When Good People Have Affairs: Inside the Hearts and Minds of People in Two Relationships

When Good People Have Affairs: Inside the Hearts and Minds of People in Two Relationships

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by Mira Kirshenbaum
     
 

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A world-renowned therapist, Mira Kirshenbaum has treated thousands of people caught in the powerful drama over what to do when an affair rocks their emotional lives. Now, in When Good People Have Affairs, Kirshenbaum puts her unsurpassed experience into one clear, calming place. She leads readers through six easy-to-navigate steps that will take anyone from

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A world-renowned therapist, Mira Kirshenbaum has treated thousands of people caught in the powerful drama over what to do when an affair rocks their emotional lives. Now, in When Good People Have Affairs, Kirshenbaum puts her unsurpassed experience into one clear, calming place. She leads readers through six easy-to-navigate steps that will take anyone from anxiety to clarity, and identifies seventeen types of affairs, helping readers figure out which type they're in and what it means. Is it a:

--"See-if" affair?

--Ejector-seat affair?

--Distraction affair?

--Unmet-needs affair?

--Panic affair?

Kirshenbaum encourages honest answers to such questions as:

--What am I missing in my marriage?

--How do I decide between two people when it's like comparing an apple to an orange?

--How do I decide to end my marriage, end my affair, or end them both?

When Good People Have Affairs will be a lifeline to any man or woman who feels caught between two lovers, and its insights are indispensable to anyone else touched by an affair.

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Editorial Reviews

From the Publisher

“Gets to the heart of the matter…a fascinating and insightful read.” —Pepper Schwartz, PhD, author of Prime

“Offers some helpful--and sometimes surprising--advice.” —Time

“A wise and welcome addition to the self-help literature on infidelity.” —Janis Abrahms Spring, PhD, author of After the Affair

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780312563448
Publisher:
St. Martin's Press
Publication date:
07/21/2009
Edition description:
First Edition
Pages:
272
Sales rank:
402,601
Product dimensions:
5.54(w) x 8.26(h) x 0.72(d)

Meet the Author

MIRA KIRSHENBAUM is clinical director of the Chestnut Hill Institute in Boston, and has been treating patients in individual and couples therapy for over 30 years. She is the Relationship Expert at Revolution.com, and the author of ten other books.

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