End Bitter Pang of Disappointment (2 Tips…)

July 25th, 2016

One of the most challenging emotions to heal from is the bitter pang of disappointment in one’s partner.

It could be disappointment that your partner has betrayed your trust in some way, or maybe they haven’t been emotionally available to you when you’ve most needed it.

Disappointment is a moving target, making it difficult to pinpoint what exactly you’re trying to move on from.

In this blog, we’ll look at the elusive nature of disappointment, and I’ll offer you 2 tips to release yourself from its grip so you can move forward with your partner. Please keep reading…

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Did You Get a GOOD Apology? (4 Clues…)

July 20th, 2016

Your partner may have hurt your feelings by saying something unkind. Or worse, maybe your partner betrayed you by having an affair.

And maybe you received an apology of sorts, but you don’t feel as if your partner really got what they did to you. Maybe you doubt their sincerity.

Maybe you question your ability to accept an apology, and you question yourself: “Am I being too picky?”

In this blog, we’ll look at what makes an apology a good one, and I’ll give you 4 clues to look for to help you recognize a good apology when you get it. Read on…

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Betrayed and Confused? 2 Tips…

July 13th, 2016

Has your partner betrayed you, and now you’re confused about what to do first.

Your partner may be pushing for reconciliation and forgiveness. You’re still trying to negotiate the emotional turmoil of discovering the person you loved and trusted has done something to betray that love and trust.

You may be torn: on the one hand, you would like to forgive your partner so you can just move on and forget this ever happened. On the other hand, you want to throw things, scream out your pain and make your partner really understand what their betrayal feels like.

In this blog, we’ll look at what leads to the confusion after being betrayed and 2 tips for what you could do first. Please 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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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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Are You Sure You Want a Divorce?

September 28th, 2015

If you recently found out your spouse cheated, you may feel that’s it: you want a divorce.

Whether a divorce is right for you is something only you can answer.

In this blog, we’ll look at why the decision shouldn’t be made in the early days of the post-affair revelation, and 3 steps for making your choice. 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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Do You Have Mistrust Triggers?

March 9th, 2012

Do you find yourself unable to believe a word out of your spouse’s mouth? Can’t tell the truth from the lies anymore?

If your spouse has broken your trust, you have good reason to be mistrustful. That’s your instincts trying to rediscover the lay of the land, armed with this new knowledge that your spouse is capable of being deceitful–and your instincts are trying to protect you from further hurt.

Many victims blame themselves for believing their spouse–and then getting duped.

In this blog, we’ll look at your mistrust triggers–and I’ll give you three steps to move forward, away from them. Read on…

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Coping with an Affair and Anger (3 Reco’s)

January 19th, 2012

In coping with an affair, the affair victim can go through intense periods of anger.

Does this describe you?

At times, you may feel pure rage welling up inside of you. It’s a frightening, sickening feeling—but it’s a natural response to being betrayed. You have a right to be angry.

In this blog, we’ll look at how coping with an affair and anger may be natural, but how to begin to release the anger. I’ll give you 3 recommendations today. Keep reading…

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Take A Different Route to Forgiveness

November 11th, 2011

Your spouse betrayed you. Maybe it was infidelity, or maybe they broke faith with you by systematically lying about who they were or what they were doing.

If this describes the current state of your marriage, you are facing one of the most difficult challenges any married person has to cope with. You’re desperately looking for a way to forgive your spouse so you can move on with your life and have the wonderful marriage you have always hoped for.

In today’s blog, I will take you along the road to forgiveness. Whether it is your final destination, only you can decide. But there is one positive stop you can make along the way, and the 3 steps it will take to get there. Read on…

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