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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”

Faulty Cheating Logic

I keep encountering people who believe the following: If a man cheats on his wife, then the marriage was sexless. If the marriage was sexless, then it was the wife’s fault. Therefore, if a man cheats on his wife, it was the wife’s fault. *I’m sticking with the male cheater and asexual wife here becauseContinue reading “Faulty Cheating Logic”

After the Affair: Unraveling the Excuses

Once caught, most partners who have been unfaithful begin to make excuses in a rather lame attempt to justify their actions. In fact, these excuses often begin even before the affair is uncovered. These are the same justifications that they often recite to the affair partner, to friends and to themselves (often to the pointContinue reading “After the Affair: Unraveling the Excuses”

The Three Stages of Utilizing Anger After Relationship Trauma

Anger is a natural reaction to relationship trauma. You feel angry that your needs were ignored and your boundaries crossed. You’re enraged that your voice was silenced and that you were not allowed to have input on what happened. The unfairness sparks fury as they seem unaffected and you’re struggling to survive. This anger hasContinue reading “The Three Stages of Utilizing Anger After Relationship Trauma”

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