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Pause. Take a deep breath. Then read the email/ text with a critical eye: Is there anything that REALLY requires a reply? Continue reading

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We all have dealings with high-conflict people, in our families, at work and in our communities. They often catch us by surprise with their extreme thinking, emotions and behavior, which can include: an inability to compromise, lying, spreading rumors, stealing, … Continue reading

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Bill Eddy (a certified Family Law Specialist in California) has written a marvelous and succinct book on how to deal with (what he calls), High Conflict Personalities. He defines a high conflict personality as one who lacks the skills for being … Continue reading

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  Is everything a battle with your ex-partner, spouse, or your child’s other parent? Are there ways you can better manage a high conflict divorce or custody conflict? Mediator and attorney Stephen McDonough shows us how: ______________________________ As a Massachusetts … Continue reading

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High-Conflict People (HCPs) tend to have a pattern of self-defeating and upsetting behavior. Generally, this pattern includes: A preoccupation with blaming others – their “targets of blame” Extreme behaviors – that 90% of people would never do All-or-nothing thinking – … Continue reading

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Excerpted from the book Don’t Alienate the Kids! Raising Resilient Children While Avoiding High Conflict Divorce by Bill Eddy, Esq., CFLS,  LCSW. _____________________ In this chapter, I explain a theory of child alienation that I have developed called “1000 Little Bricks.” It’s based … Continue reading

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The Problem: “Why can’t he stop sending me obnoxious texts?” “She lies, and then she posts it for everyone to see!” “My boss is harassing me by email” You know who I mean – it’s that certain relative, friend, coworker, … Continue reading

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