Jenny Sanford, the wife of South Carolina Governor Mark Sanford, made news this week when she said she's praying for her husband's mistress.
In an interview in Vogue Magazine, Mrs. Sanford said she felt sorry for the woman.
Sanford talks about her faith in the article, including how it helped her cope with her mother's cancer.
She said she's willing to forgive and reconcile with her husband. But "the ball is in his court," she said.
But can their marriage be saved?
CBN News spoke with Dr. Linda Mintle, a licensed marriage and family therapist, about the prospects for a husband and wife to reconcile after an affair.
Click play to watch the interview.
For more of Linda Mintle's marriage and family advice, visit her web site: www.drlindahelps.com.