Infidelity is common, occurring in over half of all marriages. And it is one of life’s most painful experiences for everyone involved—the betrayed spouse, the children, the extended family members, and even the lover and wayward spouse. With all that sadness, why do people have affairs? And once trust is broken, how can a couple reconcile? In Surviving an Affair, Drs. Harley and Chalmers describe the most common types of affairs, the reasons they begin and end, the best way to end them, and the best way to restore a marriage after an affair. But most importantly, they help readers survive the ordeal by providing them with step-by-step guidance that minimizes suffering and offers hope for rebuilding a loving and trusting marital relationship. Dr. Willard F. Harley, Jr. is a nationally acclaimed clinical psychologist, a marriage counselor, and the bestselling author of numerous books, including His Needs, Her Needs; Five Steps to Romantic Love; Love Busters; and Draw Close. Harley’s most-loved book, His Needs, Her Needs, is also now available as a video curriculum for churches and small groups. His popular website, www.marriagebuilders.com, offers practical solutions to almost any marital problem. Dr. Jennifer Harley Chalmers is a licensed psychologist and marriage counselor. How can a marriage survive an affair? Infidelity is one of life’s most painful experiences for everyone involved—the betrayed spouse, the children, the extended family members, and even the lover and the wayward spouse. Once trust is broken, how can a couple ever hope to reconcile? In Surviving an Affair, Drs. Harley and Chalmers help you understand every aspect of infidelity—from the beginning of an affair through the restoration of the marriage, including. · why affairs begin and end. · how to end an affair. · how to restore the marriage. · how to manage resentment and rebuild trust. Surviving an Affair guides you step-by-step from the devastating blow of infidelity to a loving and trusting marriage. If you are a victim of infidelity, you are on the emotional roller coaster ride of your life. Drs. Harley and Chalmers know what they’re talking about. Almost every day they hear from grieving spouses who say, Please help me. I have just discovered that my spouse is having an affair and I don’t know what to do. In Surviving an Affair, they provide answers to those who find themselves caught in this common tragedy. From the moment an affair is first suspected all the way to full marital recovery, they provide a thorough analysis of the problem with step-by-step proven solutions. Surviving an Affair will do more than help you and your spouse survive the crisis of infidelity—it will show you how to minimize your suffering and emerge from this tragedy with your trust and love for each other restored.|Dr. Willard F. Harley, Jr., is a nationally acclaimed clinical psychologist, marriage counselor, and bestselling author of His Needs, Her Needs. His popular website, MarriageBuilders.com, offers practical solutions to almost any marital problem. He and Joyce, his wife of over fifty years, host a daily radio call-in show, Marriage Builders Radio. They live in White Bear Lake, Minnesota. Dr. Jennifer Harley Chalmers is a licensed psychologist, author, international speaker, and marriage counselor. She and Phil, her husband of over twenty-eight years, live in the Philippines. Dr. Harley and Dr. Chalmers have collaborated over the last twenty years to create and improve methods that restore love to marriage. Their primary focus has been the recovery of love after an affair.