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4. Protect your marriage by discussing relationship issues at home. If you do

need to talk to someone else about your marriage, be sure that person is a

friend of the marriage. If the friend disparages marriage, respond with

something positive about your own relationship.

5. Keep old flames from re-igniting. If a former lover is coming to the class

reunion, invite your partner to come along. If you value your marriage, think

twice about having lunch with an old flame.

6. Don’t go over the line when you’re On-Line with Internet friends. Discuss your

online friendships with your partner and show him/her your e-mail if he/she is

interested. Invite your partner to join in your correspondence so your Internet

friend won’t get any wrong ideas. Don’t exchange sexual fantasies online.

7. Make sure your social network is supportive of your marriage. Surround

yourself with friends who are happily married and who don’t believe in fooling


All relationships can benefit from having a conversation around affair prevention. Infidelity is a tough subject to discuss , but should not be avoided if you feel that you need assistance or more information visit the Infidelity Recovery Institute or Renelle E. Nelson LMFT, CST , IRC for more information.


Her passion is now to educate and enhance the lives of those who suffer with Sexual pain and dysfunction by assisting them with getting their sexual voice back. Renelle saw the devistating effects of infidelity in her personal life and in the community, she became a Certified Infidelity Recovery Coach to assist couples who wanted to recommit to their relationship after an affair by offering them a 7 step program providing the tools and education to assist them in their journey.


Renelle E. Nelson LMFT, CST, Wisconsin’s First

African American Certified Sex Therapist.

Renelle has an eclectic therapy background

ranging from working with seniors to

adolescents. After seeing the need to rebuild

the foundations of the family unit especially

the couple , she opened her private practice

Kaleidoscope Services LLC to offer a

nonjudgmental, safe , educational and

nurturing environment to assist couples and

individuals in their relationship in and out the

bedroom. She self-proclaimed herself a

Masturbation Enthusiast teaching whenever she

can on the benefits of self-care and exploration.