Focus on the Family

Affairs and Adultery

by Focus on the Family

"How could you?" Susan asked, staring at her husband, John, in unbelief. He and a co-worker had been "just friends" until a few months ago. Today the truth came out.

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Peter closed the blinds in his living room, turned off the lights, stood in the darkness, and started weeping. He's never felt so alone in his life. It was bad enough the last time he discovered his wife, Jessica, was having an affair. This time, Jessica simply left a terse note saying she had had enough and was moving in with her new boyfriend.

Do these scenarios sound familiar? If you've dealt with infidelity in your own marriage, you know firsthand how devastating it can be. Infidelity is not a simple problem and it cannot be fixed with a simple cure, though that is what we most often desire. This series of articles is designed to provide insight, encouragement and practical advice to anyone whose marriage has been undermined by an act of infidelity.