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[14 Mar 2011 | No Comment | ]

Feeling enormous pain, shame, anger, and hurt when you are betrayed by your spouse’s having an affair leads commonly to feeling you want to divorce. Is this the best reaction to follow? Is it what’s best for you? Is it what’s best for your children? Give yourself time enough to calm down and think rationally rather than blindly following your feelings. Ultimately, the decision is yours.
I have counseled many couples who recovered from affairs. Many of them had better marriages because they learned to share more …

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[23 Feb 2011 | 2 Comments | ]

Ernestine Hendricks and I discuss common challenges in marriage including infidelity and why marriage is not obsolete on www.WTWGAM1050.com.
Affairs are a prominent cause for divorce in today’s marriages. Affairs arise from disconnection in a marriage. Spouses stop talking with each other, stop sharing what’s important. Women feel loved and valued through the connection that comes with sharing. Men want to feel respected for their opinions and their achievements.
When we stop feeling loved, valued, respected, or appreciated we tend to go elsewhere. We find someone else when …

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[12 Jun 2010 | 6 Comments | ]

Being a sex addict is not an excuse for lust or compulsive sex. Admitting you are a sex addict is the first step toward recovery. Recovery is a challenging process of weaning. The addict must learn to give up acting on impulse. He must give up the feeling of entitlement that he has a right to whatever he wants. He has to develop the boundaries and discipline to say ‘no’ to himself before engaging in sex, before touching, …

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[1 Jun 2010 | 2 Comments | ]

In their show “The Bottom Line of Romance” my discussion with Larry Arnette and Sharon Stevens discusses sexual and financial infidelity using Tiger Woods affairs as an example.  The sudden shattering of his pristine image has shocked the world and his fans, and the initial cover up has provoked more media attention to the full story and details, creating a conflict between “too much information” and “celebrity gossip.”  With the admission of his affairs Tiger Woods has lost his previous image but freed himself from living a secret double life.  …

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[1 Jun 2010 | No Comment | ]

Sex addiction is promoted by our society’s focus on lust and the false idea that lust promotes good sex and even love. Sex addiction can be healed through knowledgeable counseling and recovery groups.

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[16 Jan 2010 | 13 Comments | ]

Cheating is a symptom that something is missing. Usually the unfaithful partner is feeling: 1) the loss of romance,sex,& excitement. It is easier to fall in love than to stay in love; 2) the lack of connection and communication including the difficulty discussing touchy subjects like money, sex, & in-laws causing emotional distance between partners; 3) wavering self-acceptance and self-esteem causing the unfaithful partner to seek approval, admiration, and esteem from other people. The unfaithful partner may feel superior or inferior to others, neither of which is reliable self-esteem. Affairs …

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[6 Jan 2010 | One Comment | ]

Tiger Woods was devastated by his father’s infidelities with his mother, Tida, according to his first girlfriend, Dina Parr. His father, Earl, had been unfaithful to his first wife, Barbara, too. Tiger’s pristine image has been shattered, he has lost advertising sponsors, and his marriage to Elin Nordegren is headed toward divorce with painful consequences not just for Tiger and Elin but for their two young children as well.
Tiger is faced with a life changing decision: whether to confront his infidelities and his legacy from his otherwise revered …

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[18 Dec 2009 | No Comment | ]

What got Tiger Woods to throw away what appeared to be a perfect life? Something was missing: do he and Elin talk? Was it his father’s death? Golf as a childhood? His parents’ separation? His wife’s first pregnancy? Can Tiger recover? Can his marriage be saved?

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[14 Dec 2009 | No Comment | ]

Gary Pozsik, host at WGCV,  interviewed me about Tiger Woods.   He asked: how could someone who had everything, like Tiger,  do what he did?  How can we explain his  affairs?  What might be the consequences for his marriage?  What would I recommend that Tiger and his wife do?

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[12 Dec 2009 | One Comment | ]

In their show “The Bottom Line of Romance” my discussion with Larry Arnette and Sharon Stevens discusses sexual and financial infidelity using Tiger Woods affairs as an example. The sudden shattering of his pristine image has shocked the world and his fans, and the initial cover up has provoked more media attention to the full story and details, creating a conflict between “too much information” and “celebrity gossip.”
With the admission of his affairs Tiger Woods has lost his previous image but freed himself from living a secret double life. …