When an Unfaithful Spouse Refuses to End Their Affair

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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 apologetically.  “I’m so sorry!  It meant nothing, you’re the one I love and want to be with! I’ll do whatever it takes to fix this!” There is also an assumption that … Read more

Cheating and the Midlife Crisis: When Your Husband has a Midlife Affair

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It never rains but it pours, right? That’s the idiom that comes to mind when I think of the midlife affair.  It’s like two tornados combining—the midlife crisis and infidelity—and creating a storm that has the power to knock down your whole marriage. A husband’s midlife affair may strike when life is good. Maybe too … Read more

When a Platonic Friendship in Marriage Turns Flirtatious

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Some things are built for two. Teeter-totters. Loveseats. The Porsche Boxster. And yes, marriage. Which begs the question: Can a married person have a platonic friendship with another man or woman outside of their marriage? Yes, of course they can. Platonic friendships are very possible…providing there’s no attraction between the two friends and no chance … Read more

What To Do When Your Wife Cheats

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It’s abundantly obvious, and understandable, that a person who discovers their spouse has been unfaithful will experience a range of emotions, from shock to sadness and everything in between. The expression a “storm of emotions” is certainly fitting when it comes to infidelity. But all storms end, and this one will too. That’s why it’s … Read more

How I Went from Mediating Divorces to Saving Marriages

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After law school, I opened a divorce mediation practice—and let me tell you, you see all types. Some are there because they truly want to remain on good terms with their soon to be ex-spouse and have a collaborative divorce. Others are there only because they’ve been told it’s cheaper than having lawyers battle it … Read more

10 Signs Your Husband is Having a Midlife Crisis

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Have you ever thought to yourself, “Is my husband having a midlife crisis?”  Maybe his behavior has changed so suddenly, so dramatically, that you’re wondering whether there’s an impostor living in his body. Or maybe this has been building up for a while and you’re starting to get seriously worried. Either way, here’s a quick … Read more