Document Type

Poster

Publication Date

2014

Publisher

University of Nevada, Las Vegas; Center for Academic Enrichment and Outreach

Abstract

Relationships are an important aspect of a fulfilling life. They can bring joy and pleasure or pain and devastation. One of the most detrimental issues within the context of committed relationships is infidelity, and subsequently it is one of the most prevalent issues seen in therapy. Although it is a common presenting problem in couples therapy, research on the treatment and healing of infidelity is limited. A majority of the literature is focused on the clinician’s point of view rather than the couples’ perspective. The purpose of this study is to present the results of a qualitative study of eight public weblogs in which individuals and couples described their experience with healing from infidelity. Utilizing grounded theory procedures, the researchers are seeking to identify factors outlined by the bloggers that contributed to their healing experience

Keywords

Adultery; Couples therapy; Interpersonal relations

Disciplines

Marriage and Family Therapy and Counseling | Mental and Social Health

Language

English


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