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A Reader Shares Her Pain and Hope After Infidelity

We receive many emails from readers, and recently we received one that really struck a chord with us.  This reader shares her touching story of immense pain as the result of infidelity, as well as her hopeful view of the future and her decision to seek happiness and love no matter what. I personally was […]

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Our Exhausting Weekend

  You may have noticed that Linda and I have been basically absent from the blog since Thursday.  We  barely had enough time to approve the comments and virtually no time to reply to  any them.  We apologize for that but we had a whirlwind of an extended weekend that has left both of us […]

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Infidelity Devastates a Kid

  I had a great Mother’s day…well, at least for the first four hours or so, and then it went downhill from there.  As usual, Doug and the kids made my day special, but they were no match for what awaited me when we went to my parent’s home for dinner. My brother and his […]

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More Consequences of Infidelity

We seem to be exposed to an exorbitant amount of divorces lately.  Several neighbors, friends and even relatives have fallen victim, and in most cases it is crystal clear that infidelity has been the major culprit. In addition, we have received a few emails of late where readers have thanked us for what we do, […]

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Reconnect With Your Spouse to Find True Love

Since today is Valentines Day, a day meant for love and lovers, we naturally wanted to write something about love.  But to those who are trying to recover from an affair, Valentines Day can be a very tough day indeed.  Therefore, we wanted to share a passage from Mort Fertel’s book, “Marriage Fitness,” that addresses […]

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Discussion: Is Affair Love Unconditional?

Happy Wednesday! Linda has been reading several books on love lately. Yesterday we had a rather lengthy discussion about my emotional affair and whether or not I felt it was really love–that is, unconditional love. I would have to say that at the time I certainly thought it was love, but as the affair experience […]

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Another Extramarital Affair Hits the Neighborhood

Friday night Doug and I went out for a few drinks and ran into a neighbor who informed us of yet another couple on our street that has decided to divorce.   The story sounded the same as all the others.  The husband had an extramarital affair with a co-worker two years ago and is having […]

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A Reader’s Struggle to Survive an Affair

Somebody sent us this letter via email over the weekend and we felt that it was pretty powerful stuff. It is from a woman who is apparently working hard to survive an affair – her own – as well as the backlash of emotions and painful feelings felt by her husband as a result. What […]

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Is The Cheating Spouse Living With Regret?

I wonder how many marriages end because of infidelity with the cheating spouse living with regret about their decisions.  I wonder that once they make that decision, how difficult it is to turn around and admit how wrong they were. This weekend we met up with some of our old college friends and Doug’s fraternity brothers […]

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After an Affair – Should You End the Marriage?

Virtually all of our posts on this blog to date have been geared towards helping couples save their marriage or relationship after an affair.  Sometimes however, after all the soul searching, therapy, pain and emotions it becomes evident that the only conclusion that can be made is that the marriage must come to an end.  […]

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