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Courageous Love

 Format: Ebook, Paperback  Author: Stefanie Carnes  ISBN: 194046708X  View on Amazon

Courageous Love: A Couples Guide to Conquering Betrayal

Leading marriage expert Dr. Stefanie Carnes explains her time-tested strategy to help couples conquer fear and restore their trust, intimacy and connection following a betrayal.

There is nothing that can rupture the loving connection between a couple like betrayal. Courageous Love provides a step-by-step guide for repairing your relationship, whether it is damaged by infidelity, pornography, or compulsive and addictive sexual behavior. Dr. Carnes teaches couples how to respond to one another with compassion and empathy and how to hold onto hope for their relationship.

This book is a must read for couples struggling with the aftermath of betrayal. Sexual betrayal is devastating. It shatters the close connection you had with one of the most precious people in your life: your partner. At this moment, while the wound is still fresh, it may be hard to imagine how you and your partner are ever going to put the pieces of the puzzle back together. Whatever it is that you are currently thinking, feeling, and fearing, you should know right now that if you’re willing to try to heal yourself and your relationship, you can succeed in that endeavor. If you and your partner are hurting but still genuinely love each other and want to make it work, that type of healing and restoration is possible

About the Author

Stefanie Carnes, Ph.D. is the President of the International Institute for Trauma and Addiction Professionals and a senior fellow for Meadows Behavioral Healthcare, where she works with addicted clients and their families. She is a licensed marriage and family therapist and an AAMFT approved supervisor. Dr. Carnes is also a clinical sexologist, and certified sex addiction therapist and supervisor, specializing in therapy for couples and families struggling with sexually compulsive behavior. She is the author of numerous publications including her books, Mending a Shattered Heart: A Guide for Partners of Sex Addicts, Facing Heartbreak: Steps to Recovery for Partners of Sex Addicts, and Facing Addiction: Starting Recovery from Alcohol and Drugs.