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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. Negative feelings are not implied during forgiveness to have which outcome?
2. For communication to occur in the marriage, what must happen with the lover?
3. Which term is used to describe the refusal of one partner to discuss the affair?
4. How many blocks to change does the text address in chapter six?
5. What is the root cause of the majority of marital dysfunction?
Short Essay Questions
1. What are some assumptions an unfaithful partner could make about sexual intimacy?
2. Why is intimate listening necessary to learn?
3. Why is intimate talk necessary to learn?
4. What is the 'flip-flop' factor described in Chapter 5?
5. How does the author describe forgiveness in Chapter 9?
6. If children do not value themselves, what could happen during their marriage as adults?
7. In Chapter 6, the author recommends a graph for what reason?
8. What crucial skill is addressed in detail in Chapter 7?
9. What are some assumptions a hurt partner could make about sexual intimacy?
10. Why do people typically exhibit behaviors in their comfort zone?
Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:
Essay Topic 1
Choose a case study from the book in which the affair has been willingly disclosed by the unfaithful partner. Based on the discussions in the book, what would you expect would be the next steps the couple would take to rebuild their relationship? Explain three next steps the couple should take.
Essay Topic 2
The effect of the affair on the children is an important consideration for both partners to remember.
Compare and contrast the feelings the hurt and unfaithful partners have towards the children regarding the affair.
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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