Cited in Glo on MSN – Infidelity and Moral Dilemmas

Infidelity presents a host of moral dilemmas, not the least of which are whether to tell children, and if emotional affairs are serious.  I was quoted in this article about infidelity and moral dilemmas on MSN’s Glo, a: Lifestyle site for women covering the best in style, beauty, living and relationships.

infidelity questions with no easy answers

“As far as discussing with children, it does more harm than good,” says Alicia Clark, a psychologist in Washington D.C. “On the other hand, there may be times when it is appropriate and in a child’s best interest to be honest, like in the case of an adult child who asks you directly.

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Alicia H. Clark, PsyD


  1. baiber on March 8, 2015 at 9:03 pm

    No one starts a serious relationship they care about planning to cheat. Having a relationship outside the marriage happens when two people are not connected in a deep way anymore.

    • Alicia H. Clark, PsyD on March 9, 2015 at 1:38 am

      I agree that feeling disconnected in a relationship can be dangerous, and risky. Reconnection is possible though. Please check out some of my other posts on this important topic.

      Thanks for your comment.