Tag Archives: emotional infidelity

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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You are Not a Bad Person

This continues my speaking to the distant or pulling away spouse or partner… Often the distancing spouse is viewed as the “bad” person. You are perhaps fearful that others look at you and see you as not “trying” to make … Continue reading

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The Distant Spouse: I Don’t want to Talk

Words can control, confuse and hurt. If you are the reluctant spouse, you may have a big problem with “talking.” In our culture a huge emphasis is placed upon “talking.” Those who are most verbose and “communicative” seem to dominate, … Continue reading

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Marriage and Loss of Freedom

Here’s the 2nd Key to Help the Emotionally Distancing, Pulling-Away Spouse or Significant Other (It might be helpful to share this with your spouse, if s/he is willing to receive.) Key #2: You Need Not Lose your FREEDOM once the “Knot … Continue reading

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Letting Romance Fuel Your Life

Romance is a huge influence in the type of affair called “I fell out of love… and just love being in love.” Most of the time, this type of affair begins when your partner feels “sparks” with the other person … Continue reading

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Emotional Affairs: The Worst Kind of Heartbreak

Sexual affairs or emotional affairs? What would you rather have to deal with? When you find out that your partner has been having an extramarital affair, the first thing you want to know, especially if you are a woman, is … Continue reading

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Clues of an Emotional Affair

What are the clues of an emotional affair? There have been plenty of response from people who have gone through the agony of watching their partner go through an emotional affair, and they want to share with everyone some of … Continue reading

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Internet Fantasies and Cheating

More comments from readers. Note the pain and ambivalence in the last reader. The fantasy of it all, and the ease with which one can “pretend” to be anyone at all without face to face contact or daily interactions as … Continue reading

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The Power of Internet Cheating

Internet “cheating” is rampant. The tools are many and varied. The results are sometimes sad. I asked my readers to comment on their experience with internet cheating. Here are just a few of the responses: My marriage fell victim to … Continue reading

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Traditional Self Help is Limited – Part 1

I’ve been part of the self help and therapeutic endeavor since 1981. I’ve served on the state board for the American Association for Marriage and Family Therapy. My private practice in Marriage and Family Therapy continued since that time and … Continue reading

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