By David D. Burns M.D.
Simple, strong strategies that Make Relationships Work
"Why won’t my husband ever show his feelings?"
“Why won’t my spouse listen?"
“Why is my sister this kind of keep an eye on freak?"
"Why does my ex act like this sort of overall jerk?"
“What’s incorrect with people?”
We all have somebody we can’t get alongside with—whether it’s a pal or colleague who complains always, a relentlessly severe boss, an obnoxious neighbor, who pouts and slams doorways (all the whereas insisting she’s no longer upset), or even a loving, yet frustrating spouse.
In his bestselling booklet, Feeling Good, Dr. David Burns brought Cognitive Behavioral treatment, a clinically confirmed, drug-free treatment that has revolutionized the therapy of scientific melancholy through the international. Now, in Feeling strong Together, he offers Cognitive Interpersonal remedy, a thorough new process to help you rework afflicted, conflicted relationships into winning, satisfied ones.
Dr. Burns’ approach for making improvements to those relationships is simple and strangely potent. In Feeling strong jointly, you’ll learn:
How to prevent pointing hands at each person else and begin taking a look at yourself.
How to pinpoint the precise reason for the matter with anyone you’re no longer getting alongside with.
How to resolve nearly any type of dating clash nearly instantly.
Based on twenty-five years of scientific adventure and groundbreaking examine on greater than 1,000 members, Feeling stable Together provides a completely new conception of why we now have a lot difficulty getting in addition to one another. The ebook is stuffed with worthwhile examples and awesome, uncomplicated instruments reminiscent of the connection delight attempt, the connection magazine, the 5 secrets and techniques of potent communique, the Intimacy workout, and extra, so that you can get pleasure from way more loving and pleasurable relationships with the folks you care about.
You deserve profitable, intimate relationships. Feeling stable Together will express you how.
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Extra info for Feeling Good Together: The Secret to Making Troubled Relationships Work
Sometimes the real problem is not so much that the other person really is to blame, but rather, the fact that you're blaming him. The moment you blame the other person, he'll blame you right back. It's like a game of hot potato—no one wants to get stuck with the potato. Blame is arguably the most toxic and addictive mind-set of all. It competes fiercely with our desires for love. Self-Pity. Blame often triggers self-pity because you begin to see yourself as the innocent victim and you view the other person as the bad guy.
We may pout and put the other person down instead of sharing our feelings openly, or we may resort to nagging and coercion in order to get our way. We don't use systematic negotiation or problem-solving skills, so the tensions escalate. A related theory attributes relationship conflict to the idea that men and women are inherently different. This theory was popularized by Deborah Tannen in her best selling book You Just Don't Understand: Women and Men in Conversation and by John Gray in his bestselling book Men Are from Mars, Women Are from Venus.
Second, we discovered that Burt was a superb listener, because he'd accurately summarized Allison's comments and received a perfect rating. Third, we saw that Burt could treat Allison with respect, because there was no hint of sarcasm or hostility when he summarized her comments. I explained that it was time for a role reversal so we could find out if Burt could express his feelings, and if Allison could listen. I reminded Allison to listen attentively, using receptive body language, and not to agree or disagree with anything Burt said.
Feeling Good Together: The Secret to Making Troubled Relationships Work by David D. Burns M.D.