Item description for Life After Betrayal: A Practical Guide (The 10-Step Empowerment Series) by Lynda Bevan...
Overview In an honest, straightforward manner, Bevan identifies the feelings that emerge during this emotional upheaval and offers a reservoir of alternative solutions on how to deal with these emotions. The journey of self-discovery is handled sensitively, and is an essential passage in moving on from an unhealthy relationship to a healthy emotional future.
Publishers Description Your long-time partner has just betrayed your relationship and everything you hold dear:
Are you stuck trying to decide whether to move forward in your relationship or give up?
Do you find yourself repeating old ways of behavior?
Do you frequently talk about whose fault the betrayal was?
Are you continually dealing with jealousy and control issues?
Are you tired of being a victim?
Do you spend a lot of time thinking how it might have been different?
If you answered YES to any of these questions then this book is for you "Life After Betrayal: A Practical Guide," is an honest, straightforward book that helps the reader through each step on the road to recovery. The book identifies the feelings that emerge during this emotional upheaval and offers a reservoir of alternative solutions on how to deal with these emotions. The journey of self-discovery is handled sensitively, and is an essential passage in moving on from an unhealthy relationship to a healthy emotional future.
What People Are Saying About "Life After Betrayal" "Life after Betrayal: A Practical Guide" by Lynda Bevan delivers on its promise. It is a no-nonsense, honest but compassionate guide to surviving all forms of betrayal, from the romantic to the parental. It is hard to believe how much useful information the author has packed into this slender tome. The book is studded with illuminating case studies and provides an excellent exposition of issues such as post-traumatic emotional responses, pre-trauma expectations, setting boundaries, forgiveness and acceptance, and the do's and don'ts of moving forward. A gem." --Sam Vaknin, author of "Malignant Self Love - Narcissism Revisited"
"Life After Your Lover Walks Out: A Practical Guide" is Book #2 in the "10-Step Empowerment Series" from Loving Healing Press (http: //www.LovingHealing.com)
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Est. Packaging Dimensions: Length: 9" Width: 6" Height: 0.26" Weight: 0.37 lbs.
Release Date Dec 20, 2006
Publisher Loving Healing Press
ISBN 193269031X ISBN13 9781932690316
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Reviews - What do customers think about Life After Betrayal: A Practical Guide (The 10-Step Empowerment Series)?
NO HELP Dec 14, 2007
I found this book to be filled with useless generalities that could not be applied to my circumstances. The book is written by a woman on her 3rd marriage. For me this is a strike against her credibility.
Victim no more! May 4, 2007
Reviewed by Catherine Phelps for Reader Views (4/07)
Lynda Bevan resides in south Wales, United Kingdom with her husband. She is currently employed as a manager of a charity which supports individuals suffering with HIV. She has brought extensive personal and professional knowledge to print through the book "Life After Betrayal: A Practical Guide." Mrs. Bevan has counseled many who were recovering from the pain of betrayal in their personal lives as well as guided married couples.
Mrs. Bevan stresses throughout her writing the pain and difficult recovery anyone must overcome to heal from betrayal. This can be from any relationship including family members, co-workers, romantic partners and others. She writes in a very straightforward manner with many examples, descriptions and commonsense approaches. Although damaging in many degrees, this guide will direct the reader on ways to overcome and heal from the agony of betrayal. One will be able to regain their sense of trust in others to continue on to establish healthy relationships.
From the beginning of life, when complete trust is not only desired, but required, each relationship we face is different. All interactions by two individuals include a portion by each in contributing to the final betrayal. To place blame solely on the other is not only inaccurate but prevents the future ability to end this pattern of denial of fault. It is not the subject of who is as fault that needs addressing as much as the wisdom gained as to how to change your actions and reactions to bring forth a change in self and communication. The negative affects of betrayal includes the feelings of jealousy and control as well as others. The positive effects of healing may be acceptance and forgiveness. This will allow you to love again in a healthy relationship which is supportive, not destructive.
This book is intended for those recovering from betrayal, however; I would recommend it to anyone entering adolescence to young adulthood. It may likely prevent future heartache and misunderstanding in the future.
If you think of yourself as a victim, this book is for you! From regrets to love, Mrs. Bevan will show you how you can trust again even after betrayal. In reading "Life After Betrayal: A Practical Guide," you will discover the difference between loving someone because you need them, and needing someone because you love them. This is a straightforward, easy-to-read and put-in-action book.