"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."
It all began as an occasional after-hours and work-related text from one of her husband's female co-workers. Soon, the texts began to come more frequently, often late at night. Then she found several naked pictures that the female co-worker had sent to him.
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.
You may not even realize you're guilty of these.