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Uncertain Ground

Ashley Ballou-Bonnema | Posted 03.20.2015 | Healthy Living
Ashley Ballou-Bonnema

How little trust I have in this body and Cystic Fibrosis after it has betrayed me so vehemently these past months. It is not "if" my body will betray me again, but "when." But I must do it.

On International Women's Day, A History of Lilith. Was She a Demon or the First Feminist We Know?

Dora Levy Mossanen | Posted 03.12.2015 | Women
Dora Levy Mossanen

My Lilith revealed herself when I immigrated to America and decided to go back to school as a married woman and a mother of young kids, when I became a writer and began creating strong willed female characters with big dreams and the courage to realize these dreams, despite the many obstacles they encountered on their way.

Lauren Weber

'How To Get Away With Murder' Recap: Someone Give Cicely Tyson An Emmy

HuffingtonPost.com | Lauren Weber | Posted 02.23.2015 | Entertainment

This whole recap should just be quotes from Cicely Tyson's starring role as Annalise's mother Ophelia. If we thought Annalise was a firecracker, we kn...

Were There Clues Their Relationship Might Be Toxic (Even On Their Honeymoon)?

Posted 03.17.2015 | Dr. Phil

Caroline and Sonny say their nearly three-year marriage has been tumultuous, with plenty of fighting and both sides alleging verbal and physical abuse...

Lauren Weber

'How To Get Away With Murder' Recap: Students Over Lovers

HuffingtonPost.com | Lauren Weber | Posted 02.13.2015 | Entertainment

Child abuse. Sibling incest. Relationship lies. The mob. Utter betrayal. And a charred body. And we still have one more episode until the season fi...

4 Unhealthy Ways We Betray Ourselves Everyday

Dr. Deborah Caldwell | Posted 03.10.2015 | Healthy Living
Dr. Deborah Caldwell

I've been unfaithful to myself in so many ways; oftentimes without even knowing it. When we're unloving and unkind to ourselves, and not living our true authentic lives, we're committing the ultimate act of betrayal and self-hatred. Here's how we betray ourselves?

The Only Way To Heal After Someone Has Hurt You

OWN | Posted 12.17.2014 | OWN

Anyone who has suffered a wrong at the hands of someone else -- be it a life-altering betrayal by a trusted person or a critical remark that seems stu...

Keeping A Secret? How A Confession Can Make Your Relationship Stronger

High50 | Posted 02.14.2015 | Fifty
High50

There's a general assumption that secrets are bad. But there are all sorts of reasons why, sometimes, coming clean may do more harm than good.

Your Child Should Never Be Your Shoulder to Cry On

Marie Hartwell-Walker, Ed.D. | Posted 01.20.2015 | Divorce
Marie Hartwell-Walker, Ed.D.

Children shouldn't ever be asked to side with one parent over another. Even when parents haven't been the best, children tend to love them and want to stay connected. Their conclusions about their other parent need to be their own.

A Glimpse Into the Dark-Side of Betrayal

Creston Davis | Posted 12.29.2014 | GPS for the Soul
Creston Davis

The one who suffers from repeated bouts of relational betrayal should seriously consider their part in co-creating the tragedy that continues to befall them. Betrayal in other words, often betrays the one betrayed, and that's the perverse angle one must learn to perceive.

Pouring Salt on the Wound: Psychologists Identify the Effects of 'Institutional Betrayal'

Paul G. Mattiuzzi | Posted 12.03.2014 | Healthy Living
Paul G. Mattiuzzi

The risk features involve power, privilege and prestige, the value placed on group membership, the prioritization of group loyalty, the impulse to protect an image, and an institutional sense of righteousness and entitlement.

Looking for Trust in All the Wrong Places

Linda Bloom LCSW and Charlie Bloom MSW | Posted 11.02.2014 | Healthy Living
Linda Bloom LCSW and Charlie Bloom MSW

Relationships don't begin with trust. Trust is built day-by-day by two people who demonstrate trust-worthiness through their words and actions.

