What's worse: cheating on your partner emotionally or cheating on them physically? According to a new study, your answer may depend on your gender.
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White House party crasher Michaele Salahi has reportedly left her husband for a rock star. The Daily Beast's Diane Dimond, who spent countless hours inside the couple's home, on why she's not surprised.
What can you do to improve the chances that couples therapy is worth the time and money you put into it? In other words, what makes marriage counseling work? Of course you need the help of a skilled marriage therapist, but there are several things you can do to help make your marriage counseling a success.
Dealing with betrayal in your marriage is not easy but it is definitely possible. Keep in mind that divorce is not always the solution to the problem. You need to find out what has led to the infidelity in your marriage and get the help needed to recover from the trauma. Let's look at some of the steps you can take to move beyond the affair and get your marriage back on track!
In June, researchers at Indiana University found that women cheat almost as much as men do, with 23 percent of men and 19 percent of women admitting to unfaithfulness. Yet, the reasons women and men cheat are often different, with women being more emotionally driven. You've got to think like a lady to catch one in the act—or stop the act from happening in the first place.
Have you fallen for a man who is already taken, but can't tell your heart to let go? Are you afraid of becoming the other woman? Sometimes love isn't so black & white. What do you do when your love stage is really "complicated"? In this video, YourTango expert and relationship coach, Virginia Feingold Clark discusses the cons of dating a married man. Is it fair to have his love while another woman wears the ring?
Earlier this year, our friends at The Stir reported a study that found couples were divorcing less because of infidelity and more because they were falling out of love. Now, there's another study that says the same thing.
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So, you're hitting it off with that new cutie in your office. You perk up when you see him, and you're about to head out to lunch for the second time this week. After all, he's a great listener — he really seems to understand you. Sure, you have a boyfriend or husband, but you can have an opposite sex friend. It's totally innocent, right?
We recently shared the news that fewer couples are divorcing due to infidelity, which seems like a great victory for the legions of faithful, til-death-do-us-part men and women of the world. But unfortunately, though it's not causing married couples to beeline it to divorce court, the fact of the matter is this: Cheating still happens.
This guest article from PsychCentral was written by Robert Weiss, LCSW, CSAT-S The issue of cheating is one of the most difficult problems a couple will ever encounter. A lot of blame and self worth is wrapped up in the issue of cheating. In fact it is incredibly important to understand the differences in both how men and women handle cheating and the reasons why they teeter off from the man or woman that they love. Why Men Cheat
When your partner is unfaithful, deep hurt, anger, embarrassment or a desire for revenge can block the clarity you crave. Sometimes it’s true, “Enough’s enough. It’s time to go and move on.” Sometimes it’s better to stay. After you express yourself and set firm boundaries, are you weak if you stay . . . or will forgiveness make you the strongest you’ve ever been? How will you resolve your inner conflicts and discover the keys to the loving relationship you deserve? PAT’S STORY AND INNER CONFLICT
Will Smith and Jada Pinkett are being forced to address the rumors swirling about their marriage. An unnamed source close to the couple told TMZ that the pair have decided to take a family vacation with their children before finalizing their plans, but the prospect of a divorce sometime in the near future is "definitely a possibility."
"Infidelity" is defined as a breach of faith, and it occurs in a number of contexts. It does not depend on the presence of sexual behavior. Even within a close relationship, people may have extremely different ideas and perceptions of infidelity. Fidelity refers to the accuracy and integrity of self-representation, honesty, or candor in an intimate, committed relationship.
When you first learn about an affair, you feel like a hurricane just passed through your heart. Surviving an affair usually means dealing with awful emotions like grief, anger, frustration and losing most of your self esteem. What you need when you first discover about an affair (right after your heart starts beating again)—is some emergency intervention.