Category Archives: Holidays

“The only thing that stands between a person and what they want from life is merely the will to try it and the faith to believe it is possible.” – Richard M. DeVos 1969 – I was a dejected and awkward second grade student without friends who suffered constant ridicule. I thought I was less […]   Read more »

So it’s Christmas time and your world is falling apart. Your heart is broken and your world is shattered, and you really have no idea how to survive Christmas after an affair. Take heart! This blog is for you. I remember going through this myself a number of years ago. There is hope and a future […]   Read more »

At Christmas time, I think of the many people whom I have the honor and privilege of helping through the “dark valley of the shadow of death” – the pain of dealing with an affair in your marriage. When we were surviving our own affair-healing nightmare fifteen years ago, I remember wondering if it was […]   Read more »

Question: Dear Anne – My husband and I have been on a rollercoaster since the discovery of his affair 6 months ago. We’ve been reading your articles, as well as other books and trying to heal. Some days I feel hopeful that we will make it, and I see my husband trying to do the […]   Read more »

Question: Dear Anne – How can I make it through today? (Valentine’s Day) It’s supposed to be a day about love, and all I can think of is how I am not loved. Answer: I understand. It does hurt to think of Valentines Day, when you are in the throws of affair recovery. Some keys […]   Read more »

Mother’s Day is like Christmas. While commercials would lead us to believe money can buy happiness, the idealized pictures of family bliss flashing across our television screens are often not reality. For many affair survivors, Mother’s Day is a difficult trigger to get through, rather than a day of celebration to anticipate with joy. Allow […]   Read more »