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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. What is the root cause of the majority of marital dysfunction?
2. Forgiveness involves mental development and occurs in which timeframe?
3. Partners may feel that it is unacceptable to take which action?
4. When trust has been destroyed, which emotion is logically prevalent?
5. Many people erroneously feel that their partners should be able to sense which of the following?
Short Essay Questions
1. Why do people typically exhibit behaviors in their comfort zone?
2. In Chapter 6, the author recommends a graph for what reason?
3. How can history repeat itself through children of unfaithful parents growing up to be unfaithful adults?
4. What are some assumptions a hurt partner could make about sexual intimacy?
5. What crucial skill is addressed in detail in Chapter 7?
6. How can trust in a relationship be restored?
7. If children do not feel safe and secure, what could happen during their marriage as adults?
8. What will happen if one partner wants to change the sexual practices in their marriage?
9. How does the author describe forgiveness in Chapter 9?
10. What experience can influence an individual's ability to engage in intimate talk and intimate listening?
Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:
Essay Topic 1
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 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
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.
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