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Not just friends

Not just friends
If you answered "no" to any of these questions, chances are, you aren’t just friends.
~Lavinia Ruckes - Ekong, L.M.S.W

It starts with a glance, a smile, and a short chat. Friendly conversations turn into morning texts, funny e-mails, innocent lunches, and after-work drinks. Stimulating conversations turn into secret rendezvous. You tell yourself it’s innocent; so you don’t bother telling your mate about your new friend. You don’t need the unnecessary drama, right? After all, you’re just friends.

Friendship Quiz

  1. Would you talk, text, e-mail your friend the same way if your mate was standing next to you?
  2. Do you share your text messages and e-mails from your friend with your mate?
  3. Do you tell your mate about your visits with your friend?
  4. Does your mate know about your feelings for your new friend?

If you answered “no” to any of the above questions, chances are, you are not just friends.

Infidelity is the number one reason couples seek couples therapy. Affairs can be emotional, sexual, or both.

An emotional affair is when you have feelings for and chemistry with another person that you hide from your mate. It is when you share your intimate self with another.

Affairs—both emotional and sexual—are a breach of trust, a betrayal of intimacy, and a trespass on the exclusive domain of primary love relationships.

Protect your relationship from this interloper in your bedroom. Ekong Counseling Center can help you heal your relationship. Contact Ekong Counseling Center today!