AFFAIRS is intended for those who have been betrayed or suspect that they are, and the professionals who generally assist them during their crises including clergy, attorneys, and therapists. The emergency tactics the Dr. Rhodes recommends are intended to achieve the best outcome for all family members, especially the children. The reader is informed about the exact steps to take if an affair is suspected. Twelve things to do and not to do when an affair is revealed are stated and carefully explained. The type of affair in progress has an important role in determining the possible outcome for the couple. The reader is assisted in setting goals so that each step to be taken is likely to yield the desired result. A variety of suggestions are provided to keep the participants from acting out of stress because the earliest reactions to the affair are often determinants of the outcome.
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Carol L. Rhodes, Ph.D., is a Clinical Psychologist, Licensed Marital and Family Therapist, and has been an Adjunct Professor at the University of Detroit Mercy. Her degrees are from Oakland University, University of Detroit, Center for Humanistic Studies, and Union Graduate School. Dr. Rhodes' private practice is located in Rochester, MI.Review:
The family is one of our most important institutions and is proving to be more and more fragile in the face of modern stresses. Dr. Rhodes has a deep personal and professional interest in keeping families together if it is warranted and helping them to separate,if necessary, in the most civil and productive manner possible so as to preserve each person's dignity and best interests and to prepare the parents for high level co-parenting. There are many affairs that lead to divorce and destruction. These terrrible outcomes can often be prevented. Dr. Rhodes shows, in detail, what to do and not to do--especially at the first discovery of the betrayal--so that the person who has been betrayed has the greatest number of functional alternatives. Stress compromises and distorts our judegment. AFFAIRS:EMERGENCY TACTICS can bring out the best in us during the worst of times.This is a must read for anyone who suspects an affair or who has just found out they've been betrayed. -- Publisher Comments
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Book Description Somerset Pub Co, 2001. Paperback. Book Condition: New. Revised. Bookseller Inventory # DADAX0963230980
Book Description Somerset Pub Co, 2001. Paperback. Book Condition: Brand New. revised edition. 192 pages. 8.50x5.50x0.50 inches. In Stock. Bookseller Inventory # 0963230980