Why Do Mistresses Exist?

Image Credits: pixabay.com (CC0 Public Domain)As much as people despise the "other woman" or the "other man", they are there for a reason. History suggests that powerful men tend to gather great numbers of women and as we all know, history can repeat itself. Modern times ...

Nov 6

Categories: Ending a relationship issues, Infidelity, Love addiction

Written By:
Miss Psychobabble

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Loneliness: What You Need

Several months ago, a British man came to see me with his Filipina wife. There I felt the heaviest weights their hearts can endure. After being shown indisputable evidences of her affair with a younger man, the wife hurriedly walked out. Tears flowing from his eyes as a flooding river in the night, ...

Sep 16

Categories: Ending a relationship issues, Grief, Loss, Bereavement, Infidelity

Written By:
Dr. Angelo Subida, Psychotherapist

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The sex conversation all couples should have but most don't until ...

For most couples, monogamy and sexual fidelity are an assumed part of their relationship contract. However, the extent of this assumed contract discussion is essentially:“We are not going to sleep with other people…right? …  Yeah”Then most people leave it at that and ...

Aug 10

Categories: Couple Counseling, Infidelity, Marital Counseling, Men's Issues, ...

Written By:
Tammy M. Fontana, MS NCC CTRT Sex Therapist USA

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Reason why people cheat - beside sex

"Reprinted from Sexual Intelligence™ Marty Klein, Ph.D. (www.SexualIntelligence.org)."Cheating, infidelity, adultery—no matter what you call it, it’s a staple of popular culture. Articles with titles like “Why he cheats,” “Affair-proofing your ...

Jul 2

Categories: Couple Counseling, Infidelity, Marital Counseling, Men's Issues, ...

Written By:
Tammy M. Fontana, MS NCC CTRT Sex Therapist USA

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Dealing with Betrayals in Your Relationship

Betrayals in relationship change the quality and functioning of the relationship in dramatic ways. Trust is the primary aspect affected as well as the betrayed partner’s sense of safety in the couple. Betrayals bring up many dilemmas for the couple. Few couples have the skills or the ...

May 11

Categories: Couple Counseling, Infidelity, Marital Counseling, Men's Issues, ...

Written By:
Tammy M. Fontana, MS NCC CTRT Sex Therapist USA

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Rebuilding After Affair Trauma

Susan has been cheated on by her husband. She is broken. It's so difficult for her to make it through each day. She struggles with finding energy to get out of bed each morning. Physically, she is very listless, trying to hold her self together. Her recurring post-affair memories and thoughts ...

Feb 18

Categories: Addictions, Couple Counseling, Infidelity

Written By:
Dr. Angelo Subida, Psychotherapist

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Character and Broken Vows

Nowadays, broken marriage vows have become epidemic with over half of marriages experiencing adultery or divorce. This accounts for increasing numbers of dyfunctional families and traumatized children in our midst in need of help. Broken vows never lead anything good for society.In a counseling ...

Jan 27

Categories: Adult psychological development, Divorce / Divorce Adjustment, ...

Written By:
Dr. Angelo Subida, Psychotherapist

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A First Step In Healing From Affairs

When I saw Tonton, a British doing business in the Philippines, he was severely hurt and depressed. He was in much tears. He had caught his wife cheating again over the internet and seeing the OP (other person). Along the way, he had somehow able to acknowledge to himself that his wife remained ...

Jan 8

Categories: Abuse / Abuse Survivor Issues, Addictions, Infidelity

Written By:
Dr. Angelo Subida, Psychotherapist

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How can a couple guard against an affair?

It is faulty thinking to believe that if you are attracted to someone else there must be something wrong at home. It is possible to be attracted to somebody else, even if you have a good marriage. The single most important protector against an affair is appropriate boundaries. In a culture where ...

Dec 7

Categories: Couple Counseling, Divorce / Divorce Adjustment, Ending a ...

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How is an Emotional Affair Different from a Friendship?

  An emotional affair is when a person not only invests more of their emotional energy outside their marriage, but also receives emotional support and companionship from the new relationship. In an emotional affair, a person feels closer to the other party and may experience increasing ...

Nov 16

Categories: Couple Counseling, Divorce / Divorce Adjustment, Ending a ...

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Emotional Affairs, Emotional Cheating

Emotional Affairs are an issue that we see more and more. What is an emotional affair? It can be described as intense romantic feelings directed toward a person outside your primary relationship. In other words, having an emotional affair is falling in love with the potential or fantasy ...

Oct 24

Categories: Couple Counseling, Divorce / Divorce Adjustment, Ending a ...

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Infidelity, Cheating, Betrayal...now What?

 No one gets a user manual on what to once an infidelity, as defined by one or both parties is discovered. Here are some things people need to consider before making any decision. What is infidelity? This may reveal value differences in a couple and highlight how little time a couple spent ...

Oct 13

Categories: Couple Counseling, Divorce / Divorce Adjustment, Emptiness, Ending a ...

Written By:
Tammy M. Fontana, MS NCC CTRT Sex Therapist USA

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It's Not a Communication Problem

It’s not a communication problem Married couples think because their partner doesn’t want what s/he wants or see the problem as s/he does, they have a communication problem.  People’s definition of a communication problem is that they are unable to get their partner to ...

Sep 7

Categories: Blended Family Issues, Codependency / Dependency, Communication ...

Written By:
Tammy M. Fontana, MS NCC CTRT Sex Therapist USA

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Counselling for Infidelity and Cheating in a Marriage

Counselling for Cheating or Infidelity in a Marriage Relationships can and do recover from marrital cheating and they can go on to survive and thrive. However the journey to a great marriage after learning about infidelity is a challenging path. There are several stages that married couples must ...

Aug 25

Categories: Adjusting to Change / Life Transitions, Adult psychological ...

Written By:
Tammy M. Fontana, MS NCC CTRT Sex Therapist USA

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A new way to look at Depression and hope to get better

From the theoretical orientation of Dr. William Glasser, founder of Choice Theory Reality Therapy (CTRT), depression is seen as a chosen behaviour not an emotion that you are victim to. So CTRT therapist would say you are DEPRESSING or even anxieting or angering instead of being depressed, anxious or angry. All behaviour is purposeful in ...

Aug 25

Categories: Bereavement, Bipolar, Coping with Medical Problems, Couple ...

Written By:
Tammy M. Fontana, MS NCC CTRT Sex Therapist USA

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