"Even when you're angry and embarrassed, part of the healing process is looking at what was good in the relationship," she said. "Not forgetting that even though something bad happened, there was a lot of good, and you can build on that going forward."
"When a romantic betrayal has just occurred, many people start imagining what the betrayal sex was like," Ms. Masini said. "They wonder if the other person was better in bed or better endowed. The unknown looms large and scary."