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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. If the disenchantment felt in an aging relationship is mismanaged, it can lead to which result?
(a) Temporary separation.
(b) Bitterness and resentment.
(c) An extramarital affair.
(d) Jealousy and anger.
2. The person involved in the relationship, but who is not one of the married partners, is termed which of the following?
3. While hurt female partners typically become depressed, how do male hurt partners typically react?
(a) They become sad.
(b) They become lonely.
(c) They become angry.
(d) They become fearful.
4. Basic goals and new boundaries should be decided on by whom?
(a) The hurt partner and the marriage counselor.
(b) Both partners.
(c) The unfaithful partner and a religious leader.
(d) The partners and the lover.
5. Unrealistic expectations are often the result of which experiences?
(a) Unfulfilled dreams.
(b) Previous relationships.
Short Answer Questions
1. Which idea is unlikely about the couple working through an extramarital affair?
2. If a hurt partner attempts to win back the unfaithful partner, what is the psychological effect on the hurt partner?
3. After an affair is discovered, how is the personal identity of hurt partner affected?
4. How do unfaithful partners typically manage their anxiety?
5. Warning signs that the unfaithful partner is likely to pursue future affairs include which behavior?
Short Essay Questions
1. What is the role of mature love in a relationship?
2. How does an unfaithful partner conduct an affair over a period of time, and what is their emotional reaction upon discovery?
3. Why does the author recommend using a mental time projection to envision where the relationship will be?
4. For whom is the book primarily written?
5. What steps does the author take to minimize emotionally-charged labels associated with the affair?
6. How is romantic love described?
7. What is the fundamental difference in reactions between the hurt and unfaithful partners to the discovery of an affair?
8. Why do couples often feel they are incompatible?
9. Why is it necessary for an affair to be understood?
10. Why do family members find it difficult to support a hurt partner during their time of crisis after the discovery of an affair?
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