Affairs are Slow Brewed
Affairs happen when one’s marriage becomes unhealthy. Corrupted in a sense.
Affairs stem from:
- Wanting to seek revenge, and
You can add unhealthy friendship boundaries to the mix, which can include the opposite sex. More times than not friends who have had platonic friendships with the opposite sex has had some type of boundary crossed whether it be yourself or your friend. (Real talk).
You do not want to be remembered as the one with an “A” on your chest. Do you? (You recall the book “The Scarlett Letter”. “A” is for adulteress). It can go both ways.
And folks let’s not forget that it’s one of the 10 commandments.
- Thou shalt not commit adultery.
What happens in the movies that make friends of opposite sex fall for each other?
- The friend who becomes the shoulder to lean on, cry to, who is understanding.
- The friend who is always flirting.
- The one who gives bad advice, but reaps the benefits for themselves.
- Spending lots of time together.
All textbook, right?
So what should you do?
Be honest to yourself and to your spouse. Keep a distance.
You should not be airing your laundry and problems to your friends.
You should be taking your issues to your spouse.
It’s called an open line of communication, which healthy marriages have.
“What therefore God hath joined together, let not man put asunder”.
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