The intimacy they share, the illusion he creates, is tremendously mesmerizing.
She may perceive it as his commitment, an investment in their relationship.
When a man roams, he is probably not happy at home.2. Right" away from his wife—even if it means taking an increasingly tenuous emotional risk.
If women like Susan are very fortunate they'll learn more about the behavioral statistics of men who cheat before they decide to deepen their emotional risk.1.
There may be a vast disconnect between what Susan is thinking and what this man she thinks is the man of her dreams is thinking.
Most women who begin a relationship with a married man are simply looking for a partner in someone else’s backyard.
It may feel precious—something to be guarded and protected, nurtured. The friends she's told will remind her, “He’s married.” Worried family members will ask, “Is he still with his wife?
When a married man courts a woman, he takes a huge risk—a risk that reveals he wants her very much.
What it comes down to is that healthy people attract healthy relationships.
We often complicate that by entering relationships with our past baggage and preconceived ideas of what it means to find “the one”.
If he doesn’t show her how he feels with his eyes, his voice, the brush of his hand against her back, her shoulder, how will she know he wants her?
And why would she stay with him if he doesn’t continue to work that magic that won her?
But year four seems to be a drop-dead date in the data. She may feel like a double-loser, as she or he did not win over someone who, as all signs indicated, was less desirable.2.