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This test consists of 5 short answer questions, 10 short essay questions, and 1 (of 3) essay topics.
Short Answer Questions
1. Why would the hurt partner feel as if they are disposable?
2. All extramarital affairs are viewed in which way by the text?
3. How many psychological reactions, which can be experienced by the unfaithful partner after the discovery of the affair, does the book address?
4. As relationships grow, they move into a stage of which type of love?
5. An affair, as described by the book, may not always include which behavior?
Short Essay Questions
1. Why is it necessary for an affair to be understood?
2. Who is the book's intended secondary audience?
3. Why do family members find it difficult to support a hurt partner during their time of crisis after the discovery of an affair?
4. What is the role of mature love in a relationship?
5. How must the affair be analyzed in order to move forward in building trust in the relationship?
6. What does the author recommend the couple do after deciding to rebuild their marriage?
7. Where do unrealistic expectations of love and marriage come from?
8. For whom is the book primarily written?
9. What steps does the author take to minimize emotionally-charged labels associated with the affair?
10. How is unrequited love described?
Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:
Essay Topic 1
Even after a couple has recommitted to their marriage, the unfaithful partner could decide to embark on another extramarital affair.
What are three reasons this may occur?
What are three warning signs the could indicate this possibility?
Essay Topic 2
Compare and contrast the realities and assumptions surrounding unrequited and romantic love.
How are these concepts related to mature love?
Essay Topic 3
Explain a typical reaction as a hurt partner, an unfaithful partner, and in response to the requirement of intimate talking and listening to rebuild the relationship from the stereotypical point of view of the male gender.
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