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Lessons From the End of a Marriage

A “How to Thrive” Guide After Divorce

How to Ease the Torment of Infidelity

Finding out that your partner has cheated is a special kind of hell. From the incessant questions that plague your uneasy mind to the sense of rejection and unworthiness, an affair causes pain like no other. It was only later, once I had gained some perspective on that period in my own life, when IContinue reading “How to Ease the Torment of Infidelity”

After Being Cheated On: Distinguishing Between Fears and Warnings

“I never want to go through that again,” I think we all say after being cheated on once we’re through the initial whitewater of the discovery that bashes us upon the rocks. We examine our memories for the missed clues about the affair and we scan the horizon carefully, looking for signs of another impendingContinue reading “After Being Cheated On: Distinguishing Between Fears and Warnings”

We Want Them to Fight For Us

  When it comes down to being cheated on, I think that was the hardest thing- That he didn’t see the marriage – didn’t see ME – as something worth fighting for.    I remember reading stories from people who had unfaithful partners who confessed and condemned their own actions, throwing themselves into recovery. IContinue reading “We Want Them to Fight For Us”

We Didn’t Have a Choice

It’s happened again. A person who is cheating on their spouse tried to justify their actions to me. I empathize up to a point. I mean, marriage can be hard. And we can end up in situations way more complicated and difficult than we ever imagined when we said, “I do.” Situations that don’t alwaysContinue reading “We Didn’t Have a Choice”

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