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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. Dependency does not offer love, mutual regard, admiration, or ___________, according to Dr. Laura.
2. What is the strong message that Dr. Laura sends out to women throughout this book?
3. Issues deeply rooted in the __________ of the couple were playing themselves out in the present time.
4. Dr. Laura feels the ultimate _______ is when people refuse to stop trying to get love and approval from others.
5. Being assertive allows a women to be more __________ in choosing relationships to be in.
Short Essay Questions
1. What do parents erroneously think about their children, according to Dr. Laura?
2. What does Dr. Laura say happens when a woman's perspective and self-worth go awry?
3. What does Dr. Laura call the typical female response when a woman is asked why she doesn't leave a bad situation?
4. What does a woman's fear of the unknown and of autonomy cause her to do, according to Dr. Laura?
5. What happens, according to Dr. Laura, when women know they are making a mistake?
6. What does change require in order to occur, according to Dr. Laura in this book and in her calls?
7. What would women rather do with their feelings of disgust or anger over a man's selfishness, according to Dr. Laura?
8. What does Dr. Laura say that dependency does NOT offer to a woman or to anyone?
9. What does Dr. Laura believe about appropriate parenthood, according to this chapter?
10. Why can the disappointment of crushed fantasies prove to be a great opportunity for personal growth?
Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:
Essay Topic 1
Dr. Laura believes that a child's needs are always going to be more important than the needs of the parents.
Part 1: Do you agree with Dr. Laura about the needs of a child coming first? Why or why not?
Part 2: How might a parent be affected by not having any time for their needs?
Part 3: Do you think there can a balance of recognition of the child's needs and the parent's needs, rather than having one be more important? Why or why not?
Essay Topic 2
Dr. Laura suggests that women become more active in the activity of dating.
Part 1: Why do you think it's important for women to be more active in dating? Or isn't it?
Part 2: Since the time of this book's publication, how do you think dating has changed?
Part 3: How will women benefit from having a more active role in the dating process?
Essay Topic 3
Women, according to Dr. Laura, seem to have a number of fantasies which affect their relationships.
Part 1: How do you think fantasies can help in relationships? Or can't they?
Part 2: Why do you think fantasies are a bad thing to Dr. Laura?
Part 3: Do you think that all fantasies about relationships should be abandoned? Why or why not?
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