Category Archives: AFFAIR

Passion and Rage at Age 70

Just when I think, “I’ve heard it all”, here comes the Lois Goodman story, proving me wrong – again. But then, I’m always amazed at the human spirit for good and for bad. ——————————— One of my early blogs was … Continue reading

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An Affair in Three Voices – Part 3: Geena’s Story

This is the third and last part of An Affair in Three Voices: Geena’s Story (to read the previous two click on the right under “recent posts”) ———————————————————————————————- “I grew up knowing two things about myself: I was fat, and I was … Continue reading

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An Affair in Three Voices – Part 2: The Wife

An Affair in Three Voices – Part 2: The previous post described an affair from the husband’s perspective.  Here, Barbara describes to me her reality, as his wife. “I was six when my father left my mother.  Since then I … Continue reading

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An Affair in Three Voices: The Husband (Part 1)

A true story of an affair, as you’ll read, it’s told by the husband … Of course I changed all identifying data … The next two blogs will tell the story from the perspective of the betrayed wife and her … Continue reading

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AN AFFAIR IS NOT FAIR

  It’s really bad to hear that your husband had an affair. It’s even worse to hear that it was a full-blown affair with vacations, love letters, gifts etc. To really understand the enormity of the pain, betrayal, disbelief and … Continue reading

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Aids/Falling in Love#2

I will call her Joy.  She came to therapy to resolve some issues with her elderly mother – an attractive, stylish woman, in her mid-thirties, and happily married. You know, when you start talking, you never know where the conversation … Continue reading

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Being in Love #1

This friend is married. She was “in love” with her husband when they met. They had three boys, a nice little home and a group of friends. She was a homemaker and he was a physician. When the children started … Continue reading

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