During this time, it's quite common for women to experience a pre-midlife crisis, which is similar to the male midlife crisis, only with an important difference - a difference that can actually make women more likely to cheat than men.

To some, this might be seen as a sign of putting an ex ahead of your partner. Ending a relationship doesn’t mean that you hate your ex, nor does it mean your entire relationship gets the .

The fact that you have fond memories of your time together doesn’t mean you don’t care for your partner, any more than being nostalgia means you don’t care for your life now.

Needless to say, micro-cheating seems to be an epidemic, causing untold trauma to unsuspecting innocents as their lothario partners… It’s another entirely to pathologize normal behavior in a way that needlessly stokes the fires of insecurity and anxiety.

interact with people outside their relationships like emotionally mature human beings? The idea that someone can not only be cheating on you, but possibly is so far into the waters of what-the-fuckery that sanity is only a speck on the horizon.

After reading a series of articles from Buzzfeed, Thought Catalog Let’s begin, shall we?

One of the important questions in any relationship is, simply, what have we promised to one another?

The women who chose divorce and were in the beginning stages of a new relationship typically expressed relief at having finally made a decision and reported feeling normal again.

Many of the divorced women who had remarried and were several years into their new marriages seemed somewhat reluctant to talk about the specifics of their past experiences.

Did they have a meeting with someone of the opposite sex where no “business” got done?

Have you to business meetings, AKA where productivity goes to die?

That was when, as so often happens, my friends decided that evidently I don’t have enough rage in my life.