In this insightful article, Darlene Lancer discusses how adultery can affect self-esteem and some causes of it, including sex addiction. She also examines the impact betrayal has on our ability trust ourselves, other people, our sense of justice, even God.
Betrayal is a devastating assault upon our ability to trust – trust in ourselves, other people, our sense of justice, even God. It can affect our self-esteem, if we let it. For some people, the worst part of adultery is the dishonesty – sharing our life with someone whom we discover has been living a lie day in and day out. We start to doubt our own senses, let alone our own attractiveness. Who was he or she, really?
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Darlene Lancer, JD, MFT
Author of Codependency for Dummies and
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