How To Heal A Marriage After Infidelity

 

There are many challenges that couples face in their marriage, infidelity being one of the most devastating. When your spouse cheats on you, you would feel angry, betrayed, hurt, and in despair. The broken trust is very difficult to restore and the damage that you feel will seem irreparable. But if your husband has ended the affair and is committed to saving your marriage, he must also be willing to initiate the first step of reconciliation by being remorseful and honest about his infidelity and should be ready to tell you everything. Studies suggest that more marriages are saved when the unfaithful partner opens up about the affair.

If your relationship has hit a rocky patch, confronting the issues now could transform your marriage — and save it from destruction in the future. — April Eldemire LMFT

As for the aggrieved – you – your marriage can only be saved if you also agree to try and fix things with you and your husband. Forgiving takes time, as does the healing. You will go through a process that may have several roadblocks along the way, but if you are both in it to save it, your marriage has a chance.…

I Want Forever Love

How To Stay Married For 50 Years

There is no perfect relationship. Even those who stay married for more than 50 years will tell you that their union is far from perfection. But yes, there is a “forever” type of love – the type that ends when both the husband and the wife are with the Creator. “Til death do us part, right?”

Still, the question remains: how can we achieve that “forever”? Random couples aged 60 to 80 years old in the US, who have been married to the same person for 50 years, were asked of their love secret and they mentioned a few things.

If your relationship has hit a rocky patch, confronting the issues now could transform your marriage — and save it from destruction in the future. — April Eldemire LMFT

Different Retirement Plans: How To Push Through Marriage

If your relationship has hit a rocky patch, confronting the issues now could transform your marriage — and save it from destruction in the future. — April Eldemire LMFT

Imagine being with the person that you love for several decades. You think that everything will be as smooth as before. But when it comes to settling down after working 8 hours every day, five days a week, you and your other half have different retirement plans. Would you compromise with your own plans to accommodate his? Or would you hold your ground and just do what you want?…

Marrying Young And Keeping It Together Forever

On some level, we all have doubts about having a wedding, regardless of our gender or sexual orientation. — Mark O’Connell LCSW-R

In the past, there have been proven reports of couples getting divorced after marrying at a young age. Immaturity, unexpected pregnancy in women, infidelity and impulsiveness are some of the top reasons for couples to marry young. In fact, divorces rates are down to 50% in age groups above 25 years old, wherein couples are usually stable emotionally and financially.

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A Better Life Together After My Husband’s Infidelity

Is it possible to have a great life after discovering your husband’s betrayal?

I don’t expect other women to follow what I did. I won’t even suggest how I handled my experience to other betrayed wives. No, I won’t. But I will tell my story in the hopes that others will learn a valuable lesson out of it. I also want them to make their firm decision – to stay or to go.

If you’re like me, you may feel utter shock and maybe even a bit of disdain about the idea, but once I investigated, it actually made good sense. — Susan Pease Gadoua L.C.S.W.

Yes, my husband was wayward. He cheated on me and it was right under my nose for years. I didn’t even see it. What’s more, he fathered a child with his other woman. But where are we right now? We are in a better place and each day that passes, life is more meaningful. We’re still together – full of love, commitment, devotion and respect.…

When Love Conquers All

I decided to stay with my husband even after I caught him cheating.

My mother called me stupid and hung up the phone when I told her about it. One of my sisters slapped the back of my head so hard, I was literally dizzied for a few minutes. Another sister of mine acted like she couldn’t care less. Insensitive, true. My older brother, on the other hand, held me and told me that it will all be OK. Apparently, he cheated on his wife a year ago and they survived it all.

You might think that what cheating is would be obvious. You might think that what an orgasm is would be obvious too, but that isn’t always so either. — Isadora Alman MFT, CST

5 New Ways To Keep Yourself Entertained

(Instead of Thinking about your Ex)

After a break up, you’ll experience all sorts of emotions and feelings. You will be shocked at first and will be processing the idea of you and him being over. It’s possible that you’ll attempt to text or call him to talk about reconciliation, but then you will remind yourself not to get desperate. Moreover, you will remember what he has done to you. And then, you break. You cry and shout at the top of your lungs. It’s crazy, really. Ending a relationship is just like experiencing death. The person who “lost” his or her loved one will “grieve”.

If you don’t enjoy looking into a mirror and seeing “A Cheat”, don’t put yourself in the position of looking into a sweetheart’s eyes and seeing “A Cheat” reflected. — Isadora Alman MFT, CST