The Affair - From Breakdown to Breakthrough: A Therapist's Real-Life Journey
What would you do if your spouse cheated on you? Would anger and bitterness lead to an impulsive decision that may haunt you down the line?
Infidelity! It hits your life so violently that it's easy to get lost in the explosive feelings that follow. How do you get through the shock, anger, fear, and hopelessness inherent in such a crisis?
"The Affair: From Breakdown to Breakthrough" tells how the author did it and gives you a roadmap for doing the same. It reveals a deep spiritual and psychological journey that offers practical solutions for not just surviving the chaos, but thriving as a result of it. Inspirational in its candidness, this story of loss and renewal will touch your heart, make you laugh, and offer help and hope to face the challenges of relationship, betrayal, self-doubt and forgiveness on your way to once again opening your heart to love. It's raw, it's real... it's true.
Janice Bowles is a psychotherapist with more than twenty years of clinical experience. She currently coaches, leads classes on relationships, and is in the process of writing a companion handbook to "The Affair: From Breakdown to Breakthrough," her first book. She lives in sunny San Diego, California, and welcomes visitors to her blog: www.janicebowles.wordpress.com
"This is a book of courage, compassion and wisdom. With remarkable honesty, Janice shares her journey through her husband's affair. She doesn't minimize her raging emotions when faced with an unfaithful spouse, and offers demonstrable advice to deal with difficult relational issues. A must-read for people in need of inspiration and guidance for getting through the heartbreak of an affair and improving their relationships."
""The Affair..." offers an alternative to the norm. The author tells a powerful, provocative story which shows that a painful ending can be the gateway to a beautiful beginning."