Interpersonal Conflict 10Th Edition By William – Test Bank
T F 1. Your book says that memories are essential to the forgiveness process
since they may help you become less susceptible to repeated injury.
T F 2. According to the text, sometimes forgiveness is best approached as a
decision in order to give a person something to “do.”
T F 3. Repairing a relationship so that reengagement, cooperation, and trust become
possible after a transgression is what your book calls “reconciliation.”
T F 4. The text suggests that children who’ve been abused should try to forget about
the events and memories so they can move on more easily.
T F 5. A common misconception about forgiveness is that it excuses the behavior
of the transgressor seeking forgiveness.
T F 6. One effective way to offer forgiveness to another is to ask the person to meet
a condition that is important to you.
T F 7. An effective apology includes making amends for the wrongdoing.
T F 8. Unlike giving forgiveness, receiving forgiveness is a simple task.
T F 9. Part of the process of forgiving someone is to face the anger you feel.
T F 10. In the phase of “transcendence,” a person is able to stop obsessing over
images and messages from the past.
T F 11. Revenge, especially in the form of violence, seems to settle the score in the
short run, but almost always provides justification for counter-revenge.
T F 12. Pressure to forgive, especially when it is applied by those with more power,
may serve to eliminate the hierarchical structures that made the abuse possible in
the first place.