Love Affairs: The Therapeutic Guide to Sound Thinking and Smart Moves After Infidelity

 
 
Praeger (Verlag)
  • erschienen am 30. April 2018
  • |
  • 155 Seiten
 
E-Book
978-1-4408-6155-0 (ISBN)
 
As a result of innovative technologies and a globalized world, temptation and opportunity often intersect, allowing infidelity to increasingly create problems between spouses, partners, and other couplings in which at least one person expects exclusive intimacy. In this timely work, noted couples therapist Joel Block examines the challenges of affairs, including types of affairs; their motivations and effects; and how to repair and improve a relationship, or part ways, after an affair. Questions addressed include: "What is the motivation?", "Is it a result of deep dissatisfaction? Or not a reflection of the relationship at all?", and "Can relationships be affair-proofed?" Providing vignettes from the author's therapy sessions to illustrate points, the book also explains how to respond to discovery; minimize disruption in the lives of children; and when separation or divorce is the chosen solution, understand new modes of "conscious de-coupling" that keep post-breakup life stable as well as satisfying. A lifeline for recovering from crisis, this text will interest general readers looking for advice to react to, cope with, or avoid infidelity, as well as students and professionals in the fields of psychology, counseling, and social work.
  • Englisch
  • Santa Barbara
  • |
  • USA
ABC-CLIO
978-1-4408-6155-0 (9781440861550)
1440861552 (1440861552)
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  • Cover
  • Half Title
  • Title
  • Copyright
  • Contents
  • Series Foreword
  • Acknowledgments
  • Author's Note
  • Introduction
  • 1. Desire and Prevalence
  • 2. Types of Affairs
  • 3. Lust and Beyond: Motivations for Infidelity
  • 4. Discovery: An Emotional Crisis
  • 5. Positive Effects
  • 6. Healing and Improving a Relationship after an Affair
  • 7. Children: Minimizing the Disruption
  • 8. Getting Out: Divorce and Separation
  • 9. Seeking Professional Help
  • Epilogue
  • References
  • Index
  • About the Author
  • About the Sex, Love, and Psychology Series Editor

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