As past participants, we want our walks through infidelity to bring hope, inspiration, and courage to your own journey.
, 2 months 4 weeks ago

Samuel shares insight he and Samantha have used to heal both their hearts.

, 3 months 3 days ago

Samuel shares a tool he used and still uses in healing from his own infidelity.

, 3 months 5 days ago

Samuel shares essential and necessary principles of safety for the unfaithful.

, 3 months 1 week ago

Samuel shares do's and don'ts to potentially win back the betrayed spouse.

, 3 months 2 weeks ago

Samuel discusses the journey couples go through when trying to heal from infidelity or addiction.

, 3 months 2 weeks ago

Samuel discusses how every unfaithful spouse has a self destruct button and how to avoid it.

, 3 months 3 weeks ago
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I stink at being alone. I have never been alone; not even my time in my mother's womb was in solitude—I am a twin. I have always shared birthdays, rooms, busses, spotlights, cookies, bathrooms, etc.

When I first arrived at college, I remember sitting in my new dorm room by myself. My soon-to-be...

, 3 months 3 weeks ago

Samuel shares insight into why we find ourselves alone as unfaithful spouses.

, 3 months 3 weeks ago

Samuel shares six gifts we can give ourselves to help heal from infidelity.

, 3 months 3 weeks ago
one of the greatest things you can do to help others is not just to share and give what you have, but to help them discover what they have within themselves to help themselves-rita zahara

This quote flashed on the screen behind the minister in church today. He'd already said he was not going to comment on any of the quotes behind him as he had his own schtick to say. When I read this, he lost me for a few moments as I took in the wisdom within the printed words.


, 4 months 1 day ago

Samuel shares insights from his own personal journey with despair and hopelessness on how to make it to the other side.

, 4 months 3 days ago

Samuel shares the seven biggest pitfalls couples are struggling with in 2019.

, 4 months 1 week ago

When we entered into recovery from infidelity, there was a long season of disbelief—even though I was telling the truth. Granted, after what I had done to my marriage, I didn't deserve to be believed; nevertheless, it is a very disheartening and discouraging time.

After discovery, I knew I had hit what many would call "rock...

, 4 months 1 week ago

It's all too common for women to have to navigate the self-condemning voice of insecurity. And although all of us are susceptible to these narratives, a betrayed woman especially has to fight against the negative messages she might believe about herself in the aftermath of her mate's infidelity. In today's video, you will hear an approach from one of our EMS panel specialists for identifying and moving through personal insecurities and walk away with tools for reclaiming self-acceptance. We hope that you will be encouraged to take a deeper look within as you allow the pain to be transformed.

, 4 months 1 week ago

Samuel interviews Ryan and Jessica who both were unfaithful in their own ways and share how they were able to forgive and heal.

, 4 months 1 week ago
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Remember Inside Out – the Disney Pixar movie where each character represents different parts of a little girl's emotions? Each emotion – or character in the film – vies for attention and control inside her mind. It's a cute idea, and one steeped in reality.

, 4 months 2 weeks ago
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Dear Betrayed Wife,

I am the other woman.

By admitting that, I know I am the one person that truly and most easily deserves your hatred and your spite. I know I am a source of your anger and contempt. I am a huge source of your pain. Essentially, I am the person that is largely responsible for the ache in your heart that seems...

, 4 months 2 weeks ago

Samuel interviews MJ Denis once more, discussing how the betrayed spouse can help soothe themselves when the wayward spouse won't get help of their own.

, 4 months 2 weeks ago
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I'm not the one who cheated,
why do I feel so ashamed?
Am I going crazy?
Why is this so hard for me?
Is healing actually possible?
Is forgiveness what I think it is?
What's normal when it...

, 4 months 2 weeks ago

MJ Denis returns to the studio to discuss sexual trauma, infidelity, and her upcoming session at Hope Rising 2019.

, 4 months 3 weeks ago

Samuel interviews an adult child of a wayward spouse who shares her personal journey of healing and restoration.

, 4 months 3 weeks ago

Samuel shares insight into five ways to measure the effectiveness of your own personal healing.

, 4 months 4 weeks ago

Samuel has a heart to heart talk with those in crisis due to infidelity about their own healing and restoration.

, 5 months 1 day ago

Samuel uncovers the truth behind why the unfaithful spouse resorts to blaming their spouse or partner for their affair.

, 5 months 6 days ago

Samuel addresses a significant pitfall couples fall into when trying to recover from infidelity.

, 5 months 1 week ago

Samuel answers a viewers question about respect and the repair process.

, 5 months 1 week ago
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I've been reading about something called 'neural plasticity' in Emily Nagoski's book, Come As You Are – a book often recommended by Rick to learn about women's sexuality. In...

, 5 months 1 week ago
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This past month, I had the opportunity to take a two-week trip traveling through Germany, Poland, Austria, the Alps, and the Czech Republic with my oldest daughter. Although I have journeyed to three of the other continents, I had never been to Europe. It was an educational trip, full of history about Jewish culture, the Nazi regime, and World War II. Growing up, I had...

, 5 months 1 week ago

Samuel answers a viewer's question about making it up to the betrayed spouse.

, 5 months 2 weeks ago

Samuel shares more insight into why the unfaithful spouse must forgive themselves if they are going to heal.