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Pillow Talk: Infidelity and Second Chances


Marriages fail for many complicated reasons, and infidelity is often one of the most dramatic. According to a study published in the Journal of Consulting and Clinical Psychology, 25% of men and 15% of women have had affairs. And, according to a national private investigators survey, 85% of female clients and up to 50% of male clients were correct about their suspicions of unfaithfulness.

Can couples survive after an infidelity? Despite the heartbreak and anger, couples do find significant reasons to believe the relationship can still succeed. Some couples who choose to work through the underlying issues report developing a more solid bond than before the crisis.

What do you think? Can you imagine making it through an infidelity? Have you made it through one? Would you want to? I know this topic is sure to hit a few nerves out there, so give us your comments below.

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