Are human beings built for monogamy? Is there a legitimate way to affair-proof you marriage?
Forgiveness can be one of the hardest things to offer after infidelity, but these relationship experts explain why it's important to open yourself up to healing. Discover why playing the victim is harmful to your emotional recovery, and how placing the blame makes it hard to move forward.
Infidelity makes for all sorts of relationship challenges, but what about when the issues are your best friend's? Should you meddle in matters when your best friend is having an affair, or is it better to steer clear? Relationship expert John Gray has the answer.
Why do men cheat? Are they hard-wired to be unfaithful or do women drive them to it by pressuring them too quickly into committed relationships?
The easiest way to relive guilt associated with infidelity is to tell the person you betrayed that you cheated. However, according to a poll of over 100 YourTango Experts, when someone in a relationship has been unfaithful, it isn't always best for him/her to tell his/her partner. So, what's a person supposed to do to feel better about her unfaithful past? And is she destined to repeat her mistakes — or worse — in the future?
We hear about it almost every day. Some Hollywood celebrity or Washington politician has cheated on his poor, unsuspecting wife. Sometimes as many as 14 accusers come forward alleging affairs, as was the case with golf great Tiger Woods. But is infidelity really as rampant as the media makes it seem, or is it just a ploy to sell tabloid magazines?
After your partner comes clean about an affair, is it really possible to have a monogamous relationship? In this video, therapist, relationship coach and YourTango Expert Dr. Tammy Nelson explains what it takes for couples to recommit to monogamy after an affair.
You love your husband, but you've found yourself straying from him... and you don't know how to stop. After several years of marriage, you can't stop feeling guilty for letting yourself become sexually involved with another man. Is there any way to repair the damage you've done to save your marriage, or will your efforts be futile?