Why Do Some Spouses Cheat (Even When They Say “I Love You?”)

Why Do Some Spouses Cheat (Even When They Say “I Love You?”)

By Jonathan Decker, Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist If your marriage has been rocked by an affair, join me for my free online Healing From Infidelity course. Few things are more devastating than learning that a partner’s been unfaithful. You commit yourself, your life, your time, your energy, and your heart to someone, and they betray all of it. How could they do this? Especially when they ...[Read More]

Your Spouse Had an Affair. Now What?

Your Spouse Had an Affair. Now What?

By Jonathan Decker, Clinical Director, LMFT Get answers. Get support. Sign up for our free “How to Heal From Infidelity” class here. There may be nothing so devastating to a marriage as infidelity. The eradicated trust, the deep wounds of betrayal, and the feelings of shame create a perfect storm, wreaking havoc from which many never come back. If this is your current situation, know that through ...[Read More]


Amazing Married Sex: Myths and Truths

By Jonathan Decker, Clinical Director, LMFT Have you ever stumbled while speaking in public or fumbled a job interview? Odds are, you were putting too much pressure on yourself to perform. While it's important to be fully engaged and to give our best efforts, the times when we are relaxed and accepting of imperfection are generally the times that we do our best. This is as true for sex as it is fo ...[Read More]


The Key to Sexual Fulfillment? It’s Not What Many People Think

By Jonathan Decker, Clinical Director, LMFT This article contains a frank, but not crass, discussion of sex and is intended for mature readers.  CHASING AFTER MIRAGES You see the headlines screaming at you from the magazine rack at the grocery store. They say things like “Rock His World Tonight,” and “101 Forbidden Positions to Spice Things Up!” If you check your junk mail ...[Read More]

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How is Casual Sex Affecting Our Teens? You’ll Never Guess

By Jonathan Decker (Clinical Director, LMFT) For all our warnings of teen pregnancy and STD's, we often overlook that the risks of sexual contact for adolescents also include emotional trauma and long-term problems in future relationships. Such is the conclusion of a fantastic book I recently read. With clear and engaging prose, Dr. Joe S. MciIlhaney and Dr. Freda McKissic Bush report on years of ...[Read More]