Affair support groups are made for individuals who are trying to get over their spouse’s infidelity. Many people question whether or not they’re effective at helping them recover. In this article, we’ll briefly go over the pros and cons so you can make that decision for yourself.
The Case For Affair Support Groups
According to Affair Recovery, many people find affair support groups helpful because of the encouragement and relatability.
In today’s society, many people are quick to turn to divorce and often get judged if they try to work things out.
Affair support groups give people an outlet to share their emotions and hopefulness without the fear of being judged.
Are Affair Support Groups Worth It?
Like anything therapy related, these things can get a little pricey. Just how much is dependent upon which group you decide to go with (there are hundreds online.)
You can expect to shell out at least over $300 starting out. There are free options available but many people find those to be a waste of time because of the lack of structure and coordination.
If you want to express your emotions and get insight into other people’s infidelity to help you feel better about yours, this might be for you.
What You Can Do Instead
Getting outside support for an affair can help in the moment but we all know the negative thoughts creep up when you’re alone and in your own head.
In order to calm those thoughts down, we recommend you read our article on forgiving a spousal affair here.