Getting Past the Affair: A Program to Help You Cope, Heal, and Move On - Together or Apart by Douglas K. SnyderGetting Past the Affair: A Program to Help You Cope, Heal, and Move On - Together or Apart by Douglas K. Snyder

Getting Past the Affair: A Program to Help You Cope, Heal, and Move On - Together or Apart

byDouglas K. Snyder, Donald H. Baucom, Kristina Coop Gordon

Paperback | January 6, 2007

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Discovering that a partner has been unfaithful hits you like an earthquake. Long after the first jolt, emotional aftershocks can make it difficult to be there for your family, manage your daily life, and think clearly about your options. Whether you want to end the relationship or piece things back together,Getting Past the Affairguides you through the initial trauma so you can understand what happened and why before deciding how to move forward. Based on the only program that''s been tested--and proven--to relieve destructive emotions in the wake of infidelity, this compassionate book offers support and expert advice from a team of award-winning couple therapists. If you stay with your spouse, you''ll find realistic tips for rebuilding your marriage and restoring trust. But no matter which path you choose, you''ll discover effective ways to recover personally, avoid lasting scars, and pursue healthier relationships in the future.

Association for Behavioral and Cognitive Therapies (ABCT) Self-Help Book of Merit


Douglas K. Snyder, PhD,is Professor of Psychology and Director of Clinical Training at Texas A&M University. He received the American Psychological Association’s award for Distinguished Contributions to Family Psychology for his research on marital satisfaction and therapy. He lives in College Station, Texas, where he also ha...
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Title:Getting Past the Affair: A Program to Help You Cope, Heal, and Move On - Together or ApartFormat:PaperbackProduct dimensions:342 pages, 9 X 6 X 0.68 inShipping dimensions:342 pages, 9 X 6 X 0.68 inPublished:January 6, 2007Publisher:Guilford PublicationsLanguage:English

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ISBN - 13:9781572308015

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Table of Contents

Introduction
I. How Do We Stop Hurting?
1. What''s Happening to Us?
2. How Do We Get Through the Day?
3. How Do We Talk with Each Other?
4. How Do We Deal with Others?
5. How Do We Care for Ourselves?
II. How Did This Happen?
6. Why Stir Everything Up?
7. Was My Marriage to Blame?
8. Was It the World Around Us?
9. How Could My Partner Have Done This?
10. What Was My Role?
11. How Do I Make Sense of It All?
III. Can This Marriage Be Saved?
12. How Do I Get Past the Hurt?
13. Can This Marriage Be Saved?
14. What Lies Ahead?
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Editorial Reviews

"A comprehensive self-help text for couples or individuals experiencing an affair. Both the injured partner and the participating partner are specifically addressed with thought-provoking inquiries into their experiences....An underlying theme of hope is written into the entire book."--"Journal of Couple and Relationship Therapy" "A treasure-trove of clinical wisdom firmly informed by a bedrock of clinical research. The three authors are leading couple researchers that exemplify the scientist-practitioner model of clinical psychology....This is a thorough, thoughtfully laid out book....The book is clearly written as a standalone, self-help book but could easily be used as an adjunct to therapy....A deeply compassionate book, as the authors have clearly worked hard to distill their collective clinical and research wisdom to help couples working through the aftermath of an affair. We will be using it in our own teaching and work with couples and highly recommend it to therapists and couples alike."--"The Family Psychologist""" "[The authors] have designed a program to help couples overcome an affair, understand why it happened, and consider their best options. A particularly helpful chapter supplies suggestions for talking to children, family members, and friends....Full of examples for applying the information; recommended."--"Library Journal"