After Infidelity: Renegotiate Your Relationship

While doing some research the other day, I came across some good advice from Hara Estroff Marano about how a couple can renegotiate their relationship after infidelity. She says that affairs are not about logic, “and recovering after infidelity doesn’t just happen with time; you and your spouse have to fully process the experience and […]

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Infidelity: 8 Stages of Recovery

Today we wanted to show you a nice video from Dr. Huizenga, the Infidelity Coach, and author of “Break Free From the Affair” about the 8 Stages of Recovery. In the video he goes through the 8 different emotions that one feels after being victimized by infidelity. One of the main points of the video […]

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Recovery from an Emotional Affair

If your marriage or relationship has fallen victim to an emotional affair, the first step in recovery from an emotional affair is honesty, according to psychologist Barry McCarthy. “It is secrecy that enables affairs to thrive. The cover-up, for most people, is worse than the actual infidelity,” he says. “So it’s only by putting everything […]

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Reader Involved in Emotional Affair

We received a comment over the weekend that is significant in that it is from a reader who is actually involved in an emotional affair, and has been for the past four years.  It sheds some light on the emotional confusion that one can feel when involved in an emotional affair.  It also confirms (at […]

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Are Humans Meant to be Monogamous?

The following article was published on a year or so ago and we thought it was pretty interesting.  We would be curious to know your thoughts on the subject. News of politicians’ extramarital affairs seems to be in no short supply lately, but if humans were cut from exactly the same cloth as other […]

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Communicate to Save Your Marriage

Many people have a hard time expressing their feelings.  Obviously this can create many problems within a marriage since communication and the sharing of feelings is at the very core of a good relationship.   But the fact remains that some people have a very difficult time communicating. For a couple who is struggling in their […]

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Forgiving Infidelity

I recently was introduced to a book by Dave Carder called: “Torn Asunder: Recovering From an Extramarital Affair” and it brought to light some interesting points on recovering from infidelity for both the person who committed the infidelity and for the victim/spouse.  The book has a religious slant to it since Mr. Carder is a […]

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3 Tips to Help You Heal From an Affair

When you first learn about an affair, it is completely devastating. I’m sure that many emotions ran through your head like anger, grief, frustration, a total loss of self-esteem and that you’re world has been totally ripped apart. From our own experience we can tell you that getting over an affair takes time, dedication from […]

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My ‘Woulda, Coulda, Shoulda’ List

When you are faced with a spouse involved in an emotional affair there is really no textbook way to navigate through the pain and emotions that exist as you try to save your marriage. Most advice out there is very good, and as you have come to learn, most affairs follow the same patterns and […]

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Recent Changes To The Site

As many of you regular readers may have noticed, there is a slightly different look to the blog since Thursday. This site is a bit of a work in progress, so there should be many more changes as time goes on. We’d like to thank everybody who has visited our site and especially those of […]

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