Q&A What Do We Tell Our Teenage Children?

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My husband and I are almost 1 year out from DDay. It’s been a roller-coaster of emotions. We have 2 teenage boys 16 and 13. I am the unfaithful wife. I disclosed to 5 friends during the affair to friends I have been close to throughout my life. None of them live in the same town. After DDay I disclosed it to 2 friends whom I was close to at work. I have also disclosed it to my Mom and stepdad. My husband has not disclosed it to any friends or family members. The tension in our home is really thick. My husband sleeps upstairs some nights. He seems to withdraw from the kids and me a lot in his deepest pain. He also threatens to leave weekly. I feel like we need to tell our kids something. The problem is, if none of my husband's family knows. How do we do this? We can’t tell the kids then ask them to keep it a secret? Just need some advice.



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