Infidelity

6 Strategies For Surviving Emotional Infidelity

By Mary Ellen Goggin / August 31, 2022
Love note and a fountain pen.

Things aren’t always what they appear to be. And not everything has a textbook definition or obvious, arrow-pointing signs. Affairs, for example, aren’t necessarily driven by steamy sex and clandestine meetings. They can be masked by a slow-growing emotional connection that perhaps no one saw coming. Uncovering and surviving emotional infidelity, therefore, can be tricky.…

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Answers To The 6 Most Common Surviving-Infidelity Questions

By Mary Ellen Goggin / July 8, 2022
Neon sign of a question mark.

When it comes to surviving infidelity, questions abound for everyone involved and affected – the betrayed spouse, the cheating spouse, even the affair partner.  There is the obvious litany of questions from the angry, betrayed spouse.  Questions that erupt from x-rated imaginings of passionate, sexual trysts. Questions about lies convincingly delivered to a trusting spouse.…

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Surviving Infidelity As A Couple: Can Your Marriage Make It?

By Mary Ellen Goggin / May 26, 2022
Wave washing over a heart carved in the sand.

There’s a question everyone in the aftermath of infidelity asks: Can we survive this? Usually, at least for the betrayed, there’s a more singular concern: Can I survive this? While the prospects of surviving infidelity as a couple may seem counterintuitive in the wake of decimated trust, it happens every day. “Surviving” a traumatic experience…

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How To Talk To Your Spouse About Trust After Their Affair

By Mary Ellen Goggin / April 30, 2022

The time to discuss trust is before marriage. Learning how to talk to your spouse about trust after their affair can be done, but you’ll need these tips.

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9 Tips For Overcoming An Affair In Your Marriage

By Mary Ellen Goggin / April 15, 2022

If you’ve already done it, you can probably look back with sage insight at the seemingly interminable agony of saving your marriage. If you are in the throes of it, you most likely see little but “impossible,” “How?” and “Why?” before you. Overcoming an affair in your marriage – six words that read quickly but…

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How To Talk To Your Spouse About Them Cheating

By Mary Ellen Goggin / February 13, 2022

You likely won’t know what you want in the early aftermath of infidelity. But annihilating all your options in a furied retaliation will serve nothing but a temporary assuaging of anger.

Here are some key points for how to talk to your spouse about them cheating. 

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5 Strategies For Overcoming An Emotional Affair

By Mary Ellen Goggin / January 21, 2022

Overcoming an emotional affair can be as difficult (sometimes more so) than overcoming a physical/sexual affair. And the effects of an emotional affair can cut just as (if not more) deeply.

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6 Reasons Surviving Marital Infidelity Requires Therapy

By Mary Ellen Goggin / November 22, 2021
Woman sitting lakeside with her husband talking about surviving marital infidelity.

You’ve got a choice to make. It doesn’t even matter who did what. You’re standing at a three-tined fork in the road, and there’s no turning back. One of you betrayed the other and your marriage, and the only secrets left undisclosed are the details. “Surviving marital infidelity” is now the tagline for your day-in-the-life-of…

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