Emotional and physical affairs are devastating to a marriage but hope can be restored, trust can be rebuilt, anger can be removed, and marriages can recover well beyond the pre-affair stage. Commitment and dedication to the marriage counseling process is necessary. Spouses should be aware of the difficult road before them regardless of whether they pursue their marriage or a divorce after an affair. Neither road brings instant healing. Pathways Psychological Services Christian marriage counselors join couples in the healing process by helping them navigate a path of recovery through an open and honest exploration of how they got to this point and where they would like to move to in the future.