Take Care of You (the injured spouse) : Take Care of You (the injured spouse) As the cheated on spouse, focus on you and make you the best person that you can be. That's the only thing you can control. Work on yourself, your self esteem and make you the person your spouse wants to be with.
You need to build a strong internal foundation to deal with all the negative effects of the affair that threaten to overpower you.
Only then will you be able to take care of the other issues in your marriage.
Accept That The Affair Happened : Accept That The Affair Happened It is not realistic to expect you to immediately forgive your disloyal spouse for cheating on you.
Yet you don't want to let him or her off the hook. What you can do is learn to accept what happened. Accept that the affair happened and it is now part of your history.
You cannot change the past or go back, but you do have the ability to choose how you respond.
Talk About The Affair Details : Talk About The Affair Details Talking about the affair details (to a certain extent) is part of the healing after an affair process.
Some injured spouses want only the big picture truths about the affair, while others want to know all the nitty gritty details. It's up to you to decide how much you want to know.
Become Open and Transparent : Become Open and Transparent Transparency, meaning no more secrets is key in a healthy marriage but more so in a marriage that has been torn apart by infidelity.
For the cheater, that means that your partner should be able to see-through you and know from your words, actions and deeds that you are fully committed to him or her and is no longer lying or being deceitful.
Give Yourself Time to Heal : Give Yourself Time to Heal Healing after an affair is not going to happen overnight. You just don't flip a switch and everything is okay again.
So just give yourself time to heal and grow. You will have setbacks and bad days, but eventually the pain will become less intense until it is a distant memory.
Steps to Healing After an Affair : Steps to Healing After an Affair There are many more steps to healing after an affair.
Start with this step-by-step system that will show you exactly what to do and in what order so that you can start building a better than ever marriage right now.
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