Author: Madeleine Mason
Few things hurt like it.
Unfaithfulness can feel like the end of the world. It can feel like everything the two of you have built – your home, your family, your lives – was built on falsehoods, on lies.
But contrary to how you feel right now, your relationship can survive infidelity – if you want it to. It depends on how the infidelity came about, how it was found out, and perhaps also factors such as how your relationship has been historically, whether you have children and how much the two of you truly wish to survive the infidelity.
Healing is painful – and can be for both partners. Even if you’re the who’s been cheated on, wronged in so many ways, you still need to genuinely commit to the healing process – otherwise it won’t work. You can’t minimise the pain you’re feeling, and you cannot speed up the reconciliation. Sometimes you’re going to have to set aside your hurt, your pain, your anger, and think clearly.
If you’re the cheating partner, things are going to be difficult, too. However, if you truly love your partner and wish to right your wrong, hope is not lost.
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