and walk away. However, some people walk away and regret doing so because they didn’t give the relationship the kind of chance they believe it deserved. It isn’t easy to forgive betrayal, but infidelity also isn’t the automatic end of the world for everyone. There can be some powerful healing in sexual reconnection if you’re willing to trust and believe again, remain committed to the parameters of your relationship, and let go of the past.
Feminista Jones is a sex-positive Black feminist, social worker and blogger from New York City. She writes about gender, race, politics, mental health and sexuality at FeministaJones.com. Follow her on Twitter at @FeministaJones.