Another Talking Session

I went to my appointment expecting another hypnotherapy session after the last amazing experience. Instead, we talked. I think I like this pattern. Hypnotherapy then talk therapy. They are both helpful in their own ways. Here is what we discussed in the session to best of my recollection. Keep in mind that it's one and … Continue reading Another Talking Session

The Final Countdown…

... to a new beginning. Here are some updates and thoughts about where I am now. It feels like bit by bit, things are settling down in my life. For now, at least. HealthAs instructed by my cardiologist, I've been taking my blood pressure readings at home. Not only are the readings great, my heart … Continue reading The Final Countdown…

Equality vs. Power and Control

In my most recent marriage counselling post, I talked about some sheets we were looking at that described healthy and unhealthy relationships. I wanted to share them with you. The Equality Wheel Non-Threatening Behavior Talking and acting so that she feels safe and comfortable expressing herself and doing things. Respect Listening to her non-judgmentally. Being … Continue reading Equality vs. Power and Control

Marriage Counselling 7

After the Friday night discovery, I booked a marriage counselling session for the soonest our MC (marriage counsellor) was available. I messaged her later, asking if there was a closer session available, citing a crisis in our marriage. She squeezed us in yesterday. MC asked, "So, how have things been, Jack? What's been happening?" I … Continue reading Marriage Counselling 7

A Casual Conversation About the Affair

At 5:00am Monday morning, Carol woke up to see me browsing on my phone. "What are you doing?" She asked. "Working on the timeline," I said. I looked through Facebook then made some notes on key dates. No longer able to sleep, I started preparing for the day, which would start with getting the kids … Continue reading A Casual Conversation About the Affair