Patterns

  My separation happened about a year and a couple months ago. I can no longer remember the exact date that my wife told me she couldn't stay married to me any longer. It was a hell of a day with a long and argument filled build up. Followed by a long and argument filled time-frame while I was looking for a new place to live. Without going too much into it I can tell you that our situation was fairly typical in many ways. We weren’t satisfied, she started going out more and more. She Read more [...]

A Mans Perspective on Patterns

  My separation happened about a year and a couple months ago. I can no longer remember the exact date that my wife told me she couldn't stay married to me any longer. It was a hell of a day with a long and argument filled build up. Followed by a long and argument filled time-frame while I was looking for a new place to live. Without going too much into it I can tell you that our situation was fairly typical in many ways. We weren’t satisfied, she started going out more and more. She met Read more [...]

Life After Divorce and Betrayal: The Cheater

After a divorce that involved infidelity both parties lives have forever been changed.  The last article addressed the challenges unique to the person that was betrayed.  In our previous articles we have concentrated on the effects that divorce can have on couples over time.   This article will delve into what type of challenges await the party that committed the infidelity. Moving forward from a previous relationship is never easy. It leaves a lot of previous baggage, a lot of “What If?” Read more [...]

Infidelity and You

It comes with many names, and rarely is it ever accepted – infidelity is one of the single worst acts somebody can commit in a relationship. Trying to deal with the act of cheating, or adultery, can be quite a difficult thing to deal with. The emotional dilemmas as well as psychological barriers it can creates in someone’s mind can be very hard to get over. Whether you have been the victim of infidelity, or have left a relationship because of your own actions, trying to understand just why Read more [...]

Do People Cheat Because of Biology?

      People cheat for many different reasons; complications in the relationship, the lack of closeness, or as a consequence of their libido. These are just a few of the common explanations, but there are two primary views regarding the reasons that infidelity occurs. The first explanation is by far the most well-known: Partners cheat as a consequence of complications inside their relationship something is missing, passion has faded, partners really feel lonely, and someone is filling Read more [...]

Divorce Source Radio Episode – Infidelity in Marriage

          Podcast: Play in new window | Download On this episode of Sex After Divorce with Juliana Neiman, we discuss sexual indiscretions. Infidelity crop up in relationships for many various reasons. Some think they aren’t receiving the care they deserve from their partner, and seek a sexual or emotional connection somewhere else. For others, it may be something that cropped up out of the blue, and afterwards, left them feeling guilty and embarrassed. Some marriages divorce after Read more [...]

WHAT DOES THEIR INFIDELITY SAY ABOUT YOU?

The answer is nothing…their infidelity says absolutely NOTHING about you…   Look at it this way….what if this person had embezzled money from their employer …or stolen a car…or done some other bad thing?…Would you think that their actions, in any way, had anything to do with your value? Would these actions make you doubt your own self worth?   OK…so cheating on one’s marriage vows is also about someone else’s action. However, this one hurts because of the betrayal. Might Read more [...]

Why Do We Live With Lies in Marriage?

  February  15, 2013  By D.  A. Wolf 8  Comments     We’re fixated on infidelity, even  entertained by it. But there are worse breaches of trust,  unglamorous difficulties that stress and end marriages, problems our  society tends to very badly.   The celebrity divorce? It’s almost impossible to skim an online magazine without news of the latest  breakup, usually accompanied by an admission of infidelity. Our tabloid press—and for that matter, our blogs—can Read more [...]

First Steps to Take to Start Healing After Infidelity

  Another person comes into your marriage, and that’s the affair that leads to the end of your marriage. Are you going to let Infidelity change you in a negative way or will you learn from it? Can you move on and become a stronger person? Well let’s see... If you can’t let go of the idea that you or your spouse were unfaithful, you will have a harder time healing. Now it is time to stop focusing on the problem and find a solution. Start with empathy for you and your spouse. Healing Read more [...]