The in-love stage of a love affair typically lasts six to 18 months, and occasionally as long as three years, says Denise Bartell, PhD, psychologist at the University of Wisconsin, Green Bay.
Do relationships that started as affairs last?
According to WebMD, the “in love” stage of an affair lasts 6 to 18 months, on average. And around 75% of the marriages that start as affairs end in divorce. Considering only 5 to 7% of affair relationships lead to marriage, thats a grim statistic for couples hoping their affairs will last forever.
How often do affair relationships last?
Most affairs last only 6 to 24 months.
Can an affair ever become a healthy relationship?
there is no circumstance under which an affair can lead to a healthy relationship.
What percentage of marriages survive emotional affairs?
Nearly 50% of involved (unfaithful) partners are still married to their “hurt” partners. 76% of faithful spouses successfully remain married. Husbands who cheated are more likely than female cheaters to remain married. Of those husbands who have previously been unfaithful to their spouses, 61% are still married.