How Your Home is Your Sandcastle When Healing any Betrayal: Ten Tips for Exercising Care

Any time I am helping a couple rebuild after a betrayal, I’m reminded of how alike couples are in the healing process, with predictable hiccups along the way. Here’s a typical example: “Why can’t you just forgive me and move on?!” The husband sitting in front of me gesticulating with his hands and shouting his […]

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Typical Signs of Infidelity

“Here’s the thing,” I was explaining to one of the spouses that had recently come in for marriage therapy, “Your actions in here are very much like someone who is having an extramarital affair; I’m not just talking about physical or sexual contact—emotional affairs where you actually never see the person can be just as […]

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Why Friending Your Ex on Facebook May be More Hazardous to Your Marriage Than You Think

*While this article is focused on Facebook use, because it’s such a popular medium for online connection, this really applies to any connection, technology-assisted or otherwise. About a decade ago, when Facebook was still new and Apple was just rolling out its first iphone, I was among the group of people who thought it was […]

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