Five steps toward self-forgiveness and moving on from someone who has been there herself.
If you are a woman who has cheated on her husband or boyfriend and you are now dealing with the destructive aftermath and feeling extremely guilty, I empathize. I, like you, have been where you are and it's a difficult place to escape ... if you don't know how.
What should you do when a former fling comes back to entice you once again?
After having an affair eight years ago, out of the blue the man calls me to tell me he "wanted to make sure I was okay," and ended the call with "I also wanted to tell you I still love you after all these years."
Your spouse has come clean on an affair. Should you stay or should you go?
Since 1994, we have worked with thousands of marriages, many affected by infidelity, though all the other problems have been represented in quantity as well. Control and domination, addiction, anger, step-family difficulties, in-law problems, and more lead people to contact us for help. They do not always call to seek help to save their marriages; sometimes they call because they feel confusion about whether they should divorce or try to reconcile their marriages.
It's natural to be angry during a divorce. The important thing is learning to let go.
Letting go of anger isn't easy; it latches on and won't let go. However, there are far more reasons to permanently release this negative emotion than to cling to it. Here are six ways to leave your anger behind so you can be more at peace after divorce.
A step by step plan to getting over the discovery of a cheating mate.
We have all been there. You’re in a relationship and find out that the one you love and trusted with all of your heart has betrayed you by “giving it up” to someone else. There’s no predictability involved in the scenario. You might think that things are at their best. Sometimes you might even acknowledge that things aren’t all that great but it’s something you want to work on. You are not exactly sure why he cheated, all you know is that you are mad as hell and caught up with the pain of a broken heart. How can you get past this?
How you choose to act moving forward will make the difference between becoming stuck or healing
How it Feels:
On some level, one of the best ways anyone can relate to what it feels like to catch your spouse cheating is akin to how the world felt on 9/11. I bet you know exactly where you were and what you were doing when you found out. Your life, and time itself, stopped. Living in New York, I can tell you that’s how it felt here on 9/11.
Is sex addiction an excuse for bad behavior, or is it something real?
Sex addiction. Each word evokes complex thoughts, images, and responses. Put the two together and there is the possibility for controversy and confusion. Is sex addiction real, or is it just the latest cop-out for bad behavior?
What is trust and what you need to know to restore trust in your relationship!
Can Trust be 100% Restored after Infidelity?
Trust is such a hard thing to gain, and such an easy thing to lose. Trust is the key ingredient in any relationship.
Trust is love
Trust and unconditional love go hand in hand
Is it selfish to want to rid yourself of the guilt, or is it right to come clean?
Is it selfish to confess an affair to your wife or husband? If it makes you feel better but makes them feel worse, is that OK? And, how are they ever going to trust you again once your infidelity sees the light of day? 5 Ways To Move Beyond An Affair
In this video, Relationship and YourTango Expert Janie Lacy offers her advice to a reader who has cheated on his wife and is debating whether or not to come clean.
You can finally get past the pain with these steps...
When someone cheats on you it’s like your whole world has crashed down on you. It’s hard to get up and continue on with your life.
It’s possible though, you just need to know how to do it. Understanding how to help yourself will get you back on your feet and feeling stronger in no time.
Step #1: Allow Yourself to Feel the Pain