Infidelity brings up insecurity and uncertainty in everyone involved — including your kids. How you handle the issue of an affair in your marriage is imperative to your childrens' sense of self and healthy development.
No one gets married so that they can get a divorce. And definitely no one expects an affair to rock their marriage. So how do you move on if this happens? Here are the top 10 tips on dealing with the aftermath of infidelity.
Infidelity is often an expression of unhappiness with a relationship. In some important ways, the cheater's needs are not being met, and his or her affair is an attempt to communicate that. Before you get upset, listen to what is being said.
In this article, two YourTango experts emphasize the transformative quality of forgiveness. Rosemary De Faria explains, "Whether we are being forgiven or forgiving someone else, it is a process that offers the chance to look through compassionate eyes at ourselves and our partner."
While in a marriage or a long-term relationship, you may be tempted by infidelity — but it's important to first consider the consequences. Here, three YourTango Experts discuss safe approaches to temptation, including the steps you can take to prevent yourself from succumbing to it.
Many people think that to have an affair is to automatically lose the opportunity for a healthy marriage. But many couples choose to work through the breach of trust together and rebuild their relationship. Here, two experts offer real-life tips for fixing your bond after infidelity.
You may feel your partner is totally to blame for his or her affair, but you can both benefit from couples counseling. Take a look at the ways each of you contributed to an unhealthy relationship.
An affair or infidelity can seem exciting, sensual or even romantic. It's common to want to leave your spouse for your lover, but before you do, you should slow down and ask yourself some questions. Do you think life will still be thrilling once you settle into routine?
The "mistress" role in the affair triangle is either made out to be an unfeeling predator or an irresistible temptress, but for the many women out there who have been the other woman, it is a complex, personal, and often difficult position.
Instant and exciting connections made through social media make infidelity more tempting than ever. This makes it all the more important to maintain honesty and clear communication with your partner. Read more from this relationship expert and don't let social media ruin your bond!
Forgiving your spouse for infidelity is hard enough. But how should you cope if you discover your friends were covering it up? What if you're asked to do the lying? Can you ever forgive and forget — and should you?
Emotional infidelity is more common than you might think. And because it doesn't have to involve sex, some people don't even know they're having an affair — until the damage is done. Don't let that happen to your marriage.