Processing the Five Stages of Grief after Infidelity will walk you through the five stages of grief and offer you tips for managing each stage as well as important Do’s and Don’ts for each.
This first stage of grieving helps us to survive the initial shock that occurs after D-day. You need a powerful coping mechanism and you need it fast since your survival depends on it.
Bargaining is all about what if and if only statements. We all know how frustrating it can be to get caught up in the process of imagining how we could have prevented the affair from happening.
Acceptance simply means that you have come to the firm realization that your marriage has suffered a betrayal and that this is a permanent reality.
Not all anger is bad, harmful, or shameful. Anger can be used to assist us in taking action in a positive direction and mobilize us to take the kind of action that causes positive change.
Feelings that are overwhelming flood in and grief settles into our lives on a more profound level; a constant weight on our shoulders—a constant mental shackle.
“This program helped me to understand that what I was feeling was normal and provided me with the knowledge to work through my grief."
Having experienced infidelity myself, I certainly have moved through these same five stages, and I can tell you that it wasn’t easy for me - for us - whatsoever. Grieving is going to be one of the hardest things you are going to experience, but this program will help you through the process.
Before you even begin, please realize now that you can be hopeful about the future. There are a lot of success stories as well as research to indicate that you can successfully get through this and come out all the stronger. We are prime examples of this!