Why Do People Cheat On People They Love

Infidelity…adultery...betrayal...cheating. Most people can immediately relate to the meaning of any of those terms. Essentially they mean that a partner or spouse has had (or is having) an affair. An affair can be sexual or emotional. It is a breach of trust...

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After An Affair: 7 Tips On How To Cope

You have learned that your partner has had an affair. It is a hurt unlike any you have ever experienced. How do you handle it? Gain Control Over You Emotions Once an affair has been discovered, the aftermath can be very...

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Recovery From An Affair: How Long Should It Take?

It was a major choice, but you’ve decided to accept the fact that your partner was unfaithful and want to try rebuilding your relationship together. Your spouse is happy you’ve made that decision but hopes you will recover quickly. You realize...

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Before You Divorce, Read This! The Truth About Divorce.

Couples often come to my office for counseling when they are just about at the end of their patience with each other. They have either been arguing uncontrollably, been distant and withdrawn or perhaps just tired and bored with their...

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What Is Cheating? What Counts And What Doesn’t.

For the sake of clarity, let us define cheating as having an intimate emotional or physical/sexual relationship with someone outside of your love relationship. This definition is meant to clear up the idea that some may have about what it...

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After An Affair: 5 Musts For Marriage Repair

When an affair rocks the security of your marriage, it can be a disaster. Emotions like anger, denial, confusion, betrayal and bitterness can, in an instant, replace what you may have thought to be a loving relationship. The damage is undeniable. Much...

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6 Strategies To Make The Most Of Making Up

In any relationship, unhappy interactions happen. Doors slam, voices raise, silent treatment ensues, and partners roll over without saying good night. Making up and making peace is an integral part of a successful marriage. To make up well is to employ...

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The Top 10 Tips To Spice Up Your Sex Life And Improve Your Marriage

Pet scans of the brains of people at the beginning of their relationship show areas of the brain lit up like Christmas tree lights. New lovers are chemically charged for sex and their feelings are like powerful magnets bringing...

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Affairs, Cheating and Infidelity: Truth And Myths

Infidelity You can be shocked by an infidelity and do some seriously impulsive things in the spur of the moment, or you can step back for a bit and try to understand why it happened and learn from it. Although it...

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How To Forgive Your Spouse

It should come as no surprise to anyone that an angry resentful person is no fun to be with. In fact most people would prefer to be far away from anyone who tends to project those types of feelings. What...

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