Husband cheated during dating
"I became strong, independent, confident and much worldlier," she says.
"That was 25 years ago and now I can say that my affair was the turning point in my life's journey.
Silverman stresses the importance of open and honest communication in a relationship as a way for a couple to stay connected—before one of the spouses seeks comfort or intimacy outside of the marriage.
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Get help first from a trusted friend, family member, therapist or one of the numerous nationwide resources instead.For men, it's typically about the sex—the more sexually excitable they are, the more likely they are to cheat.For women, it's more about the level of satisfaction in her relationship; if a woman is unhappy in her marriage, she's 2.6 times more likely to cheat."I had no illusions that I was in love, but it was eye-opening to be with someone that made me feel good about myself, made me laugh and respected me for who I was—not who he wanted me to be," she says."The affair helped me find myself and proved to me that I could live a life independent of my husband. Twenty-five years later, I'm married to a wonderful man.