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User Topic: Tyler Perry's Temptation
♀ 37154
Member # 37154
Default  Posted: 7:59 AM, October 11th (Friday), 2013View ProfileEdit MessagePrivate MessageHomepage

I no longer automatically trigger when I see infidelity portrayed, but it does bother me when it's made to seem sexy, fun, harmless, or the fault of the betrayed spouse. I tested myself by watching this movie.

It was not especially well made, but it was actually a pretty powerful cautionary tale. It started out at the MC, with a woman wanting to leave her M for another man. The MC tells a story. Goes through the slippery slope, etc, and how this woman's A ended up destroying her life. Big time.

I actually appreciate this kind of portrayal of infidelity. In reality most people regret their As and they have catastrophic consequences. Lives are destroyed, children are permanently harmed.

That is a message that should be out there.

Dday -9/24/2012

Posts: 1926 | Registered: Oct 2012 | From: northeast
♀ 36654
Member # 36654
Default  Posted: 8:41 AM, October 11th (Friday), 2013View ProfileEdit MessagePrivate MessageHomepage

I also do not trigger as bad with movies now. I haven't seen this movie yet, but I'll make a note to watch it. My WH#2 and I watched "Decendents" which was also about infidelity and it made me cry a little at the end, but I think it also showed my husband some of what I have been feeling. He hugged me when he saw me crying and said he was so sorry. The WH in that movie was so much like my husband and the fact that he never loved the OW but just used her. It would not be a movie I would recommend to the newly betrayed.

STBXWH#2-53 Dumbass
M-10 yrs T-12 yrs
No kids together
DD#1-9/5/11 LTA 2yrs
DD#2-7/3/12 False R
DD#3-4/29/13 False R
DD#4-11/28/14 "Assault with a deadly weapon" and is now with OW
Divorce filed 1/5/15

Posts: 3480 | Registered: Aug 2012 | From: Texas
♀ 36307
Member # 36307
Default  Posted: 8:45 AM, October 11th (Friday), 2013View ProfileEdit MessagePrivate MessageHomepage

I rented the movie, and it is a good cautionary tale.
Truth be told No cheater really thinks about the consequence before.

BS: Me (63yo)
FWH: HIM (65yo) serial infidelities over past 35 years
OW: Many, most recent 1/2 his age
DD: Multiple unconfirmed until 2012 when I presented evidence, plus LTA with his friends wife lasting 10 years. TT over past year
So done,

Posts: 636 | Registered: Jul 2012
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