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Marital Infidelity

So You Know About the Affair... Now What?

Betsy Ross, LICSW CGP | Posted 07.08.2014 | Divorce
Betsy Ross, LICSW CGP

Whether or not your marriage can survive infidelity will greatly depend on your views about infidelity and about what this means to you.

The Other Woman Should Have Been Better

Jackie K. Cooper | Posted 06.26.2014 | Entertainment
Jackie K. Cooper

Several years ago Bette Midler, Goldie Hawn and Diane Keaton starred in a hit movie titled The First Wives' Club. This movie explored the impact of hu...

Here's A Warning To Anyone Dating A Narcissist

The Huffington Post | Taryn Hillin | Posted 04.11.2014 | Divorce

There are a ton of articles out there highlighting the downsides to dating a narcissist and now a new reason can be added to the list: a new study say...

'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?"

Good Advice For The Cheating Husband

Amy Koko | Posted 10.23.2013 | Divorce
Amy Koko

Finally, if you are not committed to saving your marriage with all your heart and soul, or if there is even an inkling in your heart that you may continue seeing this other woman, leave.

What Can We Learn From Powerful Political Men Behaving Badly?

BJ Gallagher | Posted 09.29.2013 | Politics
BJ Gallagher

What are we to make of these powerful men behaving badly? Are there lessons we can learn from them? I would suggest the answer is "yes."

Marital Infidelity: A Marriage Surviving it

Shannon Bradley-Colleary | Posted 09.14.2013 | Weddings
Shannon Bradley-Colleary

My friend Cleo met her husband Eric twenty-five years ago when she moved into her parent's retirement home in Miami after she graduated college. She ...

The Fear That They're Going to Be Better for Someone Else

Tracy Schorn | Posted 08.26.2013 | Divorce
Tracy Schorn

Once upon a time when I was married to a cheater, I suffered from a bad case of They're Going to Be Better for Someone Else myself. Which, when I look back on it, was pretty delusional.

The Cheater's Guide to Divorce

Kate Scharff | Posted 01.23.2014 | Divorce
Kate Scharff

There are lots of ways to end a marriage, and they all stink. No matter how tactfully it's delivered, if the message is "I don't want to be married to you anymore" it will inflict pain.

Do We Tell?

Linda Lipshutz, MS, ACSW | Posted 08.17.2013 | Divorce
Linda Lipshutz, MS, ACSW

What do we do when we're privy to secrets that could potentially rock another person's world? It's a loaded situation that can put us at risk, no matter what we decide to do.

'My Husband Cheated And I'm Telling The Kids!'

Kate Scharff | Posted 07.14.2013 | Divorce
Kate Scharff

It's hard to imagine, but even if you never fully forgive your cheating spouse, your feelings of anger will likely soften over time. It would be tragic if you sent a destructive message now that you couldn't take back later.

The Devastating Secret Your Spouse May Be Keeping

Diane L. Danois, J.D. | Posted 06.19.2013 | Divorce
Diane L. Danois, J.D.

Why is it that as most new relationships develop, couples tend to see each other naked before seeing each other's bank accounts?

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.

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,...

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.

The Mistress Trifecta: How One Woman Experienced Infidelity From Every Side

HuffPost Live | Posted 11.20.2012 | Divorce

Caroline Modarressy-Tehrani hosted a segment on HuffPost Live about how infidelity affects different relationships. Mandy Stadtmiller, Deputy Editor a...

I Cheated With My Wife's Best Friend And Lived To Tell About It

HuffPost Live | Posted 11.27.2012 | Divorce

During the HuffPost Live segment “Cheaters' Victims: Safeguarding Yourself Against Infidelity,” host Caroline Tehrani explored how cheating affect...

French Leaders Featured In New Ashley Madison Campaign

Posted 10.22.2012 | World

Here is an ad that won’t go unnoticed. Ashley Madison, a Canadian extramarital dating service, is launching its website in France, and is making sur...

3 Ways To Ensure Your Spouse Doesn't Stray

Melissa Chapman | Posted 11.22.2012 | Weddings
Melissa Chapman

All those other transgressions seem to pale in comparison (yes EVEN the "you are your mother" comment) to stepping outside our marriage, our union, the lives we've built, the unit we've created as a couple and sharing himself in the most intimate way with another person.

Can Gene Simmons Stay Faithful To His Wife On Tour?

Posted 07.10.2012 | TV

On "Gene Simmons Family Jewels" (Mon. 9 p.m. ET on A&E) rocker Gene was gearing up for a KISS tour, and that made his wife Shannon nervous. Despite...

East vs. West: Which Angeleno Is More Likely To Cheat?

The Huffington Post | Kathleen Miles | Posted 06.27.2012 | Los Angeles

When the time comes to settle down, where should an Angeleno look for the best spouse? Amongst the skinny-jeaned, headbanded hipsters of LA's Eastside...

Herman Cain Accused of Affair -- Being Unfaithful Does Matter to Our Country!

Judith Barr | Posted 01.30.2012 | Politics
Judith Barr

Herman Cain has once again been accused . . . this time of having an extra-marital affair. He has denied it. The media is a flurry with the revelation...

Why 'The Forgotten Waltz' Is Fall's Sexiest Novel

Posted 12.10.2011 | Women

It's relatively rare for a sophisticated, thought-provoking novel to titillate, but Anne Enright's new book "The Forgotten Waltz" is a scintillating e...

How To Begin An Affair (Fiction)

Posted 12.04.2011 | Women

I met him in my sister's garden in Enniskerry. That is where I saw him first. There was nothing fated about it, though I add in the late summer light ...

The Relationship Between Power And Infidelity

Sam Sommers | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Sam Sommers

What if the presumed sex difference in infidelity isn't as set-in-stone as we assume it is? What if power does predict unfaithfulness, but no more so for men than women?