When you are a Love Coach dealing with marriages in disarray, you also deal in affairs… affairs of the heart, affairs of the body and of the mind. It comes with the territory, and nothing can send a marriage into a state of devastation like an affair.
The rate of affairs is increasing, and women, in particular, are getting in on the action, seeking affection, connection, and intimacy outside their marriages. In Esther Perel’s book, State of Affairs: Rethinking Infidelity she notes that the rate of married women who report being unfaithful has increased by 40% since 1990.
The women I work with understand the damage they’re doing to their marriages. They’re highly intelligent and educated women who suspect this other man isn’t the answer, but rather a distraction for them from all that’s not working in their marriages and the possibility of what might be.