“We are the ones who developed the construct for what is right and what is wrong – mostly in an effort to control others so that we could feel more comfortable, more secure, more right (and righteous).” Sharon Pope, What if Cheating Isn’t Wrong?
My client Heather, has been married to her husband for more than twenty years and they’ve certainly hit some speed bumps along the way. When she was pregnant and on bedrest, he had an emotional affair with another woman. When her mother passed away, Heather needed comfort and understanding; he didn’t even go to the funeral with her. As she’s struggling to keep her head above water taking care of their three children, he dives deeper and deeper into his work and chasing the next promotion.