The Painful Blow of an Emotional Affair

June 29th, 2016

Have you sensed that your partner isn’t fully plugged into your relationship, but can’t put your finger on it?

Maybe that led you to feeling tempted to check your partner’s messages, whether it’s texting, phone records, or emails—and you discovered something that floored you and shook your faith in your partner’s fidelity.

With the abundance of available technologies for making connections, there seem to be even more opportunities for someone to be unfaithful.

Often, the connections that are being made don’t even have to be physical. Your partner could be forming a bond with someone of the opposite sex… and one that can be almost as devastating as a full-blown sexual affair.

In this blog, we’ll look at why discovering a partner’s emotional affair can be such a painful blow, and the reason why those involved in emotional affairs don’t initially recognize how damaging they are. Then, I’ll give you 3 questions to ask yourself to determine whether or not it’s an emotional affair. Read on…

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Revive Your Spirit Post-Affair

June 22nd, 2016

Has your partner cheated?

If so, the post-affair fallout seems to be all on you… while your partner has seeming escaped relatively unscathed.

For the victim of an affair, their spirit can feel broken. And a broken spirit makes it challenging to get through each day, let alone begin the process of healing.

You may feel like you’re in survival mode and wonder when you’ll get back to your “real” life… the one where you feel good about yourself and about life in general once again.

In this blog, we’ll look at the effects of the post-affair trauma, as well as two spirit-rebuilding tips that can get you on the path to healing from an affair. Please keep reading…

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Is Insecurity Undermining Your Relationship?

June 20th, 2016

If you feel insecure about yourself, it could be seriously undermining your relationship. Or, maybe your partner struggles with insecurity, and you don’t understand what is going on with them or what to do about it.

Regardless of who is insecure in the relationship, it can lead to an unexpected consequence… it can drive you apart. It has the effect of wearing you down as a couple, stealing precious energy that could be devoted to building you up.

Insecurity creates layers of problems, and in this blog, we’ll go over 3 of the biggest problems, as well as 3 tips for moving out of insecurity and into a place of greater self-confidence. Read on…

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The Link Between Anger and Forgiveness

June 15th, 2016

Forgiveness is a challenge, and there is one obstacle in particular that could be preventing you from extending forgiveness to a partner who has wronged you.

That one obstacle is anger. Where anger lurks, forgiveness isn’t likely to occupy the same space.

For the victim, there is a process you must move through to get past the obstacle and into a place where you can either offer forgiveness or not—and be at peace with both your decision and where you are.

In this blog, I’ll tell you more about the process, as well as offer you 2 tips to move forward past the anger and into a space where you can decide if forgiveness is something you even want to offer. Read on…

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When are Little White Lies Okay?

June 1st, 2016

Lies… no one wants to be lied to, but are there times when you think the proverbial “little white lie” is a good thing?

There are some people who say that a lie is a lie and has no place in your interactions with anyone.

There are others who say just the opposite: there are times when a white lie is appropriate.

So, where do you draw the line?

In this blog, we’ll take a closer look at the little white lie, and these two differing viewpoints. Read on…

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2 Ways to Manage the Emotional Cauldron of Anger

May 30th, 2016

Relationships in which a couple struggles to express their feelings as they’re happening and work together to resolve them can create a lot of anger.

Anger that isn’t checked can derail a relationship. It pushes people apart and leads to more licking of wounds than repairing the rift.

Most people who have a lot of anger in their relationship would love to find a way to end the anger and feel good about being with their partner again. Unfortunately, anger can become a very bad habit that’s difficult to escape.

In this blog, I’ll tell you about what anger represents, and offer you 2 ways to manage the anger in your relationship. Please keep reading…

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Stop These 2 Relationship Wreckers NOW

May 24th, 2016

One of the most challenging things any of us can do is to examine our own role in our relationship problems.

We may be quick to say “But he does this…” or “She always does that…” but that doesn’t mean our partner is the only one doing little things that can destroy our relationship.

There are actually 2 relationship wreckers that men as well as women are capable of doing that can ultimately destroy their once-happy union. The question is… are any of these 2 present in your relationship?

In this blog, I’ll introduce you to 2 of the top relationship wreckers, and how you can show then the door NOW. Please read on…

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Affair Images: 2 Tips to Escape the Pain

May 18th, 2016

If you’re the victim of an affair, it’s pretty common to carry around affair-related images in your mind.

Scenarios will pop up and drive you to what can feel like the brink of insanity. It’s exhausting, and most affair victims want to know… how can I escape this excruciating pain?

It’s a valid question, and unfortunately, the answer isn’t snapping your fingers and instantly erasing these images.

That doesn’t mean that they can’t be erased, though. In this blog, we’ll look at the pain of affair images and what it’s like for the victim, and then I’ll give you 2 tips to start the erasure process. Please keep reading…

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One Foot in the Relationship

May 16th, 2016

There’s one heartbreaking additional burden that some victims of affairs are forced to deal with, and that’s when the cheater keeps just one foot in the marriage, and the other is in the extramarital relationship.

What should you do when confronted with this horrible situation, where your partner’s indecisiveness is tearing you apart?

In this blog, we’ll look at what to do with a partner who thinks one foot in the relationship is fun living for the victim… and what the victim’s options are. Please keep reading…

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Two Types of Anger that Creep into Relationships

May 11th, 2016

There are two types of anger, and they can become detrimental to you if they linger.

Maybe your partner cheated, or blew every cent in your joint savings account, or invites family to stay over for weeks on end, expecting you to look after the guests…

No doubt you have a right to your anger if you are being put into less than favorable situations. But it’s up to you whether you want to exercise your right to anger, and for how long.

In this blog, I’ll tell you the two types of anger, and tips to effectively manage anger. Please keep reading…

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