You’ve fallen head over heels for him, but there’s one substantial purple elephant in the room.
He’s married. This is a judgment-free article, so don’t worry that you’re about to get a huge lecture on the pitfalls of dating a married man.
It happens to the best of us, and I’m here to offer you some insight into what’s going on in his mind.
I know what you’re going through. You wish you could just be with him but, that’s not likely to happen.
The time you spend together goes by so quickly, and every moment apart feels like an eternity.
You also have no idea how he feels because you don’t have the freedom to pick up the phone and call him.
Maybe, you’ve just ended things with a married man and are trying to figure out what to do next?
So, here you are, googling “do married men miss their mistresses” because you find yourself all alone.
He’s with his wife and kids, and you’re left to your own devices twiddling your thumbs.
Is it possible that he misses me? Absolutely he does.
No affair is 100% emotionaless. If you find yourself in this scenario, look no further.
This article will tell you everything you need to know about married men who long for their mistresses as well as how you can get them to miss you more!
How do married men deal with missing their mistresses?
The way your man handles emotions differs from the way you do. Despite his feelings, he can move on with his life.
Men are logical, and although he may miss you, which he will, he might not necessarily reach out to you if there is an emotional bond.
He will do the most logical thing: stay with his wife, despite feeling the opposite. This is because men are innately more categorical than women, so they will make the most rational choice: staying with his wife.
Many men will brush it off and move on with their lives. However, some may reach out to you when they miss you when it is convenient for them.
You need to realize that even though he stays with his wife, he definitely has strong feelings for you:
Here’s why he misses you
1) He loves you
Ladies, this one is a no-brainer. You are currently having an affair with a man who’s made a vow before God to love his wife, yet, here you are, in his life.
Obviously, he loves you.
You wouldn’t be in a relationship if this weren’t the case so, the biggest and most obvious reason he misses you is that he is in love with you.
He’s probably also missing all the affection you shower on him; your voice, your physical touch, and just your very presence make him ache for you.
2) You are important to him
If he didn’t care about you, you wouldn’t be embroiled in an affair with him? Am I right?
The fact that he cares for you makes him concerned about your wellbeing. And in turn, when he’s not around you, he’s definitely worried about how you are and what you’re doing.
If he is constantly thinking about your safety and whereabouts, he is bound to start missing you sooner or later because he just can’t seem to get you off his mind.
3) “She” is giving him hell
You know all the ins and outs of his marriage because he confides in you.
Things haven’t been great between him and his wife for a while now, and you know everything.
You know what she’s like; you know what she’s saying to him. After all, you’re stalking all her social media presences and have been doing your research.
When the wife starts giving your man a hard time, this is a huge trigger for him to start missing you.
He’s tired of the nagging and the arguing and longs to be in your calming and tranquil presence.
You are his escape, so know that when she’s giving him hell, the only place he wants to be is in your loving arms.
4) He loves spending time in your company
When you get the chance to spend quality time together, you have an absolute blast.
The experiences you have, the activities you enjoy, and just being with one enough seem like it’s never enough.
Your connection and bond are so strong that you can stay up talking for hours and every moment spent apart seems like torture.
Whether married or not, any man will miss being in your company and will count down the hours until he can be with you again.
That said, he will move heaven and earth to try to spend as much time as possible with you.
5) You turn him on
When you’re not around, he’s sexually frustrated and pictures you all the time. If your relationship is purely a physical one in nature, this might help you figure it out.
If he’s only thinking about you when he’s horny, you will need to consider if what you’re doing is for the right reasons.
How to tell if a married man misses his mistress?
If you feel like you’re the only one who thinks like this, you’re not!
Emotions can often give us away, and there are genuine signs that your man is missing you.
1) He calls and texts you frequently.
Have your Dms been blowing up? Have you received loads of texts and calls, more than what you usually get?
This is a massive indicator that he is missing you like crazy if you’re nodding along.
Also, when you send him a text message, does he answer it instantly?
A married man is a busy one, so if he’s acting like a lovestruck teenager in terms of his contact habits, this is another huge sign that you are on his mind and that he is yearning to be with you.
2) He surprises you with unexpected visits.
Does he pop by the office when you least expect it? Or, you’re headed out to an appointment, and he’s standing outside on the street waiting for you?
If he’s showing up randomly to see you, it’s a telltale sign that he cannot stand to be apart from you and is doing everything he can to be with you, albeit for a few moments.
This is a massive indicator that he’s got it bad for you.
3) The gifts he sends to you are thoughtful.
You walk into your office, and a huge stuffed crocodile plush toy greets you, or you’re doorbell rings, and it’s an Amazon package. You open it up to find it filled to the brim with Game of Thrones merch.
It’s a very telling sign if your man is sending you gifts that come from a place of thoughtfulness.
He’s making a concerted effort and is going out of his way to buy you specific gifts of meaning because you might have mentioned you have an obsession with stuffed animals or that you are the biggest GOT fan.
Unlike the usual roses and chocolates, gifts that show he’s put a lot of thought into them are a very revealing sign that he misses you and loves you dearly.
He is taking the time to listen to what you like and what you love and is gifting these things to you to make you happy and put a smile on your face.
4) He talks about you with mutual friends or coworkers.
You might be apart, but your coworker mentioned that he just couldn’t seem to shut up about you.
The other night at the company fundraiser, he bumped into your mutual friend and immediately started asking about you and kept mentioning your name.
This is a significant telltale sign that your married man is missing you!
5) He posts things on social media that only you will resonate with
You’re scrolling through Instagram and notice your man has posted a picture of the Eiffel tower.
