An affair forever changes a relationship. A betrayal is a huge threat to security and stability, which we all NEED in order to have a healthy and sustainable relationship.
Dealing With The Impact
◊ Hear the affair story
◊ Set boundaries to honor impact of broken trust
◊ Implement self-care and support triggers/flashbacks
◊ Explore factors that contributed to affair
◊ Label needs, wants, desires and what each partner deserves
◊ Relationship work (communication, values, connection, safety, intimacy)
◊ Clear understanding of what contributed to affair
◊ Explore and practice forgiveness
◊ What does the future relationship look like - together in partnership or separate?