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Coping With Infidelity: The Betrayed Spouse Fog

The Betrayed Spouse Fog

The Betrayed Spouse Fog is a term primarily used to describe the state of mind and actions, or lack thereof, of a Betrayed Spouse who is struggling with accurately sizing up the situation before and/or after the affair is discovered. Much of … Continue reading

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Coping With Infidelity: Understanding The “Wayward Fog”

Wayward on a Foggy Path

You’ve heard about the “Wayward Fog” (also known as the “Affair Fog” or just “The Fog”). What is it? How do you know if it is happening in your marriage? Are you faced with infidelity in your marriage? Has your … Continue reading

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The Stages of Gaslighting

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The process of gaslighting happens in stages. Although the stages are not always linear and do overlap at times, they reflect very different emotional and psychological states of mind. The First Stage of Gaslighting Is Disbelief When the first sign … Continue reading

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Gaslighting: What is it?


The term Gaslighting derives from the 1938 stage play Gas Light (originally known as Angel Street in the United States), and the 1940 and 1944 film adaptions. The plot concerns a husband attempting to drive his wife insane by manipulating small elements of their environment, while … Continue reading

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