A Step-by-Step Guide to Healing Your Heart and Rebuilding Your Marriage Discovering that your husband has been unfaithful can be emotionally devastating, leaving you reeling in pain and confusion. But take heart—this survival guide for women offers compassionate and practical solutions for coping with the aftermath of an affair. Drawing on their years of experience as professional therapists, authors Marcella Bakur Weiner and Armand DiMele explain how to heal the marriage bond and restore trust between partners. Written with empathy and understanding, this book addresses such vital topics as: ·Coming to terms with the sense of loss and betrayal ·Coping with feelings of suspicion and the specter of "the other woman" ·Dealing with the children during and after the affair ·Understanding character traits of men who have affairs—and how different women's personalities interact with them ·Finding the best sources of emotional support Also included are helpful exercises for self-healing and redeveloping mutual trust as a couple. Repairing Your Marriage After His Affair will guide you through the turmoil of infidelity and aid you in mending and strengthening your marriage vows.
Table of Contents
Contents Preface Acknowledgments Introduction 1. The Discovery 2. Men Who Break the Marriage Bond 3. Male and Female Types: When His Actions Meet Your Reactions 4. Coping with Betrayal 5. The Other Woman 6. To Repair or Not to Repair 7. Sorting Out Your Feelings 8. Love and Conflict Resolution 9. How an Affair Affects the Children 10. Woman to Woman 11. Heal Yourself Index
About Marcella Weiner
Marcella Bakur Weiner, Ph.D., Ed.D., author of The Sacred Portable Now (Prima), is adjunct professor of psychology at Marymount Manhattan College and maintains a private practice in New York.
A Step-by-Step Guide to Healing Your Heart and Rebuilding Your Marriage
Repairing Your Marriage After His Affair by Marcella Bakur Weiner, Ph.D., Ed.D., and Armand DiMele, C.S.W., B.C.D.