The first task in affair recovery is to fully and permanently conclude the relationship with the outside party or the affair-partner. Full affair recovery cannot truly take place while a spouse or committed partner remains in contact with the affair-partner. While this task can occur expediently, more often than not, it is usually a challenging process that often comes with some backsliding. This stage of affair recovery is a complex and highly misunderstood process. How "no contact" takes place is critical. Listen now to part one of a three-part segment on "The Complex Challenges of 'No Contact' With the Affair Partner" as explained by affair recovery expert, Terri DiMatteo, LPC.