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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 deciding on the future of their relationship, a couple should consider which effect on the children?
2. Men distract themselves with external events when dealing with an unfaithful partner while women react in which way?
3. If a partner exhibits signs of change, how could the other partner view this change?
4. Why would the hurt partner feel as if they are disposable?
5. The signs of an affair are often treated in which way by the hurt partner?
Short Essay Questions
1. How is romantic love described?
2. How does an unfaithful partner conduct an affair over a period of time, and what is their emotional reaction upon discovery?
3. As discussed in Chapter 4, Is is possible to repair a marriage post-affair?
4. How does the book address post-affair healing?
5. What does the author recommend the couple do after deciding to rebuild their marriage?
6. Why do couples often feel they are incompatible?
7. When an affair is discovered, what is the effect on the hurt partner?
8. How does the book view unrequited and romantic love in terms of their role in a relationship?
9. Where do unrealistic expectations of love and marriage come from?
10. How does the author characterize an affair?
Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:
Essay Topic 1
When a person refuses to change, it is often due to cognitive blocks formed by false rationalizations.
Citing three examples, how could you convince a person that the cognitive blocks, that are inhibiting the necessary change, are untrue?
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
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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