Today Samuel uses an analogy to discuss how to allow the process of recovery to mold not only yourself but your spouse as well.
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Today Samuel discusses how to flow through the endless ups and downs in recovery.
My husband’s affair was disclosed to me on a Friday, and on the following Tuesday, we were tucked into a cozy loveseat in the office of a local therapist recommended by our pastor. I was desperate for...
Today Samuel shares his own experience in adjusting to life after disclosure and embracing new patterns in life.
Samuel answers a viewer's question and helps the unfaithful understand they have power to change their image in the mind of the betrayed.
Samuel answers a viewer's question on how to alter the way they see their spouse early on in recovery.
Today Samuel takes us through a crash course in forgiveness, sharing what it is, what it isn't, and what it actually means to forgive.
The day my husband’s AP showed up at our house and told me that I needed to know “what kind of man I had married” one of my first thoughts was that our marriage was over. How can a marriage survive this type of destruction? I had always...
Today Samuel shares key insight and vision into the new life he and Samantha experience but never saw as a possibility early on.
Samuel shares insight into how recovery doesn't gain momentum upon the mountaintops but through the seemingly unremarkable, mundane days spent in the valleys below.
Today Samuel delves into the anger of the unfaithful spouse.
Today Samuel tackles the concern of pushing the unfaithful toward their affair partner.
Today, much to my dismay, I read that timekeepers at the International Earth Rotation and Reference Systems Service will be adding a “leap second” to 2016 (which was already a leap year) on December 31. The...
Detoxing in recovery is not always about the unfaithful spouse and their affair partner or habits, but also about uprooting dysfunction.
Samuel shares insight on the belief "What a Betrayed Spouse Tolerates they Reinforce".
Only a few short days after discovery, I started searching the internet for answers. I wasn’t even sure what I was looking for, I just randomly entered search phrases such as “my husband had an affair” and “how...
Samuel concludes the "It's never enough for you" series and shares ways to diffuse the frustration surrounding recovery.
Samuel continues his insight with thoughts on why betrayed spouses may say, "It's never enough for you".
Samuel shares insight into a phrase couples in recovery use often when they are frustrated: "It's never enough for you."
Samuel continues a discussion today with part 2 of emotional intelligence.
Samuel discusses a concept called emotional intelligence both in marriage and in recovery.
Samuel discusses a time when his mentor confronted him on his pride and justification.
Samuel discusses the mental struggles of a spouse in recovery due to infidelity.
Something occurred at work today that took me back to memories of life just after Dday. I was a basket case for a while. Even after the worst of it I was still very much buried in the weeds of the jungle that is recovery. It was almost...
Samuel discusses concepts and mannerisms you can't take into the next season of recovery for your marriage or personal life.
Samuel answers a viewer's question on dread and how to fight back when you're living in recovery from an affair.
When it comes to intimacy, it’s important to address not only physical intimacy but also spiritual and emotional intimacy. Humans are extremely complex and it is miraculous how our body, mind...
Samuel shares his own experience in adjusting to life after disclosing his infidelity and embracing new patterns in life.
This week Samuel shares insight about a concept foreign to many in recovery: delayed anger.
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Alumnus. Unfaithful. Doing his best with his 2nd chance in his marriage and life.
Alumna. Betrayed. A soul restored. Encouraging others to keep walking because there is a way through. Author of Keep Walking: 40 Days to Hope and Freedom After Betrayal
Alumna. Betrayed. Grateful for God's love and grace. Recognizing that with God as my priority, I will be okay no matter what.
Alumna. Betrayed. Determined to be positive as I navigate the quagmire of recovery.
Alumnus. Betrayed. No matter how long it takes or how hard it is, my wife is always worth it!
Alumna. Betrayed. Learning to love recklessly while I cross the monkey bars of recovery.
"You have to let go at some point in order to move forward." - C.S. Lewis
Alumna. Betrayed. Walking in obedience to God's direction and experiencing a richer life and Renewed marriage.
Alumnus. Unfaithful. Living life differently, enjoying my wife and family, and grateful for God’s love.
Alumna. Betrayed. Experiencing God's love after divorce. Celebrating the healing of myself and my identity.
Alumna. Betrayed. Continuing to fight for my marriage and my children.
Alumnus. Unfaithful. Living proof that seeking truth offers both incredible pain and amazing freedom.