Affairs and infidelity

We've often heard of relationships ending or marriages breaking up over infidelity. There are many mistakes that can be, and are, forgiven in a relationship, but cheating is one of those almost unforgivable ones.

When infidelity occurs, it is one of the most painful experiences a relationship will probably ever experience. When one partner is unfaithful, it can shatter a relationship and leave the other person wondering whether it is worth salvaging. Dealing with infidelity in a relationship requires tremendous resolve on the part of the betrayed party. How do you let go of the past? How do you justify or understand why your spouse felt the need to cheat on you? Knowing where to start is often the most difficult thing.

You’ve been at it for weeks…snooping around and looking for dope on your partner. You’ve found evidence and your worst fears are going to be true. Maybe you didn’t suspect your partner of anything and you’ve stumbled upon an e-mail, bills, bank statements or the proverbial lipstick on the collar.

You probably are in your worst emotional state. The person that you love and trust the most has betrayed you. You are likely to feel a rush of emotions. You want to rush into the room, yell, scream and throw sharp pointed objects at your partner.

You can spy on a cheating spouse and read the text messages on their mobile phone. You can also get information about the calls made by and received by your spouse if you don't trust him or her. Trust is the foundation of a relationship but sometimes it becomes necessary to get hard evidence of disloyalty. It may be that a divorce is imminent and you want to get evidence which can then be used to get you a fair deal. You may have very strong reasons to believe that your husband or wife is disloyal to you.

Most couples believe that a spouse isn’t really having an affair until there is a physical involvement. But an intense emotional bond between a husband and another woman can greatly alter the state of a marriage and leave the wife feeling like an outsider.

Living in a fishbowl hardly makes for a successful marriage. Add to this the ever-present forces of temptation, egoism and the insecurity that comes with the life of a celebrity and it is easy to give in to infidelity. Here are ten instances when cheating celebrities resulted in gossip, scandals and delightful media bytes.

You always wanted the best for your BFF and so you were naturally thrilled when she announced that she was getting engaged. Unfortunately your thoughts were far from as charitable as you watched her dishy fiancé do and say all the right things at the engagement party. In the end you were left asking the same question that has haunts so many single women across the world – why, oh why, all the taken guys seem so much more attractive than the ones who are available.

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Married men having mistresses is one of the most significant markers – some would say, consequences – of the patriarchal underpinnings of human society. And thus it spans vast stretches of time as well as space – the tradition of kept women has carried on over millennia and is to be found in almost every corner of the world. The idea of a websites that make affairs possible may be new but the concept of Mistresses is very old.

Extramarital affairs are nothing new in human society. Ever since the institution of marriage was born, affairs on the side have continued as well. However the degree to which extramarital affairs appears to have become in contemporary society throws up some interesting questions. Are people actually cheating on their partners more than before or have they only become more open about it? In such a scenario, extra marital statistics offer the only way to come up with answers based on hard facts rather than perceptions.

To err is human…as the saying goes. But that doesn’t stop you from feeling terrible about making a mistake, especially if it is as serious as cheating on your partner. however sometimes feeling guilty can drain you of all the energy and focus which would be far better spent on reforming the situation and in this case, saving your marriage. So here are a few things you can doif you have cheated on your partner and are feeling guilty.


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