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Healing Your Marriage When Trust Is Broken: Finding Forgiveness and Restoration

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A few days after an ordinary Valentine’s Day, Cindy Beall’s life changed forever. She listened with disbelief to her husband, Chris, a respected pastor, confess to pornography addiction, numerous affairs, and the startling news that a woman was pregnant with his child.

With raw honesty and intimate knowledge of pain and of God’s power to resurrect something new out of the d
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Paperback, 208 pages
Published August 1st 2011 by Harvest House Publishers (first published January 1st 2011)
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Gary Butler
Aug 31, 2013 Gary Butler rated it liked it
Shelves: marriage
37th book read in 2013.

Number 222 out of 327 on my all time book list.

Follow the link below to see my video review:

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=W3oAWG...
Amy
Feb 07, 2014 Amy rated it really liked it
Shelves: church
A respected friend of mine recently posted a link to her FB page from Focus on the Family. The link represented the story of Chris and Cindy Beall, a couple who had experienced deep hurt and betrayal in their marriage. Although, by the grace of God, I haven't experienced this in my own marriage, it is a subject that is very real in the lives of many people. After listening to their story, I wanted to learn more, so I read the book. Very valuable information here. A must-read regarding a very del ...more
Jessica
Dec 01, 2015 Jessica rated it really liked it
It helped get my head straight. I wanted something meatier but it was honest and revealing.
Laura
Nov 20, 2011 Laura rated it it was amazing
Title: HEALING YOUR MARRIAGE WHEN TRUST IS BROKEN
Author: Cindy Beall
Publisher: Harvest House Publishers
August 2011
ISBN: 978-0-7369-4315-4
Genre: Inspirational/marriage

“We have to talk…” When Cindy Beall’s husband of eighteen years spoke those words, Cindy’s life changed forever. She was stunned when Chris—a pastor—confessed that he had been unfaithful—with multiple women—and that one of them was pregnant with his child. When she asked why, his answer was “I’m addicted to pornography.”

With the sup
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Chrissy
Jun 20, 2011 Chrissy added it
Shelves: read-in-2011
I'm not married, so I'm probably not the best judge of this book. However, I've been in relationships -- long-term serious relationships, and I've been engaged. Needless to say, that engagement, after 11 years, ended badly enough that I considered reading a book on broken trust in marriages.

I've never been a wife, but I understand betrayal. So, perhaps that still makes me part of the target audience.

Cindy Beall's husband was a leader in the church -- a man who never planned on cheating. But, he
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Cleffairy
Jul 24, 2011 Cleffairy rated it it was amazing
Reviewed at: Over A Cuppa Tea
Review date: 25 July 2011
Review link: http://cleffairy.com/?p=5809

This is a particularly difficult book for me to read and review. Not because the author made a complete blunder out of it, but because the author reminded me of the awful things I would prefer not to remember and put it behind me. It hurt very much to read this book because it’s agonizingly familiar and way too close to home.

I dare not read this book. I stopped reading after the first chapter because I
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Heidi Bylsma
Oct 28, 2015 Heidi Bylsma rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
Huge Support During a Time of Pain

Cindy Beall is hugely encouraging, focusing the wounded spouse (and repentant adulter) on God. She offers warm soothing support that is biblically based and reassures the hurting husband or wife that they are NOT crazy for waiting on The Lord and His redemption.
Kendra Neal
Oct 19, 2011 Kendra Neal rated it it was amazing
I really enjoyed this book. The book isn't just a "memoir" of the Beall's struggle through infidelity and the "consequences" of infidelity, this is a book that shows how our Heavenly Father can bring us through trials and tribulations. Cindy tells how couples who struggle with Trust issues in a marriage have to find a "new normal", as the trust is being rebuilt in that marriage.


I highly recommend this book to anyone who has struggles in their marriage, no matter what they are. Cindy's insight a
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Angie
Oct 25, 2014 Angie rated it it was amazing
Shelves: cindy-beall
Great advice! Will use this in counseling!
Brian King
Jan 08, 2014 Brian King rated it it was amazing
A heart wrenching look down to the soul of Cindy Beall and many others who have faced unfaithfulness and trusted God to lead them in the dark. Worth your time, and all the more so if you have experienced anything like this.
Robin Meadows
Jul 17, 2011 Robin Meadows rated it it was amazing
Written by my good friend, the story of redemption, restoration and complete healing in her marriage. This book has a wealth of info and encouragement for any marriage, whether you've been through infidelity, or not.
Kathy Hayes
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Great book. An awesome couple who embraced transparency and forgiveness. What a refreshing book about infidelity and a witness about what God can do. I would recommend it to anyone with or without marriage problems.
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Jul 16, 2011 Margaret marked it as to-read
Recommended to Margaret by: Catherine Miller
Tour Date: Wednesday, August 3rd
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“The day we live in fear and allow our minds and hearts to worry about situations that may never occur is a day he is winning. These moments of fret and hopelessness are a complete waste of my precious time and my precious life and marriage. The same is true for your life, my friend. We are experiencing restoration, and we needn’t look beyond God for our truth and courage.” 0 likes
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