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Lethal Lovers And Poisonous People

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Warning! Some relationships may be harmful to your health!

ARE YOU INVOLVED IN A TOXIC RELATIONSHIP?

The symptoms vary from stomach pains to blinding headaches, from chronic backaches to severe colds...

The causes are varied-from a spouse who is withdrawing sexually, to a parent who is overly critical, to a lover who isn't "ready" to commit, to a boss who is abusive...

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Overview

Warning! Some relationships may be harmful to your health!

ARE YOU INVOLVED IN A TOXIC RELATIONSHIP?

The symptoms vary from stomach pains to blinding headaches, from chronic backaches to severe colds...

The causes are varied-from a spouse who is withdrawing sexually, to a parent who is overly critical, to a lover who isn't "ready" to commit, to a boss who is abusive...

There are periods of stress in every relationship, but psychological studies reveal that some relationships can reach poisonous levels of toxic emotions-and that our response to these stresses can be harmful to our emotional and physical health.

Are you involved in such a relationship? If so, what can you do about it? Lethal Lovers and Poisonous People shows you!

Too much stress in a relationship can lead to toxic emotions, ultimately harming a person's emotional and physical health. Now clinical psychologist Braiker, the author of The Type E Woman and Getting Up When You're Feeling Down, reveals how to protect one's health from bad relationships.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780595182732
  • Publisher: iUniverse, Incorporated
  • Publication date: 7/1/2001
  • Edition number: 1
  • Pages: 276
  • Sales rank: 489,239
  • Product dimensions: 6.00 (w) x 9.00 (h) x 0.62 (d)

Table of Contents

Foreword ix
Part 1 The Problem
1 Warning: This Relationship May Be Harmful to Your Health 3
2 Psychological Poisons 12
3 What Is Your Relationship Toxicity Level? 20
4 The Seven Deadly Signs of a Toxic Relationship 32
5 Dangerous Dancing 44
6 The Hostile Heart 52
7 Chains of Anger 61
8 Swallowing Toxic Feelings 76
9 Thrills, Chills, and Ills 91
10 On the Horns of Ambivalence 103
11 Learned Helplessness 120
12 The Big Chill 137
13 Fatal Personalities 153
Part 2 The Solution
14 A User's Guide to Part Two 177
15 Antidotes to Psychological Poisons 180
16 How to Detoxify Your Relationship I. Techniques for Diluting Toxic Emotions 188
17 How to Detoxify Your Relationship II. Techniques for Purging Toxic Emotions 201
18 How to Detoxify Your Relationship III. Techniques for Neutralizing Toxic Emotions 215
19 Building Fun and Pleasure into Your Relationship 227
20 What to Do If It Can't Be Fixed 236
21 Creating Hardy Relationships for Life 246
References 253
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