Forward From Betrayal


Hurt Happens…

And it happens to every single one of us without exception.

In, Betrayed: A Survivor’s Guide to Lying, Cheating, & Double Dealing, Susan and Elaine share over 50 interviews in the book and 20 more on the website that will help you master the art of successfully handling the trauma of setbacks, releasing your anger, overcoming the urge for quick revenge, deciding if forgiveness is possible, and, most critically, tapping into your power to set the path for a positive future.

Part of the recovery process is asking one’s self – and answering – the six “whats”:

  • did I learn from this betrayal?
  • red flags could I have seen to know in advance that I would be betrayed?
  • if anything, could I have done differently to prevent it?
  • if anything, could I have done differently to change the outcome?
  • can I do to prevent this from ever occurring again?
  • do I need to do to put this all behind me and move forward with my life and future goals?

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Betrayed: A Survivor’s Guide to Lying, Cheating, & Double Dealing

Think back to a time someone has betrayed your trust. How did it make you feel? What was the aftermath like? Did you feel stronger once it had passed? Susan and Elaine are well-versed in navigating life’s hardest betrayals and coming out the other side with renewed strength through courage.

Their book, Betrayed: A Survivor’s Guide to Lying, Cheating, & Double Dealing, features 70 true stories of betrayal and survival, to empower you to choose courage, build resilience and move past betrayal. In doing so, Elaine and Susan show the importance of caution and intuition when watching for the red flags of betrayal. They demonstrate that even when the world appears to be ending you can learn how to retain your power and to actively B.O.U.N.C.E. forward from betrayal. In this book, you will learn the secrets that enable you to be…..

  • B: Bold in asserting what is important and necessary for your survival.
  • O: Optimistic about the future and not letting others cloud your vision with their concern.
  • U: Undaunted in finding your safe space.
  • N: Nimble in recognizing opportunities for your future.
  • C: Courageous in defending your value and holding onto your identity.
  • E: Empowered to become the person you want to be.
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Meet Susan Stautberg & Elaine Eisenman

Visionary Leaders in Business | Authors | Speakers

Both Susan Stautberg and Elaine Eisenman have witnessed and experienced betrayal and the toll it takes on someone’s personal and professional life. They wrote their book, Betrayed: A Survivor’s Guide to Lying, Cheating, & Double Dealing, to help all of you who have endured betrayal learn from your experience and develop a positive roadmap for the future.

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Book Elaine Eisenman & Susan Stautberg to speak at your next event!

Sought-after presenters, Susan and Elaine speak to audiences around the world about one of life’s most common, yet harshest subjects; betrayal. In their captivating presentations, they get to the core of this human experience by sharing and analyzing real-world stories of lying, cheating, and backstabbing. Each tale brings to the surface invaluable takeaways that audience members can apply to improve their own lives.

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