Infidelity: Should You Leave Your Partner For Your Lover?


Infidelity: Should You Leave Your Partner For Your Lover?
Will your lover look as exciting once you're in a routine?

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If you're having an affair, there's a big temptation to leave your marriage and jump into a new relationship with your lover. But there are many things to consider before you make that decision. How well do you really know your lover? Are you certain you'll be compatible in the mundane light of day?

YourTango expert and marriage coach Lesli Doares sat down with HuffPost Live to talk about an article she wrote for YourTango addressing this complex issue. Check out the video at this link to learn more.

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Lesli Doares

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Lesli Doares, MFT

Lesli writes about issues related to marriage and relationships at  She is the author of Blueprint for a Lasting Marriage:  How to Create Your Happily Ever After with More Intention, Less Work, a manual for couples on how to have a long and successful marriage.  Lesli also speaks passionately on many relationship-related topics.

Location: Cary, NC
Credentials: LMFT
Other Articles/News by Lesli Doares:

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What Can The Future Mrs. Clooney Teach Us About Marriage?


There are two stories in the news these days that say a lot about relationships and women's role in them. The first is the big news that perennial bachelor George Clooney is engaged. Now, engaged is not married, so he is still a bachelor and anything can happen. But it has raised the question, why her? Why now? What does she have that all his other former ... Read more

What You Need To Know About Open Marriages


I have always taken the position that marriage is for grown-ups. It takes a lot of maturity to successfully navigate all the changes involved in building a life with someone who has an equal say in what that life looks like. Having to take someone else's wants, needs and desires into account when you are used to only thinking about yourself is, in my ... Read more

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