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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. A hurt partner may avoid demanding change if they feel it will lead to which situation?
2. While attempting to empathize with their female partners, men often feel which emotion?
3. Future affairs will not be likely to occur if which action is taken?
4. For whom must forgiveness occur?
5. The responsibility for the shortcomings in a marriage belongs to whom?
Short Essay Questions
1. What experience can influence an individual's ability to engage in intimate talk and intimate listening?
2. Why does the author recommend a 'covenant of promises' at the end of Chapter 9?
3. If children do not value themselves, what could happen during their marriage as adults?
4. What are some assumptions a hurt partner could make about sexual intimacy?
5. How does the author describe forgiveness in Chapter 9?
6. How can trust in a relationship be restored?
7. Who must change in a relationship to build trust again?
8. If an individual is working to forgive, how can they address the negative behaviors of their partner?
9. As discussed in Chapter 9, why are there hazards associated with forgiveness?
10. Why is intimate talk necessary to learn?
Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:
Essay Topic 1
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 2
Even after a couple has recommitted to their marriage, the unfaithful partner could decide to embark on another extramarital affair.
What are three reasons this may occur?
What are three warning signs the could indicate this possibility?
Essay Topic 3
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.
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