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Emotional Infidelity

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 03.04.2014 | 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 02.28.2014 | 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 YourTango.com 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 YourTango.com 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 YourTango.com 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 07.05.2013 | Gay Voices

By Christine Dunn-Cunningham for YourTango.com 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.

The Sexy Behavior Students Learn In College

Vicki Larson | Posted 09.26.2012 | Divorce
Vicki Larson

Perhaps instead of focusing on our kids' declared major, grades and degrees, we should be paying attention to their extracurricular activities.

18 Signs You're About To Cheat

Posted 07.11.2012 | Divorce

By Judith Tutin, Charlotte A. Michie, and Dr. Stephen Snyder for YourTango.com In this day and age, most of us have friends of the opposite sex, w...

7 Indicators You Aren't Immune from an Affair

Sheri Meyers | Posted 09.06.2012 | Women
Sheri Meyers

The road map to higher ground involves nourishing your relationship and each other with the three "A"s (attention, appreciation and affection) on a daily basis.

8 Signs You're About To Cheat

Posted 06.03.2013 | Divorce

By Jennifer Oikle, PhD. This article first appeared on GalTime.com So, you're really hitting it off with that new guy in your office. You look forw...

WATCH: How Married Couples Bounce Back From Infidelity

Posted 05.01.2012 | Weddings

Is it possible to repair a relationship after infidelity? While it may be a tough road to recovery, many couples do rebuild their marriages after a...

It's Not Cheating -- It's 'Emotional Sex'

Sheri Meyers | Posted 06.25.2012 | Women
Sheri Meyers

You tell yourself it's ok because you're not really cheating, you're just chatting. You're not having sex, you're just friends. Right? Not really.