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Adultery-The Forgivable Sin, 2nd ed.
     

Adultery-The Forgivable Sin, 2nd ed.

by Bonnie Eaker Weil
 
We live in a difficult age for intimate relationships. Marriages break up at a rate of 50 percent, step-families break up at a rate of 60 percent and adultery rates are over-the-top. The single-parent family is the all too common result.Dr. Eaker Weil's book provides a service by underscoring just what adultery is all about. Adultery has a devastating impact on the

Overview

We live in a difficult age for intimate relationships. Marriages break up at a rate of 50 percent, step-families break up at a rate of 60 percent and adultery rates are over-the-top. The single-parent family is the all too common result.Dr. Eaker Weil's book provides a service by underscoring just what adultery is all about. Adultery has a devastating impact on the entire family system. The emotional damage wrought by this betrayal of trust can hardly be assuaged by a simple "I'm sorry." It is a complex emotional issue and requires that a real sense of remorse be felt before the pattern can be broken. The hurt to husbands, wives, children, and even to later generations, runs very deep; its wounds are long lasting. Indeed, the legacy of adultery may affect those not even born at the time of the affair. Although the mechanism of these generational patterns is not very clear, we do know that they occur. This book demonstrates many of the above ideas.

If one agrees with these ideas, the book will enlarge and clarify them. If not, it will stimulate thought and discussion. It is, most of all, a practical book that contains both fascinating case histories and helpful advice, exercises and ground breaking how-to’s. In exploring the issues of the emptiness felt by adulterers, the distance-and-pursuit phenomena in relationships, the tools of forgiveness, and how to move from self-pity toward generosity toward others, it takes on the problems of adultery in a very real and extremely meaningful way and proves that it is, no longer, the unforgivable sin. It is a book that is enormously enlightening and a must to anyone seeking to mend a marriage or relationship!

Product Details

BN ID:
2940013821323
Publisher:
Worthy Shorts, Inc.
Publication date:
11/11/2011
Sold by:
Barnes & Noble
Format:
NOOK Book
Sales rank:
704,595
File size:
955 KB

Meet the Author

Dr. Bonnie Eaker Weil (Dr. Bonnie) is a relationship expert who was named by Psychology Today as one of America’s best therapists, and by New York Magazine as one of New York City’s best therapists. She was recently honored with the 2011 New York Award in the Physicians/Therapists category by the USCA "Best of Local Business Award. She is known as “The Adultery Buster” and the “No. 1 Love Expert,” she is the best-selling author of Adultery: The Forgivable Sin (adapted into a Lifetime movie starring actress Kate Jackson), Make Up Don’t Break Up, Finding and Keeping Love for Singles and Couples (Revised edition Feb 2010, including DVD How to Fall in Love and Stay in Love for Singles and Couples) and winner of the NY Times Reader’s Choice award for best dating book 2010, Can We Cure and Forgive Adultery?, Staying Not Straying, How Not to (S)mother Your Man and Keep a Woman Happy, and Financial Infidelity (Making Money Sexy).

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