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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. How many stages is post-affair healing divided into?
2. A person contemplating an extramarital affair will most likely view this book in which way?
3. The negative reactions of friends and family can enhance which feeling for the unfaithful partner?
4. How many psychological effects on the hurt partner, which occur after the discovery of an affair, does the book address?
5. Who is the book's primary audience?
Short Essay Questions
1. How is the presence of violent thoughts in the hurt partner related to the discovery of the affair?
2. As discussed in Chapter 4, Is is possible to repair a marriage post-affair?
3. Why is it necessary for an affair to be understood?
4. When an affair is discovered, what is the effect on the hurt partner?
5. Why do couples often feel they are incompatible?
6. How is the hurt partner's sense of self affected by the discovery of an affair?
7. What methods do unfaithful partners use to hide from deeper emotional issues that may be tied to the affair?
8. What is the fundamental difference in reactions between the hurt and unfaithful partners to the discovery of an affair?
9. How is an affair characterized by the author in Chapter 3?
10. What is the fundamental situation of any marriage post-affair which is addressed by Chapter 4?
Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:
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
Compare and contrast five responses on the part of the hurt partner vs. the unfaithful partner after the disclosure 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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