My Spouse Is In Love With Someone Else

“Help! My spouse is cheating and is in love with someone else!” We’ve heard those horrible words in different forms so many times from those that write to us, here at Marriage Missions. Their cheating spouse thinks he or she is in love with their affair partner. And the spouse Read More…

Healing From Infidelity

Life certainly has its challenges, but little compares to the monumental task of healing from infidelity. As a marriage therapist for two decades, I’ve heard countless clients confess that the discovery of an affair was the lowest, darkest moment of their entire lives. And because affairs shatter trust, many seriously Read More…

Ending The Pain In Unhealthy Ways

Owing to the fact that dealing with infidelity is such a painful experience, we look for ways to escape. Much like the lancing of a boil, the touch required to drain it causes some pain. The normal response is to pull away. It is easy to fall into thinking that Read More…

How Can I Get Past The Tremendous Sadness?

How can I get past the tremendous sadness that my spouse’s extramarital affair has caused me? “Impact! Dead on impact. Maybe I have confused separateness with the feeling of being dead. The tears fall like rain drops.” “The pain is physically exhausting but I am still here.” “Lord I give Read More…

Dealing With Anger And Grief After The Betrayal

Marriage Missions Note: Please know that we recognize that sometimes men betray their wives and sometimes women betray their husbands. This particular article is written from the vantage point of the betrayed wife. If you are a husband who is betrayed, please change the pronouns and glean through the information Read More…

INFIDELITY: Affairs of the Heart

“It was devastating.” These were the first words she replied when I asked Julie sai about her divorce. “Of course the divorce was difficult to handle. But it was the deception of the affair that really tore me apart.” After only three years of marriage, Julie learned that her husband John Read More…