In her heart, however, Angela was dying a slow death.Stuart seemed appreciative of her quick forgiveness—after all, that was his style too: His slogans of "Move on," "Get over it," and "Don't look back" helped him to soon forget it too.Yet here was Angela about to end it all, with no apparent cause.
Part of the recovery process is to identify what was missing in the marital relationship and repair that loss.
You need to rebuild that own special world you had when you were dating and in the early days of the marriage.
Their communication and sex lives were practically nil, and Stuart was worried. After much discussion about various factors in their relationship, I began to find the clues I was looking for.
She didn't know why, and her husband, Stuart, was equally puzzled. I insisted that Stuart stay around for the first few sessions—I wanted to get an idea of their history together.
But the best part is that they know for certain that they have forgiven one another.