What having an affair does to you?
Research has found that, when the affair is revealed, both partners can experience mental health issues including anxiety, depression and thoughts of suicide. There can also be an increase in emotional and physical violence within the couple.
How do you let go of someone you are having an affair with?
The first step to ending an affair is to make a firm decision that you ARE ending it. If there is anyone you trust, tell that person what you are doing and that you have decided to end it. Let them become your support, you encourager, and, if necessary, your courage. The second step is to end the affair NOW.