Independent Press Award
The Courage to Stay: How to Heal From an Affair and Save Your Marriage
Kathy Nickerson PhD
Rebuild the lost trust in your relationship, heal from the trauma of infidelity, and create a stronger, more resilient marriage with a proven program based on 22 years of clinical experience.
Nothing hurts more than discovering your partner has been unfaithful. But an affair doesn’t mean your partner doesn’t love you or that your relationship is over. Many couples have recovered from infidelity and saved their marriages. You can too.
From nationally recognized relationship expert, Dr. Kathy Nickerson, comes a step-by-step guide to help couples stay together and recover from an affair. The Courage to Stay leads both partners through each phase of their healing process –– from suspicion and discovery to rebuilding and recovery.
Pulling from over two decades of experience working with thousands of couples as a licensed clinical psychologist, Dr. Kathy gives you a powerful blueprint for healing from the trauma of infidelity. You will be compassionately and expertly guided through the anguish, resentment, and overwhelm of an affair –– towards safety, trust, and a renewed relationship.
In this revolutionary affair recovery book, you will learn how to:
Tell your partner you know about the affair, so you can stop it and start healing.
Discuss the details of the affair, so you both feel safe and heard.
End all contact with the affair partner and increase transparency, so you can rebuild trust.
Explore why the affair happened, so you can move towards forgiveness.
Manage triggers and build trust, so you can feel more comfortable and secure.
Uncover the trauma or pain that caused the affair, so you can make sure it never happens again.
Navigate the 8 critical steps to healing and what to do if you hit some roadblocks along the way.