Category Archives: Honesty & Deception

Save Your Marriage Central: Honesty In Marriage

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Honesty in marriage is perhaps one of the most basic requirements for long-term success. Without honesty, problems that may destroy the relationship can lie hidden for years, building momentum, creating blocks to intimacy, and then suddenly surfacing larger than life … Continue reading

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Combating The Affair Fog: Reverse Babble

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Reverse Babble – a tool used by those who have to deal with babblers.  For the purposes of this article, Reverse Babble (RB) is a tool used when dealing with a Wayward Spouse in the midst of the Wayward Fog; however, … Continue reading

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Ending Your Affair and Returning to Your Marriage – Part V: Help Heal Your Spouse

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Please note that ideas and actions can work differently for different couples. The steps to end an affair given here are not absolutely right or wrong. They are steps based on experts’ recommendations and much discussion among former wayward spouses … Continue reading

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Ending Your Affair and Returning to Your Marriage – Part IV: Heal Yourself

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Please note that ideas and actions can work differently for different couples. The steps to end an affair given here are not absolutely right or wrong. They are steps based on experts’ recommendations and much discussion among former wayward spouses … Continue reading

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Ending Your Affair and Returning to Your Marriage – Part III: Rebuilding Trust

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Please note that ideas and actions can work differently for different couples. The steps to end an affair given here are not absolutely right or wrong. They are steps based on experts’ recommendations and much discussion among former wayward spouses … Continue reading

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Ending Your Affair and Returning to Your Marriage – Part II: Ending Your Affair

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Please note that ideas and actions can work differently for different couples. The steps to end an affair given here are not absolutely right or wrong. They are steps based on experts’ recommendations and much discussion among former wayward spouses … Continue reading

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Ending Your Affair and Returning to Your Marriage – Part I: Introduction

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For much of mankind’s history on this planet, men and women have had flings, affairs, engaged in infidelity, or (call it what it is) adultery. In spite of all attempts to minimize the very real negative impact that adultery has … Continue reading

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Anatomy of an Affair: Accidental Affairs

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An accidental affair is not always a one night stand (ONS), though many ONSs are accidental in the way they take place. What I mean by accidental is that there was no real decision to cheat, no underlying marital problem … Continue reading

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Listening Skills: Be Still

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Do conversations with your spouse sometimes lead to angry words and hurt feelings? Do you feel unheard and misunderstood by your spouse? Do the words “we need to talk” fill you with dread? If you answered “yes” to any of … Continue reading

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Validation and Invalidation – Part III: Pre-Validation

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The outcome of a challenging conversation is often determined well before any actual dialogue. Perhaps the single most important ingredient is the attitude one takes into it. The more empathetic an attitude you can adopt towards the other person beforehand, … Continue reading

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