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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Will He Have an Affair? Affair-Proof Your Marriage

December 2nd, 2011

If only you had a crystal ball, you would be able to see whether or not your spouse will someday cheat on you. Or, a magic mirror where you could ask, “Will he have an affair?”

Most of us would elect to have foreknowledge such as this in order to avoid the excruciating emotional pain of finding out after the fact. For many cheaters, they find themselves caught up in a situation where an affair “just happened.”

In this blog, I will offer you 3 tips for affair-proofing your marriage, though there are no guarantees. However, pre-planning and discussion can go a long way to heading off those situations that “just happen.”

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The Challenge of Admitting “My Wife Cheated On Me”

December 1st, 2011

Telling anyone “my wife cheated on me” can be a very difficult thing for a man to admit.

It’s not somehow easier for a woman to admit her husband has cheated on her, either, but a woman generally has an easier time speaking up and expressing her emotions than a man might. This doesn’t mean that a man doesn’t feel the pain cut just as deeply as a woman will upon learning that his wife has cheated on him.

In this blog, I will share some outdated ideas about infidelity. In addition, I’ll offer help to the men who are struggling with the challenge of admitting “my wife cheated on me.” Please read on…

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Affair Flashbacks: Getting Over Infidelity in 3 Steps

November 28th, 2011

If you’ve been having post-affair flashbacks, you know that getting over infidelity can be a harrowing ordeal.

Memories of hearing the devastating news—or finding evidence of the affair, intertwine with images and heart-wrenching emotions to form a living nightmare.

In this blog, I will help you move past the nightmare of affair flashbacks and learn the 3 essential steps for getting over infidelity. Read on…

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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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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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Healing From Infidelity

November 2nd, 2011

Has your spouse broken their vows, ripped your marriage apart and left you reeling—and now you’re struggling to find healing from infidelity?

Do you wonder whether or not you can ever forgive this offense and move on with your marriage, and that healing from infidelity is even possible?

Forgiving a spouse is one of the most challenging issues the victim of an affair has to deal with, which we will look at in today’s blog. Also, I will give you 3 tips to help you in your struggle to obtain the necessary healing from infidelity so you can move forward with your life. Please keep reading…

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How to Forgive a Cheating Spouse

October 27th, 2011

How to forgive a cheating spouse, when they’ve broken your heart, your trust and your sense of security?

The idea of forgiveness is in itself a peaceful one, yet capable of stirring great inner debate and emotion.

In today’s blog, let’s take a look at the controversy surrounding forgiveness and 3 ideas for how to forgive a cheating spouse – your way. Read on…

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Chronic Post-Affair Stress: 3-Step Health Plan

October 24th, 2011

The anguish of discovering your spouse cheated: what is the effect on your health?

Nothing that feels this painful can be good. You are no doubt experiencing this firsthand if you’re dealing with the knowledge that you’re married to a cheater.

In today’s blog, we’ll look at how your health can be affected and a 3-step plan to protect it from further harm.

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Is Your Spouse Still Unfaithful?

October 21st, 2011

Are you haunted by thoughts that your spouse is still unfaithful? Post-affair, questions of “is my spouse still unfaithful” can keep you awake at night, worried that your spouse will cheat again.
Suspicion is natural after an affair. But some suspicions are reasonable and others aren’t. Try to distinguish between the two as you work through your post-affair emotions.
In today’s blog, I want to share with you 3 signs that your marriage may be safe from further infidelity. Please keep reading…

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