Help for the Unfaithful: Coping with shame

Coping with shame is key to your health in recovery from infidelity

Reading Time: 5 minutes I’m just going to say it. Shame is omnipresent in response to and in recovery from infidelity. It’s unavoidable. It’s unavoidable for the betrayed spouse and it’s unavoidable for the unfaithful spouse. Learning. Coping with shame is difficult but it’s also transformative. I’d like to share with you I’ve learned how to improve my coping…

But what if he had a “real affair”?

affair, infidelity, emotional affair, physical affair, sexting

Reading Time: 4 minutes My husband had an emotional affair. Then I was asked this question. It sparked this post. What if my husband had a “real affair”? Indicating that his emotional affair couldn’t possibly be as serious/hurtful/harmful as a physical one. Now this whole blog has been about my husbands emotional affair and the impact it’s had on…

Leave After Infidelity? Should I stay or should I go?

Reading Time: 7 minutes This blog is all about recovery, so I guess that shows it’s fairly clear that I didn’t leave after infidelity. I always thought I would. In my head I always thought I would. Immediately throw their things out of the window, set fire to his favourite suit and change the locks. Genuinely had you asked…