When it comes to affairs, most people don’t plan on straying from their partner. Oftentimes, something is missing from the relationship and neither party is able to communicate their needs correctly to their partner so they look elsewhere to find what they’re missing. And other times, one person develops an accidental crush on someone with no intention of acting on their feelings, but is still involved in an emotional affair nonetheless. If you or your partner has ever experienced this kind of non-cheating affair and wants to make sure that it doesn’t go any farther than a crush, this post from Huffington Post has some helpful tips and insights.
For starters, as hurtful as it may seem at first, it’s important to be honest with your partner about your feelings. It’s actually completely normal to have crushes on someone other than your significant other from time to time, but when you keep it a secret from them, it becomes something much more serious than a silly crush. Talking openly about the potential that this could come up in your relationship, and dealing with it when it does, means that you’re still committed to your partner and have no intention of acting on your attraction to someone else. For more on how to deal with this, keep reading.
Read the full article here: How to Avoid an Accidental Affair