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Anthony Weiner Affair Scandal

This is a lengthy article written about Anthony Weiner and his wife, Huma Abedin. Affairs and infidelity can affect anyone, and Huma Abedin shares her thoughts and actions after the disclosure of her husband’s sex scandal. ~ Wayfarer Anthony Weiner and Huma Abedin’s Post-Affair Playbook by Jonathan Van Meter, New York Times Magazine First Published […]

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Affairs & Infidelity: Choice not Addiction

As we explored in It’s Not Infidelity - It’s Sex Addiction, despite popular culture labels, the idea of sex addiction is not based on any diagnostic criteria and was again recently excluded from the DSM (American Psychiatric Association’s Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders). Claiming ‘sex addiction’ as cause and justification for infidelity seeks […]

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Infidelity & Affair Help: A Fresh Perspective

Affair Help: Wishing A Cheater Happiness?

Yesterday’s post, Affair Help: The Post-Affair Life, was also an exploration of the issues surrounding cheaters who start new lives with their former affair partner, and the difficulties that the former spouse faces as a result. Hugo Schwyzer’s article in Role/Reboot (reproduced below) was originally published in September 2012 prompted by Mark Sanford’s announcement of […]

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Affair Help: The Post-Affair Life

The Mark Sanford Affair The media is full of recent reports about (former South Carolina Governor) Mark Sanford’s attempt to employ a new staffer to run his campaign for the vacant South Carolina Congressional seat - his ex wife. During 2009 during his tenure as governor of NC, Sanford went missing for several days and eventually […]

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Public Infidelity, Private Debate

Not My Husband (Right?) By Jan Hoffman, NYT Published March 16, 2008 (edited) WHAT type of infidelity is forgivable in a marriage? What triggers an exit strategy? So ran at least one of the many hair-splitting strains of mesmerized chatter this week among women, especially current and former wives in the New York area, as […]

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