What is Infidelity Recovery? "Infidelity recovery" describes the process that brings an end to the suffering, pain and hurt brought on by an extramarital indiscretion or deception. Notice the word process. This word is key because the experience of recovery is never a one-time event, but rather, a series of..
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For the Betrayed Spouse
When your man's secret life comes to light, it rips the rug out from under your feet. Regardless of how you find out, you're never prepared to deal with it. Hence the confusion, loss of control, and pain that led you to this article.And although I am deeply saddened by..
This is a true story…In the aftermath of an incredible injustice done to his people, an old Cherokee chief told his granddaughter that he felt like there was a fight between two wolves going on inside of him. One wolf was hostile — filled with hate, anger, resentment, superiority, and..
Dear Reader, I invite you... to take a deep breath… pause… and… exhale. If you're dealing with betrayal, then I'm sure you have a lot of questions and are experiencing a lot of conflicting emotions right now. What follows is a collection of some of the most frequently asked (and most important)..
Dear Suzie, Is it possible for a marriage to survive infidelity? After everything that has happened, I'm just not sure if it's even possible for us to get past this. I understand your concern. Infidelity shakes the foundations of a marriage like an earthquake. And, like an earthquake, it leaves..
Dear Suzie, I recently discovered my husband had a four-month affair behind my back. It's plunged my heart into darkness and my life into turmoil. Now, I'm struggling to decide not only whether or not to stay in this marriage, but also whether or not I can ever forgive him..
Can you imagine this happening to you? On a cold, wet, winter morning, Ashley, a New Jersey housewife, had just returned from the usual Saturday morning soccer practice with nine-year-old twins Melissa and Isabella. She'd settled the girls with steaming cups of hot chocolate in front of the TV before heading..
Dear Suzie, Although it's been more than five months since I discovered the affair, everyday I still wake up feeling like I'm drowning in these painful emotions. I feel like I will never be normal again. No matter what I do, I can't seem to stop wondering how I'm ever..
Out of the clear blue, in the middle of dinner, my nine-year-old daughter turned to me and said, "Sometimes when I look at my face in the mirror, I think I'm ugly." The dinner fork fell out of my hand and a cold chill of alarm ran up my spine...
Dear Suzie, My husband recently confessed to having an affair with a woman he works with. The worst part is that I knew something was going on between them. I could sense it. I kept asking him and he would deny it, saying they were just friends. Recently (because he was..
Dear Suzie, I want to forgive my boyfriend, but everyone is telling me, "Once a cheater, always a cheater." Is it true that once a man cheats on you, he will always cheat on you? A Nobel Prize-winning scientist once recommended to his fellow scientists that they discard at least..