Does the Idea of Being Without Him Feel Impossible?
Occasionally, I am asked for help with healing and moving forward after an affair with a married man. I know from working closely with a number of women who have been in this situation that moving forward can be extremely painful and difficult.
In most cases, they didn’t set out to become involved, much less fall in love with married men. It just happened.
The story is different from one situation to the next, but the common theme I’ve noticed — the common ATTRACTION — is this: CHEMISTRY.
“I hate being vulnerable. I opened up to Michael precisely because the way he treated me from the beginning was completely different from what I ever had with with my husband. That’s the reason why I put caution to the wind even though I knew he was married… I just wanted to be around him even if it meant just sitting next to him while he was filling his paperwork in at a...