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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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Your Marriage Must Reflect Your Terms

This continues my speaking to the distant or pulling away spouse or partner… You can and must move ahead in resolving the impasse in your marriage by stating your terms. Your thoughts, your ideas, your observations, your opinions, your analysis … Continue reading

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Think Marital Resolution

This continues my speaking to the distant or pulling away spouse or partner… You are encouraged or in other ways told it is important for you to “work on the marriage.” The underlying message is to shape up, meet the … 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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Honesty in Marriage: How You Can Heal Your Marriage by Revealing Your Infidelity

Is there a difference between revealing your infidelity to your partner and allowing him or her to find out from another person or source? Yes, there definitely is! You may think that it’s all the same, that he or she … Continue reading

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Saving the Marriage by Healing the Past

There are plenty of things that need to be dealt with when you are saving the marriage after infidelity. Although trust is a major issue that the couple needs to handle, it is not the only one. A common problem … Continue reading

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Signs of a Cheating Spouse: What You Need to Know

What are the things that you need to know to be able to tell the difference between the signs of a cheating spouse and infidelity? Extramarital affairs and sexual encounters are not done to form or experience intimacy or some … Continue reading

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Extramarital Affair Crisis: When Is Counseling A Good Idea?

There are plenty of couples who have experienced going through an extramarital affair crisis, and most of those couples who do decide to stay together and try to fix their marriages. But when is the proper time for you to … Continue reading

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Facing the Consequences of Extramarital Affairs

One of the things that always becomes an issue for people who have had extramarital affairs is deciding between telling their partners what they did and keeping it to themselves, which is a decision that only they can make on … Continue reading

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