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Confronting A Marriage Problem

I'm 45. I've been married for 17 years - I've been with my wife for 23 years. We broke up for two years about two years before we married. I've never cheated on my wife. I love my wife, but I'm not sure I'm in love with her. We don't agree on a lot of things, and so there are a lot of little fights and arguments. We have two children in their early teens. The problem is, I've fallen in love with someone that doesn't know I love her. I think about her all the time. I see her maybe once a month. I know it sounds stupid, but her personality matches mine so perfectly. Am I going completely nuts?

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