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Sex Addiction Recovery: Embrace Your Darkness

“Strangely enough we strengthen love in ourselves when we raise into consciousness the shadow side of our lives. Conversely, when we keep negative feelings out of sight, they smother the love that seems to lie deeper and closer to the … Continue reading

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Surviving Betrayal: Relief from the Pain

How long will it hurt? What most of us want more than anything is for the pain to stop. And we want it to stop now. But we eventually learn there is nothing healthy we can do to make the … Continue reading

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Surviving Betrayal: The Last To Know

The friends and family who knew the truth but never told us may look to us like accomplices in our betrayal. If they cared about us at all, how could they leave us in the dark? Surely they owed it … Continue reading

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Recovery Fortune Cookie: Clothed with Integrity

  “If everyone were clothed with integrity, if every heart were just, frank, kindly, the other virtues would be well-nigh useless.”  ~ Moliere Dr Janice Caudill is the founder and Clinical Director of McKinney Counseling & Recovery. MCR offers individual, … Continue reading

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Surviving Betrayal: Emotional Numbness

  Most of us experience some degree of emotional numbness as the truth about our partner unfolds. For most of us, this numbness is tempo­rary and protective. We will feel more as it is safer for us. For others, the … Continue reading

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Surviving Betrayal: When The Pain Is Raw

  What do I do now? Where Do I turn? What am I supposed to feel? When we first learn of our partner’s actions, we are so shocked or numbed or disbelieving that we hardly know how to behave. Asked … Continue reading

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Recovery Fortune Cookie: Failure Is Not Fatal

  Failure is not fatal, but failure to change might be. ~ John Wooden Dr Janice Caudill is the founder and Clinical Director of McKinney Counseling & Recovery. MCR offers individual, couples, group therapy and 3-day intensives for partners of … Continue reading

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Recovery Fortune Cookie: Knowing is Not Enough

  Knowing Is Not Enough; We Must Apply.  Willing Is Not Enough; We Must Do. ~ Johann Wolfgang von Goethe Dr Janice Caudill is the founder and Clinical Director of McKinney Counseling & Recovery. MCR offers individual, couples, group therapy … Continue reading

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Surviving Betrayal: What’s Wrong With Me?

Regardless of whether you have discovered infidelity or are hurting from your spouse’s sex or porn addiction, betrayal creates self-doubt and self-blame. Painful self-examination and self-questioning are natural and common consequences of the lack of control we feel when traumatic … Continue reading

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Recovery Fortune Cookie: Boundaries Breed Respect

Boundaries breed respect.  Accommodation invites abuse.   I invite you to share your fortune cookie. Dr Janice Caudill is the founder and Clinical Director of McKinney Counseling & Recovery. MC&R offers individual, couples, group therapy and 3-day intensives for partners … Continue reading

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