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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. The unfaithful partner may experience physical changes from romantic love that can be expected to last how long?
2. If a partner exhibits signs of change, how could the other partner view this change?
3. Both partners should listen in which way?
4. Why is the personal identity of a hurt partner affected by an affair?
5. The unfaithful partner often wants to reconnect in their marriage in order to stop feeling which emotion?
Short Essay Questions
1. Why is intimate talk necessary to learn?
2. How can history repeat itself through children of unfaithful parents growing up to be unfaithful adults?
3. When an affair is discovered, what is the effect on the hurt partner?
4. What is the 'flip-flop' factor described in Chapter 5?
5. How is the hurt partner's sense of self affected by the discovery of an affair?
6. How is romantic love described?
7. What will happen if one partner wants to change the sexual practices in their marriage?
8. If an individual is working to forgive, how can they address the negative behaviors of their partner?
9. How can telling the truth about the affair help the hurt partner?
10. How does the book view unrequited and romantic love in terms of their role in a relationship?
Essay Topic 1
Explain the feelings a hurt partner may have towards the lover after the disclosure of the affair.
Compare and contrast these feelings to those the hurt partner may have towards the unfaithful partner.
Essay Topic 2
The majority of the book is dedicated to the three stages of post-affair healing.
Describe these three stages and give an example of how they apply to a fictitious couple.
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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