As I was working with a group of therapists who are learning couples therapy we ran into a HOT TOPIC – infidelity and how to work with it.  The room was full of energy, charge, confusion, anxiety, overwhelm and the conversation lively.  Issues of judgment, morality, health issues, how to balance interventions.  The topic was loaded with the therapists’ beliefs and past personal experience.  For them, the issue of “infidelity” loomed larger than other issues that couples bring to therapy and these therapists felt unclear and somewhat intimidated by it all. [Read more…]