Category Archives: Infidelity

Mending a Marriage After an Affair

An affair doesn’t have to mean a marriage is over. Few marital problems cause as much heartache and devastation as infidelity, which assaults the foundation of marriage itself. However, when both spouses commit to authentic healing, most marriages survive. Many … Continue reading

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When Marriages Begin As Affairs

Nine defects flaw a second marriage that begins as an affair, according to Dr. Frank Pittman, who is the author of Private Lies: Infidelity and the Betrayal of Intimacy. And a second marriage that begins with infidelity probably will be … Continue reading

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Infidelity and Emotional Affairs

It might begin with a seemingly harmless exchange over the Internet, part of a seemingly innocent friendship in the workplace. Maybe it starts as an uncomplicated thought, some comparison between the wife at home with the kids and the young … Continue reading

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Infidelity and Sexually Transmitted Diseases

In “Rx for Infidelity: When Infidelity Has Invaded Your Head, Heart and Sexual Health,” Dr. Sherrie Campbell describes the residual physical, mental and emotional harm that infidelity leaves in a marriage. “Infidelity is on the rise in our culture. Women … Continue reading

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Infidelity, Litigation and STDs

A husband goes to China on a business trip, and the wife hopes that he brings her back a gift when he returns. What she receives, however, is not what she wants: she learns that she is on the receiving end of, … Continue reading

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Why Men and Women Cheat

Human beings are not monogamous by nature, and statistically speaking men cheat for sex; women, on the other hand, cheat for emotional satisfaction, particularly women over the age of 30. A man does not mate for life with the first female … Continue reading

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Spotting the Cheater

A study out of Florida State University supports the notion that some people can detect infidelity at first glance, but others stay in relationships for years and don’t see what is hidden in plain sight. “People can determine whether complete … Continue reading

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Infidelity Statistics

Almost half of American couples head for divorce after finding out that their partner had an affair, according to Chris Johansen, an expert marriage counselor. Accurate statistics on infidelity, which are hard to come by since most infidelity is secret, … Continue reading

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Gender Affects Perceptions Of Infidelity

Two studies about men’s and women’s reactions to infidelity suggest some truth to the adage that men are from Mars, women are from Venus. One study, at Queen’s University Belfast and published in the Journal of Marital and Family Therapy, … Continue reading

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When Affairs Happen

Infidelity can happen at any time in a marriage but there are certain times and circumstances when the spouses are more at risk. Throughout the life of nearly all marriages, certain events incubate infidelity. After the first year of the … Continue reading

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