LoveBonds

Attachment. Betrayal. Repair.

Learn The Art of Relationship Repair for Long-Lasting Love

Disagreements: nobody likes them and yet everyone has them. Most couples find that after a fight, they feel more distant from one another. Over time, it can become increasingly difficult to come...

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4 Ways to Reassure Your Partner for a More Secure Connection

Couples that offer reassurances to one another regularly develop a more robust, more secure, and dependable relationship.  Many couples interact with one another in ways that resemble roommates...

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3 Powerful Benefits of Eye Gazing for Relationship Repair

More often than not, after a conflict or time of distance, most couples create space and distance between one another until the intensity of the feeling dissipates. Then, they reconnect often...

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Couples that offer reassurances to one another regularly develop a more robust, more secure, and dependable relationship.  Many couples interact with one another in ways that resemble roommates or household co-managers. They often speak with...

Challenging Popular Notions oF the Affair Triad

We've all seen the magazine headlines, celebrity gossip stories, politicians who cheat and have listened to the experts that portray infidelity in trite and predictable ways.  Our culture tends to simplify and trivialize each person...

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Terri DiMatteo with Pre-Marital Bliss PODCAST host Mayi Dixon on the Challenges of Pre-Marital Infidelity

What is a couple to do when infidelity occurs before getting married? Mayi Dixon, LPC host of Anchor's "The PreMarital Bliss Podcast" interviews relationship and couples counselor Terri DiMatteo. The two discuss the unique concerns that occur when...

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The Surprising Way Infidelity Makes Sense: An interview by Dini of Vigilantes Radio with Guest Terri DiMatteo, LPC

Infidelity is a relationship trauma that hurts. Affairs require lies and deception to occur. The paid and suffering in the aftermath lingers a lifetime. With all of that, is there anything about infidelity that 'makes sense'? Is there any logic to...

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Helping Couples Cope After Infidelity: An Interview with Terri DiMatteo, LPC By Shane Birkel LMFT

Everyone knows someone who has been impacted by infidelity. It is such a prevalent reality in our society, yet there is still so much taboo and limited understanding in the way that we talk about it. There tends to be a lot of shame and judgement...

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WHAT CONSTITUTES INFIDELITY?

Did your partner cheat on you? Are you sure? Does one of you think the other one cheated, and you can't agree that cheating has taken place? Which behaviors constitute infidelity? Is kissing another an act of betrayal? Is excessive texting or...

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The Complex Challenges of “No Contact” With the Affair Partner

The first task in affair recovery is to fully and permanently conclude the relationship with the outside party or the affair-partner. Full affair recovery cannot truly take place while a spouse or committed partner remains in contact with the...

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