A Summary of my Vacation

This vacation was a mixed bag of great and not-so-great moments but I think overall it was a very positive experience. As I mentioned before, this was a big group trip for Carol's friend's wedding. Carol was in the wedding party and because of that, not all of our time was our own. I also … Continue reading A Summary of my Vacation

A Little Stumble

I know my posts about sex aren't as popular but I'd like to talk about it and maybe even get some discussion going about it as I'm sure with many of us in marriages where infidelity occurred, there are sexual issues occurring as we try to heal. This past month, Carol and I were having … Continue reading A Little Stumble

Reminders and Triggers, Good and Bad

Chinese Food DeliveryLast Friday, I ordered delivery from a Chinese restaurant near our home. "You know what, Carol? The last time we ordered from that Chinese place was about 4 months ago. Instead of coming up with a separation plan, we ordered delivery and watched a movie together. I think we made the right choice." … Continue reading Reminders and Triggers, Good and Bad

Marriage Counselling session 3

The marriage counsellor asked how our two weeks went. I looked to Carol to answer. As mentioned before, she rarely initiates discussions so I do enjoy seeing her talk first. “It’s been okay. I went out of town for a work trip,” Carol said. “And Jack, how was your anxiety regarding that?” “Hmmm... no I … Continue reading Marriage Counselling session 3

First Individual Counselling Session

I met my counsellor today. She was nice and friendly but I didn’t really ‘click’ with her. I gave her a rundown of the affair, told her what I’ve gathered so far about Carol’s “reasoning” and all the contradictions that come with that. I talked about my anger, the comments from the marriage counsellor, and … Continue reading First Individual Counselling Session

This Week in Jack’s Sex Life – Option B

Continued from This Week in Jack’s Sex Life – Talking and Teasing WednesdayOn Wednesday afternoon, I got home from work and immediately went to the bedroom to change. While I was shirtless, Carol entered the bedroom and hugged and kissed me. She began to get a little frisky with me and I did the same … Continue reading This Week in Jack’s Sex Life – Option B