It's not usually the cheating that affects children. It's the divorce or breakup.
More often than not adults usually don't share "the details" with small children. They don't want to take away their innocence or badmouth their spouse to them.
Nevertheless children may (sense) "something" is wrong in the household based upon how the betrayed person behaves around them.
On the other hand if their mother/father has introduced the children to their secret "friend" this may cause some confusion. Teens and adult children will find out for themselves.
Depending on what they witnessed in the household they may take either side. It's not unheard of for an adult child to empathize with a cheating spouse if they feel this person has sacrificed years of unhappiness in order to keep the family unit in tact.
If the cheater ends up marrying the other person that also changes the dynamic.
Every child and every scenario is different.
by Elizabeth5 years ago
How does one become a private investigator for cheating spouses?
by mpack2107 years ago
must have if u think u have one.
by Motherbynature5 years ago
Are there any men out there who hate men that cheat on their spouses?
by Audrey Selig6 years ago
Why do families fail to mention ex spouses in obituaries when children exist from union with dec?
by Anjili5 years ago
Do women prefer taller or shorter spouses? Why is this so?
by IDONO4 years ago
Love,hate or indifference. Which hurts the most?
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