Five Surprising Upsides to Being Cheated On

Nobody needs to tell you about the pain of being cheated on. You're living that every moment. Instead, I want you to know about the silver linings that can be found amidst the ruins of the betrayal.   https://youtu.be/K6oVdtLfdEU

Six Reasons Smart People Are Dumb in Love

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I've always considered myself a smart person. And so, when I was confronted with the harsh reality of how stupid I was in my first marriage, it was a tough reality to accept. How could I be SO dumb when it comes to love?   1 - Smart People Are Still Subject to the Addictive … Continue reading Six Reasons Smart People Are Dumb in Love

Do You Suspect Your Partner is Cheating?

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Do you suspect your partner is cheating?   I laughed it off at the time. My then-husband had recently become enamored with a particular style of Calvin Klein boxer briefs after years of mainly going commando. Since I was off school for spring break, I took on the task of tracking down several pairs for … Continue reading Do You Suspect Your Partner is Cheating?

Walking the Narrow Line Between Seeking to Understand and Making Excuses

The Netflix series Mindhunters takes a fascinating look at the early days of the FBI's research into profiling serial killers. At that time, the overall viewpoint of the bureau was to expend all of their resources on catching these killers after they had committed their crimes. Once they were apprehended and restrained, they were to … Continue reading Walking the Narrow Line Between Seeking to Understand and Making Excuses

Four Surprising Emotions You May Experience When You’ve Been Cheated On

Shock? Check.   Anger? In droves.   Sadness? The tears were surely a testament to that.   Fear of what was to come? In every moment.   Those were some of the emotions that I experienced when I discovered that my first husband had been having an affair. None of those feelings surprised me; they … Continue reading Four Surprising Emotions You May Experience When You’ve Been Cheated On