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To Understand and Be Understood
To understand and be understood is a practical down-to-earth guide with a refreshingly original approach to social life today. Written by practising psychotherapist in a warm, anecdotal fashion, this book offers workable advice for successful loving relationships. The key? A new understanding of ourselves and others based on simple easy-to-use principles which are illustrated by real-life examples. To understand and be understood will change the way you look at your friends and family, change your relationships with them, and ultimately change your life. These changes will create more aware, understanding and loving relationships in all spheres of your life, and result in a happier, more fulfilled you.
When Friendship Hurts
We have all had friendships that have gone bad. Whether it takes the form of a simple yet inexplicable estrangement or a devastating betrayal, a failed friendship can make your life miserable, threaten your success at work or school, and even undermine your romantic relationships. Finally there is help. In When Friendship Hurts, Jan Yager, recognized internationally as a leading expert on friendship, explores what causes friendships to falter and explains how to mend them or end them. In this straightforward, illuminating book filled with dozens of quizzes and real-life examples, Yager covers all the bases, including: The twenty-one types of negative friends a rogue's gallery featuring such familiar types as the Blood-sucker, the Fault-finder, the Promise Breaker, and the Copycat. How to recognize destructive friends as well as how to find ideal ones. The email effect how electronic communication has changed friendships for both the better and the worse. The misuse of friendship at
Be a people person
This book can help you develop the qualities of an effective leader, understand and help people with difficult personalities,inspire others to excellence and success, and more.
The Friendship Factor
More than one million readers have turned to this book to learn the secret to more meaningful relationships. Dr Alan Loy McGinnis, pastor and counsellor, demonstrates that the friendship factor — the essential ingredient of warmth and caring — is at the heart of each relationship. In recognizing that friendship is the springboard to every other love, McGinnis shows readers how to be a warmer, more loving person, how to communicate better, and how to resolve tension in their relationships. With captivating case histories and anecdotes about such famous people as George Burns, Howard Hughes, and C.S. Lewis, McGinnis shares the secret of how to love and be loved.