Check out my latest podcast on Mormon Mental Health where I interview Adam Fisher, regarding infidelity and its implications for marital and family systems. We discuss different forms of betrayal/infidelity, how couples can navigate through the tremendous pain which follows, how some marriages will dissolve and other marriages survive and even thrive after such an event and the importance of taking time to heal, to rebuild trust and to develop boundaries.
Adam Fisher is a doctoral student in counseling psychology, with minors in human sexuality and sport psychology. He writes for Kinsey Confidential, the sexual health and information site of the Kinsey Institute. Adam has completed clinical training in many secular and religious settings, including Catholic Charities and LDS Family Services. He is currently working on his dissertation, investigating predictors of divorce when one partner experiences a change in religious beliefs or activity.Other resources:
After the Affair by Janis Abrahms Spring
The Seven Principles for Making Marriage Work by John Gottman
The Science of Trust: Emotional Attunement for Couples by John Gottman
Hold Me Tight by Sue Johnson