The Emotional Affair

If you're in a monogamous relationship, what does it mean to connect emotionally, not sexually, with someone besides your partner? Cover Image: Shutterstock

Emotional Affairs: Why They Hurt So Much

By Wendy Lustbader M.S.W.
One partner feels wounded; the other feels falsely accused.

Emotional Infidelity

By Michael J Formica MS, MA, EdM
Emotional infidelity: When is cheating really cheating?

Why Affairs Tempt Us, And How to Prevent Them

By Susan Heitler Ph.D.
Emotional affairs can prove as disastrous as sexual ones. Prevention is key.

Is An Emotional Affair The Same As A Sexual Affair?

By J. R. Bruns M.D.
Is the betrayal the same?

Deception: The Real Villain Behind Relationship Infidelity

By Lisa Firestone Ph.D.
When we are honest with our partners, we are true to ourselves.

Sex, Lies, and Videotape

By Barry X. Kuhle Ph.D.
How watching television and a movie sparked my jealousy research.

Americans’ Cheating Hearts: Results from Decades of Research

By Bella DePaulo Ph.D.
Decades of research reveal surprising truths about infidelity.

Adultery: What Counts and Who Decides?

By Mark D. White Ph.D.
What counts as infidelity—and who decides?