The infidelity chat room has been and continues to be a place where those coping with infidelity in their marriage or relationship find crucial support and encouragment.
Sleepless nights are productively spent sometimes using this tool.
I seldom venture in to the chat room. The value of the room is for peers to learn and support each other.
Here are some responses to the my inquiry about the chat room:
1. List 2-3 ways the Chat Room has played a significant part in your “recovery.”
>>>>Being heard. Not alone.
>>>>1. Talking to others helps to put things in perspective. Sadly, someone always has it worse than I do. 2. Speaking to others helps to get my thoughts organized, and after writing something, makes you see your own issues more clearly. 3. The friendships.
>>>>Its a reality check and makes me see how I try to cover for my mate. The discussions make me feel like i am not alone.
>>>>Gave you someone to talk to who was going through the same thing. Others who had gone through it for years were the most helpful. It helped make you feel like you weren’t alone, and going crazy.
>>>>Someone there to talk to Good advice new ideas support from everyone.
>>>>It has helped me find my way after a trying experience.
2. What are a couple pieces of advice you would give a newbie to the Chat Room?
>>>>get it all on the table…valuable info in the wisdom of others
>>>>1. Make sure you tell your story, we’ve heard it all (or so it seems) and there is no shame in this room. 2. If possible, listen to both hurt and offending parties, it helps gain perspective.
>>>>Listen first before jumping in as it helps to see what is being discussed. it also gives the ones chatting time to get to their point.
>>>>Take your time its on your side Read the E books. Set boundaries for spouse.
>>>>Sit and listen. Not everyone’s advice will suit your situation, so to relax, and watch others talk first.