After the Affair Test | Mid-Book Test - Hard

Janis Abrahms Spring
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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. Warning signs that the unfaithful partner is likely to pursue future affairs include which behavior?

2. What is the first step in post-affair healing?

3. How is the religious faith of hurt partners affected after an affair?

4. The euphoria felt from the affair can be attributed to which reality?

5. A formal announcement by the partners should be made at which stage?

Short Essay Questions

1. What methods do unfaithful partners use to hide from deeper emotional issues that may be tied to the affair?

2. Why does the author recommend using a mental time projection to envision where the relationship will be?

3. How is unrequited love described?

4. How does the author characterize an affair?

5. How does the text address gender-typical reactions in Chapter 1?

6. Where do unrealistic expectations of love and marriage come from?

7. Why do couples often feel they are incompatible?

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. What steps does the author take to minimize emotionally-charged labels associated with the affair?

10. How does the book address post-affair healing?

Essay Topics

Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:

Essay Topic 1

Compare and contrast the realities and assumptions surrounding unrequited and romantic love.

How are these concepts related to mature love?

Essay Topic 2

The intended audience of this book is couples who have chosen to work towards rebuilding their relationship. Describe three ways in which the book would change if the intended audience was unfaithful partners who chose to work on a relationship with their lover instead of the hurt partner.

Essay Topic 3

The author provides physical documents that couples are advised to fill out and sign to establish a public record of their commitment to the marriage. Choose one of these documents and explain its overall purpose and its relevancy in rebuilding the relationship.

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