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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. Chapter 9 concludes with a document that is meant to help a couple in which way?
2. According to Chapter 6, how can trust be restored in a person?
3. Why do some partners mistakenly believe that verbal abuse must be accepted?
4. What could define the way a person listens?
5. How should children connect with others?
Short Essay Questions
1. Why does the author recommend a 'covenant of promises' at the end of Chapter 9?
2. Why do people typically exhibit behaviors in their comfort zone?
3. If children do not feel safe and secure, what could happen during their marriage as adults?
4. What crucial skill is addressed in detail in Chapter 7?
5. Why is intimate talk necessary to learn?
6. As discussed in Chapter 9, why are there hazards associated with forgiveness?
7. What experience can influence an individual's ability to engage in intimate talk and intimate listening?
8. In the process of rebuilding trust, what is a couple most likely to come to a stalemate over?
9. How can an affair positively affect a marriage?
10. What are the assumptions couples make about orgasms?
Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:
Essay Topic 1
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.
Essay Topic 2
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 3
A hurt partner can choose whether or not to forgive the unfaithful partner.
How does the process of forgiveness align with the losses experienced by the hurt partner?
Cite three examples.
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