Havin affair, legal options?

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Country: United States of America
State: Illinois

I HAVE HAD AN ON GOING AFFAIR WITH ANOTHER WOMAN FOR MANY YEARS. I HAVE DECIDED TO END IT AND STAY WITH MY HUSBAND. NOW THIS WOMAN IS TELLING ME SHE IS GOING TO TELL MY HUSBAND ABOUT THE AFFAIR. WHAT CAN I DO LEGALLY TO STOP HER FROM DOING THIS?

Answer

Unfortunately legally she can tell him--it would be best to simply try to get her to be reasonable if possible...