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Addicted To Unhappiness / Edition 1
     

Addicted To Unhappiness / Edition 1

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by Martha Pieper, William Pieper
 

ISBN-10: 0071433694

ISBN-13: 9780071433693

Pub. Date: 03/08/2004

Publisher: McGraw-Hill Professional Publishing

Drawing upon their years of counseling experience, the bestselling author team of Martha and William Pieper explain how parenting styles based on discipline and excessive expectations condition children to equate unhappiness with love. This often persists into adulthood, leading to behaviors including eating disorders, compulsive gambling, disastrous romantic

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Drawing upon their years of counseling experience, the bestselling author team of Martha and William Pieper explain how parenting styles based on discipline and excessive expectations condition children to equate unhappiness with love. This often persists into adulthood, leading to behaviors including eating disorders, compulsive gambling, disastrous romantic choices, substance abuse, and more. This book supplies readers with powerful tools, including self-assessments, checklists, diaries, and exercises, to overcome their need for unhappiness.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780071433693
Publisher:
McGraw-Hill Professional Publishing
Publication date:
03/08/2004
Pages:
256
Sales rank:
372,235
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.60(d)

Table of Contents

Acknowledgmentsix
Introduction1
Section ILearning Unhappiness9
Chapter 1Confusing Unhappiness with Happiness15
Chapter 2Developing a Need for Relationship Conflict45
Chapter 3Self-Sabotage: The Unhappiness Fix69
Section IIChoosing Happiness93
Chapter 4Freeing Yourself from Painful Moods103
Chapter 5Conquering Your Resistance to Achieving Physical Well-Being125
Chapter 6Building Relationships Based on Closeness, Not Conflict147
Chapter 7Choosing Happiness at Work195
Afterword227
Glossary231
Index233

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Addicted To Unhappiness 4.5 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 2 reviews.
katie777 More than 1 year ago
I love this book it is really helping me, I got it as an ebook first and ordered another copy in hard back to share with friend and family. I hope you read it. Katie
Anonymous More than 1 year ago