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I feel my wife has an inappropriate relationship with my

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I feel my wife has an inappropriate relationship with my son's friend. He is 14 and she is 43. I found they text each other frequently. Over the 3 month span, I counted over 1,000 messages. I confronted her on the matter and she says that she was trying to be a mother figure. The kid has a mother. There are times where the kids will lie on the bed while she's sitting on the bed folding laundry or getting ready to go to sleep. I completely lost it the last time.
I'm worried about what her true feelings are. I'm even more worried about the embarrassment this will cause my kids and i should the boy's mother become more in tune to this. What do I do?
Submitted: 6 years ago.
Category: Mental Health
Expert:  Dr. Olsen replied 6 years ago.
Thank you for writing in JustAnswer.
I'm sorry to hear about your wife's situation.
Let me ask you a few questions first.
Are you and your wife open to marriage therapy?
Please let me know by clicking on “Reply” and I will then craft my response.
I look forward to hearing from you.
Warm Regards,