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the last man on earth

The Last Man On Earth – The Worst of a Man’s Nature Portrayed In a Network Dramedy

By Sarah P. My husband asked me to sit down and start the show “The Last Man On Earth” with him. He had read the reviews and told me others viewers liked it. I loved the first and second episodes, but in the third episode, I became so irrationally angry that I could not continue […]

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bumping into another

What to Do if You Run Into Your Affair Partner

POST UPDATE:   So it finally happened.  After more than 6 years, I ran into the OW.  Well sort of.  Just about every day at some point, me and my faithful dog head out for about a 3-mile hike on some trails at a county park near our home.  It’s been hot as hell around here […]

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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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apology after the affair

Elements of A Heartfelt Apology after the Affair

It seems that most betrayed spouses never really get a true heartfelt, genuine apology after the affair from the unfaithful spouse.  Sure, they may get the standard “I’m sorry” but it seems as though they usually hear those two words much too often as the cheater continues their lies and poor behavior. This post is […]

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men who have affairs are insane

Men Who Have Affairs Are Insane

by Sarah P. While we all know this intuitively, I wanted to provide an example of how insane a man can become when he is having an affair. While reading the Chicago-land news today, I came across an absolutely horrifying example of this. It really drove the point home. But, before I get into it, […]

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the destructive force of infidelity on families

The Destructive Force of Infidelity on Families

As you are all aware, the holidays are right around the corner. This has always been a special time for me and for our family. Doug and I have such special memories of our whole family coming together at our house on Christmas day for lots of food, drink and merry-making. Well, we just found […]

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The Least Productive Things to Do After an Affair

The Least Productive Things to Do After an Affair

Below you will find some statements that people have made when asked: What do you feel is the least productive thing you did after discovering the affair? Hopefully, you will find these statements somewhat enlightening. Please add your own thoughts in the comment section below the post. The least productive thing I did after the […]

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the affair fantasy

The BS Can’t Get Sucked Into the Affair Fantasy

I received an email the other day from a young man I’ve been mentoring for the last few months. I thought it might be helpful, enlightening and inspirational to some of you. A little background first… His fiancé was having an affair with her boss. She was deep in the fog and the affair fantasy. […]

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control your thoughts

A Friend’s Fall from Grace

Last night, Linda and I were out at a baseball game and ran into a friend who we haven’t seen in quite a while – maybe 2 or 3 years. We talked for awhile and both of us left the conversation with our jaws hanging. Here’s the story… Our sons played summer travel baseball together […]

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A Lesson Learned about Transparency

Even after more than five years, one slip-up can throw a BS back into panic mode. In this case, the BS happens to be Linda and I’m the one who slipped-up. Everything was cool after an hour-long discussion but I certainly learned another valuable lesson. Actually, it was a lesson I already knew (or should […]

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