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How to Know If Your Dude Was on Ashley Madison

Joelle Wisler | Posted 08.25.2016 | Women
Joelle Wisler

I would like to say that I feel bad for them, but I don't. I do feel sad for the wives and families that will be affected by the douchery of a few idiotic men who couldn't figure out that they should at least CHANGE THEIR NAMES before going out and soliciting an affair.

Trashing Women: Why Is This Still a Thing?

Helene Cohen Bludman | Posted 08.25.2016 | Women
Helene Cohen Bludman

If the revelations in the news this week are any indication, some men are in dire need of a refresher course on how to treat women.

Truth and Ashley Madison

Elliot Begoun | Posted 08.25.2016 | Business
Elliot Begoun

I don't write this article as someone who has never had skeletons in my closet. Rather, I write this from the perspective of somebody who has been emancipated from them. Let me tell you, boy does that lightness feel great. Never again and I am not lying.

The Ashley Madison Hack: 20 Things NOT to Say

James J. Sexton | Posted 08.25.2016 | Comedy
James J. Sexton

I imagine many have been racking their brains with excuses to give if their information - including profiles with all their secret sexual fantasies and matching credit card transactions, real names and addresses, and employee documents and emails - ends up being released.

Does the Ashley Madison Hack Spell the End for Monogamous Marriage?

Meredith Masony | Posted 08.24.2016 | Media
Meredith Masony

I am concerned that is will mark the end of the institution of marriage as we know it. And to think that right wing politicians and religious evangelists wanted to blame gay marriage for the destruction of traditional American values. Traditional American values in small town USA did that all on their own.

Ashley Madison Exposes Cheaters, Revealing What's Missing in Many Marraiges

Margie Warrell | Posted 08.21.2016 | Divorce
Margie Warrell

Even if the quoted registration numbers are inflated (which I suspect they are given the ease at which I could create a fake account with a made-up email address), there's no doubt there are millions of people who are staying in marriages that leave them hungry for intimacy, both sexual and emotional.

Infidelity -- Looking Beyond the Ashley Madison Scandal

Alexandra Katehakis, M.F.T. | Posted 08.21.2016 | Women
Alexandra Katehakis, M.F.T.

The words sex addiction get thrown around a lot when it comes to cheating, especially with all eyes on the recent Ashley Madison hack. Society is still trying to understand the difference between sex addiction, an illness, which inspires a certain amount of compassion, and the moral character defect of dishonesty, which tends to inspire condemnation.

Josh Duggar Admits To Cheating On Wife After His Ashley Madison Profile Is Discovered

The Huffington Post | Stephanie Marcus | Posted 08.20.2015 | Entertainment

Josh Duggar, who was forced to resign from his position as executive director of the conservative and anti-gay group Family Research Council Action wh...

Ashley Madison Hack Could Have A Devastating Psychological Fallout

The Huffington Post | Carolyn Gregoire | Posted 08.20.2015 | Science

Ashley Madison users may face more than just marital discord after the dating website's recent hack. On Tuesday night, hackers came through on their ...

Relationship Lessons Learned From The Ashley Madison Hack

Dr. Danielle Harel and Celeste Hirschman M.A. | Posted 08.20.2016 | Women
Dr. Danielle Harel and Celeste Hirschman M.A.

Ashley Madison's cleverly manipulative tagline "Life is short: Have an Affair" is appealing because it offers a shortcut to getting certain needs met. We agree with Ashley Madison in that "life is short", which is exactly why honestly communicating your desires is so important.

What the Ashley Madison Hacking Dump Means for Divorce -- and Marriage

Beth Cone Kramer | Posted 08.20.2016 | Divorce
Beth Cone Kramer

When a spouse or even significant other makes a conscious effort to find an on the side dance partner, I'd suppose the forgiveness part would be a lot more challenging. Perhaps the key to self-preservation has to do with trying to maintain your self-esteem and changing the locks!

Everything You Need To Know About Moving On After An Affair

The Huffington Post | Brittany Wong | Posted 08.19.2015 | Divorce

Moving on with your life after you've been cheated on can feel like an impossible task -- especially if your S.O. decides to stay with his or her affa...

The (Don't) Cheat Sheet: 4 Easy Keys to Avoiding Affairs

Dr. Danielle Harel and Celeste Hirschman M.A. | Posted 08.17.2016 | Women
Dr. Danielle Harel and Celeste Hirschman M.A.

