This friend also knows her

Can dating a married man ever work

He is having two wives, in effect. In fact there usually isn't after the affair is over. Simply because he talks in a negative way about his marriage doesn't mean that his obligations to his wife are any less important to him.

To safeguard yourself from too much emotional pain, you need to understand that he can only be a small part of your life and will never be more than that no matter how many promises are made. You must be realistic here and accept that what you are involved in is risky in many ways. Friendships take away from your marriage. They also come with a bouquet of hormones that make the whole experience addictive.

If you are not

Ideally people should divorce first before moving on but in so many cases this does not happen. You will become more and more resentful over time. They were not legally married, so no divorce necessary.

She is so obsessed with him that when he is not with her she calls him and texts him constantly. If you are not happy with sharing him with his ex, and it appears they are quite well connected in ways not just geographical then you need to cut him loose.

She is so obsessed with