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Marriage Infidelity

3 Questions That Can Help Affair-Proof Your Relationship

OWN | Posted 07.17.2014 | OWN

Even the strongest relationships have their ups and downs, but what truly takes a couple to their breaking point? For many, the quickest answer is inf...

6 Ways To Tell If A Cheater Is Truly Sorry

Tracy Schorn | Posted 07.08.2014 | Divorce
Tracy Schorn

If you've ever been cheated on, you've probably wondered if your cheater is truly sorry. Is it real remorse, or is it the other kind? What I call "genuine imitation Naugahyde remorse (GINR)." You know, sort of looks like the real thing, but upon closer inspection is a cheap fake.

What Happened When a Married, Perfect Stranger Confessed He Has a Mistress

Shannon Bradley-Colleary | Posted 05.28.2014 | Weddings
Shannon Bradley-Colleary

I am frequently mistaken for a priest. People confess things to me. I don't ask them to tell me their secrets, but I must have a non-judgemental face ...

Is It Time To Change Our Views Of Adultery And Marriage?

Lisa Haisha | Posted 07.05.2014 | Weddings
Lisa Haisha

In today's society, marriage happens when two people (usually a man and a woman) fall in love and decide to spend the rest of their lives together in monogamy. But did you know that wasn't always the case?

Sleeping With the Enemy: Saving Your Family After an Affair

Natalie Gregg | Posted 06.08.2014 | 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 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.

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...