Shannon and David Beador of The Real Housewives of Orange County may still be married after he had an affair, but that doesn’t mean that their marriage doesn’t still need work. Radar Online has now revealed that Shannon and David are still in marriage counseling and working on things, but this is not just random marriage counseling they go to once in a while. They are in a very serious program and the Beadors are working hard on making their marriage a success story. The last season of the show they didn’t keep any secrets from viewers and shared all about the fact that David had cheated on her. Shannon Beador did share that if her kids didn’t know she might have kept it off the show, but her children knew everything that happened.
The couple is still in counseling and they had to deal with something big in their relationship recently. Shannon Beador actually ran into David’s mistress at a football game. Shannon ended up confronting her and even screaming out to everyone in the stands that this was the woman David had an affair with during their marriage. An insider shared that Shannon and David Beador are still in counseling.
“Shannon and David continue to go to counseling and this is an ongoing thing. But it is not the traditional type of counseling that most couples do. They still attend a ‘Couples Retreat’ and the one that they go to has a 90 percent success rate with repairing marriages.”
David has shared in the past that she calls the people helping with their marriage mentors and not really counselors. Sometimes it takes a village and the Beadors are not ashamed to admit that they have needed a bit of help during their marriage. David Beador even explained some about his mentor.
“My mentor is in the Army and he holds me accountable, but it is another man and I am able to speak man to man. With Shannon, she has a woman and she is able to speak woman to woman. I think that is important.”
The source went on to say that Shannon and David Beador have not run into the mistress since the football game. When this all went down, Shannon shared that she felt like the woman knew they would be at the game and that might have been the reason she was there. They were actually sitting pretty close to each other, and Shannon and David have the same seats all the time. Shannon was not happy at all to see her there and hopefully they don’t run into each other again anytime soon.
Heavy actually shared a while back that David Beador’s mistress had been revealed, and her name is Nicole McMackin. She was also married at the time of their affair and it all started back in 2013. The two would meet up at hotels and even went out in public together to eat. Nicole and Shannon had kids on the same basketball team and would talk to each other, but Shannon had no idea what was going on at the time. Nicole and David have both been able to work out their relationships with their spouses since the affair. Shannon and David Beador have been married for 15 years and the two felt like their relationship was worth fixing. So far things look like they are going well for them.
Do you think that using marriage counselors can help Shannon and David Beador to make their marriage last? Do you hope that this couple is back on the next season of The Real Housewives of Orange County? Sound off in the comments below on your thoughts about Shannon and David Beador.
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