Does a Gift Soften the Blow of a Cheating Mate?

Does a gift soften the blow of a cheating partner?It is common trend for high profile men (and men alike) to gift their lady with an expensive gift after a major blow up. Celebrities are best known for this, with celebrities like Gabrielle Union and Eudoxie receiving engagement rings and diamond bracelets after the news of a cheating mate hit the media. What these women have in common, is the fact that they were both given extravagant gifts following an infidelity. Were these gifts intended to pacify the women in their lives?...more

What Do You Consider Cheating?

This question means different things to different people. Most people in traditional monogamous relationships believe sexual infidelity is cheating, but do you believe it's deeper than just that?...more

You're Having An Affair....

and you probably don’t even know it, because you think having an affair is all about sex with someone other than your man/woman. But there is another type of affair that might hurt just a bit more…..an emotional affair. For some, an emotional affair is far more hurtful because it consists of a deeper connection,  yes…..even deeper than penetration. Sex can pop off at any moment but it takes time to develop an emotional connection with someone....more

Is Cheating in a Relationship Ever Forgivable?

In my opinion, you have to ask the right questions going into the relationship. These questions include the obvious, “Did any of your past relationships end in cheating on your part?” If the answer is yes, it’s important to know whether the cheating has been a pattern or if it was a one time thing. There is a big debate over the phrase, “Once a cheater, always a cheater”. ...more

4 Ways to Avoid Having an Affair

We all know someone that has had an affair. Perhaps you were the one having the affair or have been directly involved. Having an affair seems to be a much more common thing these days. It makes me wonder why that is. Is it easier because of all the technology we have that lets us stay in constant contact with temptation? Certainly sites like Ashley Madison.com don’t help matters. Perhaps our lives are just too fast paced, and slowing down to fix little problems before they become big problems is too inconvenient....more

Love, Tossed Out of The Window

It’s hard to describe what it feels like to discover your husband has been cheating on you. Luckily, I’m not often asked about it, because people are usually too afraid to ask. They convince themselves that it’s none of their business, that I probably don’t want to talk about it, or that it would just make an otherwise lovely afternoon uncomfortable. The truth is that I want to say all of this out loud because it really happened....more
Beautiful, my life changed one Friday morning 2 months when I confirmed my husband had been ...more

The Next Best Thing to the Best Break Up Letter

I know we've all dreamed it.  Fantasized about it.  You know what I'm talking about...exacting revenge on an ex-boyfriend who wronged you.   So I stood up and cheered when I read the Best Break Up Letter--the "latest" viral sensation.  I loved it....more

Is He Cheating?

Monogomy in my opinion is hard to come by. The verbal commitment between a man and a woman seems to be at the bottom of the list now. If you have been in relationships you will understand that not all are easy and our share of heart breaks and aches seem continuous. You've date a guy who you lowered your guard for, fell head over heels with, everything seem perfect until one day it changes....more