Category: Affairs
Affair Recovery

Affair Recovery

As a therapist, one of the most common complaint my clients have is that their spouse has cheated. And they don’t know where to turn or what to do next. Their world has been...

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Affair Recovery

Acknowledging that an affair has occurred is a frightening step. Between the betrayal and the loss of trust, acknowledgement can be both very difficult and painful. Facing the...

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10 Signs You Have Abandonment Issues

Abandonment issues? Wondering for sure if you have them or not?  You don’t have to have been left in a basket on a church doorstep in order to have abandonment issues.  I myself...

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Anger and Healthy Boundaries

Have you felt strongly about something when you're really irritated, but then forget about that same thing like it was no big deal? Or have a bad thing happen that put you in a...

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Is Your Pain Too Much?

Is your pain too great?  Who gets to say if it’s too big, too small, or just right? When trauma strikes, make no mistake, you will feel the pain of it.  You may sense that you...

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3 Parts of You

Do you know the different parts of yourself? Most of us are only vaguely aware of the 3 different parts that I like to talk about in counseling:  The Adult, The Little Boy/Girl,...

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You Are Addicted to What?

You Are Addicted to What?

When people think of addictions it is usually alcohol, drugs, or sex that first pops into their minds. They often think of these addictions that have 12 step support groups and...

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Betrayal, Loss, and Grief

Have you been betrayed by a loved one? Have you felt loss after divorce? Are you grieving a life that didn't happen as you had hoped? Sometimes grief is losing someone you love....

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Moving From Victim To Victorious!

When hardship happens in your life, how do you handle it?  Do you metaphorically throw yourself down on the floor and have a kicking, screaming tantrum?  Or do you accept it as...

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Pornography: The Effects

We’ve heard all the main arguments and reasons to not watch pornography: because it objectifies people, it can be addictive, it’s morally wrong, etc. As we take note of the...

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I Blame Myself For Loving You!

 Here's a video link for listening/watching instead. Just copy and paste. http://youtu.be/mmuvnvIbdDQ Do you often ask yourself, "What did I do to deserve this? "  You are...

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Thoughts On Failure

‘Round about the end of January, many folks are beating themselves up and having feelings of failure in keeping their new year’s resolutions. There are other times any time of...

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Healing Trust Damage

Healing trust damage is a topic that is pretty common in my office.  For example, how does one overcome the trust damage that occurs when a spouse has an affair?  What if your...

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