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Narcissistic Personality Disorder + Sexual Affair + Low Accountability = Unsalvageable Marriage

by Sarah P. There are many cases where marriages can survive affairs; and indeed even thrive after the affair ends and healing has begun. However, there is an instance where it is probable that a marriage cannot be saved. This occurs when the person engaging in the sexual affair also has a cluster B disorder, […]

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31 Survivors Share Their Lessons Learned, Mistakes Made and Affair Advice

Trying to recover from an affair is frustrating and confusing, to say the least.  Nobody is ever taught prior to marriage about how to handle infidelity or how to save a marriage. We’re here to try and help you with this. Over the course of several past discussions, blog posts and numerous comments, we’ve come […]

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Letting Go of Resentment

There are many hurdles to cross when trying to recover from an affair.  One of the biggest and most difficult to overcome is the letting go of resentment. What is resentment? My good buddy Wikipedia says that… Resentment (also called ranklement or bitterness) is the experience of a negative emotion (anger or hatred, for instance) […]

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Emotional Affair Recovery – Learning From the Holiday Triggers

We hope that everyone has had a nice holiday season.  I realize that the holidays can be a difficult time for emotional affair recovery. The affair triggers and the thoughts can be overwhelming. The holiday season is a difficult time for me because Doug and I were deeply immersed in the affair process at this […]

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Recover From an Affair – Surviving the Holidays

The holidays can be a tough time for people who are trying to recover from an affair.  The affair triggers can be overwhelming this time of year, especially if your spouse was involved in his/her affair while the holidays were going on in the past – or if he/she is still currently involved. Even if […]

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9 Ways to Not Recover From an Affair

Over the course of the last year and a half or more, we have written  about many different things when it comes to helping you recover from an affair and save your marriage.  Today we’re going to change it up a bit, and suggest some things you should NOT do in your own affair recovery […]

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It’s Tough To Stop an Emotional Affair

I am finally convinced that there is little that can be done to stop an emotional affair.  This article details how hard it was for Doug to end his affair and how frustrating to me that was. I recently came to this conclusion after a comment that Doug made a couple of weeks ago about […]

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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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Affair Recovery and My First Experience With a Therapist

Recovering from an affair is a long and painful experience with many ups and downs.  Most betrayed spouses want the pain and memories to go away and often we put a time limit on how long our affair recovery should take. I know that in my situation, it has been two years since our D-day […]

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Our Emotional Affair Recovery One Year Later

Today is the first year anniversary of starting this blog and we thought it would be appropriate to present to you a status update of sorts on our emotional affair recovery over the last year.  I’ll warn you in advance that this is a long post, so hit the bathroom, grab a sandwich and something […]

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