How to Fix a Marriage Gridlock (3 Tips)

January 2nd, 2012

Here’s how to fix a marriage gridlock situation in a nutshell: do something different than what you’ve been doing.

If your marriage is gridlocked in some sort of holding pattern, it may feel good that it’s not moving backward. But at the same time, you’re miserable because it’s not moving forward.

In this blog, I offer you 3 tips on how to fix your marriage so that it moves out of the holding pattern and into drive. Keep reading…

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Cheating Spouses: Why Do They Do It?

December 30th, 2011

Are you desperately trying to understand why cheating spouses do what they do? If so, you aren’t alone. Affair victims almost always ask themselves this question at some point.

If you have gone through the trauma of finding out your spouse cheated, you probably want answers. The most basic question you want an answer to is, “Why?”

In this article I will be exploring an answer to this question. Please read on…

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Is Your Spouse Not In Love With You?

December 28th, 2011

Your relationship has always seemed stable, and you never sensed you were pulling apart, but now need to save the marriage: your spouse came to you and said that, while he (or she) still loves you, he’s no longer in love with you. How could his feelings for you have changed?

It’s a devastating blow from the person you love, and now you may be struggling to pick up the pieces of a broken marriage where the deep passion and love you once shared with your spouse has turned into anger, resentment, and frustration.

In this blog, I’ll teach you three steps for how to save the marriage and rebuild the love that you once shared. Please read on…

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Cheated On: 3 Ways to Erase Post-Affair Anger

December 26th, 2011

Have you been cheated on and since turned into an “angry” person?

The majority of people who have been cheated on will experience anger as of the many emotions they feel after finding out about their spouse’s affair. And for some, they find that, where they were once a happy person, they now feel angry all the time—and people are noticing.

Today’s blog will help you, if you’ve been cheated on, to defuse post-affair anger 3 different ways, as well as offer an explanation for why anger is lingering. And if you haven’t been cheated on but still experience bouts of anger in your relationship with your spouse, the same tips can help you, as well. Read on…

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Cheating Spouses: What is Ultimate Betrayal?

December 22nd, 2011

Your cheating spouse betrayed you, breaking your marriage vows along with your heart.

But did your cheating spouse also commit what you would consider the “ultimate” betrayal?

In this blog, I’ll explore the idea of the ultimate betrayal, plus give you 3 critical tips for surviving betrayal—ultimate or otherwise. Keep reading…

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Marriage Problems: 3 Ways to Survive Holidays

December 19th, 2011

The holidays can put a ton of additional strain on a couple already working through marriage problems. If you are struggling with post-affair trauma or are otherwise trying to keep your marriage together, the season is anything but jolly for you.

There’s the image you hold in your mind about what a holiday “should” be, and this can lead to self-recriminations for not currently having the Normal Rockwell-style family.

In this blog, I’ll offer 3 ways for you to survive the holidays—despite marriage problems. Read on…

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Marriage Infidelity: 3 Steps to End the Lies

December 16th, 2011

Marriage infidelity introduces ugliness into a relationship well beyond any problems that may have existed there before. When your spouse cheats, the affair victim’s trust has been violated—and you don’t know how you’ll move forward past the marriage infidelity to rebuild your relationship.

You can’t have an intimate, trusting marriage when your spouse lies to you—and continues to do so.

In today’s blog, I offer 3 tips to help rebuild your marriage so you can move on from marriage infidelity and ending the lies. Keep reading…

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Unfaithful: Who is to Blame for the Affair?

December 15th, 2011

If your husband or wife has been unfaithful, who is to blame for the affair?

It is not uncommon, in the quest for rational answers as to how your spouse could be unfaithful, to wonder who is at fault.

In this blog, I’ll talk about three of the most heart-wrenching emotions an affair victim will experience in response to news of their spouse being unfaithful. Keep reading…

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Unprotected Marriages are Affair-Susceptible

December 14th, 2011

Do you want to know one way affairs often happen?

It can happen through an innocent act that crosses an invisible boundary, such as a well-meaning hug, or time spent with someone outside of the marriage who is just a friend, but of the opposite sex.

How do you protect your marriage so it is not affair-susceptible—and still be able to talk to and spend time with people outside of your marriage? In this blog, I will offer you a 3-step process for protecting your marriage first. Keep reading…

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Can a Marriage Survive an Affair?

December 12th, 2011

It’s the age-old infidelity question: can a marriage survive an affair?

The short answer is, yes. A marriage can survive as long as both partners are involved in the process of deep soul-searching and recommitment to the relationship. To rebuild a marriage requires an assessment of needs.

In this blog, I’ll reveal three of the 10 critical dimensions of a relationship to help you in your assessment, and why neglecting needs is poisonous. Read on…

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