Is It OK to Ditch Hubby for My Married Mate?

Ask Demetria: Even if you haven't been physical, an emotional affair with a non-spouse is trouble.

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Since you have the same traits, I'm not surprised that you've found a strong connection, and some might say that you actually deserve each other and whatever epic-level drama is coming from this. It may be fitting, but I'd like you to do better.

Demetria L. Lucas is a contributing editor to The Root, a life coach and the author of A Belle in Brooklyn: The Go-to Girl for Advice on Living Your Best Single Life. She answers your dating and relationship questions on The Root each week. Feel free to ask anything at

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