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Your Spouse is Cheating, Now What?

What do you do when you discover your spouse is cheating?  Would you believe that not everyone immediately confronts the lying SOB and calls a lawyer

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When life crashes over you and puts you in a hard place, you can choose to fight for yourself, or give in. Either way is a struggle.

or a counselor? In fact, some spouses hide from the truth. They pretend to not know what they know. They think life can go on just as they thought it was. They are wrong.

In math equations, the expression on one side must always equal, or have the same value, as the expression on the other. There is a corollary in life: When you discover something, you are changed by it in a way that is equal to its significance.

I call this the Discovery and Change equation. Continue reading

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Helping a Grieving Friend Through Christmas

‘Tis the season for eggnog and grief. Christmastime is here and it can be a grueling and gut-wrenching reminder of the relationship that has ended for someone who has lost a loved one through death or divorce or discord.

empty leather chair, red plaid blanket, next to Christmas tree

Christmas can be especially difficult when someone is missing. Brad W. Smith, photographer

We can’t bring back the dead, restore a marriage or repair a relationship, but we can be a good friend to a friend who is struggling in this joyous holiday.

As a friend, it helps to first of all remember there is no time limit on mourning.

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