5 Ways Couples Move on after Infidelity

For many couples, adultery can feel like a final straw, with no solution but divorce. However, infidelity can be forgiven, and there are couples that have moved on from the event to lead a happy, loving marriage. If your marriage has recently been shaken by infidelity...

Tips for Overcoming the Temptation to Cheat

It happens—even the happiest of married individuals occasionally might feel tempted to cheat on their spouse. After all, we’re only human. It’s natural to feel attracted to other people from time to time, and even develop feelings for someone else while still being in...

Why Affairs Happen

Typically, an affair is a sign that something else is wrong in your relationship – it is not merely a desire to wander. Luckily, you can identify the issues that commonly lead to affairs and work on fixing those issues before they become problematic. The most common...

Marriage Advice: Affairs Aren’t the Answer

You’d think that the people coming to see a Portland marriage counselor would all be trying to find out how to fight for their relationship, but every now and then, I’ll talk to someone who really just wants me permission to cheat on his or her spouse. The situations...