Examiningthe Pain of Betrayal in "A Cask of Amontillado"
Kutney,Laura. “Betrayed.” TheElephant Journal.2014. Web.
Betrayalhappens among close friends, relatives, or spouses whoserelationships are guided by undeviating trust. Betrayal breaks thetrust, which might take a long time to rebuild. Although an apologycan accelerate the rate of overcoming grief, a victim can stillovercome the burden of disappointment. The hurt persons should taketime nurturing the healing process until they are comfortable enoughto move on.
Kenley,Holli. “Breaking Through Betrayal: And Recovering the PeaceWithin.” LovingHealing Press,2009. Print.
Aprofessional psychologist, Holli Kenley, writes “Breaking throughBetrayal” from the perspective of human mind. Everyone in thesociety is vulnerable to being hurt by persons they trust. Manypeople are motivated to betray people who trust them for personalgain or revenge for wrongs they had done to them in the past. Thepersons betrayed are often unaware that their colleagues are planningto harm them.
Bevan,Lynda. LifeAfter Betrayal: A Practical Guide.Loving Healing Press, 2006. Print.
Thebook is a rich source of possible causes for betrayal. The author hasexcellently analyzed different issues that influence betrayalrecovery and healing such as acceptance, pre-trauma expectations, andsetting boundaries. The book provides abundant healing informationthat can assist in the recovery of every person who has suffered anyform of betrayal in life.
Klingler,Fay A, and Bettyanne Bruin. Shattered:Six Steps from Betrayal to Recovery.Denver, Colo: Mapletree Pub. Co, 2005. Print.
Accordingto the authors, dishonesty, domestic violence, and unfaithfulness arethe worst and most common forms of betrayal that many peopleexperience. In this book, the authors outline six steps that anyperson struggling with betrayal effects can follow to overcome theresulting heartache. Both authors are family and marriage therapistswith several years’ experience in the industry. The facts outlinedin the study is based on real life experiences of patients they havehelped to overcome bitterness caused by betrayal by close people theyplaced they entire trust.