Why We Argue and How to Stop
A Therapist’s Guide to Navigating Disagreements, Managing Emotions, and Creating Healthier Relationships
Before you boil over and the discussion goes up in flames, learn how to lower the heat and turn rage into reason.
Have you ever said something in anger you later regretted? Or found yourself ducking a conversation to avoid a fight? Anger can be a relationship killer, but in his thoughtful guide to effective, stress-free communication, longtime therapist Jerry Manney shows you how to turn no-win battles into productive interactions. Manney details the skills and strategies you need to get the most out of tough talks. Although the book’s scope is overly broad and the structure uneven, Manney’s insights and practical advice prove a valuable tool in the quest for better communication.
About the Author
A longtime mental health professional, Jerry Manney has written numerous articles on family distress, substance abuse and effective communication. He speaks at national conferences and colleges.
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