Intimate Betrayal: Hope And Healing For Couples Recovering From Infidelity And Sexual Addiction
- Publish Date: 2011-09-12
- Binding: Paperback
- Author: Dr. Michael Don Howard
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Intimate Betrayal: Hope and Healing for Couples Recovering from Infidelity and Sexual Addiction is a book written to help couples discover genuine hope and true healing as they recover from infidelity and sexual addiction. It is a practical book that presents an innovative, effective, and dynamic six-phase model of infidelity recovery. As couples read this book, they will not only learn important information about infidelity, including how it is defined, the different ways in which it can take place, and why it occurs in the first place; but they will also be exposed to a dynamic six-phase model of recovery designed specifically to assist them in rebuilding their relationships and their lives in a personal journey of healing and recovery. The unique, yet complex scenario of compulsive infidelity and sexual addiction is also presented with an in-depth discussion of how it can be identified and subsequently treated within the overall framework of the marital relationship. Difficult topics such as affair discovery, disclosure, confronting the spouse and affair partner, identifying sources of support, deciding whether to leave or stay and work on the relationship, and trust and forgiveness will be presented and examined in great detail. In addition to discussing infidelity related to traditional affairs, Intimate Betrayal: Hope and Healing for Couples Recovering from Infidelity and Sexual Addiction also explores the world of cybersex and how technology is being increasingly utilized as part of the infidelity process. Intimate Betrayal is a must read for couples wanting or even considering rebuilding their relationship following infidelity. Many describe this book a vital relationship tool for all couples - teaching them practical methods for preventing or at least minimizing the chance of infidelity occurring in the first place. This is a book written for individuals and couples who are dealing with one of the most difficult challenges a relationship can experience. It is also perfectly suited for therapists, clergy, and other professionals who seek to help these couples. Read this book today and discover the hope and healing that can occur in your relationship.