After the basketball game twenty-six year old attorney Tyler joined his colleagues for a drink at the bar. He was immediately drawn to an attractive woman. Their eyes met, but before he knew it she was flirting with one of his team mates while he was left out in the cold, alone, confused and extremely anxious. Was he just too slow in making his moves? Did the other guys have some special signaling cues that he wasn’t aware of?
For the millionth time that day twenty-seven year old receptionist Camille yelled at sound engineer Mario, her boyfriend of eight months. He was never on time, drove carelessly and today he had forgotten the address for her urgent dental appointment after promising to get her there punctually. What made it worse was his utter calmness in the face of her escalating outrage. It was if she were a mere twig on the road that he could go around and continue on his merry way. Camille rejected his hug and concern for her when she came out of the dental office. She ignored his interest in what she could eat and drink after her tooth extraction. Camille avoided any eye contact and refused to talk to him on the way home.
is your suspicious partner setting out bait hoping to catch you out in a lie? Are you angry and frustrated that your partner doesn't believe in your loyalty and commitment? Do you get furious with your partner always looking for signs of cheating no matter how much you prove yourself? Do you get so angry that you actually think of being unfaithful because your partner insists on seeing infidelity at every turn? Have you all but given up on trying to reassure your loved one that you are not a cheating spouse? Perhaps you are intrigued by what makes your partner so mistrustful? Maybe you want to find out why your loved one feels so insecure in the relationship? Well now you can look behind the suspicious mask and discover what is causing your loved one to deny your loyalty.
Late on Saturday night thirty year old beautician Elaine sat alone in her apartment after a terrible fight with her thirty-two year boyfriend Dave. She was horrified when Dave lost his cool and accused her of disrespecting him by keeping her whereabouts a secret. Trying to defend herself led to a big fight which ended when she told him to leave. Two hours later Dave was frantic with worry.
You had a fight with your partner and they aren't speaking to you. Your spouse leaves to stay to with a friend or family member. You start to worry about whether you should just give it a little time or whether it means that your marriage is going to break up. After a day or so of not seeing one another, you send a ton of text messages and calls to your partner and get no response for several hours or even a whole day. You get anxious and start thinking about who your spouse is with, and what they are doing. You start imagining your partner cheating, or forgetting about you You find yourself looking back over the last few weeks and months for signs that your partner was lying and cheating that you ignored at the time
Have you ever wanted to say “no” to your partner when they wanted to go away on a trip with friends or family but didn’t because you wanted to feel unselfish? Then you have experienced the tension of conflicting motives, just like twenty-six year old Dianne did when her husband Neil had to leave her and take care of family business. She faced a tug of war between her secret wish for him to pick her over everyone else, and her overt desire to put his needs before her own by appearing supportive and encouraging.
Are you ready to walk out on your partner because you've had it with the constant lying and cheating? Have you had enough of broken promises, things going right for a little while and then being let down again? Has your faith in your partner been tested beyond your limit? Then you must have given everything you can into the relationship and feel devastated that your sacrifices have come to nothing. But you are still wondering if there is any hope left.