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'I Don't Think We Don't Love Each Other': Betrayal on Broadway, 2013

Anne Margaret Daniel | Posted 01.23.2014 | Arts
Anne Margaret Daniel

I'd like to say that the central action of this play is the adultery between Emma and Jerry, but it really isn't. Pinter is hard on actors: It's dangerous to try to play him with passion, or at least any passions other than fear, or cruelty. The affair between Emma and Jerry is more depressing than sympathetic or titillating.

The Gift of Our Wounds

Rose Kumar, M.D. | Posted 01.23.2014 | Healthy Living
Rose Kumar, M.D.

A few nights ago, I had a dream that me, my children and ex-husband were driving down the road in our car (when I was still married to him). My daugh...

James Cromwell: 'I'm 73. I Still Have Aspirations. I Still Have Sex'

The Huffington Post | Shelley Emling | Posted 07.12.2013 | Fifty

On the surface, James Cromwell should have a lot to be happy about. The versatile actor perhaps best known for his Oscar-nominated supporting role in ...

7 Steps to Healing Broken Trust

Linda Bloom LCSW and Charlie Bloom MSW | Posted 09.09.2013 | Healthy Living
Linda Bloom LCSW and Charlie Bloom MSW

Great relationships require a high level of integrity in order to thrive. When a violation of trust, large or small, occurs, it's important to examine the conditions that contributed to the situation and to engage in a healing process that will restore trust and goodwill to the relationship.

First Nighter: London Consumer Report on "Othello," "Strange Interlude," August Strindberg, Peter Nichols

David Finkle | Posted 08.19.2013 | Arts
David Finkle

If you don't mind an Othello (Adrian Lester) and an Iago (Rory Kinnear) policing Cyprus in desert fatigues and a Desdemona (Olivia Vinall) who arrives...

A Letter To My Ex Husband On The Eve Of My Wedding

Lisa Arends | Posted 08.09.2013 | Divorce
Lisa Arends

Fourteen years ago, I was preparing to marry you. I was so excited but, even more, I was so sure. Sure that we were so good together. Sure that we would continue to weather any storm. Sure that we would be together forever.

Leaving Unloving Lovers and Unfriendly Friends

Jeanne Safer, Ph.D. | Posted 08.05.2013 | Women
Jeanne Safer, Ph.D.

Out of the blue, the woman who had once been my closest friend and confidante left me a message that she was in the hospital. We hadn't spoken in two years. I decided, after days of deliberation, not to call her back. It was one of the hardest, and smartest, things I've ever done.

First Look At 'Wonderland,' And ABC's New Lineup

Posted 05.14.2013 | TV

After unveiling their 2013-2014 schedule, ABC released a first look at some of their hotly anticipated new shows, including "Once Upon a Time in Wonde...

Why We Choose To Ignore Our Spouse's Affairs

Pamela J. Birrell and Jennifer J. Freyd | Posted 06.26.2013 | Divorce
Pamela J. Birrell and Jennifer J. Freyd

When betrayal occurs in relationships that we depend on for our physical and psychological survival, we often just don't see it. It's not stupidity. It's human nature.

How My Husband 'Betrayed' Me

HuffPost Live | Posted 04.23.2013 | Divorce

Since most gay Americans do not have the right to legally marry a same-sex partner, some enter mixed-orientation marriages, in which one partner is st...

Alexis Bledel + Jason Ritter? Yes Please!

Posted 09.27.2013 | TV

Rory Gilmore could be heading back to our screens this fall. Alexis Bledel has been cast alongside Jason Ritter in Fox's new comedy pilot, "Friends & ...

The Kiss Of Death

Ron Nikkel | Posted 04.20.2013 | Religion
Ron Nikkel

Betrayal is not the end of our story, for as we look up from our self-interest and self-possession we see Jesus who still calls us "friend," and loves us more than we have ever been loved by anyone.

Kristen Stewart and Robert Pattinson -- Is There Hope for Healing After Betrayal?

Sheri Meyers | Posted 01.23.2014 | Celebrity
Sheri Meyers

Could it be a publicity stunt designed to change attitudes while they're on their worldwide promotional tour for the final Twilight movie? Or could it be, now that the dust has settled, that they both realize that they still really love each other?

The Single Most Important Thing To Do After Divorce

Alison Patton | Posted 11.27.2012 | Divorce
Alison Patton

How do you forgive the unforgivable?

A Cheating Six-Pack Drove Me To God

Shannon Bradley-Colleary | Posted 11.02.2012 | Religion
Shannon Bradley-Colleary

I was 10 when I lost my grip on God. When I was 18 and moved away to college, I put God in a box and buried him under a mountain, in a quarry, in a labyrinth, on Jupiter. I'd be my own God. Which worked, until Ted introduced me to Maureen.

'Don't I Have A Right to Be Angry?'

Margaret Paul, Ph.D. | Posted 10.26.2012 | Healthy Living
Margaret Paul, Ph.D.

We always have the right to feel whatever we feel. We also have the right to express anger when we feel hurt or betrayed. However, the real question is not whether you have the right, but whether or not your anger is working for you.

The Politics of Betrayal: John 6:56-69

Karoline M. Lewis | Posted 10.22.2012 | Religion
Karoline M. Lewis

The story of Judas exposes the intricacies of betrayal that we would rather ignore or to which we rarely admit. Judas reminds us that sometimes the origin of our hurt lies deep within ourselves.

Why Do Smart People Get Played?

Lisa Blackwell | Posted 09.17.2012 | Healthy Living
Lisa Blackwell

When a scam or disappointment occurs on something big, it painfully reminds us that blindly handing over responsibility for our own welfare to anyone is a dangerous and sometimes costly error of judgment.

Rewrapping Divorce As A Gift

Lisa Arends | Posted 06.28.2012 | Home
Lisa Arends

I was with my husband for 16 years. Sixteen good years. Little did I know a tsunami was forming beneath the placid surface of our marriage.

Grieving Those Who Are Still Alive

Dr. Cara Barker | Posted 06.04.2012 | Healthy Living
Dr. Cara Barker

If you cannot depend upon those you love most deeply "being there" in your greatest time of need, on what may you rely?

'Mob Wives': Renee Can't Stop Crying Over 'Losing' Dad And Ex

1) | Posted 04.02.2012 | TV

Viewers got a lot of different looks at Renee's crying face on this week's "Mob Wives" (8 p.m. ET on VH1), as she spent much of the episode in tears a...

Of Lent And Love: What I Learned In The Midst Of Betrayal

Carol Howard Merritt | Posted 05.19.2012 | Religion
Carol Howard Merritt

My faith was formed that evening, not by the bitter betrayals, but in the love of the women. I think about that night each Lent, as we walk toward that treacherous path with Jesus.

Anchors and Reporters: Stop Going Down With the Ship

Leslie Griffith | Posted 03.28.2012 | Media
Leslie Griffith

When NBC is a network and Comcast and GE own NBC -- I suppose it was just naïve to believe stock holders wouldn't push these anchors to be celebrities. But, it brings us all back to asking "Who will ever help this nation find its balance again?"

The Fraud of Authentic Leadership

Elise Lelon | Posted 01.09.2012 | Business
Elise Lelon

Leaders who describe themselves as "authentic" are like sentences that start with, "To be honest." Whenever big cheeses proclaim "authentic leadership" as their effective guiding principle, chances are they're not so authentic, and they may not be effective or principled either.

'I Never Thought I'd See The Other Side Of Infidelity'

BigThink.com | Posted 12.27.2011 | Fifty

Paula always thought that infidelity should be "a deal breaker" in marriage--until two good friends confided in her about their unfaithful husbands. "...