Intrusive Thoughts
Take control of intrusive thoughts by learning to diffuse the triggers and manage emotional flooding. Learn the role of trauma in intrusive thoughts and practical suggestions to overcome them.
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347 Resources
Type Title Posted
Video Signs There Could Be Abusive Behaviors in Your Relationship 5/08/2024
Video Creating Healing Spaces 5/01/2024
Video Q&A How Do I Cope With the Resurgence of Past Traumas Triggered by Such Betrayal? 4/25/2024
Video Q&A How Do You Stop Thinking About and Forgive The Affair Partner? 4/25/2024
Video Q&A How Do I Get the Affair Partners Out of My Head? 3/19/2024
Video Regulating Our Stress Response During Recovery 3/13/2024
Text Dealing with Reminders 2/28/2024
Text Betrayal Trauma: How We Get Stuck in Trauma Bonds 2/07/2024
Text Surviving Infidelity: The #1 Challenge to Recovery 10/04/2023
Video Q&A How Do I Stop the Triggers and Reminders When Every Day They Are There? 6/29/2023
Video Q&A Is It Common for Betrayed Spouses to Have Trouble with Depression and Lack of Focus Which Detrimentally Affects Their Work? 6/16/2023
Text Coping with Infidelity: The 2 Stages of Pain 5/31/2023
Video Q&A How Do We Handle Workplace Triggers in Recovery? 4/12/2023
Video Q&A What Is a Realistic Timeline for My Own Recovery with C-PTSD and Childhood Trauma and Being Able to Answer Every Specifically Detailed ‘Why'? 1/11/2023
Text Revenge: Responding to an Affair 1/02/2023
Video Q&A How Important Is It to Interrupt Intrusive Thoughts within 3 Seconds? 12/06/2022
Text Surviving Infidelity: What Do We Tell the Kids? 8/10/2022
Video Q&A Is This a Healthy Way to Process My Anger? 8/03/2022
Video Q&A When Will the Constant Feeling That Another Betrayal Is Right around the Corner Fade? 5/24/2022
Video Q&A How Do I Get past the Uncontrollable Fear of This Happening Again or That It Is Still Happening? 4/06/2022
Video Q&A When an Intrusive Thought Occurs, How Do I Know the Difference between Suppressing and Ignoring That Thought versus Not Giving It Any Airtime, Capturing It, and Redirecting My Thinking to Something Else? 2/02/2022
Video Q&A How Do I Help My Betrayed Wife with Her Depression That Has Escalated Dramatically since Discovery? 11/04/2021
Video Q&A How Do I Deal With These Graphics Thoughts? 10/07/2021
Video Q&A Did I Do the Right Thing by Sharing My Trigger and How Do I Handle This Situation in the Future? 10/07/2021
Video Q&A How Do I Deal With This When I Cannot Reasonably Ask Her to Quit Working nor Can I Check In Frequently to Make Sure It's Not Happening Again? 8/17/2021
Video Q&A How Can I Pretend Normal Around Family When Even Thoughts of Them Are Triggering and Intrusive? 6/17/2021
Video Q&A How Do I Get Over the Fact That My Wife Gave Her Affair Partner More Intense and Passionate Sex Than She Has Ever Given Me? 6/16/2021
Video Q&A How Do I Cast Down My Thoughts of Beating Up My Wife’s Affair Partner? 4/29/2021
Video Q&A How Do I Go Back to Normal Sexual Behavior with My Spouse When My Spouse Told Me the Affair Partner Was Better Than Me in Bed and Also Had a Bigger Male Anatomy? 4/29/2021
Video Q&A What Can I or Should I Do With the Thoughts in My Head? 4/13/2021
Video Q&A What Do You Do If You Have a Trigger and It Makes You Think of a New Detail? 3/25/2021
Video Q&A How do I Let Go of This Painful Reminder? 3/22/2021
Video Q&A Why Do I Want to Indulge in Thoughts of the Other Women? 3/09/2021
Video Q&A How Do We Move on with Long Standing Resentments? 3/09/2021
Video Q&A How Do I Stop Feeling Shame over My Husband's Thoughts? 3/04/2021
Video Q&A How Can I Get These Constant Reminders Out of My Head? 1/14/2021
Video Q&A As the Betrayed, How Do I Stop Obsessing About the Affair Partner? 12/17/2020
Video Q&A What Do I Do When My Husband's Needs Are a Trigger for Me? 12/17/2020
Video Q&A What Do I Do When Exercise Is a Trigger? 11/18/2020
Video Q&A How Do I Get over the Constant Reminder and Trigger? 9/22/2020
Video Q&A What Can I Do If I Now Have Too Much Detail? 9/02/2020
Video Q&A How Do I Get past Him Having Sex with Another Person? 9/02/2020
Video Q&A Am I Overreacting or Is My Husband Not Taking Responsibility? 8/27/2020
Video Q&A Am I Wrong to Ask for Details? 8/18/2020
Video Q&A What Is It I Should Do to Heal? 8/13/2020
Video Q&A What Would You Advise Regarding My Living Situation? 8/13/2020
Video Q&A How Can I Take Control of the Intrusive Thoughts? 8/06/2020
Video Q&A What More Can I Do to Overcome This Trauma? 7/28/2020
Video Q&A Will I Ever Be Able to Heal and Overcome Triggers If the Affair Partner Continues to Flirt with My Husband? 7/16/2020
Video Q&A How Do You Deal with Triggers That Just Can't Be Avoided? 7/16/2020