These are some major coping patterns, common to the human condition.
You automatically and unconsciously call upon YOUR coping pattern when life gets emotionally rough. That’s where you go. That’s what you do.
And, long, long ago, it worked. Your pattern seemed back then the best way for you to cope, considering a number of factors about you, your family and your world.
Your coping pattern is your default coping mode.
You use it time and time again, UNLESS, you become aware of your way to cope with intimacy and a part of you decides you want to try something different.
Please leave your thoughts below. How has his/her coping mechanisms contributed to the affair or infidelity?