Make room for each other's disappointment when yours or their needs are not being met. Often, if you are merely allowed to openly and shamelessly ask for what you want and receive the support of your partner in having those desires, that can be enough.

An Open Letter to Gatsby, Daisy, Tom, and Of Course Tobey Maguire.

James J. Sexton | Posted 08.13.2016 | Divorce
James J. Sexton

Hello ladies and gents, I figured it was about time to address the marital quagmire you find yourselves in. Despite having had the benefit of thousands of literary critics and moviegoers pick apart your lives over the years, none of you, for reasons we can only speculate, has ever sought the practical advice of a divorce lawyer. Enter me.

7 Ways To Affair-Proof Your Relationship

The Huffington Post | Brittany Wong | Posted 10.28.2015 | Divorce

After an affair, couples often feel blindsided by the betrayal. "I have no clue how we got here," one partner will say. "I can't believe this happened...

Why This Divorce Attorney Wants Ashley Madison's Member Information Leaked (And It's Not What You Think)

Jason Levoy | Posted 08.10.2016 | Divorce
Jason Levoy

I understand why people don't want to get divorced. Maybe they have young children. Maybe they can't afford a contested divorce. Maybe they are afraid to be single again at an older age. The reasons are many. My point is that as long as one or both people are having affairs and living a secret life, there will be no movement.

An Open Letter to the Little Mermaid: You're Going to Lose the Divorce

James J. Sexton | Posted 08.09.2016 | Divorce
James J. Sexton

After two decades of marriage to Prince Eric, you've decided you want to divorce him. However, the facts of your life together may make it difficult for you to get what you feel you deserve, in terms of division of marital assets.

This Is How To Love The One You're With

Pamela Madsen | Posted 08.07.2016 | Fifty
Pamela Madsen

There is no perfect man. And in case you didn't get the memo, you aren't perfect either. The issue is that most of us don't understand relationship maintenance at all or how to care for each other past the first blush of heat. Do you really know how to love a man or are you living in constant conflict?

Dumping Trump: A Crash Course

James J. Sexton | Posted 08.05.2016 | Entertainment
James J. Sexton

While we remain inside this fever dream, we can look to those that have already dumped Trump to remind us there are good and rational people still left in America, and thankfully their votes count too.

What You Need To Know Before Exposing A Cheater

The Huffington Post | Brittany Wong | Posted 08.04.2015 | Divorce

It was the viral, soap opera-esque story none of us could escape last week: Two sisters claimed they had busted a cheating wife who was sexting at a b...

How I Cheated on My Diet to My 100-Pound Weight Loss

Joey Schleicher | Posted 08.04.2016 | Healthy Living
Joey Schleicher

About two years back there was this program released that promised to change your life in 21 days. Maybe you have heard of it, maybe not... At that ti...

Yes, I Cheated. No, I Don't Regret It.

Unwritten | Posted 08.03.2016 | Women

During the hookup I felt a whirlwind of emotions: disgusted with myself, angry, excited, needed, and then finally content with what was happening. It gave me a chance to experience a ton of emotions that I had been holding in for a long time. It finally made me realize that Thomas wasn't the person I wanted anymore.

How Can You Tell If Your Partner Is Having an Affair?

Ayesha Vardag | Posted 07.31.2016 | Women
Ayesha Vardag

Last week, Ashley Madison, a dating site that explicitly targets people who want to have extra-marital affairs, was hacked by a group calling itself the Impact Team. The hackers claim to have gained access to the company's entire database of clients.

Why People Choose to Cheat Even When It Might Destroy Their Relationship

Dr. Danielle Harel and Celeste Hirschman M.A. | Posted 07.31.2016 | Women
Dr. Danielle Harel and Celeste Hirschman M.A.

While it is easy to blame the people who have affairs as the one who has betrayed the relationship, in our sex therapy and relationship coaching practice, we have found that people don't cheat because they are bad people. But, they do cheat and they cheat for many reasons.

The Sad Irony of the Ashley Madison Hack

Drs. Bill and Ginger Bercaw | Posted 07.24.2016 | Women
Drs. Bill and Ginger Bercaw

"Life is short - have an affair." That devil on your shoulder Ashley Madison slogan gets us every time. It triggers a scrunched-face, head-shaking reaction, like biting into a mealy peach. Why?