Adultery is one of the worst things that can happen to a marriage and violates everything you’ve built with your partner in such a personal way. Many of us who have been a victim to an adulterous affair did not see it coming. We were blindsided, and – before we knew it – were involved emotionally, physically or both with a person other than our spouse. Infidelity can feel like a death: the death of trust, the death of affection, the death of all the work you’ve done in your marriage. The fatal blow to any marriage is an adulterous affair where one or both spouses think they finally found his or her soul mate. Once convinced that he or she married the wrong person or that God put someone knew in his or her life, the idea of divorce can take root and grow. Blinded by the deception of the affair, most people have no idea how they got there, and don’t know how to get out. There’s no doubt about it; adultery affects marriages in the worst way. Here are six fatal consequences of adultery.