What To Do When a Friend Betrays You

Kare Anderson | Posted 10.08.2014 | Impact
Kare Anderson

Last month two longtime friends broke trust. One offered to do something vital for me, didn't, and didn't tell me. Another shared very private information about me with a stranger. I don't know which felt worse. Remember one time when you felt betrayed?

13 Steps to Recover From Betrayal

Dr. Carmen Harra | Posted 10.08.2014 | Healthy Living
Dr. Carmen Harra

Betrayal leaves us at a fork in the road. We can choose to act in ways that either favor or impede personal growth: we can become stuck in a bad moment forever or we can put it behind us for good. We decide our path.

Affairs With Married Men Aren't Always Physical -- At Least, Mine Wasn't

Bustle | Posted 10.07.2014 | Divorce
Bustle

Though I knew better than to have an affair with him, I'd seen enough movies to know that my break-up with my boyfriend was an ominous sign. My coworkers began questioning our relationship, too. "We're just friends!" I blustered. But on second thought, I suspected we weren't.

Is It Really OK to Deny Your Spouse Sex?

Vicki Larson | Posted 09.26.2014 | Divorce
Vicki Larson

Do you owe your spouse sex? If you stop having sex with your spouse, is he or she justified in having an affair? Is the denial of sex just as much as a betrayal as infidelity?

Have You Ever Been Betrayed?

Terri Britt | Posted 09.10.2014 | Healthy Living
Terri Britt

Taking a stand may be as simple as speaking your needs or sharing your heart. It may mean taking action with something you want, rather than waiting on someone else to tell you it's okay. Or, it may be a more drastic measure, like walking away from a situation.

Why Jack Bauer Reminds Me of Jesus

Bethany Blankley | Posted 08.21.2014 | Religion
Bethany Blankley

I've never been a big television watcher. I abhor commercials, and even more so, cable company monopolies legitimized by legislators dismissing the co...

My Dream Guy Became the Best Thing I Never Had

Christina Scribner | Posted 08.19.2014 | Women
Christina Scribner

I used to think that being in love meant you'd do everything possible to claim another person as your own and that seeing them with other people was supposed to make you a walking disaster.

Write It, But Don't Send It -- And Turn What Happened Into Good

Gini Graham Scott | Posted 07.06.2014 | Healthy Living
Gini Graham Scott

When things go wrong and you feel someone has done something to you to cause that, you may feel eager to tell that person off -- whether in person, on...

The Unspoken Truth About Sex-Starved Marriages

Michele Weiner-Davis | Posted 07.07.2014 | Divorce
Michele Weiner-Davis

Do (or did) you and your spouse have significantly different levels of desire for sex? If so, you are not alone. Did you know that 1 in 3 coup...

Let's Be Kind to Judas: John 13:21-32

Reverend William E. Flippin, Jr. | Posted 06.17.2014 | Religion
Reverend William E. Flippin, Jr.

John says that Satan was the motivator in Judas' betrayal of Jesus, but we're best to understand that to mean that despite all the time Judas had spent in Jesus' company, he had not committed his will to Jesus. Judas was not Jesus-possessed, the Gospel of Judas notwithstanding.

The Most Difficult Part Of A Second Marriage

Lisa Arends | Posted 05.17.2014 | Divorce
Lisa Arends

One of the most difficult aspects of a second marriage is not inviting your first spouse into the union. Not literally, unless you're into that sort ...

Is There (Marital) Life After an Affair?

Linda Bloom LCSW and Charlie Bloom MSW | Posted 05.14.2014 | Healthy Living
Linda Bloom LCSW and Charlie Bloom MSW

The consequences of an affair may have more to do with how each partner responds to it than the affair itself. As many couples have discovered, even in the midst of the most painful circumstances, when there is a shared intention to heal, repair and take responsibility, what may have previously seemed impossible can become a reality.

How to Deal With Betrayal?

Christine Hassler | Posted 04.01.2014 | Healthy Living
Christine Hassler

Betrayal or violated trust can be incredibly jolting. In a sense, it can feel traumatic because it catches us totally off guard and threatens the (false) sense of security we project on others. Feel your sadness or anger. Cry, scream, journal, or hit a pillow.