How to Deal with the Gossip and the Fear of Judgement

emilygoughInfidelity

Opening up the door to discuss the infidelity in my relationship was a risk that I was willing to take, but I knew it would simultaneously open me up to a whole new world of judgement, criticism and gossip that I had previously been insulated from. Let’s just call a spade a spade: it’s a “juicy” story. #The9YearAffair There are people … Read More

Forgiveness Isn’t Found, It’s Earned: Doing the Inner Work

emilygoughFeatured, Infidelity, Mindset (Podcast), Podcast

“To err is human.  To forgive, divine.” -Alexander Pope   When I posed some upcoming episode ideas on Instagram stories, forgiveness was one of the ones that drew the most attention.  And I can understand why, because it’s an incredibly complicated and complex issue for so many of us. Not only that, but it takes a great deal of strength … Read More

Infidelity + Taking the High Road

emilygoughInfidelity, Lifestyle, Mental Health, Mindset

I was told months ago by someone that that coming forward about infidelity in my relationship would make me look like a victim trying to elicit sympathy. If you’ve been following the #RoomToGrowPodcast for any length of time, you know how strongly I feel about victim mindset (check out episode 24 in particular). So let’s chat for a minute: Sharing your story … Read More

Affair Aftermath & Holding Space for a Friend in Crisis with Christina Montalvo

emilygoughInfidelity, Mental Health, Mindset (Podcast), Podcast, Relationships

**If you haven’t yet listened to episode #117 The 9 Year Affair: Lessons in Infidelity, I strongly recommend checking it out first as a prerequisite for this episode** I’m a little bit nervous to release this episode, because I was a *little* bit more candid than I intended to be 😂 Christina Montalvo and I have teamed up for our … Read More

Vulnerability As A Commodity: Where’s the Line?

emilygoughBusiness (Podcast), Infidelity, Mental Health, Online Business, Podcast

I’m noticing a trend in the online space where vulnerability is the new “it” factor and at times, seems like it’s being treated as a commodity to be traded in exchange for likes, download numbers and increased publicity. Listen, vulnerability is a beautiful thing.  It brings us closer together, creates deeper connections and reminds us that we’re all part of … Read More

Cutting Off the Breadcrumbs of Hope with Megan Bruneau

emilygoughEntrepreneurship, Featured, Infidelity, Mental Health, Mindset (Podcast), Podcast, Relationships

I’ve been following the incredible Megan Bruneau on Instagram for some time now, and am absolutely delighted to introduce you to her on the podcast today! Quoted by Deepak Chopra as the “Millennials’ therapist,” Megan’s no-bullshit, relatable voice has garnered over 30m views and landed appearances on The T.D. Jakes Show, Good Morning America and New York 1 Morning News. … Read More

Listening to Your Intuition & Gut Instinct: Stop Ignoring Your Body

emilygoughInfidelity, Lifestyle (Podcast, Mental Health, Mindset (Podcast), Podcast, Relationships

  I’ve gotten a lot of requests for this episode after openly discussing the signs my body was screaming at me that something wasn’t right in my long term relationship.  When my former partner’s 9 years of infidelity was revealed, everything suddenly made so much more sense. Even with my background in psychology and holistic nutrition (which examines the body … Read More

The Dark Side of Social Media: Stalking, Protecting Your Privacy & Mental Health

emilygoughInfidelity, Lifestyle (Podcast, Mental Health, Mindset (Podcast), Podcast, Relationships

  **If you haven’t yet listened to episode #117 The 9 Year Affair: Lessons in Infidelity, I strongly recommend checking it out first as a prerequisite for this episode** After uncovering the infidelity that had been going on in my previous long-term relationship for 9 years and realizing the degree to which I had been tracked online by one of … Read More