I had an email recently to say that a friend of mine found out her husband was having an affair. They'd been married a number of years, have a two year old son and recently found they were expecting again. The affair had been going on for a few months but once confronted, my friend's husband said he'd cut all ties with the other woman, he's fully committed to making his marriage work and they're going from there. I don't want to judge my friend at all, she needs to decide what's best for her and her children. I was just wondering what everyone else's view is. Assuming it ever happened to you, I mean.
Before I got married (and had kids) I always thought that any infidelity would mean an automatic banishment from my life. But now it seems like such a grey area. Because of the boys. But would it be better for the boys to have both parents in their lives in such an unhappy situation? Would that trust once broken ever be able to be right again? Would it be better for everyone for a clean break? Would it matter how long the affair had gone on? Would it matter how you found out? I'm hoping to never have to make those decisions.