Despite recent revelations of continued sexting, Anthony Weiner is still in the running for mayor of New York. A psychologist raises three questions for us to consider in light of his adultery.
A young woman has come forward to reveal that Anthony Wiener continued his sexting behavior after his resignation from congress. She is a political activist who “idolized” the former congressman. This story from CNN http://www.cnn.com/2013/07/25/politics/weiner-messages-woman/index.html?... as well as the sexts posted on TheDirty.com revealed the identity of one of the “several” women with whom Wiener admitted to online sexual communication.
A genuine apology sounds easy, but it takes a lot to ring true. Consider these five points to be heard and forgiven.
Succeeding at marriage after infidelity is akin to surviving a trauma; you often never realize your strength or resiliency until it is called on. And that's worth something!
Let's start with the idea that the point of marriage is emotional connection. A long lasting marriage needs to foster trust and acceptance of each other's emotional tender spots. No wonder they say marriage is work. We get tired of our own issues, so why not tired of another's?
If you're lucky, you'll never have to know what it's like to be the victim of infidelity. Still, the statistics aren't promising: About 60 percent of men and 40 percent of women will have an affair at some point in their marriages.
When my ex left me for another woman, it threw me into the depths of despair. The situation had me questioning myself over and over, and it stripped away my self-esteem, leaving me feeling crushed and angry. Learning to trust someone again after an affair can be really difficult ... but it's not impossible.
The same ADHD (Attention Deficity Hyperactivity Disorder) behaviors, compulsions, and coping strategies that send a married couple's relationship into rocky terrain can also get their sex life off track.
When a relationship is going throug serious problems. Some think the only way to ge ttheir mind off of their problems is to have an affair, citing that it was bound to happen. But is an affair actually inevitable? Our expert reveals four ways that you can prevent an affair from ever occuring.
Appreciation is a way to show our partners we love and accept them, and there's no time more important to learn this than in the aftermath of an affair.
Affairs are very difficult for many spouses to handle. They wonder how their partner could hurt them and how they will recover from this betrayal. However, is it possible that an affair is justified? Dr. Tammy Nelson presents a case where that may just be so.
In my 15 years of coaching, women have come to me over and over again with the same problem: falling for a married man. The stories always begin the same way: "There's this guy... he's soo great! We connect in every way and he makes my heart flutter like a schoolgirl. I know, I know... he's married. But we've only gone on a couple of innocent dates..." Then, the guy makes his move.
The new monogamy is a new way of looking at marriage and committed relationships. Most of us have followed a path to commitment that was provided for us by our culture and upbringing. We were taught what a committed relationship should look like, and we assumed that this was the only way to have a real partnership.
French women seem capable of dancing with a paramour even if it is not the man they love. How is that possible? Je ne sais pas. Perhaps I am too much of a romantic. It seems too impossible. How can you become entangled with a paramour when there is one person out there, who, in the words to a Tina Turner song is simply the best?