You thought your relationship with your partner was perfect. Happily ever after wasn't just a dream, it was your reality. Then, suddenly, you learn your man has been cheating on you. You wonder: Is there any way our relationship can be salvaged? In this video, counselor, relationship coach and YourTango Expert Dr. Tammy Nelson answers the question: Can a relationship really survive an affair?
What's worse than getting caught up in your own personal drama? Getting caught up in somebody else's personal drama.
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?