does cheating run in the family

Does Cheating Run in the Family?

One thing that we’ve witnessed over the last few years which was quite surprising to us at first, is the number of incidences where the person who was unfaithful in the relationship also had a parent who cheated. It seems that indeed the apple does not fall too far from the tree. Infidelity tends to run in […]

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The Worst Third Grader Ever

Friday was the last day of school for me.  All in all it was a pretty good year.  I had really well behaved, intelligent students who enjoyed learning…For the most part.  The one sore spot for the whole year was this one boy, “Austin,” who quite honestly was probably the worst student I’ve ever had […]

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Beware the Dopamine Seeker Who Needs a Daily Dose of Infidelity

By Sarah P. Have you gotten your daily dose of infidelity today? For your sake and for the sake of everyone around you, I sure hope not. But, the unfortunate truth is that some people, just like crack addicts, may need their daily dose of infidelity just to feel better. Some people have brains that […]

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snooping after an affair

Some Reader Perspectives on Snooping after an Affair

The other day a young woman, who just discovered her husband’s affair a couple of months ago, shared some of her story with us.  One thing she mentioned is that she is having this incredible urge to snoop on her husband.  Primarily by checking out his phone and computer every chance she gets. Snooping after […]

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the grass was greener during the affair

Stop Secretly Believing the Grass Was Greener…

That is, if you hope you repair your marriage after you had an affair. by Sarah P. (Please note…Though Sarah addresses how the grass was greener during the affair with the man as the cheater, the same issues can certainly hold true when the female is the unfaithful spouse.) After the affair ends and you find yourself in […]

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apology after the affair

Elements of A Heartfelt Apology after the Affair

It seems that most betrayed spouses never really get a true heartfelt, genuine apology after the affair from the unfaithful spouse.  Sure, they may get the standard “I’m sorry” but it seems as though they usually hear those two words much too often as the cheater continues their lies and poor behavior. This post is […]

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wired for monogamy

Cheating Men: If you are one of them, don’t be fooled by what evolutionary psychology says about your wiring

By Sarah P. I have found that many men’s favorite straw-man argument that validates infidelity is the argument that men have evolved to have a sole purpose in life: to spread their seed. This spurious argument, which has been brought forth by evolutionary psychologists, allows men less accountability for non-monogamous behavior. I will hand it to […]

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forgiveness and recovery

Forgiveness And Recovery – Intrinsically Linked

By Mel Faith Shame and suffering are linked, as are forgiveness and health. On a purely emotional level, this has been accepted for generations – but psychological science is beginning to prove that the ability to forgive (both others and oneself) can have a profound impact upon one’s health and wellbeing. Shame and guilt are […]

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How to Become Trustworthy After the Affair

Cheating Spouses: How to Become Trustworthy After the Affair

By Sarah P. Betrayed spouses report that one of the most harmful things about infidelity, if not the most harmful thing in some cases, is the loss of Trust. The reason I capitalize the word Trust is because you haven’t just become semi-untrustworthy, but rather completely untrustworthy after you have been unfaithful.  Trust is one […]

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Open ‘Mic’ Discussion #18

Is it really the end of April already???  It is indeed.  And it is also that time again to talk about whatever you want to talk about! This is Open Mic #18 and we know there must be some things that are going on that you can either ask questions about, share your experiences – […]

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