Item description for Shattered Vows: Hope and Healing for Women Who Have Been Sexually Betrayed by Debra Laaser...
Overview This sensitive and practical guide offers proven tools that help women struggling with sexual betrayal make wise and empowering decisions. Shattered Vows is inspired by the author?s personal journey through betrayal, her extensive work with hundreds of hurting women, and her intimate marriage two decades after the disclosure of her husband?s infidelity.
Publishers Description Infidelity doesn t have to ruin your life---or your marriage If you have been devastated by your husband s sexual betrayal---whether an isolated incident or a long-term pattern of addiction---you need to know you don t have to live as a victim. If you choose to stay in your marriage, you have options other than punishing, tolerating, or ignoring your spouse; in fact, extraordinary growth awaits a woman willing to deal with the pain of her husband s struggles with sexual purity. Even if a spouse will not participate in a program for healing, a woman who has been sexually betrayed can change her own life in powerful and permanent ways. This sensitive guide provides practical tools to help you make wise and empowering decisions, emotional tools to develop greater intimacy in your life, and spiritual tools to transform your suffering. Debra Laaser s personal journey through betrayal, her extensive work with hundreds of hurting women, and her intimate marriage two decades after the disclosure of her husband s infidelity provide meaningful answers to the questions that arise amid the complex fallout of broken vows. The pain endured from sexual betrayal can break your heart, but it does not need to break your life."
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Christianity Today - 03/01/2008 page 33
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Est. Packaging Dimensions: Length: 7.92" Width: 5.42" Height: 0.72" Weight: 0.55 lbs.
Release Date Feb 1, 2008
Publisher Zondervan Publishing
ISBN 0310273943 ISBN13 9780310273943 UPC 025986273941
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More About Debra Laaser
Debbie Laaser, MA, is a licensed marriage and family therapist and has been involved in recovery with her husband, Mark, for over twenty-seven years. Debbie facilitates therapy groups and counsels spouses who have been relationally betrayed. She speaks with her husband at training events and workshops around the country. Mark and Debbie Laaser are also the authors of The Seven Desires of Every Heart.
Reviews - What do customers think about Shattered Vows?
Close to Home Dec 8, 2009
My spouse recently was caught having an affair- it was brief- 2 occasions and is very remorseful. This book has more to say about men w/ sexual addictions but it still helped- primarily because it is from the perspective of a born-again believer in Christ- I can't imagine seeing hope in my situation without God. I would recommend it.
Best of the Best Nov 23, 2009
This book is extremely insightful. Helpful in knowing what you can do in the midst of betrayal - how to stand for what's true & right, and how to continue on in those qualities. You do not have to be tied down by the anger & resentment. Don't keep dancing the same old dance. You will find hope & healing. Debbie Laaser helps to guide women through stories, insights & sound biblical wisdom. Her goal is for women to realize who they can ultimately control & that our choice for our own character is in our power.
A wonderful book from a betrayed wife's perspective Sep 3, 2009
I have known the author's husband for 15 years. During that time I only had a modest underestanding of how a wife feels when she discovers her husbands unfaithful behavior. The author allowed me to see how much hurt and pain is caused by a husband who shaters their vows. However, anyone who reads this book will be taken on a journey that transends an understanding of grace and forgiveness.
This powerful book is well written and consumes little time. I would strongly suggest this book to any wife (or husband) who is trying to heal from the wounds of betrayal. WARNING: This might save a marriage!
Comforting Resource for those Sexually Betrayed May 20, 2009
When your life is torn apart by sexual betrayal you are adrift and lost. Shattered Vows lets you know that you are not alone, and the emotions you are experiencing are the same as, unfortunately, many other women. Shattered Vows gives you an anchor to hang onto while you are trying to desperately get your footing, and truly gain your life back. You'll have many feelings to get through, lots of tears to cry, tons of angry words to get out, and life changing decisions to make. I truly pray, that like me, you will come through a stronger and believe it or not, better person for your brokenness. You might just find that "true love" is much stronger than you ever imagined, and so are you. God Bless you All.
Shattered Vows: Hope and Healing For Woman Who Have Been Sexually Betrayed May 16, 2009
I think that any one that care about other with the heart of Jesus. Should read this book. It really is a eye-opener on how to handle situations that may come your way. As Christian I believe we should be willing to help walk with others. And if you have never been hurt in anyway then I think that this would be a good book so that you can learn how to help people that have been hurt by the ones they love the most. Anyway I have been truly bless by God as I have learned how to handle the hurts in my own life in new ways. Thanks for listening.