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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. When some hurt partners discover the affair, they feel an emotional toll equal or greater to which event?
2. The introduction addresses which of these questions?
3. If a couple does not adequately communicate their desires and needs, they may begin to view each other in which way?
4. After making a difficult decision between the hurt partner and the lover, the unfaithful partner may begin to doubt what about themselves?
5. How many reasons does the book address that could explain a lack of guilt on the part of the unfaithful partner?
Short Essay Questions
1. How can an affair positively affect a marriage?
2. In Chapter 6, the author recommends a graph for what reason?
3. When an affair is discovered, what is the effect on the hurt partner?
4. How does the book address gender-typical reactions in Chapter 2?
5. How does an unfaithful partner conduct an affair over a period of time, and what is their emotional reaction upon discovery?
6. Do men and women typically differ in their abilities to engage in intimate talk and intimate listening?
7. Why could an unfaithful partner feel a lack of guilt about the affair?
8. As discussed in Chapter 4, Is is possible to repair a marriage post-affair?
9. How can trust in a relationship be restored?
10. In the process of rebuilding trust, what is a couple most likely to come to a stalemate over?
Essay Topic 1
Hurt partners may choose to remain committed to the relationship for many reasons.
Explain three healthy and three unhealthy reasons a hurt partner would choose to recommit to the marriage.
Essay Topic 2
Discuss how an affair can be understood in context with a timeline of critical life events.
Include three critical life events that could influence the timing of an affair.
Essay Topic 3
What are the three stages of post-affair healing?
Illustrate each stage with an case study of a couple experiencing this stage provided in the book.
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