Confessions of women who stand by their cheating spouses
In light of the recent Ashley Madison hack revealing the information of many cheating spouses, Anna Duggar, whose husband Josh Duggar was one of the 32 million names released by the hackers, stated that she will not leave her husband despite his infidelity. In fact, she blames herself for not helping him better cope with and address his issues.
While many women have criticized Anna for her decision to forgive her husband and remain married to him, others have taken to Whisper, the popular app that provides an anonymous platform for people to share their most honest thoughts, to share why they, like Anna, decided to stay with their cheating husbands.
Some women stay with their cheating husbands for religious reasons.
Others desperately cling to the hope that their husbands will change.
Cheating may cause trust issues, but that doesn't mean they can't be worked out.
For some, forgiveness brings a sense of strength and invigoration.
Others fear being alone.
Staying with a cheating spouse isn't always the answer, either. It's important to think about whether or not you can move on and have a healthy relationship.
Women may surprise even themselves when deciding to stay with cheating spouses.
Sometimes they just need time to figure out what to do.
Unfortunately, though, a cheating spouse can ruin a wife's confidence.
Dependence can be extremely difficult to break.
Perhaps love really is strong enough to get people through even the worst mistakes.
Just because women stay with their cheating husbands, doesn't mean they've forgotten or ignored the infidelity.
Especially when the husband isn't sorry for his actions.
Some stay to protect their children.
Some women genuinely want to be able to forgive their husbands.
Others contemplate revenge.
No matter what, infidelity makes couples question their relationships.
Sometimes, the answer to those questions prompt women to stay.
Some simply don't know what else to do.
The road to forgiveness can be long and painful. Sometimes it succeeds and sometimes it doesn't. It's personal and circumstantial.
For more phone infidelity confessions, check out Whisper.
Watch this video to learn more about Anna Duggar's decision to stay with her husband:
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