Category Archives: Real Life Infidelity Stories

8 Questions to Ask Yourself When Struggling with the Pain of Infidelity

A member of my Facebook Infidelity Support Group shared a beautiful post yesterday, in which she has challenged group members to ask themselves some tough, yet important questions. This group member is someone who has come a very long way … Continue reading

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21 Life Lessons from an Infidelity Survivor

I have an amazing Infidelity Support Group on Facebook, in which members join to both heal themselves and help others heal. It’s truly a remarkable group of people. From time to time I stumble upon a post that really resonates … Continue reading

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7 Powerful Steps you MUST Take to Recover from Infidelity

Here’s a basic outline of general steps I’ve seen thousands take over the past years as they face and recover from the affair. Briefly, here’s a skeleton, my beginning point, for the 7 steps to affair recovery. 1. You discover … Continue reading

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You’re OK Exactly Where You Are

Part of the healing from infidelity and cheating is being able to “see through” the cheating behavior as the cheating spouse’s problem. Yes, this is easier said than done; especially early in the process of healing and moving on. How … Continue reading

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Affair Recovery: Talking about the Affair

A major road block for many couples recovering from infidelity is talking about the infidelity. Frequently one (the betrayed) spouse needs to talk about the infidelity. The cheating spouse says, “No. It’s over. Let’s not drag up the past. Let’s … Continue reading

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Marriage Crisis: Get in Control of Your Feelings

I was raised in Northwestern Illinois and the highlight of every summer was the County Fair. On Saturday night thousands would flock to the Fairground Stands to watch the Demolition Derby. In case you are not familiar, a demolition derby … Continue reading

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Infidelity Pain: The Key to Hurting Less

A marriage crisis brings all your pain and hurt, seemingly buried for years, screaming at you. You are in pain! You are in a ton of hurt. The pain can be incredible, debilitating and persistent: It just won’t let you … Continue reading

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Unsatisfying Sex in Extramarital Affairs: Yes, It Is Possible

I have worked with several people who had engaged in extramarital affairs, most of whom have said that they deeply regret being unfaithful to their partners and feel awful over what they did. There are two cases, in particular, where … Continue reading

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Real-Life Infidelity Stories: Rebuilding Trust After Infidelity

Is it possible to be able to trust after infidelity? The following is a summary of a session with a client who is finding it difficult to trust after infidelity. She talks about some of the things she is dealing … Continue reading

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Recover from Infidelity: Turning Depression into Hope

Learn how to recover from infidelity from this real-life infidelity story. Over the past 20 years, a lot of clients have come in for personal, one-on-one coaching and counseling sessions to try to be a step closer to recover from … Continue reading

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