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Best Infidelity Books That You Need

Here is a list of the best Infidelity books, some I have read myself, some that I did research on, and all have great reviews!

1. Healing from Infidelity: The Divorce Busting® Guide to Rebuilding Your Marriage After an Affair (2017)

 Best Infidelity Books That You NeedLittle compares to the devastation people feel upon discovering their spouse has been unfaithful. Shocked, devastated and overwhelmed, couples often hit stalemates as they struggle to get past intense emotional pain, mistrust, resentment and never-ending arguments about the betrayal.From the bestselling author of DIVORCE BUSTING and THE SEX-STARVED MARRIAGE, renowned therapist, and TEDx speaker, Michele Weiner-Davis, comes a powerful blueprint for helping couples rebuild trust and mend their marriages following the crisis of discovery of an affair through forgiveness and beyond. Based on over three decades of experience helping couples…
Author(s): Michele Weiner-Davis

2. Not “Just Friends”: Rebuilding Trust and Recovering Your Sanity After Infidelity (2004)

 Best Infidelity Books That You NeedOne of the world’s leading experts on infidelity provides a step-by-step guide through the process of marital infidelity—from suspicion and revelation to healing, and provides profound, practical guidance to prevent cheating and, if it happens, recover and heal from it.You’re right to be cautious when you hear these words: “I’m telling you, we’re just friends.” Good people in good marriages are having affairs. The workplace and the Internet have become fertile breeding grounds for “friendships” that can slowly and insidiously turn into love affairs. Yet you can protect your…
Author(s): Shirley P. Glass, Jean Coppock Staeheli

3. How to Help Your Spouse Heal From Your Affair: A Compact Manual for the Unfaithful (2010)

 Best Infidelity Books That You NeedOnce an affair comes to light, many unfaithful persons "wake up" and want to save their marriages. Yet, they usually make terrible mistakes in their bungled attempts to win back their partners’ trust. Linda J. MacDonald, an infidelity specialist for 23 years, has identified behaviors and attitudes that determine unfaithful persons’ success or failure to mend their marriages after the wrecking ball of an affair.  offers practical advice for those who’ve strayed and want a second chance. It would take weeks of therapy to learn what Successful Rebuilders know: …
Author(s): Linda J. MacDonald

4. Transcending Post-infidelity Stress Disorder (PISD): The Six Stages of Healing (2009)

 Best Infidelity Books That You Need The phrase “broken heart” belies the real trauma behind the all-too-common occurrence of infidelity. Psychologist Dennis Ortman likens the psychological aftermath of sexual betrayal to post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) in its origin and symptoms, including anxiety, irritability, rage, emotional numbing, and flashbacks. Using PTSD treatment as a model, Dr. Ortman will show you, step by step, how to: • work through conflicting emotions• Understand yourself and your partner• Make important life decisions  Dr. Ortman sees recovery as a spiritual journey and draws on…
Author(s): Dennis C. Ortman

5. Infidelity: the Best Worst Thing that Could Happen to Your Marriage: The Complete Guide on How to Heal from Affairs (2017)

 Best Infidelity Books That You NeedDon’t let the trauma of the affair define the rest of your life. Your healing journey begins here. If you are reading this book, you are probably scared, hurt, angry, and devastated by the impact of this traumatic event in your relationship. This is why it is crucial for you to process the impact of this awful experience to prevent long-term emotional damage. This is not an anecdotal account of a singular personal experience of infidelity, nor is it a collection of psychobabble terms and theories. This book is a step-by-step guide for healing based on well-tested and innovative…
Author(s): Alsaleem LMFT, Talal H

6. Unfaithful: Hope and Healing After Infidelity (2009)

 Best Infidelity Books That You NeedOver ten years ago, Gary and Mona Shriver experienced the devastation caused by adultery, and after experiencing healing in their marriage, they wrote this book. Raw, transparently honest, the Shrivers’ story alone is an inspiration, offering hope and practical strategies for healing. Now this updated and revised edition adds other real-life stories of betrayal and forgiveness, and new information defining adultery, including the destruction of emotional affairs. And since one in four marriages is touched by infidelity, the need for hope, and a biblical approach to saving a broken marriage, is greater than ever. The Shrivers…
Author(s): Gary Shriver, Mona Shriver

7. The State of Affairs: Rethinking Infidelity (2018)

 Best Infidelity Books That You NeedIconic couples’ therapist and bestselling author of Mating in Captivity Esther Perel returns to paperback with a provocative look at relationships through the lens of infidelity.An affair: it can rob a couple of their relationship, their happiness, their very identity. And yet, this extremely common human experience is so poorly understood. What are we to make of this time-honored taboo—universally forbidden yet universally practiced? Why do people cheat—even those in happy marriages? Why does an affair hurt so much? When…
Author(s): Esther Perel

