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This test consists of 5 multiple choice questions, 5 short answer questions, and 10 short essay questions.
Multiple Choice Questions
1. How many stages is post-affair healing divided into?
2. Unrealistic expectations are often the result of which experiences?
(c) Previous relationships.
(d) Unfulfilled dreams.
3. Relationships can be repaired if both partners react in which way?
(a) With acknowledgement of the level of damage from the affair.
(b) With acceptance and forgiveness for the affair.
(c) With willingness to work at the relationship.
(d) With desire to keep their family together at all costs.
4. Why does the author deliberately chose particular words and phrases to use in the book?
(a) To avoid emotionally charged labels.
(b) To help the couple speak openly about their problems.
(c) To create a new language for the partners.
(d) To eliminate stereotypes about infidelity.
5. If a couple does not adequately communicate their desires and needs, they may begin to view each other in which way?
Short Answer Questions
1. When the relationship with the lover is ended by the unfaithful partner, which emotion typically follows?
2. Women typically view an affair in which way compared with men?
3. The bulk of the book is dedicated to which topic?
4. Inadequacy in the relationship is felt by whom?
5. Men distract themselves with external events when dealing with an unfaithful partner while women react in which way?
Short Essay Questions
1. How does the text address gender-typical reactions in Chapter 1?
2. What is the role of mature love in a relationship?
3. How is the hurt partner's sense of self affected by the discovery of an affair?
4. How must the affair be analyzed in order to move forward in building trust in the relationship?
5. How does the author characterize an affair?
6. Why does the author recommend using a mental time projection to envision where the relationship will be?
7. How does the presence of children in a marriage affect the unfaithful partner in regards to the affair?
8. Why do family members find it difficult to support a hurt partner during their time of crisis after the discovery of an affair?
9. How is the presence of violent thoughts in the hurt partner related to the discovery of the affair?
10. Where do unrealistic expectations of love and marriage come from?
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