His friends and family don’t seem to get the meaning of it, but you know exactly why he’s posting that picture.
The last weekend you spent together you mentioned that you’re crazy about Paris and that it’s the only place in the world you’d ever want to go and visit.
He’s posting the picture, hoping that you’ll see it because it’s intended for you.
He is trying to convey how much he is thinking about and is missing you without giving anything away.
Cryptic social media posts scream that he’s missing you dearly.
Is it possible for a married man to reunite with a mistress after breaking up?
It’s challenging to date a man who’s married; you have no idea what to expect, and things are often all over the place.
This instability has caused you and your married man to break things off, even though you both have a tremendous love between the two of you.
So, will he come back during a breakup, or will he leave and never look back? It’s impossible to be sure.
Dating is tricky on its own, but when you include dating a married man into the equation, it can often seem like bathing a feral cat is easier.
Do they come back? The easy answer. Some do, and some don’t.
It’s going to be impossible for you to predict whether or not he will come back, but there are a few tricks you can use to improve the chances of him coming back.
1) Cut all contact
When you cut off all contact with a married man, it makes him feel dispensable. But, of course, men don’t like feeling that way, so what you’re doing will do wonders for your plight.
Cutting the cord will make him worry and make him feel like he’s just an option on your social calendar.
When this realization hits, he’ll likely up his game to the next level and do whatever it takes to stay in your good books.
2) Look hot, always
All men are visually inclined, so be sure to look your most gorgeous at all times.
Wear something provocative, and be sure that your hair, nails, and make-up are always 100%. He won’t be able to keep his eyes off of you, let alone his hands.
3) Don’t be a [email protected] towards him
When you see him in person, be sure to be polite and cordial.
There’s nothing more off-putting than a bitter woman, so by being the bigger person, you will be earning his admiration and respect as well as his complete devotion later on down the line.
4) Hit the gym
Men are crazy about a woman who keep physically fit. Also, you’re not just doing it for him, but for your health and wellbeing. Getting him to drool over you is just a bonus.
Keeping in shape is a perfect way for you to maintain your physical and mental health, and it’s also a great way to get rid of any anger or rage you have inside of you.
You’ll look, feel and sleep better and will have your married man chasing you like a dog on heat.
If, after all this, he still attempts to connect with you. He’s not worth your time.
Move on and find yourself someone who will appreciate and love you, and preferably go after someone not married.
How to make a married man miss me?
Regardless of why you want to make the man jealous, here are some ways you can do it.
1) Stop communicating with him.
Literally, disconnect any and all means of contact with him ABRUPTLY.
Please don’t call, text, message him on social media, or see him in person.
Let it sink in that you’ve pulled the plug, and he will miss you like crazy knowing that you’ve gone missing in action.
2) Come across as being aloof.
Yes, I know this one is tough, especially when you have strong feelings for him, but you’re going to have to give an Oscar-worthy performance and act like you’re not interested in him at all.
He needs to know that he’s replaceable, and when that realization hits, you’ll have him eating out of the palm of your hand.
3) Up your game on social media
Social media is a potent tool that you can use to your advantage.
So, Make an effort to post loads of pictures with your friends when you go out. (Obviously, looking drop-dead gorgeous, of course!)
The game aims to make him think you’re living your best life and that you are enjoying the time without him. (even though you miss him)
With that said, don’t sit around moping about him. Instead, get out there and enjoy life.
When he sees you out and about, happy with your friends, he’s undoubtedly going to miss you because he’ll remember how happy you make him. It will make him want to spend time wi
4) Provoke jealousy
Talk about a throwback to high school!
This one is super childish but works like an absolute bomb, so get ready to channel your inner teenager.
What you’ll need to do is to get a friend or coworker to act like they’re into you.
Most men (married ones are no different) revel in the fact that their woman is desirable to other men. It’s a case of wanting what we can’t have, and to a man, it’s excruciating!
They love the fact that other men want what they have, and it’s all about triggering those instinctual qualities of jealousy.
If he catches wind that someone else is interested in you, your boyfriend’s green-eyed monster will be triggered automatically!
He will be overwhelmed by jealousy and a host of other emotions that will make him long for you. It’s a win-win.
5) Own a signature scent.
Don’t underestimate the power of our five senses.
Be sure that you have a signature scent that’s unique and that he finds irresistible.
This is a surefire way to trigger his thoughts when he catches wind of your perfume.
Bonus points if he smells your signature scent on another woman.
This will ensure that he misses you like a lost puppy!
Wrapping it up
Is it possible for a married man to miss his mistress?
That’s a huge affirmative. Affairs are a rollercoaster of emotions, and him missing you is just part of the nature of your relationship.
Whether he’s with his wife and you’re his side chick or whether you’ve broken things off, he chose you to break his marital bond.
He’s clearly not happy in his marriage, and having an affair with you is a coping mechanism for the unhappiness he faces daily.
That’s got to count for something, and unless he’s a serious player and he’s busy courting other women, you can bet your bottom dollar that he’s missing you.
Putting yourself first
Hey, Lachlan from Hack Spirit here.
What’s your number one goal at the moment?
Is it to buy that car you’ve been saving up for?
To finally start that side-hustle that’ll hopefully help you quit your 9-5 one day?
Or to take the leap and finally ask your partner to move in?
Whatever it is, you’re not going to get there, unless you’ve got a plan.
And even then…plans fail.
But I didn’t write this to you to be the voice of doom and gloom…
No, I’m writing this because I want to help you achieve the goals you’ve set.
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So…think back to that important goal I asked about at the start of this message.
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Are you willing to put the effort in to get there?
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All the best,
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