8. The Secrets of Surviving Infidelity (2013)

 Best Infidelity Books That You NeedAlong with changes in the workplace and the explosive growth of electronic communications, there has been a skyrocketing rate of infidelity. Today, up to forty percent of American marriages endure the pain of a cheating partner. The media is filled with stories of married politicians finding their “soul mates” and titillating instances of unfaithful celebrities. But in the homes of ordinary people everywhere, infidelity triggers complex emotions and events that affect everyone involved. Many marriage and personal therapists have adopted a “me first”…
Author(s): Haltzman MD, Scott

9. Cunning (Infidelity) (Volume 2) (2016)

 Best Infidelity Books That You Need“He owns you. Whatever he tells you to do, you do”. Lennox “Nox” Demetri broke his own rule by making a deal. It may not have been directly with the devil, but that doesn’t mean Satan himself isn’t watching. Was it fate that brought Charli into his life and his bed? What will happen when rules are broken and secrets are revealed?“New rules… my rules.”Alex “Charli” Collins found pleasure with Nox like she’d never known. That was before she knew his last name. Now that Infidelity is involved and the rules have changed, what will result when real life and fantasy…
Author(s): Aleatha Romig

10. Healing From Infidelity: A Practical Guide to Healing from Infidelity, Help Your Partner to Heal from Your Affair, Rebuilding Your Marriage When Trust Is Broken. (2019)

 Best Infidelity Books That You NeedDo you know that infidelity can affect anyone directly or indirectly? Yes, it can.Even the couples we consider perfect can be affected by cheating, either emotionally, or physical.Do you also know that cheating does not have to be physical? A spouse can cheatemotionally and think that it does not affect his/her relationship. Regardless of how aperson cheats, infidelity has tough consequences.Typically, no one is prepared for an infidelity case especially when it affects themdirectly. Who could ever think that the person they love and entrust their hearts withcan cheat on them?In fact, infidelity catches people so unaware that they…
Author(s): Jackson A. Thomas, Debbie Lancer

11. Deception (Infidelity) (Volume 3) (2016)

 Best Infidelity Books That You Need“Infidelity – it isn’t what you think”It all began in Del Mar, a chance meeting with a single rule–one week only.Or did it?Lennox ‘Nox’ Demetri and Alexandria ‘Charli’ Collins had every intention of following their agreement but rules are made to be broken. In CUNNING they are reunited with Nox setting down new rules for the game and Charli having no choice but to follow them. Now, once again, the game has changed. Nox and Charli’s hot sensual encounter has grown into something more but it is threatened with secrets and regrets. Is it their love and intense sexual chemistry that’s pushing them…
Author(s): Aleatha Romig

12. After the Affair: Healing the Pain and Rebuilding Trust When a Partner Has Been Unfaithful, 2nd Edition (2012)

 Best Infidelity Books That You Need“Dr. Spring possesses a remarkable combination of clarity, wisdom, spirit, and heart. This is an extremely helpful and healing book—a gift to us all.”—Harriet Lerner, Ph.D., author of The Dance of AngerA staggering number of couples in America—about 70 percent—have been affected by extramarital affairs. After the Affair is the only book to offer proven strategies for surviving the crisis and rebuilding the relationship. Written by Janis Abrahms Spring, Ph.D., a nationally known therapist and acknowledged expert on…
Author(s): Janis A. Spring

Best Infidelity Books That You Need

We highly recommend you to buy all paper or e-books in a legal way, for example, on Amazon. But sometimes it might be a need to dig deeper beyond the shiny book cover. Before making a purchase, you can visit resources like Genesis and download some infidelity books mentioned below at your own risk. Once again, we do not host any illegal or copyrighted files, but simply give our visitors a choice and hope they will make a wise decision.

Chasing Masculinity: Men, Validation, and Infidelity

Author(s): Alicia M. Walker
ID: 2810339, Publisher: Palgrave MacMillan, Year: 2020, Size: 2 Mb, Format: pdf

Internet Infidelity: An Interdisciplinary Insight in a Global Context

Author(s): Sanjeev P. Sahni,Garima Jain (eds.)
ID: 2180820, Publisher: Springer Singapore, Year: 2018, Size: 3 Mb, Format: pdf

Infidelity: Why Men and Women Cheat

Author(s): Kenneth Paul Rosenberg
ID: 2223297, Publisher: Da Capo Lifelong Books, Year: 2018, Size: 666 Kb, Format: epub

Please note that this booklist is not absolute. Some books are truly chart-busters according to The Wall Street Journal, others are composed by unknown authors. On top of that, you can always find additional tutorials and courses on Coursera, Udemy or edX, for example. Are there any other relevant books you could recommend? Drop a comment if you have any feedback on the list.

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