Episode 40

‌Making Amends After Infidelity: A Conversation with Dr. Deborah Miller About Sincere Apologies

Navigating the turbulent waters of infidelity can be an uphill task. We’re offering you an opportunity to learn practical ways of recovering from infidelity in a marriage. Tips, insights, and strategies from our brilliant guest, Dr. Deborah Miller, author of More Than Sorry, Five Steps to Deepen Your Apology After You Have Committed Infidelity, will provide steps to direct you through saying you’re sorry. In our candid conversation, we discuss how each partner can take responsibility in the aftermath of infidelity while emphasizing vulnerability, self-analysis, and growth from mistakes.

Ever wondered how to offer a genuine apology after a betrayal? Let’s walk you through that together. We delve into the process of expressing a sincere apology, highlighting the need for empathy, understanding, and clear communication. Dr. Miller encourages self-reflection on defense mechanisms, attachment styles, personality types, and navigating stress management. We also explore how to handle triggers with humility and courage when they resurface, even years after the incident.

Rebuilding trust and healing after infidelity is no small feat. It’s a journey that requires introspection, self-reflection, and patience from both partners. We offer useful pointers for the wounded spouse to champion their healing journey, emphasizing the importance of letting go of the need to know every detail of the affair when it’s time to do so. We recognize the necessity of complete transparency and accountability in rebuilding trust, alongside the long-term commitment necessary for complete healing. Join us as we explore how to believe in the potential for change and a healthy relationship despite infidelity. The road may be weary, but take heart in the transformative power of forgiveness and progress because God is still in the business of reconciliation, as we should be too.

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Dr. Deb’s book More Than Sorry, Five Steps to Deepen Your Apology After You Have Committed Infidelity

Her Website: Dr. Deb Miller

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