Many male affair partners promise to leave their wives, according to “Today” relationships editor, Dr. The only real way you know he’s going to leave is if he packs his bags and moves out, reports Saltz.More than 75 percent of cheating spouse stay in the marriage and at least try to make it work, according to Marano.
If he does pack his bags and file for divorce, you will have bitter stepchildren to deal with, advises family therapist Dr. Consider how this will affect your child and how you will deal with angry stepchildren and their betrayed mom before you encourage him to make a trip to the lawyer’s to draw up divorce papers. Last week I wrote about Lovenomics: Managing your desire to be the exception, which was about how we choose to get caught up in illusions and believe that our relationships are being governed by exceptions and anomalies because we desperately want to be believe that our situation is not the rule.