Posts tagged "emotional affair"

Poll: Is Emotional Infidelity Worse Than A Physical Affair?

If there’s one thing I’ve learned over the years, it’s that relationships are tough. Even the strongest of bonds are sometimes tested, and temptation becomes a gauge of your willpower and test of your loyalty.

When faced with this situation in my own life, I’ve handled it in three different ways…

Katie Oldenburg / September 13, 2013

Girl Talk: I Was The Other Woman In An Emotional Affair

Emotional affairs are when a person in a committed relationship looks to establish an emotional bond with someone outside of his or her relationship. I know this because I Googled it. I felt that there had to be a description for what I was going through, feeling an incredible closeness with an unavailable man. I…

Lauren Grayson / June 20, 2011

Signs Your Lover Is Having An Emotional Affair

The emotional affair is when your lover is looking for someone with whom he can experience an intense emotional experience. His primary reason for the affair isn’t sex. Since emotional affairs are more subtle, you’ll have to spend more time gathering evidence because this type of affair is simply easier to deny. Here’s what you…

Annika Harris / January 13, 2009

Thoughts From Guys On Our IM: What Constitutes Cheating?

I’ve been thinking a lot about cheating lately, and what constitutes cheating for men and women. Personally, I think anything physical starting with kissing is cheating, though of course it increases in severity the more clothes come off. Emotional cheating is very real in my opinion too — I would be dismayed to find out…

Amelia McDonell-Parry / October 28, 2008