Why do couples have affairs?

    Governor Sanford and United States Senator Ensign recently admitted to having intimate relationships outside their marriages. Research shows most couples stay together after an affair – why do some relationships survive and others fall apart? Can an emotional affair ruin a marriage? We’ll explore why people cheat with Framingham State College sociology professor VIRGINIA RUTTER, who researches divorce and infidelity and EDWARD MONTE, a psychotherapist who has been working primarily as a couples therapist for over thirty five years. And NOEL BIDERMAN tells us how his website, AshleyMadison.com, works to hook up couples who are already married and/or attached. Listen to the mp3

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