Betrayal Trauma FAQ: (Mostly) Everything You Ever Wanted to Know

I would love to distill everything you ever wanted to understand about betrayal trauma and recovery into this one handy-dandy article, but that’s impossible. One day I’ll write a book. In the meantime, these are my semi-short answers to the questions I’m asked most. If you’ve got a question that isn’t answered here or you… Continue reading Betrayal Trauma FAQ: (Mostly) Everything You Ever Wanted to Know

Timeout Bingo: The Cure for Stonewalling in a Relationship

Stonewalling in a relationship is so damaging that John Gottman (the dude who can predict divorce with 94% accuracy) labeled it one of the four horsemen of the apocalypse. It will literally trample all over your relationship until it’s just a bloody blob of pain and exhaustion. So how do you remedy stonewalling in a… Continue reading Timeout Bingo: The Cure for Stonewalling in a Relationship

Boundaries Are Bullshit: Why Setting Boundaries Won’t Improve Your Relationship

When I first started down the lovely journey of healing from getting my heart ripped out and stomped on, I read/listened to/watched everything I could get my hands on regarding cheating, betrayal trauma, affair recovery, sex addiction, ALL THE THINGS! I was desperately trying to figure out how to stop losing my fucking mind and… Continue reading Boundaries Are Bullshit: Why Setting Boundaries Won’t Improve Your Relationship

How to Stop Intrusive Thoughts About My Partner Cheating

It’s super common to have intrusive thoughts after you discover that your partner has cheated. You may find yourself obsessing over details that you don’t really want to know about, but you just can’t stop yourself. It’s like you’re on that horrible Gravitron ride at the fair. Your thoughts just keep spinning and spinning and… Continue reading How to Stop Intrusive Thoughts About My Partner Cheating

Can You Get PTSD from Betrayal?

The simple answer is yes. It’s quite common to experience symptoms of PTSD after betrayal. In fact, up to 60% of betrayed partners experience PTSD symptoms. Let’s take a closer look at why people lose their minds when their most intimate relationship becomes a void of bullshit.  PTSD from Cheating There are some people out… Continue reading Can You Get PTSD from Betrayal?