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We are ALL dealing with our own tough issues. We may keep them to ourselves, but we all have struggles.
If you BOTH allow yourselves to step into each others shoes—to have the awareness and respect for each others issues and struggles... that will most likely allow the love that you have for each other to shine through at its brightest.
There will be ups and downs—feelings of being under-appreciated for both. It will happen. But let that be the worst that happens. Unity through diversity.
That's the greatest love. A selfless love. It's paradoxical, but you each would get back more than you give out. That's the love that conquers all things that's mentioned in the Bible. It will be challenging for both of you, but well worth it”
There are times when you should never give a cheater a second chance, but there also are exceptions. So I can't give you any hard and fast rules, but if you're really confused about a situation, then you should consult a counselor.”
Specificities notwithstanding, I identified three basic patterns in the way couples reorganize themselves after an infidelity—they never really get past the affair, they pull themselves up by the bootstraps and let it go, or they leave it far behind.”
So here we are, seven years since my world imploded. And though I’ll never say my husband’s affair was good for us, I will say that we’ve grown in ways we couldn’t have imagined. I have found a joy I thought impossible. He is happier and more whole than he’s ever been.”
It was fairly easy to forgive my boyfriend for what he did. One mistake couldn’t change how I felt about him. Putting myself in his shoes, I could understand and only hoped he would have shown me the same sympathy had it been the other way around. Making the decision to stay and work it out was a no brainer. The difficult part came when the actual working out started.”
Because nothing says ‘I'm not satisfied in my relationship’ like banging someone on your bed while you're at work.”
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