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The emotional affair how to recognize emotional infidelity and what to do about it by Ronald T. Potter-Efron

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Published by New Harbinger Publications in Oakland, CA .
Written in English


  • Adultery,
  • Marriage,
  • Married people -- Psychology

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Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references.

StatementRonald T. Potter-Efron and Patricia S. Potter-Efron.
ContributionsPotter-Efron, Patricia S.
LC ClassificationsHQ806 .P68 2008
The Physical Object
Paginationp. cm.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL22528931M
ISBN 101572245700
ISBN 109781572245709
LC Control Number2008039780

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  The emotional affair starts off innocently enough. You chat up a co-worker or a neighbor or an old classmate on Facebook. A little part of you knows your spouse or committed partner would feel uncomfortable, but you also know there's nothing to it. Until there is. The stages of emotional affairs are too dangerous to.   The problem lies in the fact that an emotional affair is “an affair of the heart.” Attention is focused on someone outside the primary relationship, the contact can be frequent (sometimes multiple times daily), and is often hidden from the spouse or primary partner.   In an emotional affair, it makes no difference whether the “friend” lives across the country or across the street, whether the discussions are taking place on email or in person.   Sexual intimacy is founded on emotional connection, which serves as a barrier against future distractions. The key to maintaining a pleasurable and meaningful sex life is intimate conversation. Recovering from an affair is complex and almost always requires an experienced therapist.

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