Welcome to Hope for Wives
With your co-hostesses:
Today, we talk through the ac surrounding the topics of betrayal, addiciton, and couples recovery.
We will specifically focus on the middle stages of discovery and healing. You may have heard our previous episode where we discussed the early stages of recovery.
1-3 years post disclosure/discovery.
In a future episode, you will hear us share ac that are common in the later stages of healing.
We Will be Discussing:
- Why it is important to know these acronyms, terms, and definitions.
- Terms surrounding the betrayed partner and support types.
- Terms surrounding the person with the addiction.
- Terms surrounding the coupleship
Resources mentioned in this show:
APSATS – Association of Partners of Sex Addicts Trauma Specialists
EMDR – Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing
CBT- Cognitive Behavioral Therapy
Hold Me Tight Online
DBT – Dialectic Behavior Therapy
FANOS – Feeling, Affirmation, Need, Ownership, Struggle/Success
“The Coaster” – Dr. Jake Porter
VCR – Validate, Connect, Reassure
VAR – Validate, Affirm, Reassure
VASE – Validate, Assure, Safety, Empathy
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Thank you for sitting in with us today. Our deepest desire is that you will find encouragement, insight, and maybe even a laugh or two in the many episodes to come. We will talk with you again in two weeks.