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When an Unfaithful Spouse Refuses to End Their Affair

When an Unfaithful Spouse Refuses to End Their Affair

When most people imagine a scenario involving a “cheating spouse” being caught having an emotional or sexual affair, they assume said cheating spouse will react...Read More

Affairs in the Digital Age – “Is it okay to look at my spouse’s phone?”

“Is it okay to look at my spouse’s phone?”  Not only is that a loaded question, it’s an oversimplified one.  The answer depends on many things, including a couple’s...Read More

Is A “Partner Predator” Circling Your Spouse?

You’re having a nice coffee date with your wife when her phone chimes with a new text.  She reads it, giggles, and starts texting this other person back.  You know who it...Read More

Can You Save Your Marriage Alone? Yes – Try These 5 Tips

Stop talking your relationship to death!

Can one spouse save a marriage?  The short answer is yes.  It can happen.  It happens all the time. In fact, the reason that I take a “one spouse” approach in my practice...Read More

When His Midlife Crisis turns into Marital Terrorism

When His Midlife Crisis turns into Marital Terrorism | debramacleod.com

Ah, the stereotypical male midlife crisis – it summons images of a middle-aged man cruising around town in his red convertible, trying to recapture the feeling of lost youth. ...Read More

No, They’re Not “Just Friends.” They’re Having an Affair.

No, They're Not "Just Friends." They're Having an Affair | debramacleod.com

So, I’m just wondering… whatever happened to trusting one’s own gut? Is it unfashionable to do so? Politically incorrect? Fattening? There must be a reason that...Read More

“My Husband / Wife Won’t Fight for Me. How Can I Make Them Care?”

I hear it all the time from a hurting spouse:  “My husband was the one who cheated, so why isn’t he fighting for me?  Why do I have to convince him that what he did was...Read More

“My Husband Won’t Stop Texting a Female Co-Worker”

You’ve been looking forward to it all week – crashing on the couch with your husband and binge-watching the new show on Netflix.  You set out a big bowl of popcorn, snuggle...Read More

My Husband / Wife is Threatening Divorce. Why? What Should I Do?

Thinking of Divorce?

If you’ve ever heard your husband or wife say, “I want a divorce,” or “we should just get a divorce” or even “maybe we should try a separation,” then you know how...Read More

Marriage Counseling for Affairs: Making a Bad Situation Even Worse

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It happens every day: a spouse discovers their husband or wife is having an affair and starts Googling marriage counselors. They assume that if they can get (or persuade, or...Read More