infidelity

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, LMFT 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 say they're sorry and that they lo ...[Read More]

Healing from Betrayal Trauma in Your Marriage

Healing from Betrayal Trauma in Your Marriage

By Jonathan Decker, LMFT This is the third of a four-article series. To reserve a spot in my free online class, “How to Heal from Infidelity,” click here. Can a spouse’s affair lead to post-traumatic stress disorder? For some, the question seems overly-dramatic. “Surely it’s heartbreaking,” they say, “but PTSD is for cops, assault victims, firefighters, and war veterans.” However, as D ...[Read More]

Your Partner Betrayed You. Should You Be Done?

Your Partner Betrayed You. Should You Be Done?

By Jonathan Decker (Clinical Director, LMFT) Get answers. Get support. Sign up for our free “How to Heal From Infidelity” class here. Your world's been upended. Most likely, you believed (or at least hoped) that your spouse was reserving the romantic and sexual sides of themselves for you and your marriage, only to discover that that's not true. He or she wasn't true to you. There was a secret phy ...[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]

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Is it Ever Just One Spouse’s Fault? (The Answer Will Surprise You)

By Jonathan Decker, Clinical Director, LMFT “I'm not the problem, he is.” “It's not my fault, it's hers.” Many individuals feel this way in their relationships. Despite the popularity of the axiom “it takes two to tango,” many are quick to blame their partner instead of first looking at their own role in molding the situation. The truth is, both partners created ...[Read More]