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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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4 Reasons an Affair or Marital Crisis Kills your Self Esteem

Nothing tears at your self esteem and sense of well being more than a marital crisis. The question is often posed to me by someone in the midst of a painful relationship upheaval: “What did I do wrong?” You assume … 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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Normal People Suffer from Infidelity

You really are normal. I often reflect: What about what I do that people find so liberating and helpful? Here’s what I think it is: I help those suffering from marriage crisis to feel normal, that they are not defective, … Continue reading

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Trust After Infidelity: Can You Do It?

The most common problem that people face once they find out that their spouse has cheated on them is deciding whether or not they are capable of forgiving their spouse and, if they do, if they are able to trust … Continue reading

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Stop the Affair and Heal the Marriage: Seven Strategies that will Show You How (Pt. 2)

This second part of this series will discuss the seven strategies we talked about in the first blog post that will help you stop the affair, and heal the marriage and your life. 1. First thing you need to do … Continue reading

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Barriers in Saving the Marriage: How Holding on to the Past Hurts Your Present

Does your past really affect your efforts in saving the marriage? How? Holding on to past hurts and problems is never a good idea. This is because no matter how noble your purpose is to leave everything in the past … Continue reading

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Sexual Addiction in Extramarital Affairs: What are the Facts?

What do you need to know about sexual addiction and how it relates to extramarital affairs? Here are the facts. One of the seven different types of affairs – I can’t say no – is very closely associated with sexual … Continue reading

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Revealing Infidelity: Things You Need to Consider

What things should you have to keep in mind when you are revealing infidelity to your partner? The majority of individuals who have had an affair go through the process of making the decision of whether or not they should … Continue reading

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Focusing on Yourself to Heal Infidelity and Develop Trust

Is focusing on yourself in a relationship a good way to heal infidelity and develop trust? How is that possible? By focusing on yourself, you understand how important it is to let your partner know what your needs are as … Continue reading

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