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Marriage Infidelity

Sleeping With the Enemy: Saving Your Family After an Affair

Natalie Gregg | Posted 04.08.2014 | Divorce
Natalie Gregg

Please understand, I am not selling divorce. You are not abandoning your marriage: That was your spouse's choice. You are not to blame for the death of your marriage. But if you delay, you could spend the rest of your life blaming yourself for the disaster of your divorce.

'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.

Developing Feelings for Someone New?

Elisabeth Joy LaMotte, LICSW | Posted 04.05.2014 | Divorce
Elisabeth Joy LaMotte, LICSW

When a marriage is going through challenging times, it is extremely common to become consumed with thoughts about how there must be something out there that is better. These ideas can feel especially powerful if there is someone else in the picture.

How I Found Out My Ex-Husband Cheated On Me, From Sherri Shepherd (VIDEO)

Posted 01.30.2014 | MarloThomas

Sherri Shepherd, Emmy Award-Winning Cohost of The View, went through a painful divorce after her first marriage, and she was courageous enough to shar...

Sex and Lies

Tammy Nelson, Ph.D. | Posted 01.23.2014 | Divorce
Tammy Nelson, Ph.D.

People don't cheat because they have been given permission to do it, they cheat for the opposite reason -- because it's wrong.

Confession: I'm Having A Kissing Affair With A Friend's Husband

Posted 11.14.2013 | Divorce

Written by Michele Zipp on CafeMom’s blog, The Stir "Sex Confessions" is a series featuring your naughtiest bedroom secrets and fantasies. Some ...

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...

A Tale of Two Tonys

Meryl Branch-McTiernan | Posted 11.11.2013 | New York
Meryl Branch-McTiernan

Americans are suckers for a redemption story. You make a mistake, go to rehab, and come back reformed. A clearly defined arc. But if we've learned anything from our favorite television dramas, men like Tony Soprano make the same mistakes time after time.

5 Ways To Stop Your Spouse From Straying

Rebecca Dakin | Posted 10.29.2013 | Divorce
Rebecca Dakin

4). Be confident in who you are as a person and know your values. Don't allow yourself to be a push over. Demand respect.

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.

Why You Should Never Confront Your Spouse's Lover

Tracy Schorn | Posted 10.21.2013 | Divorce
Tracy Schorn

If someone wants to engage in an affair, or leave you for an affair partner, no amount of rational argument is going to sway them otherwise. Don't hector, beg, or argue. Just remove yourself from the equation.

REVEALED: What Cheating Women Expect From Their Lovers

Posted 08.20.2013 | Divorce

What do cheating men and women expect from their affair partners -- other than an extramarital tryst, of course? A new survey conducted by Victoria...

REVEALED: The Top 10 Cheating Anthems

Posted 08.20.2013 | Divorce

Infidelity has long been a go-to topic for popular musicians, but now Ashley Madison, a dating site for married people looking to cheat, has compiled ...

You Could Be Having An Affair In 36 Hours

Posted 08.15.2013 | Divorce

How long does it take for a faithful spouse to become an adulterer? According to AshleyMadison.com, a dating site for people seeking affairs, it on...

WATCH: Sociologist Makes The Case For Open Marriages

Posted 07.23.2013 | Divorce

Marriages are healthiest when husbands and wives allow themselves to have sex outside their union, a sociologist who studies sex and monogamy argued o...

How To Catch A Cheating Husband

Posted 07.23.2013 | Divorce

Gunning to catch a cheater in the act? According to former mistress Sarah Symonds, it's easiest to uncover a spouse's affair during a family summer va...

Ask MISTER CARL: 'Is It Morally Wrong to Have an Affair With a Straight Married Man?'

Carl Sandler | Posted 09.14.2013 | Gay Voices
Carl Sandler

The sensible part of me would break things off with Mr. Married. My reasons are twofold: I don't want to make myself emotionally available to someone who's not available to me, and I don't want to be a party to a secret with this kind of potential for harm.

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 ...

7 Steps to Healing Broken Trust

Linda Bloom LCSW and Charlie Bloom MSW | Posted 09.09.2013 | Healthy Living
Linda Bloom LCSW and Charlie Bloom MSW

Great relationships require a high level of integrity in order to thrive. When a violation of trust, large or small, occurs, it's important to examine the conditions that contributed to the situation and to engage in a healing process that will restore trust and goodwill to the relationship.

WATCH: What's Driving Wives To Cheat

Posted 07.08.2013 | Divorce

According to recent data from the National Opinion Research Center's General Social Survey, the number of women having affairs has increased 40 percen...

10 Celebs Open Up About Cheating

Posted 07.04.2013 | Divorce

It seems like any time someone cheats in Hollywood, it's not long before the infidelity becomes public knowledge. Cheating scandals run rampant amongs...

'I Cheated And It Turned My Husband On'

Posted 07.15.2013 | Divorce

By Michele Zipp for CafeMom’s blog, The Stir We hear about people getting turned on by weird things all the time. There are some women who get al...

Will Gay Marriage Rights Include the Right to Be Unfaithful?

Scott Haltzman, M.D. | Posted 09.01.2013 | Divorce
Scott Haltzman, M.D.

The ability to marry now means that many couples who have had to forge their own definition of a committed relationship will now have a ready-to-adopt model that according to some pundits, has been in place since Adam and Eve.

The Top 10 Myths About Infidelity

Posted 07.02.2013 | Divorce

By Scott Haltzman for YourTango.com An affair could happen to anyone, from the local politician who gets caught with his pants down to the next-do...