Design for Life: Someone who desired me has rejected me – how can I cope?

This week, chartered occupational psychologist Louize Carroll advises a reader who has been carrying out an online relationship behind her husband’s back

14th November, 2021
Design for Life: Someone who desired me has rejected me – how can I cope?
Online relationships can feel particularly intense because much of who the other person is and how they really truly see you is left to your imagination

Dear Expert,

I’m in my mid-40s and married to a wonderful man. We have an eight-year-old son. Almost a year ago, I met a man on the internet and we have been carrying out an online sexual relationship. He has very recently lost interest and my heart is hurting. I know I am being ridiculous, because I love my husband and never want to lose him. But this feeling of being...

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