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We’re Just Good #Friends; Am I in an #EmotionalAffair?

https://goodmenproject.com/ethics-values/what-is-an-emotional-affair-jnky/


Relationships have many components, and yes, sex is one of them, but there are others. Friendship, childrearing, joint interests such as traveling, music, cooking . . . for every couple, they are different and each piece of the puzzle has its importance, but together, they make up a whole...
What does it mean to cheat emotionally? According to Psychology Today, this is when one partner is emotionally intimate, and in close friendship with someone outside the relationship. They may aslo be intimating future sexual intimacy. In many cases these are secret or semi-secret friendships where there is obvious mutual physical attraction. Others simply encourage the friendship to boost their ego or to distract themselves from issues with a current partner...

An emotional affair is when one partner is secretly channeling emotional energy, time, and attention into someone other than their partner.

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