Where there is a relationship – there may be the affair. The thing is that usually when we think about something we call an ‘affair’ we think about the physical closeness of your partner with someone else. But there are different kinds of affairs. There is an emotional kind of affair which is a lot worse than the physical one.

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You may wonder – how can something be worse than sex with someone else but you? Well, the thing is that sex sometimes is just the activity with no strings attached whereas the emotional affair is a strong bond between you and someone else behind your spouse’s back.

Now, when you know the difference, it is time to have a closer look at the signs that may mean that you or someone close to you is having an emotional affair.

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There are usually seven main symptoms:

#1. There are sacred things, like your dreams, hopes, fantasies that you can share with only one person, the person you feel close to. If that person is no your current partner, that is the sign that something is not right. That is the emotional bond you share with another person and who knows what may come out of it and whose heart is going to end up broken.

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#2. When it comes to someone, you like you wish to look your best for them. Dressing up for someone other than your spouse can be a sign that there is an emotional affair taking place.

#3. It is obvious that we wish to spend more time together with people we like. When there is a certain person in mind who is not the part of your relationship – that is your answer.

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#4. How does it feel when your partner sees you together? Do you feel guilty even though nothing happened? That is a sign of an emotional affair.

#5. Your marriage is a failure, but you dare not tell anyone about that. Anyone but that one person you are having an emotional affair with.

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#6. No one has to know how much time you spend together. Sounds like an emotional affair to us!

#7. Last but not least, you become addicted to the way that affair makes you feel even though there is nothing there – sheer emotions.

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