Compulsive pornography use, prostitutes, voyeurism, and multiple affairs–no matter their drug of choice, men who act out sexually leave their partners reeling in fear, rage, incredible shame, and isolation. But there is hope. Bestselling author Claudia Black”s revised and updated edition of her classic work Deceived offers women in relationships plagued by sexual betrayal the care and guidance to create a new path of clarity, direction, and confidence.
Black uses stories of real women who have been through a wide variety of experiences to help readers develop the understanding and skills to:
- Heighten their personal security by setting nonnegotiable boundaries
- Avoid preoccupation with their partner’s problems
- Practice forgiveness
- Let go of the uncontrollable
- Talk to their children
- Make positive changes derived from esteem and integrity
Deceived empowers women to proactively emerge from emotional isolation, shed secrets, and discover their power to incite positive change in their relationships.