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About Penny Tupy

Penny Tupy is a marriage, relationship and healing coach, writer, activist and visionary who is passionate about helping people heal and transform traumatic experiences in their intimate relationships. Her specialties include infidelity, addiction, and abuse with a profound focus on the opportunities for growth and renewal within those situations. To make an appointment for one on one coaching for your relationship send an email or text Penny at 651.775.8302. More about Penny...

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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For Better Or Worse: Marriage Vows Are For The Hard Times

Married Couple

Several years ago, I wrote an article titled “So Did You Mean It When You Said,” asking if you were serious when you vowed, “For better or for worse, richer or poorer, in sickness and health,” and so forth. It remains, … Continue reading

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Surviving Infidelity During The Holidays

Couple at Christmas

I stumbled yesterday into a little antiques and used bookstore in the tiny town where I live. Somewhere between the books on Civil War heroes and the vintage prints at the back of the store I started to cry. In … Continue reading

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Essential Steps to Recover Your Marriage After Infidelity

Healing & Recovery

Essential Steps to Recover Your Marriage After Infidelity Infidelity affects nearly 80% of the marriages in the US. Most marriages that are rocked by infidelity do not end due to the affair; if the marriage ends in divorce following an … Continue reading

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Save Your Marriage Central: How Making Demands Destroys Love

Couple Arm Wrestling

We all have needs: both physical and emotional. Some of these needs are met through other people, particularly in intimate relationships. We become quickly frustrated when our needs are not met. When our needs are not met for a length … Continue reading

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Save Your Marriage Central: Compatibility in Marriage

Compatibility in Marriage

Compatibility. Sounds so good. It’s a dream we all have, to find that one special person who will mesh with every part of our lives. Someone who will be there when we need them, laugh at our jokes, understand when … Continue reading

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Save Your Marriage Central: Love Takes Time

Love Takes Time

In the day-to-day stress of our lives, we often forget that love takes time. The alarm goes off and you hit the snooze one last time, until finally you begin the day five minutes behind schedule. At 5:45 am. In … Continue reading

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Save Your Marriage Central: Steps to Ending an Affair

Snooping

Infidelity is a thoughtless, selfish, and cruel act. It is perhaps one of the most painful things we can go through as adults. And yet it is an incredible tribute to the resiliency of the human spirit that many can … Continue reading

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Save Your Marriage Central: Honesty In Marriage

Honesty In Marriage

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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Save Your Marriage Central: The Myth of Unconditional Love

Unconditional Love

Many of us want to believe in unconditional love, as George Strait proclaims it in his perennially popular song, Our Love Is Unconditional: Our love is unconditional, we knew it from the start. I see it in your eyes, you … Continue reading

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