How Do I Move Past My Wife’s Emotional Affair?

How Do I Move Past My Wife’s Emotional Affair?

Marriage prepares you for a lot of things. Buying a home together, starting a family, and being with the one you love for the rest of your life. So when you get blindsided by the news that your wife has had an emotional affair, it’s no wonder that you’re plagued by feelings of sadness, betrayal, […]

Can a Marriage Survive a Long Term Affair?

Can a Marriage Survive a Long Term Affair?

Infidelity is a heavy word. It takes something complex—the union between two people—and changes it. Everything could be fine on the surface until the shock of a long-term affair strikes. Once you find out about a long-term affair going on, things are going to happen in waves. For the betrayer, it’s a call to atone […]

What Is Emotional Cheating? 22 Signs & Why It’s Wrong

What Is Emotional Cheating? 22 Signs & Why It's Wrong

Are you trying to convince yourself that you’re “just friends”? Do you find yourself thinking about a friend more than your partner or spouse? Although many relationships in life start innocently, there are times when these relationships develop into something more, like an emotional affair. Though this kind of cheating doesn’t involve sex, it’s still […]

How Do Emotional Affairs Start?

How Do Emotional Affairs Start?

An emotional affair rarely ever seems like an affair in the beginning. It could start off as someone sending you a message, asking how you are doing. Yet, if you both start to share your feelings, there is an opportunity to create intimacy—whether that was the goal or not. Without realizing what is happening, you […]

Can a Married Couple Ever Recover From Infidelity?

Can a Married Couple Ever Recover From Infidelity?

Your spouse strayed. Broke their vow to be with you and only you. It’s a devastating spiral of emotions, and it might seem like the marriage is never going to survive. Yet, there are married couples who do overcome such betrayals and come out stronger rather than getting divorced. If you and your spouse want […]

Marriage vs Long-Term Affair: What if You Love Them Both?

Marriage vs Long-Term Affair: What if You Love Them Both?

What happens when your long-term affair has been found out? Most of the time, there is the ultimatum of ending the affair and remaining faithful to your spouse or getting a divorce. If only things were that clean-cut. There is really no easy pathway through the fallout of infidelity—not for you, your spouse, or your […]

What Leads To Infidelity in a Marriage?

Being married means vows were made, many associated with loyalty and fidelity. For many people, the thought of cheating on the person they love is painful. And if you love someone, you don’t plan on hurting them. Yet, infidelity does happen. Why are people driven to it? What leads to disloyalty in a marriage? Understanding […]

Infidelity Counseling: What is Infidelity Therapy?

Infidelity Counseling: What is Infidelity Therapy?

Unfaithfulness is catastrophic. It will rock the foundations of even the strongest relationships and leave those affected wondering why it happened. Can your relationship ever recover? While it might not seem possible at first, you can rise above infidelity with your partner at your side. But you shouldn’t do it alone. By speaking with an […]

Can You Have PTSD Over a Partner Cheating?

Can You Have PTSD Over a Partner Cheating?

A common phrase we hear often is that “love is war.” You know it can be a constant battle, that it’s not always going to be easy. Still, you fall in love with someone special, you say the vows to be faithful, and then, out of nowhere, you are blindsided by a cold truth. They […]

How Do Affairs End Usually?

One-night-stands. Emotional entanglements at work. Serious relationships with another individual that goes on for months. There are many forms of infidelity that an unfaithful partner can commit. Yet, most extramarital affairs tend to fizzle out eventually. Like a chapter in a book, affairs come to a close for a couple of different reasons, but the […]