Can a relationship survive an affair?
Having an affair can have a devastating impact on a marriage – it leads to a sense of betrayal, loss of trust, and often a complete breakdown of the relationship.
Often an affair can be a symptom of larger problems, either from one or both partners.
Though it’s painful, it also presents an opportunity: an opportunity to leave a situation that’s become intolerable for the people involved or to work through it and rebuild trust and move forward.
If both parties want the relationship to survive, it’s possible to work together to repair the damage and reconnect, but it takes a great deal of work.
While many couples begin with the best intentions, it can be hard to forgive and forget, and many feel their relationships never truly bounce back.
What do you think? Can a marriage truly survive an affair? Or does an affair leave a permanent scar?
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