Does infidelity always have to mean the end of the relationship? Affairs can be painful and shocking, and can often cause untold damage. However, for some couples, an affair may also be a path to strength and to a renewed and even stronger relationship.
When you're cheated on, the devastation of betrayal can make you react in ways uncharacteristic of yourself. Obsessive behaviors take over and you can end up behaving in a way you never believed possible.
The kids had no idea what was coming. As far as they were concerned, it was another trip to the beach. I'm not even sure they were surprised when I called them all together on the second night for a family meeting. I told them how I had an affair.