Written by two experts on anxiety disorders, Anxious in Love offers easy-to-use techniques for calming anxieties and strengthening communication in your relationship. With this book, you will learn to stay centered when faced with conflict, understand your partner’s perspective, and become more independent. By changing the way you react to triggers and stress, you will be able to focus on enjoying time with the one you love, without anxiety getting in the way.
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|Publisher:||New Harbinger Publications|
|Product dimensions:||5.90(w) x 8.90(h) x 0.60(d)|
About the Author
Lissah Lorberbaum, MA, holds a master’s degree in clinical psychology with a specialization in somatic psychology and treats affect dysregulation across a wide range of clientele. She lives and works in Los Angeles, CA.
Table of Contents
Part 1 Dialing Down Distress
1 Understanding Your Anxiety 9
2 Recognizing Your Anxiety Triggers and Plugging the Dam 41
3 Lowering Your Baseline Level of Anxiety: The Daily Stress Inoculation 67
Part 2 Connecting with the One You Love
4 Understanding Your Partner 89
5 Changing How You Handle Conflict 107
6 Increasing Compassion, Empathy, and Connection 125
Part 3 Taking It to the Next Level
7 Moving toward Healthy Interdependence 145
8 The Wise Relationship 161
9 Maintaining the Fruits of Your Labor 171
A Tips for Nonanxious Partners 179
B Exercise for Nonanxious Partners-Soften Judgment, Access Appreciation 183
C Anxious in Love The Book in Sixty Seconds 187
E Resources 189
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