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6 Crucial Ways “to Embrace the Suck” and Manage Triggers in Affair Recovery

Managing Predictable Triggers and How To Embrace the Suck embrace the suck (military, slang) To consciously accept or appreciate something that is extremely unpleasant but unavoidable as a first step toward

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8 Predictable Issues in Leaving Your Marriage for Your Affair Partner

Leaving Your Marriage for Your Affair Partner? Leaving your marriage for your affair partner? First, here’s the bad news. More than 75% of marriages that begin as affairs never get to celebrate

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Should You Confront Your Husband’s Affair Partner?

Is Confronting Your Husband’s Affair Partner a Good Idea? The question of whether or not you should confront your husband’s affair partner is very complicated. Most thoughtful couples therapists

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Is There a Limerence Cure?

What is Limerence? And Why Do We Need a Limerence Cure? Limerence is an emotional and mental experience of deep, obsessive attachment to another person.  Limerence symptoms usually feel involuntary and

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9 Essential Pathways to Rebuilding Trust With Your Betrayed Spouse

How to Rebuild Trust With Your Betrayed Spouse Revised 1/6/20 When you make the difficult decision to stay together after an infidelity, it often seems that your betrayed spouse will never recover. Sometimes

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Oh No, You Got Caught Cheating…Now What?

You Got Caught Cheating…Now What? Pretty much every day, we get phone calls from men who are scared that they’ve blown up their families because they were caught cheating. Let’s pretend

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Stages of Mid-Life Crisis Affairs

What is a Midlife Crisis Affair? The notion of a “mid-life crisis affair” is in the same category as “empty-nester syndrome.” Some researchers see both terms as stubbornly resilient

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10 Solid Reasons Why Workplace Romance is a Bad Idea

Self-Deception and Workplace Romance Revised 1/5/20 In previous posts, I’ve written extensively about the phenomenon of workplace romance from the perspective of the infidelity of the people involved. But

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Emotional Affairs and Texting

Is Texting With an Attractive Other Infidelity? Do emotional affairs and texting go hand in hand? Texting has become a pervasive tool for all sorts of communication. It is the immediate utility of texting

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Ending an Emotional Affair with a Co-Worker: A Big a Problem That Only Gets Bigger

How to End an Emotional Affair with a Co-Worker If you realize that you are sliding into an emotional affair with a coworker, the first thing you need to do is stop kidding yourself. Ending an emotional

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