Alcoholic dating recovering
Sure there are a few people who actually leave their wives when they have met their “soul mate”. Although he gets to the point where he is saying he loves the side chick, he is usually more in love with his kids.
In a loveless marriage with small children, the kids become more of a silver lining and the focus of all the reasons to deal with the unhappiness of no sex and conversation that only revolves around household duties (“did you pay the light bill?
If she expresses it, he already has his reasoning – 1) she knew he was married, and 2) he never said he was leaving his wife.
Unfortunately, even if she is not ready to admit it, her subconscious desire is for him to make the dream come true, and leave his wife.