"If you’re able to recover, no matter what side you’re on, it will take much longer than a simple physical affair," a 46-year-old man said.
The behavior is also known as "backburnering."
Marriage therapists say these are pretty widespread.
Your issues with your dad and your disappointment in your marriage, as well as your feelings of life passing you by, are all making you primed for this attraction to blossom into a full-blown obsession.
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You may not even realize you're guilty of these.
My husband is having an emotional affair. There, I've said it. Actually, if we're being perfectly honest, it's three emotional affairs and they're all with cooking show honeys. I'll refer to them as the Southern Sweetie, the Pioneer Person and the Italian Temptress.
Reader All Heart writes, "I have a moral dilemma and it's bugging me. Last year my husband had an emotional entanglement with a woman who started as a friend who was going through a rough time in her marriage."
Sarah says she's convinced her husband of 20 years, Ed, is a liar and a cheater — and she's desperate to prove it. She calls