The 10 Red Flags of an Emotional Affair


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10 Red Flags of an Emotional Affair

By Jeff Herring

Married people or people in serious relationships aren't immune to the human need for close, meaningful friendships. But sometimes, especially when those friendships are with people of the opposite sex, those relationships feel more like intimate companionship than bosom buddy-hood. If left unchecked, such relationships can evolve into what is known as "emotional affairs." 

In this gallery, syndicated relationships columnist Jeff Herring identifies 10 "red flags" that signal when a relationship is leaving "just friends" territory and veering into uncharted waters.

Click for the first emotional affair "red flag."

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