Recovering From an Affair

October 6th, 2011

Recovering from an affair is a harrowing experience for the cheating victim. You feel mortally sick, with no part of your being escaping unscathed.

In this blog, I’ll offer you advice on how to go about successfully recovering from an affair and regaining your strength – using a well-used, well-respected recovery concept. Keep reading…

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Guidelines for Creating a Code of Transparency in your Marriage

January 24th, 2011

The trust you had in your spouse has been ruptured. You want to save your marriage, yet, you don’t know how to find a way to trust your partner again.
But if you don’t—you realize that will mean the end of your marriage. You’re in a stalemate: you don’t trust your spouse, and your spouse doesn’t know how to make you believe what they’re saying, and you keep waiting to know that your spouse is being honest with you.
That’s where your attempts to save your marriage may be faltering: what you’re focusing on. Read on to learn the basic guidelines for rebuilding trust—by establishing a Code of Transparency.

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I Love You, but I’m No Longer In Love with You

December 8th, 2009

When Carol heard the words come out of Dave’s
mouth, she felt like someone had reached inside her chest
and torn her heart out.

“I love you, but I’m no longerin love with you.”

Hot tears streamed down her cheeks. It seemed
like her whole world was coming apart at the seams.

“Look, it’s not that I don’t care for you anymore.
I do. It’s just that . well you’re my best friend. I love
you. I just don’t feel
that way anymore.”

She felt the air catch in her throat as she tried to breathe
through her tears. They had been through hard
times before, but she never expected anything like this.

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Deciding if it’s Time to Consider Divorce

December 1st, 2009

“What if I have tried everything, and my marriage still doesn’t seem like it’s getting better? Is there a time I should give up and move on with my life?”

Are you asking yourself questions like this right now? Are you worried that you’ve tried everything, and still your marriage is on the verge of collapse.

Do you suffer with the pain and anguish thoughts like these bring with them?

If so, let me assure you, you are not alone.

As a marriage counselor, I hear questions like this from clients all the time.

People come into my office, having tried their best to put their marriages back together again, and desperately hope I can give them some insight about whether or not it’s time to end the marriage, get a divorce, and move on with their lives.

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