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Emotional Affairs 101

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Warning Signs of an Emotional Affair
Image Courtesy Ernest von Rosen, www.amgmedia.com
Image Courtesy Ernest von Rosen, www.amgmedia.com
There are several warning signs of an emotional affair.
  • You are withdrawing from your spouse.
  • You are preoccupied and daydream about your friend more and more.
  • You are not interested in being intimate with your spouse, either emotionally or sexually.
  • The amount of time you and your spouse spend together is less.
  • When confronted about the apparent emotional affair, you respond, "We're just friends."
  • You find yourself anticipating when you can communicate or be with your friend again. Alone time together is important to you.
  • You are sharing your thoughts, feelings, and problems with your friend instead of your spouse.
  • You find reasons to give your friend personal gifts.
  • Your friend seems to understand you better than your spouse does.
  • You are keeping your friendship a secret from your spouse.

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