We’re Hitting the Road Again

Sunday we will be packing up our semi-trusty SUV we call ‘Old Betsy’ in preparation for hitting the road early Monday morning for a two week vacation in New England. Old Betsy is almost 15 years old and has about 202,000 miles on her.  She’s seen a good part of this country on the way […]

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How About Sharing More About Yourself?

We have noticed lately that there are many new people who have been visiting our site and who have been making comments and sharing their experiences. Since our reader base does tend to change frequently, we thought now would be a good time to repeat a fun exercise that was last done back in January of 2014. […]

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People With Avoidant Personality Disorder More Likely To Cheat

Are People With Avoidant Personality Disorder More Likely To Cheat On Their Partners?

by Kajay Williams Some people are more likely to cheat than others – that’s just the way the world works. Some people will find it much easier to set aside the boundaries of marriage and embark on more than one relationship than others – but there’s a very good reason why. Recent research has suggested […]

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after an affair is discovered

The Five Phases a Cheater Goes Through After an Affair is Discovered

After an affair is discovered, in most cases a metamorphosis begins for the unfaithful spouse.  Up until that time he/she may have been carrying on as if nothing was going on.  They were stealthy in their ways and they thought they would never get caught. Then it happens. The affair is discovered.  It could have […]

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30 Years and Counting

Today we have been married for 30 years.  That’s a long time. But it’s just another day. I’m working.  Linda is off to her chiropractor appointment and then to the store.  The girls are at their summer college classes and our son is traveling back from a trip out West.  Oh, and our dog is asleep […]

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affair recovery specialist

Finding an Affair Recovery Specialist

Affair Counseling – A Specialized Focus by Tim Tedder, LMHC, NCC  Imagine a man with high blood pressure being hit by a truck while crossing a street. He smashes to the pavement, broken and bloodied, and a nearby doctor rushes to his aid. The doctor quickly assesses the situation and then exclaims, “Man, you’re in […]

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being vulnerable again after you have been betrayed

Being Vulnerable Again after You Have Been Betrayed

Last Friday was Doug’s annual outing with a bunch of his old high school buddies.  It’s when they go golfing, attend a baseball game and hit the bars afterwards.  Basically they act about 35 years younger than they all are.  Then they go home and recuperate for the rest of the weekend! Anyways, after their […]

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Open ‘Mic’ Discussion #19

It’s that time again for you guys to take control of the topics that are most important to you. Yes, this is Open Mic #19 and we know there must be some things that are going on that you can either ask questions about, share your experiences – or maybe just do a little venting. […]

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Infidelity and the New Psychology of Shame

Guy Winch: Infidelity and the New Psychology of Shame

As often happens while surfing the web, we stumbled across an article that we felt might be of interest to you guys.  This particular one is from Guy Winch, Ph.D., who is a licensed psychologist and author of Emotional First Aid: Healing Rejection, Guilt, Failure, and Other Everyday Hurts. Please read it and then respond in the comment […]

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The Crazy Things You Did After the Affair

Note:  We posted this discussion over 2 years ago and it proved to be somewhat successful, so we thought we’d run it again. *************  When on the emotional roller coaster that comes with infidelity, one can do some crazy things.  Not necessarily crazy bad – like firing a gun at the cheater – but more like crazy […]

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