Understanding Emotional Infidelity

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Understanding Emotional Infidelity

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Understanding Emotional Infidelity

“This is how dishonesty and betrayal started, not in big lies but in small secrets.” Amy Tan

One of my clients had recently learned of her husband engaging in emotional infidelity with a woman he worked alongside each day. She had been able to move past it by telling herself: It was only emotional; at least they never had sex.

One day later, I had a different client whose husband had cheated on her but it was purely physical. There was no emotional connection between them. She had made peace with it because it was only sex, void of ...continue reading...

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I Didn’t Go Looking for an Affair

“If you don’t receive love from the ones that are meant to love you, you will never stop looking for it.” Robert Goolrick

 

“I never intended for this to happen.”

“I never saw this coming.”

“I didn’t go looking for an affair.”

“We were just talking as friends.”

“It just happened.”

Sure there are some people that actively go looking for an affair – the next distraction, the next victim, spending hours on sites like Ashley-Madison. But those aren’t typically the people that find their way to me.

The people in my tribe find themselves in an affair ...continue reading...

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What if Cheating Isn’t Wrong?

There are hundreds of paths up the mountain, all leading to the same place, so it doesn’t matter which path you take. The only person wasting time is the one who runs around the mountain, telling everyone that his or her path is wrong. Hindu Proverb

 

I’ve gotten asked lots of questions and involved in lots of discussions this week surrounding the topic of cheating:

Is anyone faithful anymore?

My husband thinks that if I keep losing weight, I will eventually cheat on him.

I haven’t cheated, but I’ve thought about it.

I didn’t mean for it to ...continue reading...

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