The presidential candidate gave his wife two choices: open marriage or divorce.
Newt Gingrich reportedly offered his second wife Marianne two choices: an open marriage or a divorce, when he revealed to her he was having an affair with his now-wife, Callista Bisek (that plastic-haired blonde you always see with him on the campaign trail).
An affair will hurt a marriage but it also has the potential to make it even stronger!
Few things harm a relationship more than an affair. Whether the affair is emotional, a 'one night stand,' long term or a cyber-affair, the betrayal delivers a life-altering blow. Will the injury to the relationship prove fatal? There are some essential steps a couple must take for there to be any hope that the relationship can survive an affair. If done wisely, there is hope the relationship will come through the ordeal stronger than before. Here are eight steps that can help save your marriage.
It's time hit the stop button and find out who he really wants in life.
You’ve found out your husband is having an affair. You’re shocked, angry and sad that betrayed you. You don’t want to leave him but you can’t stay with him while he’s with someone else. All you want is for him to stop having the affair so you can figure out if there’s any hope for the marriage.
Why taking and giving to eachother is so important in a healthy marriage.
Taking a look at marriage breakups makes me question the beliefs we hold based on cheating. I feel strongly enough about cheating to voice my opinion as a mistress. There’s a need for us to address and face our “self love” and “vanity” as both lead us to believe we have the rights to own each other, especially if we are married to the person. Many are unaware that we are composite parts that relate to the three aspects to our being.
Is it selfish to want to rid yourself of the guilt, or is it right to come clean?
Is it selfish to confess an affair to your wife or husband? If it makes you feel better but makes them feel worse, is that OK? And, how are they ever going to trust you again once your infidelity sees the light of day? 5 Ways To Move Beyond An Affair
In this video, Relationship and YourTango Expert Janie Lacy offers her advice to a reader who has cheated on his wife and is debating whether or not to come clean.
You can finally get past the pain with these steps...
When someone cheats on you it’s like your whole world has crashed down on you. It’s hard to get up and continue on with your life.
It’s possible though, you just need to know how to do it. Understanding how to help yourself will get you back on your feet and feeling stronger in no time.
Step #1: Allow Yourself to Feel the Pain
When a man takes advantage of your affection, it's time to get out and get going.
Dear Dr. Romance:
I don't want to be here anymore. Be here on this earth that is, be here in this ole' body of mine. Perhaps you can help. I think I'm simply looking for some inspiration. Also, when I think about no longer being "alive"... I am comforted. This feeling of calm comes over me. That's not a good sign, is it? I'm over fifty years old. I would have to admit I am sad and perhaps frustrated, and yes, maybe a little angry. I'm sure there are people out there who do love me, however, they seldom show it.
What counts as an affair and what to do if you see the signs in your relationship.
When it comes to infidelity, things can get a little unclear and murky sometimes.
He might argue that what he's doing is not cheating and tell you to stop overreacting. She might claim that you're just being jealous or crazy and that her actions are “no big deal.”
The holidays inspire us to think about whether we believe in God. I don't.
As an atheist, it's nice to know that I'm less likely to ever become president than a devout Christian who's cheated on his wife with everything that moves. Hypocrites much? Even as an atheist, I know the Ten Commandments better than some conservative folks.
Men cheat because of their biology, sex-addiction and even "evolution" right? Wrong! Keep reading..
As "The Pro Marriage Counselor" I have to tell you: There have been so many pop-articles recently about why men and woman cheat. These articles cite everything from so called “evolutionary psychology” studies to the unqualified opinions of celebrities to the actual North American and European infidelity rates. But just because Kim Kardashian or Ashton Kutcher and others say it, doesn't mean it's true!
You know you're doing something wrong, but it's hard to stop. Here's an expert's advice.
You love your husband, but you've found yourself straying from him... and you don't know how to stop. Is there any way to repair the damage you've done to save your marriage, or will your efforts be futile? Think He's Cheating? How To Know For Sure
In this video, Relationship Expert/Love Mentor and YourTango Expert, Dr. Erica Goodstone offers her step-by-step guide to stop being unfaithful to your husband and turn your marriage around. Learn why looking back may be the best way to move forward, together.