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User Topic: Has anyone read Transcending Post-infidelity Stress Disorder?
Jay1029
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Default  Posted: 7:26 PM, January 5th (Wednesday), 2011View ProfileEdit MessagePrivate MessageHomepage

I was wondering if anyone has read this book and can provide feedback before I buy.

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

http://www.amazon.com/Transcending-Post-infidelity-Stress-Disorder-PISD/dp/1587613344/ref=pd_luc_sim_01_04_t_lh#_

Thanks
Jason


BH (Me) 39
WW (Her) 37
2 Childern, Girl 9, Boy 15 months
Married 14 years together 20
DDay 10/29/2010 - This F'ing sucks
Wife's DDay some time in Nov 2010 - I confessed to an A I had 12 years ago.
Currently working on R

Posts: 157 | Registered: Dec 2010 | From: PA
Taurusinpain
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Default  Posted: 8:46 PM, January 5th (Wednesday), 2011View ProfileEdit MessagePrivate MessageHomepage

This was actually the first "A" related book I ready right after Dday 9 months ago.

It was just OK, not great but worth the read. I would try to get it from your local library first before dishing out the money for it. I found my library had more than one copy.


BW - 38
FWH - 41, SA since around 2005
Dday 4/9/10
Months and months of TT torture.
DD born 3/1/13
In R? Feels like going witht the flow.
Trying to get used to the new "normal"

Posts: 396 | Registered: Dec 2010 | From: The worst place I can be - inside my own brain
leapyearbaby
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Default  Posted: 10:34 PM, January 5th (Wednesday), 2011View ProfileEdit MessagePrivate MessageHomepage

I wasn't impressed either. I thought it pretty limiting... In fact, u can have mine for shipping.


me BS the Big 6-0!!
him WS 56
married 28 years
together 31
DD 6/10/08
ow #1,2 lta on and off since 1995
ow 3 ons summer 2005
2 D, mine from prior marriage, but he raised them
R'ing...probably not....but then again, maybe....


Posts: 1375 | Registered: Jul 2009 | From: Colorado
leapyearbaby
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Default  Posted: 10:36 PM, January 5th (Wednesday), 2011View ProfileEdit MessagePrivate MessageHomepage

Sorry, Jay...I just noticed you are new....if you are looking for some good books try Janis Abrams Springs and Shirley Glass.


me BS the Big 6-0!!
him WS 56
married 28 years
together 31
DD 6/10/08
ow #1,2 lta on and off since 1995
ow 3 ons summer 2005
2 D, mine from prior marriage, but he raised them
R'ing...probably not....but then again, maybe....


Posts: 1375 | Registered: Jul 2009 | From: Colorado
Newtwood
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Default  Posted: 10:38 PM, January 5th (Wednesday), 2011View ProfileEdit MessagePrivate MessageHomepage

I read it and I have to agree with others saying it was just-okay. I expected more and it just didn't deliver.


Faithful Wife of 24+ yrs: Me
WS: Him
OW(s): AFF Skanks/GRANDMOTHERS!!!

Status: Struggling Everday to
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what we leave behind us is a part of ourselves; we must die to one life before we can enter another-Anatole France


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circlingthedrain
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Default  Posted: 12:13 PM, January 6th (Thursday), 2011View ProfileEdit MessagePrivate MessageHomepage

I'd have to agree with the others. Wasn't impressed


BH (me), 53
FWW (Her) 55
DD18, DS15
D-Day 12/23/2007
R going well

Wish I didn't know now what I didn't know then --- Bob Seger


Posts: 326 | Registered: Oct 2009 | From: East Coast
Jay1029
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Default  Posted: 7:12 PM, January 6th (Thursday), 2011View ProfileEdit MessagePrivate MessageHomepage

Thank you all for the feedback. Tied of spending money on not so good books.


BH (Me) 39
WW (Her) 37
2 Childern, Girl 9, Boy 15 months
Married 14 years together 20
DDay 10/29/2010 - This F'ing sucks
Wife's DDay some time in Nov 2010 - I confessed to an A I had 12 years ago.
Currently working on R

Posts: 157 | Registered: Dec 2010 | From: PA
UR_AN_IDIOT
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Default  Posted: 7:33 PM, January 6th (Thursday), 2011View ProfileEdit MessagePrivate MessageHomepage

Jay,

I have read about 20 books. Some were great and some not so great and some were worhtless. If you want to share a little about what you are looking for in a book I might be able to help.

Not sure if you are reconciling or not or what your status is.

I read PISD and I really thought it was helpful in some ways. I didn't hate it. Sometimes I have read a good book at the wrong time in my journey and it wasn't helpful to me because of timing.


Me:BW 48
FWH: 50

Married 25 years
DD 23 DS 21
Reconciled


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sisoon
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Default  Posted: 2:27 PM, February 8th (Wednesday), 2012View ProfileEdit MessagePrivate MessageHomepage

Here's another thread on this book: http://survivinginfidelity.com/forums.asp?tid=401397

Someone called it rigid, and I agree. At this point, I'd also say 'simplistic'.

It's interesting, but regular PTSD stuff seems just as to the point.

If someone wants my copy, PM me...especially if you want to trade your 'Not Just Friends' for my 'PISD'.


fBH (me) - 70 (22 in my head), fWW (plainsong) - 65+, Married 45+, together since 1965
DDay - 12/2010
Recovered, not yet fully R'ed
I share my own experience because it's the only experience I know, not because I'm a good model.

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