Author: Tim Tedder

  • Stuck in an Affair

  • Posted by Tim Tedder on May 14, 2012 | Topics: Affairs, Couples
  • John is stuck between his loyalty to his wife and his love for another woman. For the past few weeks, he’s been vacillating between them, hoping for a clear indication of which one will bring him maximum happiness or minimum regret. He spends a lot of time focusing on these two women in his attempt … Continue reading “Stuck in an Affair”

  • Selfish Apologies: Saying “I’m sorry” for your relief, not theirs

  • Posted by Tim Tedder on February 27, 2012 | Topics: Couples, Personal Growth
  • We accept the belief that forgiveness is a necessary component of a healthy, satisfying relationship. But if that’s true, why don’t apologies always work? Why are offended people still unsatisfied after an apology has been offered? Why are the words “I said I’m sorry. What more do you want?!” so familiar? Because too often we are more concerned with gaining our own relief than with giving relief to the other person.