It’s Your Choice: Stop Divorce, Survive Infidelity

May 27th, 2015

When you learned that your spouse cheated—or may still be carrying on an affair—did your life stop? Was “divorce” one of the first things that popped into your head?

Affair victims struggle with what their next step should be: try to save the marriage and attempt marriage counseling, or just divorce now because they don’t think they could ever move past the affair.

In this post, I’ll help you make a decision by providing you a starting point: questions to ask yourself when considering whether to seek marriage help, or divorce.

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Is Social Media Causing Your Marriage Problems?

May 26th, 2015

Is social media responsible for your marriage problems? Or has your spouse blamed social media for getting involved with someone else and having an affair?

More and more couples are coming within a hair’s breadth of divorce—if not absolutely going over the cliff—due to social media.

In this blog, we’ll look at social media and its role in marriage problems, and I’ll give you 3 tips for how to protect your marriage. Please keep reading…

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Jealousy: Undermining Marriage-Saving Efforts?

May 20th, 2015

A spouse’s affair can cause you to doubt your worth and flat-line your self-esteem. The betrayal inflicts deep wounds, causing seemingly unceasing psychological turmoil.

As you work to survive the affair, and maybe you’re even trying to save your marriage, you may now watch your cheating spouse’s every move, looking for any sign that he or she is giving attention to someone else.

While some jealousy may be good, those jealous feelings can also backfire and jeopardize your efforts to save your marriage.

In this blog, let’s look at jealousy, and I’ll give you 3 tips on how to wield it wisely. Please read on…

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Stop Derailing Your Marriage-Saving Efforts (4 Guidelines)

May 11th, 2015

You may want to say to your spouse, “Let’s save our marriage and fall in love again.”

But your communication skills may be falling short. There are the things you don’t say, but what your actions may be shouting.

In this blog, you will learn how you could be derailing your own efforts to survive the affair and rebuild your marriage, and how to get your marriage back on track using 4 guidelines.

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Post-Affair Marriage Success

May 6th, 2015

What makes a marriage successful, especially post-affair?

How about taking a break from all the bad things that have been going on in your relationship and focusing your attention on something else, at least after the initial pain of the affair has been managed?

In this blog, I’ll tell you about a finding from relationship research that can help you in rebuilding your marriage, post-affair. In addition, I’ll help you build up the positives once again in your life as you work to heal from the affair. Please read on…

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Divorce: When is it the Answer?

May 4th, 2015

Are you and your spouse considering a divorce?

Maybe your spouse cheated, and you don’t believe your relationship can survive the affair. Or, you’ve simply lost that loving feeling for one another.

How do you know divorce is the right thing to do?

In this blog, we’ll explore how to answer that question for yourself and your marriage. Read on…

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Picking Up the Pieces Post-Affair (Build This)

April 29th, 2015

When your spouse cheats, an immediate rift appears between the two of you.

Even in the absence of an affair, a marriage bond can unravel when both spouses aren’t committed to maintaining, strengthening and building their emotional connection with each other. If your spouse has cheated, this connection suffers a devastating rupture.

In this blog, we’ll look at what it takes to repair the emotional connection and 3 rules you can use. Please keep reading…

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Forgiveness: Too Much to Ask For?

April 27th, 2015

If your cheating spouse asks for forgiveness, is it too much to ask for?

Many affair victims have mixed feelings about their spouses asking them to forgive their cheating—especially when it is the cause of unfathomable emotional pain.

In this blog, we’ll look at the role of forgiveness and 3 tips for deciding if your spouse is asking you for too much. Read on…

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The 3 Steps for Ending Post-Affair Negative Thinking

April 15th, 2015

Would you like to heal from your spouse’s infidelity and the horrible negative thoughts that come with it?

When you learn that your spouse cheated on you, you are hit with a barrage of negative thoughts. At first, you’re in shock, unable to think anything. Next, dozens of questions, like a swarm of stinging hornets, invade your brain. Negative thoughts invade your mind, threatening to sweep away your sense of stability, faith in humankind, and hope for the future.

In this post, I’ll give you 3 steps you’ll need to survive the negative thoughts threatening to take over your life and give you back a sense of peace. Read on…

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How Should You Handle Affair Details?

April 8th, 2015

After your spouse’s affair struck a mortal blow to the very heart of your marriage, you know you need a tremendous amount of “life support” to save your marriage.

Your marriage has no chance of surviving the infidelity until you satisfactorily resolve how you will handle the details of the affair.

You and your spouse, with committed effort, can survive an affair. But you need to decide how to discuss these painful details—or even if you should, and how to handle them if you do.

In this post, I’ll provide you with 3 steps that will help you make this far-reaching decision. Keep reading…

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