Among couples that experience infidelity, those who disclose affairs in therapy may fare better than those who keep it secret. Marin, Christensen, and Atkins (2014) examined the outcomes of couples engaged in Integrative Behavioral Couple Therapy or Traditional Behavioral Couple Therapy for 5 years following participation. Divorce rates were lowest for couples that didn’t experience infidelity (23%), followed by those who revealed infidelity (43%), and those who kept infidelity a secret (80%). To read this freely available article from Couple and Family Psychology: Research and Practice, visit http://on.apa.org/1h7HGyE. #psychology #infidelity
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