Same Sadness, Different Responses Or “Why Are We Fighting if We Both Voted for Hillary?” It’s Saturday morning, and you’ve just gotten the news that there’s a rally downtown. When you mention it to your partner, s/he snipes that you’ve got to take it down a notch. Turn it off for just a moment, please. Give… Read more »
When you find out that your spouse has cheated it make you feel like you are going a bit crazy. Here is an account by Liz Volunteer at Infidelity Counseling Network Fight or Flight Six years and one week ago, I overheard my husband on his cell phone. He was speaking to a woman. It was… Read more »
Posted on the website Psychcentral, Hillary Jacobs Hendel, LCSW discusses how men use sex as a way of being emotionally close. She writes that the best way for men to better understand their emotions is to learn more about the full range of human emotions. Hendel notes that men may want to have sex when they… Read more »
For as long as I can remember, I’ve been over-responsible. I’ve felt that I have to be strong and so avoid showing ‘weakness’ by asking for help, expressing needs or sharing my feelings. I’ve hung back and dimmed my light so that my brother and then others could shine and they wouldn’t feel the need to reject or abandon me for taking up too much space or making them feel inferior in some way.
As some of you know, I am the author of three books on infidelity: Fool Me Once: Should I Take Back My Cheating Husband?, Blindsided By His Betrayal, and After a Good Man Cheats: How to Rebuild Trust & Intimacy With Your Wife. I was recently quoted in the Huffington Post as an expert on affairs in marriage. The… Read more »