Once trust has been lost, what can you do to get it back?
"I'm not upset that you lied to me, I'm upset that from now on I can't believe you." — Friedrich Nietzsche
Laurie and Frank were high school sweethearts. They married young because Laurie became pregnant and, being Catholic, any other choice was out of the question, so he decided to do the right thing. It wasn't that he didn't love her—he did, but as with all things high school and unfinished, over time, Frank longed for his lost youth.
What motivates infidelity and how cheaters expect to get away with it.
Add CIA Director General David Petraeus' name to the list of people who have been caught cheating recently. So, what is it that people who cheat are after? Why would these successful, intelligent people risk their marriages, reputations and careers?
When high-profile extramarital affairs hit the news, it's all most of us can do to keep from clicking on every juicy headline we come across. Who was the mistress? Who was the other man? We're ravenous for any bit of gossip (or even video) available about the cheaters...but what about those who were cheated on?
The CIA director resigns amid an extramarital affair. Coincidence — or was the writing on the wall?
It was quite the week: a massive hurricane hit the East Coast, a fierce election came to an end and now this: America’s sweetheart CIA director, General David Petraeus, resigns for “personal reasons,” (ahem, cheating on his wife).
It isn't all that uncommon these days to have an affair. Is it what your relationship needs?
It isn't all that uncommon these days to have affair relationships. There are many men who have 'another woman' on the side and in fact there are also quite a lot of women who have 'another man'. It may seem exciting to be involved in an affair relationship but is it really worth losing your marriage or your current long term relationship over? People often have affair relationships because they are not happy in their current relationship.
A study by Cheaterville.com suggests that blonde women are more likely to cheat than brunettes.
Recently, dating and social media site Cheaterville released a survey of its users on the topic of hair color and cheating. The website is a place where you can publicly call out cheating partners — their slogan is "Don't be the last to know" — and see names of others who have cheated. According to their results, hair color seems to play a role in how likely you are to cheat.
One waitress' story of bar brawls, emotional infidelity ... and how she learned to love herself.
According to a 2011 Gallup survey, 64% of Americans drink alcohol. Annually, over 100 billion dollars are spent on booze and beer in the US. Personally, I contributed my fair share to those figures, especially during my divorce.
As a marriage and family counselor I am always dealing with issues of sexuality, infidelity, and betrayal as well as intimacy, honesty, courage, and integrity. A rash of recent public scandals – from Tiger Woods to David Letterman, from Sen. John Ensign to Gov. Mark Sanford, to the suspected shenanigans of Jon Gosselin of reality TV's Jon and Kate – might make it seem that sexual infidelity is sweeping the land. Many of my clients want to know how to prevent an affair. Here’s what I tell them.
His infidelity was my worst nightmare come true ... but it was also a blessing in disguise.
I'll never forget that moment. I was standing in my cute, little, suburban kitchen holding my sweet, 4-month-old baby girl with her back against my chest, pudgy little legs dangling in front of me, smiling at her dad, when he looked away from her precious face and into my adoring eyes, mouthing the words, "I have feelings for someone else."
Allegedly, K-Stew and R-Pats are getting back together. If they can do it, so can you. Here's how!
This week's hot Hollywood news is that Robert Pattinson and Kristen Stewart may be getting back together following her "indiscretion" with director Rupert Sanders ... and why not? An affair doesn't have to be the end of a relationship. In fact, it can be a new beginning, bringing a couple closer than ever.