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The female spouse: A process of separation when a husband 'comes out' as gay
I found that I needed to maintain as much normalcy as I could, which meant staying home with our three kids, going through familiar motions. I was in a sea of confusion. These and other stories illustrate the difficulties inherent when a wife or girlfriend finds out her man has had or wants to have sexual contact with other men. Though he tries to reassure me he has no one, I often catch him looking for partners on a number of websites. IPA also accommodated the individuality of each person through an in-depth analysis of each singular case an idiographical process; [ 31 ].