17. Monogamous or Monogamish?

Lorna and Avrum have A Frank Discussion About Affairs and...

TALES OF A SEX THERAPIST THROWDOWN

"John Gottman is the Donald Trump of sex therapists."

"What lion or gorilla is completely faithful to their spouse?"

"The affair can be stabilizing to the relationship, for a time."

"If the couple can move beyond the bile...I have seen couples more than survive the affair...there was a tremendous amount of growth..."

References:
Bobrow, E. (2017, Dec. & jan.). What's Wrong With Infidelity? The Economist.
Bowen, M. (1978). Family therapy in clinical practice. New York: J. Aronson.
Nadigel, A. (2015). Learning to commit: the best time to work on your marriage is when you're single. Self-Counsel Press, Inc. (November 7, 2015).
Schnarch, D. M. (1997). Passionate marriage: love, sex, and intimacy in emotionally committed relationships. New York: W.W. Norton.