You know that human beings cheat on each other. You’ve always known this. So why was it is so devastating and unexpected and unbelievable when it happened to you? It is hard to put your hurt into words, isn’t it? If your wife has cheated on you, you have been dealt an emotional blow that will take some time to deal with. You should know that all is not lost. Husbands do recover after finding out about a wife’s betrayal. If you want to stay in your marriage, you will have to work hard to move on.
Your wife has had an affair. Now what?
Well, you are likely going to experience raw and intense emotions like jealously, sadness, anger, confusion and despair. Fortunately, there are steps that you can take that will help you hold on to your sanity as you find a way to put one foot in front of the other – and save your marriage.
The decision to reconcile or divorce after your wife cheats on you is a complex one. Everyone has to make their own decisions as to whether that involves continuing in the marriage or getting a divorce.
Is your anger eating away at you?
Are you sick and tired of feeling angry all the time?
Since you found out she cheated on you, you’ve been an emotional mess. Your emotions are all over the place. Alternating between anger, guilt, disappointment, fear, frustration, jealousy, and every other emotion on the planet it seems.
Did your wife’s affair happen recently or was it many years ago? Does it seem like no matter how hard you try you can’t get it out of your mind, the pain keeps gnawing at your heart giving you no peace? Does it feel like your pain would never end? Getting over infidelity and healing the emotional wounds is no small task. It takes herculean effort and fortitude to deal with.
But the truth is the pain won’t last forever unless you do nothing about it. Be assured that you are not consigned to live the rest of your life being bitter and resentful.