Why “Get Over It” is Misdirected We Wish We Could When we’ve been betrayed, we want nothing more than for the pain to go away. We try to bargain with it, under the desperate illusion that if we can just unlock the secret code, everything will go back to the way it was. Often, weContinue reading “After Being Cheated On: When We’re Told to “Get Over It””
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After the Affair: How Much Should You Talk About It?
The affair has been uncovered. The decision has been made to try to save the relationship. There’s a constant tension though – the one who has been betrayed feels the need to talk about it all of the time (“I want you to understand the pain you have put me through”) and the one whoContinue reading “After the Affair: How Much Should You Talk About It?”
The 5 Types of Apologies Cheaters Use
They’re been caught cheating. Or, they decided to come clean about the affair. Some of the first words out of their mouth are, “I’m sorry.“ You want desperately to believe those words, to believe that they feel true remorse for the pain they have caused you. Yet, past event shave also proven to you thatContinue reading “The 5 Types of Apologies Cheaters Use”
How I Recovered From Spousal Abandonment and Betrayal
Are you struggling with recovery from abandonment or betrayal? I wish there was a recipe for healing after the demise of a marriage – add these ingredients, sift out these elements, let the concoction rest for a specified period of time and then apply heat to set it in place. But divorce is not soContinue reading “How I Recovered From Spousal Abandonment and Betrayal”