The Forgiveness Dilemma (Tips on Managing Stages)

August 31st, 2015

Forgiveness? If your spouse cheated on you, probably one of the last thoughts you have right now is whether or not you should forgive.

Doesn’t that imply that you should somehow forget the betrayal?

Forgiveness is in the eye of the beholder: when you behold your cheating spouse before you, what are you thinking?

In this blog, we’ll examine forgiveness, and some of the back-and-forth stages you may need to go through before you can reach a place to even consider the question. Please keep reading…

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Barriers to Post-Affair Healing

August 26th, 2015

As the victim of an affair, you may not be sure how to survive an affair, let alone overcome the barriers to healing you’ll encounter along the way. It is said that time is the true healer, but you are swimming in a sea of pain until sufficient time passes.

As the victim of your spouse’s affair, you may wonder if there is a way to make the process of healing go faster, or the formula for moving from this point of pain—or even if what you’re experiencing could be considered normal.

In this blog, you’ll learn how to survive an affair by facing down two monstrous emotions and strategies to cope with these post-affair healing barriers. Please read more…

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Emotionally Draining, Nightmare Landscape: Affair Images

August 19th, 2015

Affair victims suffer from post-affair, haunting images of their spouse’s lover, frolicking about, all smiles for the interior camera of the victim’s mind.

It’s torturous to have these images, and yet, many affair victims struggle to make them stop.

It’s not unusual to carry around these images in your mind, but it doesn’t mean these images should not move along, making way for positive thoughts and feelings so you can heal from the pain. I’ll give you 3 steps for ridding your mind of those painful images so your emotions can get on a healing course. Read on…

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Emotional Infidelity: Why It Hurts so Much

August 17th, 2015

Infidelity of any kind is painful. It shatters your trust in your spouse as well as your heart.

And it’s not just sexual infidelity. Many spouses become victims of emotional infidelity—and feel the pain just as keenly as if their spouse had had sexual relations with the other person.

In this blog, we’ll look at why emotional infidelity hurts so much, and 3 tips for healing if you have been the victim of emotional infidelity. Please keep reading…

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Does Your Marriage Have The Code in Place?

August 12th, 2015

Do you want to save your marriage, but don’t know how to trust your spouse again?

You realize that if you don’t find a way to trust your spouse, it will mean the end of your marriage. You’re stuck: you don’t trust your spouse, and your spouse doesn’t know how to make you believe in them again, and you keep waiting to really know that your spouse is being honest with you.

That’s where your attempts to save your marriage may be struggling most: what you’re focusing on. Read on to learn the basic guidelines for rebuilding trust…

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Jealousy: Use it to Your Marriage’s Advantage

August 10th, 2015

Jealousy can serve a beneficial purpose, or it can eat you alive and drive away your spouse.

So, what’s the catch to making it beneficial rather than harmful?

In this blog, we’ll explore jealousy: when it’s good, when it’s bad—and when it’s downright destructive. Read on…

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Affair Victims, Regain What You’ve Lost

August 5th, 2015

Dealing with the aftermath of your spouse’s affair is an emotionally-laden time. You’ve lost a lot as a result of your spouse’s cheating, maybe even your sense of self-respect and how you value yourself.

If your self-respect has been demolished, please know that you can regain it and feel strong once again. The affair was not your fault, so punishing yourself by doubting your worth is something you will need to let go of.

In this blog, I’ll give you 3 keys to get you started on your return to a sense of self-worth and respect for the great person you are. Keep reading…

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When’s The Last Time You Had a Little of This…

August 3rd, 2015

Marriages crumble for a variety of reasons. Most go out with a whimper rather than a bang, so don’t think only cheating can drive you and your spouse apart.

In fact, many marriages that have been through affairs have been successfully saved, using one key ingredient.

If your marriage is simply stale or is in crisis for any other reason, you may want to consider implementing this key ingredient as soon as possible to strengthen your emotional connection to your spouse.

In this blog, we’ll look at this key ingredient, and why it’s one of the top reasons for marriage failure when missing. I will give you two thought-provoking experiments and two eye-opening assessments to be done this week. Please keep reading…

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Saving Your Marriage on Your Own

July 29th, 2015

Do you feel your relationship with your spouse is slipping away, and your spouse doesn’t seem interested in saving your marriage?

Many people experience this, whether their spouse has had an affair or hasn’t broken off an affair, or the marriage has simply grown stale.

Your spouse may not have reached the point where they’re capable of putting in the effort to save the marriage, while you may be a lot further along than they are in recognizing what’s worth having.

In this post, I’ll give you the steps for changing and saving your marriage when you’re on your own. Read on…

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Study Blasts “Natural Promiscuity” Cheating Excuse

July 27th, 2015

Male cheaters in particular, take note. One study has ripped the rug out from under a favorite, last-defense excuse: “That’s how men are wired.”

The sooner a cheater—either male or female—accepts full personal responsibility for their actions, the sooner they can get to the business of making amends and rebuilding their marriage.

In this blog, we’ll look at this study, the real reason a cheater cheats, and what a cheater needs to do to make amends. Please keep reading…

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