Category Archives: Coping with Infidelity

Why Affairs Don’t Last

Infatuation Is A Drug

The intense romantic chemistry that is the hallmark of infatuation is impossible to maintain.  The research of Helen Fisher and other neuroscientists, along with the anecdotal evidence from most marriage gurus, puts the threshold of infatuation between twelve and eighteen months.  … Continue reading

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Being The Safe Place For Your Marriage During Infidelity

Shattered Couple

  “Everybody is looking for validation, no matter who you are, and I think that’s a need of the human condition – to look for affection or recognition or validation.” – Alejandro Gonzalez Inarritu Being The Safe Place For Your … Continue reading

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A Betrayed Spouse’s Guide to Responding to Marital Infidelity – Part VI

Healing & Recovery

In Part V of this series, we explored how a Betrayed Spouse can begin the process of recovering a marriage after an affair, as well as some cautions about pitfalls such as false recovery. Part VI will cover how a Betrayed … Continue reading

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A Betrayed Spouse’s Guide to Responding to Marital Infidelity – Part V

Marital Recovery

In Part IV of this series, we explored how a Betrayed Spouse can make a decision on whether or not to attempt marital recovery. Part V will cover how a Betrayed Spouse can navigate recovering the marriage from infidelity. Recovering a … Continue reading

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I Cheated, and Now I Need Help!

Man Holding Head on Steps

You’ve cheated, and now you need help. Maybe you have ended your affair, or maybe you want to and can’t find the willpower to stick to it. You have searched for help on websites or forums, and you’ve stumbled upon … Continue reading

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What Should I Do When My Spouse Is Having An Affair?

Distant Couple

When your spouse is having an affair, your world becomes a confusing, scary place full of hurt, shame, and anger. You will wonder why this has happened and what action(s) to take. “Love is understood, in a historical way, as … Continue reading

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A Betrayed Spouse’s Guide to Responding to Marital Infidelity – Part IV

Indecision

Should a Betrayed Spouse take a chance, or kick ‘em to the curb? There seems to be two schools of thought on infidelity support forums about how a Betrayed Spouse should handle an affair. One says the Betrayed Spouse must confront the … Continue reading

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A Betrayed Spouse’s Guide to Responding to Marital Infidelity – Part III

Save Your Marriage

If you have discovered that your partner has had an affair, you are probably in shock and feel as if the floor has opened up under you. This guide is here to help you through these troubled and painful times. … Continue reading

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A Betrayed Spouse’s Guide to Responding to Marital Infidelity – Part II

Planning

If you have discovered that your partner has had an affair, you are probably in shock and feel as if the floor has opened up under you. This guide is here to help you through these troubled and painful times. … Continue reading

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Coping With Infidelity: The Betrayed Spouse Fog

The Betrayed Spouse Fog

The Betrayed Spouse Fog is a term primarily used to describe the state of mind and actions, or lack thereof, of a Betrayed Spouse who is struggling with accurately sizing up the situation before and/or after the affair is discovered. Much of … Continue reading

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