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Emotional Infidelity

7 Things You Should Know After Infidelity and Before Deciding What to Do

Moshe Ratson | Posted 03.08.2016 | Divorce
Moshe Ratson

When confronted with the painful reality, you also must make a decision "Should I stay or should I leave?" You realize that whatever decision you make, the stakes are really high and the red line you saw in your mind is now more gray than red. The following is information you should know when facing infidelity in your marriage.

This Is What An Emotional Affair Is -- And What It Isn't

The Huffington Post | Brittany Wong | Posted 08.27.2015 | Divorce

It's a scenario that happens all the time: You've met a new friend or co-worker and you instantly feel a connection. The two of you just click and soo...

The Text Heard Round the World -- Or at Least the Condo

Heather Leiva | Posted 04.14.2015 | Divorce
Heather Leiva

Then a little more time passes, and I remember life before I was trapped in a cycle of distrust and insecurity. I remember who I am, and what I want. I am so grateful for the reality I carved out for myself, and I regret nothing.

Becoming A Porn Star To Save My Marriage

Heather Leiva | Posted 04.11.2015 | Divorce
Heather Leiva

I lost a lot of sleep in between my daytime job, my new job in the bedroom, and the baby. It was exhausting and completely unenjoyable for me, but I was winning.

Men And Women May Be Wired To View Cheating Differently

The Huffington Post | Rebecca Adams | Posted 01.13.2015 | Divorce

The idea that men are from Mars and women are from Venus may feel outdated or even downright sexist, but a recent study suggests that there may be som...

5 Signs You're Having An Emotional Affair

Posted 08.21.2014 | Divorce

By Gal Szekely for YourTango Successful relationships are built on safety and trust -- and a betrayal of that trust can derail a partnership before...

10 Signs You're Having An Emotional Affair

Posted 03.10.2014 | Divorce

Written by Jenny Erikson on CafeMom's blog, The Stir You’re just friends. You love your husband. It’s not like there’s anything going on. It...

'My Affair Just Happened'

Michele Weiner-Davis | Posted 05.04.2014 | Divorce
Michele Weiner-Davis

If you're complaining about your marriage to a sympathetic ear, you don't need a degree in psychology to know that the implicit message in these conversations is, "I'm unhappily married. Want to fool around?"

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.

5 Reasons Men Leave 'Happy' Marriages

Posted 01.23.2014 | Divorce

Written by Ericka Souter on CafeMom's blog, The Stir Have you ever been shocked at the news a couple you know is splitting up? The first thing ou...

The Person Who Can Be 'Deadly Dangerous' To Your Marriage

Posted 09.30.2013 | Divorce

By Gina Binder and Lisa Shield for Affairs don't always involve hotel rooms and sneaky sexual liaisons. Sometimes, emotional infideli...

Why Your New Friendship May Not Be So Innocent

Posted 09.12.2013 | Divorce

By David Wygant for In my 15 years of coaching, women have come to me over and over again with the same problem: Falling for a marrie...

Why You Should Tell Your Partner You're Fantasizing About Someone Else

Posted 08.12.2013 | Divorce

By Tammy Nelson for Emotional affairs are very real things. In fact, over half of all emotional affairs start out innocently as onlin...

Help! My Ex Slept With His Student...And He's Still Teaching

The Huffington Post | Ashley Reich | Posted 07.16.2013 | Divorce

Slate contributor Emily Yoffe often tackles tough ethical questions in her column, "Dear Prudence." But a question from a reader late last week may be...

WATCH: I Was Propositioned By A Married Man

Posted 07.15.2013 | Divorce

HuffPost Live tackled the touchy subject of emotional infidelity late last week, and relationship coach Yvonne Chase stopped by to share her experienc...

WATCH: I Had An Emotional Affair

Posted 07.12.2013 | Divorce

On HuffPost Live Thursday, dating coach Sandy Weiner revealed that she had an emotional affair that ultimately ended her marriage. Weiner had been ...

The Type Of Infidelity People Disagree About

Posted 07.08.2013 | Divorce

Can a deep emotional connection with someone other than your spouse be considered infidelity? That's the question at the center of a HuffPost/YouG...

Are You Cheating? It Depends On Who You Ask...

Posted 07.08.2013 | Divorce

It seems that betrayal really is in the eye of the beholder. A recent HuffPost/YouGov survey of 1,000 U.S. adults found that people's definition ...

Is This The Most Surprising Issue For Lesbian Couples?

Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices

By Christine Dunn-Cunningham for Beth thought her girlfriend Sue had been acting differently. Ever since Sue started spending more t...

Emotional Affair vs. Physical Affair: What's Worse?

Posted 06.04.2013 | Divorce

Are emotional affairs just as bad as physical affairs when it comes to upending marriages? That's the question that sprung to our minds Tuesday, a...

Rethinking Infidelity

Tracy Schorn | Posted 06.23.2013 | Divorce
Tracy Schorn

We need to stop excusing infidelity. Let's begin by putting the responsibility for cheating back where it belongs -- on cheaters.

The Compassion Trap

Tracy Schorn | Posted 06.11.2013 | Divorce
Tracy Schorn

You can argue that people reconcile out of fear, or crappy financial consequences, or keeping it together for the kids. But I also think mixed up in there is compassion -- a great big heart that is trying very hard to love someone who has grievously hurt them.

6 Ways To Avoid Infidelity

Laurie Israel | Posted 04.20.2013 | Divorce
Laurie Israel

People often assume the problem is sex, but there's actually another issue that may be to blame.

Did Single Friends Kill My Marriage?

HuffPost Live | Posted 11.20.2012 | Divorce

Amira Young’s friend gave her some controversial advice right before her marriage ended in divorce. In a blog post, Young revealed that her friend ...

Why You Should Be Concerned About A Spouse’s New 'Friend'

Michele Weiner-Davis | Posted 12.17.2012 | Divorce
Michele Weiner-Davis

Even if two people are not engaged in a physical relationship, the emotional attachment can threaten the very foundation and fabric of the marriage.