Cain Marriage Already Rocked by Infidelity Charges?

Friends say that fresh charges of infidelity reopened scars in the marriage of the former GOP presidential front-runner, Allison Samuels writes in her column at the Daily Beast.

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Gloria and Herman Cain (Scott Olson/Getty Images)

In her column at the Daily Beast, Allison Samuels writes that Herman and Gloria Cain's marriage had its share of problems over the years. She writes that the former GOP presidential front-runner's attraction to other women was a factor in the trouble.

... A close friend of one [of] Cain’s two children explained that Herman and Gloria Cain’s marriage has seen its share of trouble over the years and his attraction to other women always played a huge role in the friction.

“It never felt like a real marriage when I was around them,’’ says the friend. “Mostly he was always gone and his wife seemed to be OK with it. Not being together seemed the norm for their marriage, and Gloria didn’t seem to mind. His kids didn’t seem to mind either. ’’

The friend noted that when Cain was around, he seemed completely in his own world.

“He was king of his castle and no one questioned him,’’ says the friend. “It was an uncomfortable set-up for an outsider like me to be around. He was so indifferent to everyone. But I liked Gloria. She was warm and kind.” 

Read Allison Samuel's entire column at the Daily Beast.

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