Prologue Valentine's Day is a commercial holiday that causes a lot of men and women to feel sad and lonely if they are not romantically involved with...
I know Valentine's Day is a silly greeting card holiday that shouldn't really matter to me -- and yet, it does. As a single woman, all the hearts and flowers can be a painful reminder of what I don't have. As a divorced woman, they can be an even more painful reminder of what once was.
Here are 10 excuses guys use when they want to cheat.
Essie Mae Washington-Williams eloquently puts words to the feelings that all secret love children experience living with the reality and stigma of being illegitimate.
What makes a marriage successful? What can be done to rebuild your marriage after an affair?Valentine's Day, despite the Hallmark hoopla, offers an opportunity to reflect on how to be happily married.
Jenny and Peter live in a white picket-fenced house on Washington Drive with their two young kids. For the most part, their lives are vanilla -- pedestrian.
Can sex kill a marriage? Absolutely. Problems in the bedroom can lead to deep dissatisfaction. A marital sex problem is like a canary in a coal mine -- a warning alarm that danger lies ahead.
Not everyone reacts to infidelity the same way over time.
When a friend said he was cheating with the popular app Words With Friends, I didn't think much of it. Who hasn't cheated at online Scrabble? Then he clarified, saying he was using the app to cheat on his longterm boyfriend.
Once his marital status was on the table, I suddenly became self-conscious. I wondered, "Wait a second ... am I on a date?"
If you choose to stay together, this may be an essential step in your healing process.
I'm not sure that this is an answer to the battle between monogamy and the desire to spread one's wings, but one thing I do know is this: When men are given too many options, they will stray.
Mistresses are privy to all sorts of misplaced condescension, and condemnation, from family, friends and co-workers.
I don't fault betrayed people for wanting revenge. Revenge is primal. It is the quest for vigilante justice -- a desire to make that oppressive jerk choke on some of the humiliation for once.
If you've ever been the victim of infidelity, the one thing you've likely wondered is, "why did he cheat?"
Affairs can be painful and shocking and can cause betrayal and hurt. Yet some couples do recover.