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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 could define the way a person listens?
2. Why do unfaithful partners feel pressure to perform sex at a high satisfactory level with their partner?
3. If sexual desires change, couples may assume this will lead to which outcome?
4. According to scientific studies and contrary to conventional beliefs, how is forgiveness viewed for the individual?
5. How many essential childhood experiences are identified by the text?
Short Essay Questions
1. How can trust in a relationship be restored?
2. Why do people typically exhibit behaviors in their comfort zone?
3. Do men and women typically differ in their abilities to engage in intimate talk and intimate listening?
4. What are some assumptions a hurt partner could make about sexual intimacy?
5. Why is intimate talk necessary to learn?
6. What crucial skill is addressed in detail in Chapter 7?
7. What is the 'flip-flop' factor described in Chapter 5?
8. How can an affair positively affect a marriage?
9. As discussed in Chapter 9, why are there hazards associated with forgiveness?
10. What should happen with behaviors that violate trust in a relationship?
Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:
Essay Topic 1
When a person refuses to change, it is often due to cognitive blocks formed by false rationalizations.
Citing three examples, how could you convince a person that the cognitive blocks, that are inhibiting the necessary change, are untrue?
Essay Topic 2
Childhood experiences play a role in the possibility of extramarital affairs in a marriage.
What are three indicators that a person will grow up to become an unfaithful partner in a marriage?
What are three indicators that a person will grow up to become a hurt partner in a marriage?
How could these paths be altered in the future after an affair?
Essay Topic 3
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.
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