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Anxious to Please 7 Revolutionary Practices for the Chronically Nice

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ISBN-10: 1402206526

ISBN-13: 9781402206528

Edition: 2006

Authors: Craig English, James Rapson

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Do you (or does someone you know) Apologize frequently or for things you are not responsible for? Get preoccupied with what other people think of you? Become unhappy when your partner isn't happy? Feel worried or fretful so often it seems normal? Often not know what you want? Constantly second-guess yourself? Chronic Niceness affects multitudes, causing severe anxiety and depression, crippling self-esteem, and undermining and destroying relationships Anxious to Please reveals the primary psychological cause of Chronic Niceness--Anxious Attachment. Anxious Attachment drives the Nice Person to accommodate, acquiesce and avoid conflict. Nice People take what they're given rather than…    
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Book details

List price: $16.99
Copyright year: 2006
Publisher: Sourcebooks, Incorporated
Publication date: 4/1/2006
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 240
Size: 5.98" wide x 7.99" long x 0.51" tall
Weight: 0.638
Language: English

James Rapson, M.S., LMFT, is a clinical member of the American Association of Marriage and Family Therapists, the U.S. Association of Body Psychotherapists, and the Center for Object Relations in Seattle. Mr. Rapson is a veteran therapist who combines hard-won personal insight with clinical experience and scholarship. The journey of healing and growth in his own life has been greatly amplified by the courageous men and women with whom he has the privilege to work. Mr. Rapson's focus on human connection, coupled with his penchant for innovation, has led him to develop programs such as Group of Dads, Couples in Motion, and The Shared Vision Project. James' collaboration with Craig has…    

Introduction: An Epidemic of Nice People
Nice People
How to Make a Nice Person: The Enduring Effects of Anxious Attachment
A Natural History of the Nice Person
Pedestals, Altars, and Gilded Cages
The 7 Practices
Awareness Practice
Desert Practice
Warrior Practice
Brotherhood and Sisterhood Practice
Family Practice
Disillusionment Practice
Integration Practice
Romantic Relationships
The Transforming Relationship
Creative Conflict
Stand by Your Transforming Man or Woman
About the Authors