokes more Stupid Shit Cheaters Say than the other two channels, rage and “charm.” It’s kind of absurd for chumps to expect succor from the cheaters who gutted us, but it’s exponentially more ridiculous that cheaters want sympathy from chumps.
Really, dude, you want me to understand that you’re grieving your affair partner?
Is this a hard time for you? You feel pain too? No, wait — MORE?
Somehow after discovery you’re called upon to understand They Haven’t Been Happy for a Long Time. And don’t you feel just terrible the ways in which you’ve been an obstacle to their happiness? I think you should. They’ve suffered so much.
So today, CN, tell me the craziest thing your cheater wanted sympathy for.
(I usually save the participation threads for Friday, but that begins Valentine’s Day Infidelity Verse… so hang on for that one…)