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Cheating Relationships

The One Thing We're Still Not OK With When It Comes To Sex

The Huffington Post | Rebecca Adams | Posted 05.22.2015 | Divorce

Academic studies can be fascinating... and totally confusing. So we decided to strip away all of the scientific jargon and break them down for you. ...

Rx for Infidelity: When Infidelity Has Invaded Your Head, Heart and Sexual Health

Sherrie Campbell, PhD | Posted 03.18.2015 | Divorce
Sherrie Campbell, PhD

There are many residual wounds that linger long after the affair for all couples but if the cheated-on person was given an STD this has many deeper layers of anger, hurt and betrayal, which further exacerbate the experience of infidelity.

5 Healing Strategies I Discovered After My Boyfriend Tried Cheating On Me

Alec Fischer | Posted 02.21.2015 | Gay Voices
Alec Fischer

Just days before my 21st birthday I discovered that my boyfriend had tried cheating on me for the fourth time that year. I was heartbroken and exhausted from trying to share my love with someone who couldn't stay dedicated to me. Due to a promise I'd made to myself after catching him the third time, I ended it.

13 Signs Your Partner Is Cheating On You

Abby Rodman, LICSW | Posted 01.10.2015 | Divorce
Abby Rodman, LICSW

We know the typical telltale signs: weight loss, new music or food interests, the purchase of a new wardrobe. But if your affair radar is up -- because your partner's behavior just feels off or out of the ordinary -- here are 13 not-as-conspicuous signs you may be overlooking.

Why Women May Be Bigger Cheaters Than Men?

Robi Ludwig, Psy.D. | Posted 12.29.2014 | Divorce
Robi Ludwig, Psy.D.

I think there are always going to be women who enter into marriage for the wrong reasons. But I think more than that, no one really knows what love and a successful marriage should look or feel like.

5 Things To Do Right After Discovering A Spouse's Affair

Carla Schiff Donnelly | Posted 09.23.2014 | Divorce
Carla Schiff Donnelly

Catching your spouse cheating can be extremely heartbreaking and infuriating at the same time. While it's easy to be paralyzed by all of the emotions that come with this discovery, this is a crucial time to make some important decisions.

This Is When It's Okay To Look For Sex Outside Your Marriage

The Huffington Post | Kira Brekke | Posted 08.06.2014 | Divorce

Imagine this: you've been with your partner for a while, and the initial excitement has faded. Feeling unsatisfied with your sex life, you begin to lo...

This Is America's Best Kept Sex Secret

Michele Weiner-Davis | Posted 07.20.2014 | Divorce
Michele Weiner-Davis

Nagging simply isn't an aphrodisiac.

This Couple Is Proof That Your Marriage Can Survive Infidelity

HuffPost Live | Kira Brekke | Posted 05.01.2014 | Divorce

When Nancy Anderson was 24, she cheated on her husband. But instead of leaving the marriage, Nancy's husband took quite an interesting position. "W...

Hey Cheaters, If You're Really Sorry...

Tracy Schorn | Posted 04.30.2014 | Divorce
Tracy Schorn

Cheating was a set of choices I made to get things I wanted -- sex, ego strokes, flattery. I didn't consider your welfare. I was staggeringly selfish. I risked your health. I risked our children's home life. All because I wanted a bit of strange.

Here's Where All The Cheating Spouses In America Live

Posted 12.16.2013 | Divorce

Is your spouse cheating on you? It may depend on where you live. Dating site Ashley Madison, whose tagline is "Life is short, have an affair," pull...

Who's the Boss Now?

Craig Agranoff | Posted 02.09.2014 | Miami
Craig Agranoff

Even Tony Danza is smart enough to know the pitfalls and perils of bosses and employees keeping the 'one-on-ones' going after the severance.

Flirting With Disaster: How Your 'Harmless' Intrigue Is Undermining Your Marriage

Christina Pesoli | Posted 11.03.2013 | Divorce
Christina Pesoli

If you want to act like you're single, don't be married. If you're married, don't act like you're single. Like I said, it really is that simple.

Eliot Spitzer and the Conscience of An Adulterer

Scott Haltzman, M.D. | Posted 09.23.2013 | Divorce
Scott Haltzman, M.D.

An affair brings a deluge of negative consequences resulting in many negative emotions. Being involved in an affair my have its immediate "rewards," but for many people, it's a bummer.

WATCH: Sociologist Makes The Case For Open Marriages

Posted 07.23.2013 | Divorce

Marriages are healthiest when husbands and wives allow themselves to have sex outside their union, a sociologist who studies sex and monogamy argued o...

Affairs to Remember

Henry Gornbein | Posted 08.13.2013 | Divorce
Henry Gornbein

Over my many years of specializing in family law, I have seen many marriages end due to an affair. Affairs come in all shapes and sizes.

Groom Elopes Day Before Wedding...With Another Woman

Posted 05.29.2013 | Weddings

Running off to elope can be romantic -- unless the groom elopes with a woman who isn't his fiancee. The Times of India reported Monday that a man f...

Should You Take Back a Lying Partner?

Kristen Houghton | Posted 07.17.2013 | Divorce
Kristen Houghton

The key ingredient in any relationship is trust. Coupled with respect and love, trust gives you a strong basis as a couple. While trust is a bond, it is also a tenuous one, easily broken, if one of the partners constantly lies.

Cheating On Your Spouse Just Got Easier

Posted 05.10.2013 | Divorce

Cheating on your spouse just got a whole lot easier. An updated app from the folks at Ashley Madison -- the dating site for people already in rela...

Once A Cheater Always A Cheater? From Rachel Sussman (WATCH)

Posted 08.14.2013 | MarloThomas

If your significant other has cheated on a partner in the past, does that mean he or she will cheat on you? Relationship therapist Rachel Sussman set ...

Readers Weigh In: Does Weight Gain Make Infidelity OK?

Posted 03.18.2013 | Divorce

Is there a double standard when it comes to weight gain in relationships? That's the question HuffPost Divorce blogger D.A. Wolf asked in a blog po...

Cheating On Your Spouse: Illegal In Colorado?

Posted 04.21.2013 | Denver

Cheating on your spouse may be considered morally reprehensible, but in Colorado it's also illegal. A report by 9News sheds light on the law that,...

Why I Cheated On My Husband

Posted 12.13.2012 | Divorce

By Marina Pearson for YourTango.com "How could you have done this to me, to us? Who are you and who did I marry?" With tears in his eyes, my ex-hus...

30 Reasons Women Cheat, According To Women

Posted 12.12.2012 | Divorce

We hear it again and again: the gender gap between unfaithful spouses is closing as increasing numbers of married women admit to cheating on their hus...

5 Reasons Men Cheat

Robert Weiss | Posted 11.26.2012 | Women
Robert Weiss

Sadly, many men don't realize the profound effects infidelity can have on the emotional life of a trusting long-term partner. Inevitably, most cheaters are eventually found out, and the resulting fallout is often much greater than anticipated by the cheater.