Is it proper, ethical & morally right ....?

Jump to Last Post 1-3 of 3 discussions (6 posts)
  1. glorgeousmom profile image80
    glorgeousmomposted 2 years ago

    Is it proper, ethical & morally right for a married woman who had a past romantic relationship with a husband who is with his wife to excitedly give a frontal hug to the "caught by surprise" husband before going to greet the wife (having promised the wife never to get near the wife's husband after the romantic affair has been discovered?), the wife having treated the woman not just a friend but like her sister? Is it also proper, ethical & morally right for a woman who has past romantic relationship with the wife's husband to ask an equally "caught by surprise" wife to forgive & forget everything and reconcile after smiling and saying "Ate, I'm sorry, bati na tayo" after making the wife appear the liar to their friends to cover up the affair with the wife's husband during that surprise "bumping into each other" during the wife & husband's hurried appointment to the dentist?

    1. makingamark profile image64
      makingamarkposted 2 years agoin reply to this

      When did Hubpages take up marriage guidance counselling?

    2. theraggededge profile image99
      theraggededgeposted 2 years agoin reply to this

      Too confusing for me? Hugs are good, right?

    3. dashingscorpio profile image88
      dashingscorpioposted 2 years agoin reply to this

      Generally speaking "right" and "wrong" are in the eye of he beholder.
      Clearly this woman saw nothing "wrong" with embracing her ex lover.
      Ultimately the husband never left his wife and she never left her husband.

      The question is:
      Why is this couple still in the same social circle as the mistress?

      If it was a rare "chance meeting" between everyone I wouldn't dwell on it.

      If the wife is going continue to act as if she is friends then she has to stop over examining every smile, hug, and greeting that takes place.

      Each of us gets to (choose) our own friends, lovers, and spouse.
      Each of us gets to (choose) who we spend our time with.

      Lastly it sounds like the wife blames the "mistress" for the affair!
      The husband is the only one who exchanged vows with her.

      No one can control the actions of another person.
      All the wife can do is decide if she wants to deal with either of them.

      Some people would have considered the affair to be a "deal breaker" for both the marriage and the friendship.

      http://usercontent2.hubstatic.com/13026287_f248.jpg

  2. ChristinS profile image94
    ChristinSposted 2 years ago

    I'm not sure I follow, but I believe you are saying you and your husband reconciled after he had an affair and you ran into the former "other woman" who gave your husband a hug? and then asked for your forgiveness?  You were caught be surprise by the whole encounter and now it has churned up some old resentments and hurt feelings. 

    No one here knows you and can really weigh in though.  Every marriage is different, some survive affairs and others certainly do not.  I am not someone who would ever forgive that and would move on, but I respect those with a higher capacity for forgiveness.  It's difficult to say, but I can certainly see how that experience would bring things all back. 

    Hopefully you are working with a marriage counselor yes?

  3. firstcookbooklady profile image87
    firstcookbookladyposted 2 years ago

    So, would - or has - said married wife also hugged the husband's wife the same way? There are a lot of people who hug for the sake of hugging because you never know when someone is going to die now a days and you will never get a second chance. LIFE is too short to be so... so...  really. Who gives a hoot any more. And FURTHER more, there are people getting killed every day, by people who don't hug, so..

 
working

This website uses cookies

As a user in the EEA, your approval is needed on a few things. To provide a better website experience, hubpages.com uses cookies (and other similar technologies) and may collect, process, and share personal data. Please choose which areas of our service you consent to our doing so.

For more information on managing or withdrawing consents and how we handle data, visit our Privacy Policy at: https://hubpages.com/privacy-policy#gdpr

Show Details
Necessary
HubPages Device IDThis is used to identify particular browsers or devices when the access the service, and is used for security reasons.
LoginThis is necessary to sign in to the HubPages Service.
Google RecaptchaThis is used to prevent bots and spam. (Privacy Policy)
AkismetThis is used to detect comment spam. (Privacy Policy)
HubPages Google AnalyticsThis is used to provide data on traffic to our website, all personally identifyable data is anonymized. (Privacy Policy)
HubPages Traffic PixelThis is used to collect data on traffic to articles and other pages on our site. Unless you are signed in to a HubPages account, all personally identifiable information is anonymized.
Amazon Web ServicesThis is a cloud services platform that we used to host our service. (Privacy Policy)
CloudflareThis is a cloud CDN service that we use to efficiently deliver files required for our service to operate such as javascript, cascading style sheets, images, and videos. (Privacy Policy)
Google Hosted LibrariesJavascript software libraries such as jQuery are loaded at endpoints on the googleapis.com or gstatic.com domains, for performance and efficiency reasons. (Privacy Policy)
Features
Google Custom SearchThis is feature allows you to search the site. (Privacy Policy)
Google MapsSome articles have Google Maps embedded in them. (Privacy Policy)
Google ChartsThis is used to display charts and graphs on articles and the author center. (Privacy Policy)
Google AdSense Host APIThis service allows you to sign up for or associate a Google AdSense account with HubPages, so that you can earn money from ads on your articles. No data is shared unless you engage with this feature. (Privacy Policy)
Google YouTubeSome articles have YouTube videos embedded in them. (Privacy Policy)
VimeoSome articles have Vimeo videos embedded in them. (Privacy Policy)
PaypalThis is used for a registered author who enrolls in the HubPages Earnings program and requests to be paid via PayPal. No data is shared with Paypal unless you engage with this feature. (Privacy Policy)
Facebook LoginYou can use this to streamline signing up for, or signing in to your Hubpages account. No data is shared with Facebook unless you engage with this feature. (Privacy Policy)
MavenThis supports the Maven widget and search functionality. (Privacy Policy)
Marketing
Google AdSenseThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
Google DoubleClickGoogle provides ad serving technology and runs an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
Index ExchangeThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
SovrnThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
Facebook AdsThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
Amazon Unified Ad MarketplaceThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
AppNexusThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
OpenxThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
Rubicon ProjectThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
TripleLiftThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
Say MediaWe partner with Say Media to deliver ad campaigns on our sites. (Privacy Policy)
Remarketing PixelsWe may use remarketing pixels from advertising networks such as Google AdWords, Bing Ads, and Facebook in order to advertise the HubPages Service to people that have visited our sites.
Conversion Tracking PixelsWe may use conversion tracking pixels from advertising networks such as Google AdWords, Bing Ads, and Facebook in order to identify when an advertisement has successfully resulted in the desired action, such as signing up for the HubPages Service or publishing an article on the HubPages Service.
Statistics
Author Google AnalyticsThis is used to provide traffic data and reports to the authors of articles on the HubPages Service. (Privacy Policy)
ComscoreComScore is a media measurement and analytics company providing marketing data and analytics to enterprises, media and advertising agencies, and publishers. Non-consent will result in ComScore only processing obfuscated personal data. (Privacy Policy)
Amazon Tracking PixelSome articles display amazon products as part of the Amazon Affiliate program, this pixel provides traffic statistics for those products (Privacy Policy)