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Talk to Me: Like I'm Someone You Love

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Binding: Softcover
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ISBN: 9780399162008
Publisher: Tarcher
Language: English
Page Count: 351
Publication Date: 1/3/2013
Size: 7.03" l x 6.92" w x 0.77"
Series: N/A

We've all been there. A conversation with a loved one escalates into conflict. Voices rise to a fever pitch and angry, accusative words fly through the air. At times like these, it seems impossible to find the magic words that will lead to healing. Enter "Talk to Me Like I'm Someone You Love." A psychotherapist with decades of experience in counseling couples, Nancy Dreyfus hit upon the revolutionary practice outlined in this book during a couples-therapy session in which a wife's unrelenting criticism of her husband was causing him to become emotionally withdrawn. In the midst of this, Dreyfus found herself scribbling on a scrap of paper, "Talk to me like I'm someone you love" and gestured to the husband that he should hold it up. He did and within seconds the familiar power differential between the two shifted, and a gentler, more genuine connection emerged. Dreyfus was startled, then intrigued, and then motivated to create a tool that could help others.

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