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Emotional Freedom

As we celebrate our country’s birthday this week, we think about freedom. This year, for the first time many of us find ourselves concerned for the many freedoms we may have taken for granted. And as the controversy about freedom gets played out on the daily news cycle, it is easy to become exhausted and […]


It has been a tough week. Denial and his sidekicks, Minimalization and Rationalization were running around my office getting in everyone’s head. Those scoundrels wreak havoc wherever they go. Denial whispers prettily, “Why go for that mammogram? You feel fine and it hurts sooo much!”. Minimalization coos gently, “It is not abuse if he only […]

The Other Woman

      If your husband is leaving your marriage for another woman, it can be devastating. Even if you were aware that the marriage was stale and perhaps had a fling of your own, you may feel knocked to the ground. Betrayal and violation of trust play a huge role in your pain, but, even more […]

Part Three-My Partner is having an Emotional Affair!! What should I do??

In parts one and two of this series, we discussed what defines an emotional affair and some of the reasons they may happen. Now we move onto perhaps the most difficult aspect-what to do if you find your spouse is participating in an emotional affair. If you DO discover (or even suspect that) your spouse is […]