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02/15/2011 05:07 pm ET | Updated May 25, 2011

One Cheating Woman's Story: Part 1

The following is the first of my Connect to Love webisodes -- a series of interviews with people who share their relationship struggles and triumphs. For more information, click here.

Cathy was unfaithful to her husband and is now divorced. She shares her deepest thoughts and feelings about why she did it and what she wishes she knew before she ever cheated.

In my research, 4 out of 10 women said they had physically cheated on their husbands. We tend to think that behind every infidelity is a miserable, broken marriage. In Part I, Cathy shares how she ended up cheating even though she felt she was in a good marriage. It was a newfound hobby that gave her the uninteruppted time with another man that she now wishes she'd spend with her husband.

Cathy teaches us how crucial time is for any romantic relationship. In my research, the majority of happy women reported spending more than 30 minutes a day on average talking to their men as compared to unhappy women who spent much less time. After all, we can talk about communication and every other great relationship technique but if there's no time, little else can help.

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