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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. Unrealistic expectations are often the result of which experiences?
(b) Unfulfilled dreams.
(d) Previous relationships.
2. What is the first step in post-affair healing?
(a) Discovering the identity of the lover.
(b) Managing emotions until feelings can normalize.
(c) Discussing the secret nature of the affair.
(d) Making an appointment to see a marriage counselor.
3. Connecting with friends and family in the wake of an affair is perceived how by the hurt partner?
(a) Tenuous and slow.
(b) Difficult and painful.
(c) Easy and necessary.
(d) Instant and deep.
4. The unfaithful partner often wants to reconnect in their marriage in order to stop feeling which emotion?
5. Who is the book's secondary audience?
(a) A lover wanting to push their partner towards a marriage proposal.
(b) A pastor counseling a couple prior to their wedding.
(c) A therapist advising a patient on sexual expectations in a marriage.
(d) A child wanting to understand their parent's affair.
Short Answer Questions
1. The stage of disenchantment in a relationship can be described with which term?
2. If an affair is not completely understood, the unfaithful partner may react in which way?
3. The negative reactions of friends and family can enhance which feeling for the unfaithful partner?
4. How do children typically respond to the unfaithful partner?
5. One partner may assume that the relationship is in which state?
Short Essay Questions
1. How does an unfaithful partner conduct an affair over a period of time, and what is their emotional reaction upon discovery?
2. How does the author characterize an affair?
3. How is an affair characterized by the author in Chapter 3?
4. How must the affair be analyzed in order to move forward in building trust in the relationship?
5. What methods do unfaithful partners use to hide from deeper emotional issues that may be tied to the affair?
6. Why do family members find it difficult to support a hurt partner during their time of crisis after the discovery of an affair?
7. How does the presence of children in a marriage affect the unfaithful partner in regards to the affair?
8. Who is the book's intended secondary audience?
9. How does the book view unrequited and romantic love in terms of their role in a relationship?
10. What steps does the author take to minimize emotionally-charged labels associated with the affair?
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