After an Affair: 5 Musts for Marriage Repair

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...

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6 Strategies to Make the Most of Making Up

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...

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Troubled Marriage? Here Are the Top Divorce Predictors

Troubled Marriage? Here Are the Top Divorce Predictors There are many statistical predictors of divorce such as: if your parents were divorced you stand a 40% chance of getting divorced; or if there are significant money problems and large debt...

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The Top 10 Tips to Spice up Your Sex Life and Improve Your Marriage

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...

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The Truth About Divorce: Reality Check

The Truth About Divorce: Reality Check 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 They have either been arguing uncontrollably, been distant and withdrawn or perhaps just...

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Affairs, Cheating and Infidelity: Truth and Myths

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...

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How to Forgive Your Spouse

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...

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Why Do People Cheat and Have Affairs?

Why Do People Cheat and Have Affairs? Infidelity…unfaithfulness... cheating.  Most people can immediately relate to the meaning of any of those terms. Essentially they mean that a partner or spouse is having or has had an affair. An affair can be...

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After an Affair: How to Cope

After an Affair: 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? The Beginning Once an affair has been discovered, the aftermath can...

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How to Rebuild Trust After an Affair

How to Rebuild Trust After an Affair There has been an affair and it has been exposed. You and your spouse are in turmoil. There are so many emotions that you are torn from one moment to the next. What...

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