I’ve been to an Al-Anon meeting but it’s not enough.
Most of my friends tell me to leave her, and my family tells me to stick it out. Note: I first wrote this answer as a way to talk about methods to approach tough dilemmas, and since that time it has grown into the forum you see now.Thinking about this, you may wonder what the chances are that a relationship that starts as an affair will succeed.Pitfalls of Affair Relationships Relationships that start as affairs have many strikes against them. They can arise out of an urgent emotional need, a need so urgent that a thoughtful process of getting to know someone and assessing what kind of partnership the two of you would have is not part of the bonding process.I came across an interesting statistic recently; 25% of relationships that start as affairs succeed.
Actually, I was surprised, if I had to guess, I would have thought the figure to be much lower.
But, I also notice that many describe their own addiction of sorts – to the partner.