Relationships. Betrayal. Repair.

Do This to Affair-Proof Your Relationship

The HuffPost article, 'This Science-Backed Trick Could Help Prevent Infidelity In A Relationship' by Brittany Wong, on February 14th, caught my attention. The post begins by asking if there's a way to reduce the temptation of cheating and suggests that a study by the Journal of Sex Research tells us how. The proposed answer is simple: just put yourself in your partner's shoes and think about how your cheating may affect them. The scientists...

Unpacking Infidelity: The Love Affair Between Married GMA Anchors T.J. Holmes and Amy Robach

Married Good Morning America co-hosts T.J. Holmes and Amy Robach allegedly had a months-long affair, sending ripples of shockwaves through marriage across the country.  According to People Magazine, the relationship between T.J. Holmes and Amy Robach was no secret to their colleagues, as they were flirtatious, and those who worked with them felt uncomfortable. According to PEOPLE magazine: The co-hosts' relationship was made...

Why Do People Have Affairs? The Answer May Surprise You

Many notions about why people have affairs suggest an evolutionary predisposition, that partners who stray are immoral individuals without conscience or that society and culture are to blame.  Affair recovery expert Terri DiMatteo, LPC of Open Door Therapy, has quite a different thought on the matter, and what she has to say about why people have affairs is sure to surprise you. Listen now on Apple Podcasts!


Bill and Jayla have just entered marriage therapy after Jayla discovered Bill’s affair with Sarah. During their first session, the therapist tells them that part of the affair recovery requires that Bill immediately enact a strict “no contact” with his affair partner, Sarah. The counselor explains that marriage is for two people–not three–and that marital repair won’t begin until Bill fully concludes his relationship with Sarah....