Category Archives: Anatomy of an Affair

Increase your understanding about infidelity by learning the stages of affairs, types of affairs, and their inner workings.

Anatomy Of an Affair: How Long Do Affairs Last?

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The question “How long do affairs last?” comes up in almost every discussion about affairs, for a variety of reasons. It is often one of the first questions asked by people who have recently discovered that their spouse has been … Continue reading

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Anatomy of an Affair: The Chemistry of Love

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How and why do we fall in love? While love is most often described in magical terms, the emotion of love is created and sustained through biochemical processes in the body – most notably the brain. These biochemical processes are … Continue reading

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Anatomy of an Affair: Romantic Affairs

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Romantic Affairs are intense. Of all the basic types of affairs, none is so crazy as falling in love with someone who is not your spouse. Often the romantic affair partner is someone much younger or older, someone with even … Continue reading

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Anatomy of An Affair: Exit Affairs

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If philandering was once predominately a male form of adultery, exit affairs are perhaps the female equivalent. Most exit affairs are the result of women who have pronounced their marriage dead, even buried, while clinging to the security of the … Continue reading

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Anatomy of an Affair: Accidental Affairs

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An accidental affair is not always a one night stand (ONS), though many ONSs are accidental in the way they take place. What I mean by accidental is that there was no real decision to cheat, no underlying marital problem … Continue reading

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Anatomy of an Affair: Fifteen Steps to Infidelity

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This list of Fifteen Steps to Infidelity was compiled through interviews, counseling and correspondence with members of churches that had found themselves in the grips of an affair. They are not theories or things that could happen but were identified … Continue reading

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Anatomy of an Affair – Seven Myths About Infidelity

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Seven Myths About Infidelity Dr. Frank Pittman lists 7 myths about affairs that I think need to be addressed before going much further. According to him, these 7 myths are: Having an affair will improve my marriage If there is … Continue reading

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Anatomy of an Affair – Some Facts About Infidelity

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Some Facts About Infidelity   Polls show that 90% of married people disapprove of extramarital relationships. Statistics from a recent National survey indicate that 15% of wives and 25% of husbands have engaged in extramarital sex by the age of … Continue reading

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Anatomy of an Affair: What Is an Affair?

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According to the Pew Research Center, 84% of Americans say that married people having an affair is “morally unacceptable.” Yet, current research shows that “20 to 40% of heterosexual married men and 20 to 25% of heterosexual married women will also … Continue reading

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