The Illusion and the Delusion of People Who Have Affairs

By Sarah P. They say that a picture (or even a drawn image) is worth a thousand words.  Here is an image I will let you contemplate… because this short cartoon panel is worth an entire book. Source: Well, what can I say… just those four panels perfectly capture the absolute delusion of people […]

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Take Your Anger and Shame and Burn It! 5 Practical Ways to Build Yourself Back Up After Infidelity

By ‘TryingToGetOver’  So much is out of our control when our spouse betrays us. We can’t magically make our marriage whole again, nor regain our former trust. Our self-confidence might take a nosedive. But we can control some things in our lives, and regain our health in the process. Most elementally, we have control of what […]

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Your 2019 New Year’s Resolutions for Affair Recovery

    (Note:  This is a re-post we do every New Year, only we’ve updated it for 2019) Happy New Year! Every year we spend a great deal of time during the week between Christmas and New Year’s working on our resolutions for the upcoming new year. This year, we did things a little differently.  […]

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Merry Christmas!

Graphic by Torley     There’s More to Christmas… There’s more, much more to Christmas Than candle-light and cheer; It’s the spirit of sweet friendship That brightens all the year; It’s thoughtfulness and kindness, It’s hope reborn again, For peace, for understanding And for goodwill to men!   -Author Unknown   We wish you all […]

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Trying to Get Inside the Mind of the Other Woman – 5 Reasons the OW Does What She Does

  An affair survivor confides in some friends who are cheaters and gets inside the mind of the other woman. by ‘TryingToGetOver’ There are two people in this world who I told about my husband’s affair. And they are both cheaters themselves. Why would I tell them, of all people? Well…because I trusted that they […]

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Behavior Towards Betrayed Spouses that is No Longer Acceptable

  This article is about behavior that is no longer acceptable: Making cruel and blaming statements about betrayed spouses, statements that invalidate the experience of the betrayed spouse, and statements that silence the feelings of the betrayed spouse. By Sarah P. This post has been a long time in the making. It has been simmering […]

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5 Things That Point to Healing After Betrayal

  A survivor shares 5 things she’s noticed that indicate she is healing after betrayal. by ‘TryingToGetOver’ The betrayal of an affair comes with so much raw hurt, sadness and anger that it threatens to overwhelm you. The shock of it stunned me. What was even harder was that it didn’t seem to wear off. […]

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Do You Have an Ethical Obligation to Tell the Betrayed Spouse that Their Spouse is Cheating?

  A real-life scenario that addresses the question: Is there an ethical obligation to tell the betrayed spouse if their husband or wife was having a sexual affair? By Sarah P. A couple of weeks ago, I received some questions about a situation involving infidelity. The person asking the question had walked in on married […]

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Open ‘Mic’ Discussion #33 – What’s On Your Mind Today?

  It’s been 4 months since we’ve had an open discussion.  Shame on us!  In case you didn’t know, or are new to our site, the open discussion is where you guys call the shots and discuss the topics that you want to discuss. We know there must be some things that are going on […]

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What to Say When a Wayward Spouse Blames You for the Affair

  This article is for people who would like to stay in their marriages. This article is for people who would like tips on how to respond to a wayward spouse when a wayward spouse blames you for the affair. By Sarah P. If a betrayed spouse is done with a marriage, the best response […]

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