From the Back Cover
You are in danger of having an affair.
Don’t believe it? Then your risk is even greater.
Dave Carder has spent more than 30 years counseling husbands and wives trapped by infidelity, and he knows that the vast majority of these heartbroken people never saw it coming. In Close Calls, he reveals what adulterers want you to know about protecting your marriage before trouble strikes. With eye-opening stories and clinical insight he will help you:
> Identify the type of person to whom you may be dangerously attracted
> Evaluate your marriage style and what that may mean for extramarital friendships
> Assess how your past relationships affect your future
> Understand when you’re most vulnerable to infidelity
Close Calls should be required reading for all men and women who want to face the challenges of fidelity straight on, knowing that an intact marriage is a source of great joy. Marriage is worth working for and it’s worth protecting.
Bonus: Inside you’ll find interactive quizzes and activities for couples at every stage of marriage that will help you strengthen your relationship!
About the Author
DAVE CARDER serves as Pastor of Counseling Ministries at First Evangelical Free Church of Fullerton, CA. His specialty is Adultery Recovery and Prevention for which he has appeared on The Oprah Winfrey Network, Discovery Health, and The Learning Channel, has done training for the US Army and Navy, plus multiple tapings for The Tony Robbins Passion Project, Marriage Uncensored, 100 Huntley Street, Salvation Army Leadership Training, and the American Association of Christian Counselors. His interviews and articles have appeared in Ladies Home Journal, USA Today, The Counseling Connection, and various other magazines and journals. He is the author or co-author of Torn Asunder: Recovering from an Extramarital Affair, Close Calls: What Adulterers Want You to Know About Protecting Your Marriage, and Unlocking Your Family Patterns: Finding Freedom from a Hurtful Past. He holds the Michigan Limited License for Psychology and the California Marital and Family Therapy license, and has graduate degrees in Biblical Literature and Counseling Psychology. Dave and his wife, Ronnie, have been married 49 years, have four adult children, and eight grandchildren.