Tag Archives: infidelity

What is a Good Apology from the Cheating Spouse?

How do you know if your significant other is truly sorry for what s/he did? Frequently, in my coaching sessions, I hear the betrayed spouse wanting and needing to feel that the cheating spouse is truly sorry. In some cases … Continue reading

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Help for the Emotionally Distant Spouse

Keys to Help the Emotionally Distancing, Pulling-Away Spouse or Significant Other… You really are NOT a Schmuck If you are the reluctant spouse that is pulling away, wants emotional distance and is unsure, I want you to feel better: no … 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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Infidelity Feelings: Holding On To Your Feelings During Infidelity

How Do You Learn to “Hold Your Infidelity Feelings” when confronted with the devastation of an extramarital affair? Most people have a hard time upon discovering that their partners are engaged in an extramarital affair. All these thoughts and feelings … Continue reading

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Drawing the Line on Internet Cheating?

Where does one draw the line or cross the line of internet cheating or infidelity. Explore what readers have to say: Why is there so much porn out there! I consider myself to be a very liberal person, but my … Continue reading

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Can I Trust Again? Or…Too Much Damage?

This is part 2 of my transcript on trust with Nat. Her second question relates to the amount of damage and her capacity to trust and rebuild. Nat:  Part of that is, is there is a point when there’s been … Continue reading

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Traditional Self Help is Limited – Part 3

Here are some responses from my readers to the list I posted previously about self help strategies (I listed 8) being limited: I think many people, me included, know that all that lovey-dovey crap isn’t going to help them through … Continue reading

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Speaking your “Voice” to Your Spouse – Part 2

Here are some more key points about using your personal power and speaking your voice to your spouse: You need not be loud and when you speak your voice. A quiet, calm, yet coming from within you voice, holds the … Continue reading

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Traditional Self Help is Limited – Part 2

Here are 4 more self help strategies: You must get marriage counseling. Please know that I’ve had a private practice as a Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist since 1981. Not all marriage counseling is equal. There are inherent contradictions that … Continue reading

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Getting Him/Her to “Talk” Part 2

Here are some other points to consider when trying to engage or getting your spouse to “talk”: A series of Engagements, each building positively on the other, create a framework for the possibility of warmth, acceptance, love and romance (if … Continue reading

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