What do you feel about the wife of the man you got involved with? This is a hideously uncomfortable question to answer. I had an emotional affair (with a physical element) with a man who was married with children. It reached a point where we were talking about leaving our spouses for each other. I … More #27: Rebuilding a Marriage: FAQs: What do you feel about the wife of the man you were involved with?
So yes they were affected. They were affected by our poor relationship with each other before we hit crisis, and they have benefitted from the restoration of our relationship. … More #26: Rebuilding a Marriage:FAQs. How were your children affected?
There comes a point in the post-crisis marriage where you have to start believing in your marriage and yourselves again. You have to stop defining yourselves by the mess and allow yourselves to be who you are in this new phase of life. It should be straightforward but it’s not. Believing in your marriage and … More #25: Year 3 Rebuilding a Marriage: Welcome Back to Life
it took me a lot of time to find out what worked for me, so I’m providing this list just in case it gives you some shortcuts to your own list of coping strategies… … More #24: Whatever gets you through