37 Quotes About Affairs in a Marriage


Marriage is not perfect. Some end up failing morally by act of infidelity. Understanding the truth about affairs will help to secure your marriage’s future success. These quotes about affairs in a marriage highlight the honest truth and hurt that it can cause.

“A heart can stop beating for a while, one can still live.”

“A man must get his affairs in order, even if he lives five minutes ahead of them.”

“And I ask myself what it is about me that makes this wonderful, beautiful woman return. Is it because I’m pathetic, helpless in my current state, completely dependent on her?”

“Any way I slice reality it comes out poorly, and I feel an urge to not exist, something I have never felt before; and now here it comes with conviction, almost panic.”

“Being faithful and monogamous is not natural for human beings. It takes work. Deep down we all know that. We have all been tempted to stray at some point or another.”

“Cheating and lying aren’t struggles, they’re reasons to break up.”

“Delusion detests focus and romance provides the veil.”

“Do not keep control over household affairs. The one who keeps control has to wander around.”

“He left a bit too easily and with obvious relief. His feet were swift and sure on the muddy path.”

“He should in humility have asked her why it was that he was naturally a cuckold, why two women of different temperaments and characters had been inspired to have lovers at his expense.”

“I am going insane. Yes. That is what´s happening. Good. Insane.”

“I know I am but summer to your heart, and not the full four seasons of the year.”

“I think you still love me, but we can’t escape the fact that I’m not enough for you. I knew this was going to happen. So I’m not blaming you for falling in love with another woman.”

“I used to loathe ambivalence; now I adore it. Ambivalence is my new best friend.”

“I was steeped in denial, but my body knew.”

“In modern times couples are more concerned about loyalty than love.”

“It is necessary to the happiness of man that he be mentally faithful to himself. Infidelity does not consist in believing, or in disbelieving, it consists in professing to believe what he does not believe.”

“It seemed he was the perfect lover, at least for the moment. He did not live where you lived. He did not see you often enough, or for long enough, for you to grow bored, or to feel afraid that you were not feeling love—or worse, that you were.”

“Many partners of addicts have told me they feel bad about themselves for staying in the relationship because of the betrayal they’ve experienced.”

“Mercifully one forgets one’s love affairs as one forgets one’s dreams.”

“Police internal affairs are in the business of protecting corrupt and incompetent police officers from prosecution due to the extensive range of laws that they have blatantly broken.”

“Serious affairs and history are carefully laid snares for the uninformed.”

“She says it’s really not very flattering to her that the women who fall in love with her husband are so uncommonly second-rate.”

“Some men can love forever, some for six years, some for six months, and others for six hours.”

“Someone told me the delightful story of the crusader who put a chastity belt on his wife and gave the key to his best friend for safekeeping, in case of his death.”

“Statistically speaking, there is a 65 percent chance that the love of your life is having an affair. Be very suspicious.”

“Such silence has an actual sound, the sound of disappearance.”

“The desire to love someone always exceeds the desire to be loved by someone & that’s exactly why we end up loving the person who doesn’t deserve that LOVE.”

“The most dangerous thing in life is an incompetent that has been given a gun and a law enforcement badge.”

“There are all kinds of ways for a relationship to be tested, even broken, some, irrevocably; it’s the endings we’re unprepared for.”

“There reaches a time when it is betrayal for a woman to sleep with her husband.”

“Touch. It is touch that is the deadliest enemy of chastity, loyalty, monogamy, gentility with its codes and conventions and restraints.”

“What a kid I got, I told him about the birds and the bees and he told me about the butcher and my wife.”

“When your lover is a liar, you and he have a lot in common, you’re both lying to you!”

“Why did God make women so beautiful and man with such a loving heart?”

“Women writers make for rewarding (and efficient) lovers. They are clever liars to fathers and husbands; yet they never hold their tongues too long, nor keep ardent typing fingers still.”

“You know that when your partner deletes their messages to a past lover after being accused of cheating, then it is likely that they were being unfaithful in some way.”

Cheating on your spouse leads you to experience a struggle with trust and emotional affairs.

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