Surviving Infidelity

Man who is struggling with how to survive infidelity and divorce.

How To Survive Infidelity And Divorce

By Dr. Karen Finn / April 5, 2017

These three tips are exactly what you need so you’ll heal and survive the betrayal. Finding out your spouse cheated (or is cheating) leaves you breathless with shock and starts your whole world spinning wildly as you try to make sense of things. And just as you start to catch your breath, your thoughts explode…

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Woman contemplating what infidelity does to a marriage.

What Infidelity Does To A Marriage May Not Be What You Think

By Dr. Karen Finn / March 28, 2017

It isn’t quite as cut and dried as you might think. If you’re like most people, you got married with a certainty of two things: 1. You will be one of the lucky ones who made it to “happily ever after” 2. If your new spouse ever cheats on you, your marriage will be O.V.E.R.…

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Woman reminding herself why an affair is a bad idea despite her temptation.

11 Reasons Why An Affair Is A Bad Idea

By Dr. Karen Finn / March 9, 2017

Having an affair is one of the worst decisions you can make for yourself – and your family. You’ve been unhappy in your marriage for a while now. It seems that things will never change – that your spouse will continue ignoring your needs. You’re tired of feeling stuck, ignored and unloved in your marriage.…

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Bi In Hetero Marriage: Am I Cheating If I Have Homosexual Sex?

By Dr. Karen Finn / January 9, 2017

The answer is definitely … it depends. Outside of the legal definition, marriage is a commitment that two people make to each other. For most couples the commitment includes monogamy. But what happens if a bisexual person enters into a marriage with a heterosexual person and still wants to have homosexual sex? Will they be…

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I Cheated. What Should I Do?

By Dr. Karen Finn / May 6, 2016

Coming clean is the best thing you can do. So you’ve cheated and now you’re feeling a mixture of guilt and elation. Elation that it was so fun (and easy). And guilt because you have a spouse who trusts you implicitly. And so you struggle. You wrestle with whether or not you should tell them…

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Couple sitting in front of fire as he contemplates telling her he cheated.

4 Reasons You MUST Tell Your Spouse You Cheated

By Dr. Karen Finn / October 19, 2015

Even if you’re scared, coming clean with your spouse is the best thing for both of you if you want to save your marriage. Not everyone who has an affair set out with the intention to cheat. Most affairs just sort of happen. That’s probably how you wound up in this situation – by accident.…

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