Affair sex

Angela discovered a whole new person—her real self—to share with her husband.

At the end of that long and arduous process, they were able to stand before the congregation and share their testimony of healing without shame.

He desperately needed that freedom to be himself and be accepted and appreciated.

In effect, she was moving toward forgiveness right through her anger, not by going around it.When Angela finally got angry and both she and Stuart began to grieve, it was like a huge festering sore that had finally been lanced.Their relationship worsened at first as the anger surfaced.Yet here was Angela about to end it all, with no apparent cause.I hypothesized to myself that their resolution of the event five years ago left something to be desired, that there still were major factors left unresolved between them.Angela claimed that she had forgiven her wayward husband, but I had a hunch that hers had been a surface–only forgiveness and that her depression was the result of buried feelings of hostility toward her unfaithful husband.After the affair Angela determined to go on as though nothing happened and be a “hero of God’s grace.” She kept a stiff upper lip in their church circle and was viewed as a paragon of virtue.As a result, Stuart developed an entirely new respect for her.When Angela chose to forgive her husband, Stuart knew it was for real this time, and he could therefore begin to grieve his losses.Remember, forgiveness is a process; all the characteristics of genuine forgiveness will not always be present, but they should become increasingly apparent along the journey.An entangled affair is always the result of an intimacy deficit in the marital relationship.

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  1. ” It irks me in ways that can only be compared to fingernails scraping against grade-school chalkboards. Let’s think about this concept for a moment so I can emphasize the utter folly of this idea. When you go to the movies you literally have nothing to do but sit quietly and watch the movie. You have a stupid cup-holding barricade in between you two.