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Psychology Today: The Power of an Apology

We hear of enough infidelity among celebrities to fill one gossip magazine after another. Maybe it is the nature of the work, whether it is acting or performing music, that offers some people in the public eye more opportunities to cheat than the average person. But famous or not, betrayal can be devastating to all involved.


When betrayal comes to light, trust is inevitably broken, and it can become a struggle for partners to stay together, even if they both might want to. Justin Timberlake is all too aware of this, as he was recently spotted holding hands with his Palmer co-star in a bar. Though he has since posted a statement on Instagram saying he did not cheat on his wife, Jessica Biel, he did also issue an apology to her and their children for his actions, calling them a “strong lapse in judgement.” Read More.


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