After the Affair

Jane RubiettaSomeone may have stolen your dream when it was young and fresh and you were innocent. Anger is natural. Grief is appropriate. Healing is mandatory. Restoration is possible.

~ Jane Rubietta

Reconciliation: Farewells and Returns

margaret-atwood“Farewells can be shattering, but returns are surely worse. Solid flesh can never live up to the bright shadow cast by its absence. Time and distance blur the edges; then suddenly the beloved has arrived, and it’s noon with its merciless light, and every spot and pore and wrinkle and bristle stands clear.”
~ Margaret Atwood

Reconciliation: Healing From an Affair

One of the big questions a faithful spouse often asks after an affair is how to move their relationship forward after their partner has cheated. There is a myriad of information available to help answer this common question that might contain some (or all) of the following advice: Forgive the …

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Reconciliation Advice to a Cheater

Good Advice For The Cheating Husband by Amy Koko (edited) This post is dedicated to husbands who have committed adultery. Of course I realize wives do it too but I only write about things of which I know or have experienced first hand, and in this situation I was the …

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Forgive a Cheater? (Part 1)

My Husband’s a Cheating Rascal - But His Affair SAVED Our Marriage by Angela Carless Would you take your spouse back if they had an affair - and could betrayal really make a marriage stronger - could you forgive a cheater? It’s a question Helen Sampson, 52, had to ask …

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Affair Forgiveness

Forgiveness, With a Side of Grudge by Stephanie Anderson (edited) Have you told your cheating spouse you forgive him/her, only… you still harbor a colossal-sized grudge? It’s not unusual for an affair victim to try to rush the healing process, only to move even further apart from their spouse rather …

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Signs of an Affair

Marilyn Stowe: Divorce Lawyer

Signs of an Affair: How to Tell if he’s Cheating by Marilyn Stowe (and when to throw the towel in) by UK’s top divorce lawyer After 30 years as a divorce lawyer I have heard all the excuses and all the explanations. Given that we are all different as individuals, …

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Anthony Weiner Affair Scandal

This is a lengthy article written about Anthony Weiner and his wife, Huma Abedin. Affairs and infidelity can affect anyone, and Huma Abedin shares her thoughts and actions after the disclosure of her husband’s sex scandal. The IHG position on the sex addiction model is discussed in: Part 3: Affair …

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Affair Help: Redefining Monogamy

After an Affair by Ian Kerner (edited) We’ve all heard the adage: “Once a cheater, always a cheater.” If your partner has been unfaithful, you’re likely getting all sorts of advice from well-meaning friends and family. Much of that advice may involve ending your relationship. Yet it’s possible — and …

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