Infidelity Treatment

Revealed my infidelity: now what do I do?

“I revealed my infidelity; now what do I do?” If you’d like to preserve the relationship, here’s the short answer: continue to apologize for what you truly regret, don’t tolerate yelling, mistreatment, or real abuse as a response from your partner, and get help from a specialist, not just a “couples counselor.” I’ll say more […]

Affair Recovery is Possible

When people discover an affair or decide to come clean, they often ask “Is affair recovery even possible?” If this is you, don’t pay attention right now to friends, family, social media, or the internet on this one. There are a million negative opinions and they all spout off without any real wisdom on the […]

Thinking through your Solution

Most of us identify strongly with our own thinking and intelligence, so it can be natural to trust your brain to figure it all out. If you could just “get to the bottom of it” or “understand why this happened” you’d have your answer and solution, right? Well, unfortunately, no. Psssst, here’s a secret: there […]

Recovery Timeline after an Affair

People ask me all the time “what’s the affair recovery timeline? How long will this take?” Of course, I know they mean a lot of different things:how long will it hurt this bad?can we just “go back” to before I knew?how soon can we get him to shape up?when will I know what’s happening with […]

Affair Recovery

Affair recovery takes more than time and intention. It takes the right approach. First of all, don’t worry. You are normal. Whether you are the Betrayed or the Offender, I want you to know the thoughts and feelings you’re experiencing right now are normal. This is the most painful thing that happens between individuals in […]

After Infidelity; sometimes long after

How do you survive after infidelity? Can relationships really be saved? Can they really come back better than ever? People present these questions to me all the time. Let’s face it; infidelity is the worst. Yet, we all know that infidelity happens. A local training brochure that went out to psychotherapists here in Ohio claims […]

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