From my Triond collection: It is possible for a marriage to survive a cheating spouse. Research shows that it is possible to survive a cheating spouse. The offending partner must take full responsibility for his or her actions. The offending partner must be truly sorry for his/her actions. Forgiveness is a necessary component for a marriage to survive (Day 2005). The cheating spouse must realize that hurt feelings may never completely disappear and their partner has the right not to forgive.
Cowan and Cowan believes “The problem is that some mind-reading is, inevitably off base, and can lead to unexpected and inappropriate behavior. Peggy and Bill’s relationship has become more strained due to mind-reading.
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