In the last episode, we saw how the poor communication between Ryan and Maria accompanied with the different ways of dealing with grief set the stage for Maria to outsource the fulfillment of some her emotional needs to someone other than Ryan. In this episode, we will learn about how the lack of a clear, healthy, and agreed upon definition of infidelity can cause someone to step over the boundaries of exclusivity expected by their partner. We will also see how not having a clear definition impacts how partners deal with the discovery of crossing those boundaries as well as their ability to learn and recover from it in a healthy way. Let’s take a look.
It is no unusual after infidelity that the betrayed partner still has needs for affection and intimacy. This need for affection from the unfaithful partner