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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Emotional Affairs: Is it Really Cheating?

October 21st, 2015

What makes cheating, well… cheating? And what, for example, makes a man want to cheat, and where’s the fine line between faithful and unfaithful?

Maybe you and your spouse have had arguments over an outside relationship that you feel could lead directly to an affair. Meanwhile, your spouse protests that nothing of the sort could ever happen.

In this blog, we’ll look at how to define an outside relationship, and I’ll give you 3 steps to begin using today to tighten up your emotional connection and save your marriage. 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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Emotional Infidelity: Are you at Risk?

June 29th, 2015

Who is vulnerable to emotional infidelity?

The answer may surprise you.

Emotional infidelity is tricky by its very nature: it occurs at a level where you may not even realize it’s happening. In this blog, we’ll explore how easily a casual relationship can slip into emotional infidelity—and how you and your spouse can protect from its pitfalls. Read on…

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A Cheater’s Thought Process in Defining Cheating

June 10th, 2015

Are you arguing with your spouse about the definition of what cheating actually is?

It can feel like you’re in the Twilight Zone. Cheaters tend to have their own thoughts on what constitutes an affair, and even people who haven’t cheated may have a radically different definition than someone else’s.

Your spouse really might not know what defines cheating. Or, simply can’t admit to contemplating cheating, are in danger of cheating, or are actually engaged in the act of cheating or have cheated in the past.

In this blog, you will learn what infidelity is, so you aren’t left doubting your sanity about your reaction to your spouse’s behavior and why it feels hurtful to you.

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The Emotional Affair: Take the Test

March 23rd, 2015

How do you know whether you—or your spouse—is involved in an emotional affair?

There are fine lines that can be crossed before you realize it… and suddenly, an attachment has been formed to someone outside of your marriage.

Maybe you suspect your spouse has crossed the line into an emotional affair, or you’re afraid that you may be in danger.

In this blog, you can take an informal test to see if either you, or your spouse, are involved in an emotional affair. Please keep reading…

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Is Your Spouse in an Emotional Affair?

March 30th, 2012

Is there a new name popping up in conversations with your spouse, stories where this person figures prominently, and you sense there may be the beginnings of an emotional affair?

It’s not uncommon for married people to have what are called “work spouses,” which means they are close to someone at work that is of the opposite sex. What can happen is an emotional tie develops, so that you, the spouse at home, may feel very much that you’re competing with the “other spouse.”

In this blog, I’ll help you understand what an emotional affair is, and how to make it stop. Read on…

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Just Friends… Or More?

November 7th, 2011

Your spouse has accused you of being a little too chummy with a person of the opposite sex—or maybe even carrying on an emotional affair. You deny any wrong-doing. “We’re just friends!” you insist.

But there is a gnawing feeling in your gut that you are becoming more and more attached to this other person, that it’s a good friendship—but it’s also fulfilling another need for you. And if it hasn’t already happened, you may wonder in the back of your mind if you are on a slippery slope that will inevitably lead to the physical act of cheating.

In today’s blog, we’ll look at 3 red flags that your spouse may be sensing that even you aren’t fully aware of—an emotional affair in the making. Read more…

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Revive and Rebuild Your Intimacy Sectors Post-Affair

April 21st, 2011

In the initial aftermath of an affair, it’s hard for you as the victim to think about how you’ll ever bridge the gap between here, amidst pain and anguish—and there, a strong partnership and intimate connection with your spouse.

The thought of being physical once again with your cheating spouse may be too much for you to consider right now. But to have a deeply fulfilling relationship once again—the kind of marriage you deserve—you will need to take steps to move in this direction at some point.

In this blog, I want to share with you the triangle that makes up total intimacy within a marriage, and two intimacy sectors to rebuild after the affair to help you move forward in saving your marriage.

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Why do Men Cheat? Emotional Affairs may Offer a Clue

April 7th, 2011

What’s cheating? Do you and your spouse argue over whether some of their relationships walk a fine line between friendship and affair?

Many couples have this debate. Your husband or wife may have a friend of the opposite sex that they talk to and occasionally see for lunch. Or, it’s someone your spouse just met. And most disagree at what point the spouse is getting a little too close to someone outside of the marriage.

In this blog, we’ll look at how to define this type of relationship, and 3 steps to bring the emotional connection back home and save your marriage.

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