Category Archives: Affairs

Does your partner have a work spouse?

By Dr. Karen Sherman Does your significant other have an “Office Spouse?” Don’t worry, it might be good for your marriage. My spouse has an ‘office spouse.’ I know it’s nothing, but it really gets to me. He comes home and tells me about work things and they all involve her. He knows I’m not […]

Triangular theory of love

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia Jump to: navigation, search Not to be confused with Love triangle. The triangular theory of love is a theory of love developed by psychologist Robert Sternberg. The theory characterizes love within the context of interpersonal relationships by three different components: Intimacy – Which encompasses feelings of closeness, connectedness, and bondedness. […]

How to forgive and let go of your hurt

By Neil Rosenthal Forgiveness is a choice, it is not an emotion. You are not going to feel like it, but you can do it. Apparently, nobody is born with a lot of talent for forgiving. If you do not forgive those who have hurt you, you will have a very hard time trusting other […]

Why men have affairs

“When the wife does not focus in on the needs and the feelings, sexually, personally, to make him feel like a man, to make him feel like a success, to make him feel like her hero, he’s very susceptible to the charm of some other woman making him feel what he needs,” the popular psychologist […]

How to affair-proof your marriage or relationship

By Steven D. Solomon, Ph.D. and Lorie J. Teagno, Ph.D. In our book and our work with clients we teach specific tools that everyone can use to affair-proof their relationship. We teach that there are Three Intimacies: Self Intimacy, Conflict Intimacy and Affection Intimacy. These are the mortar, building blocks and façade of any relationship. […]