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Cognitive Behavioral Therapy by Eileen Bailey, Dr. Jayme Albin

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CHAPTER13

Improving Your Relationships

In This Chapter

  • What to do when you blame one another
  • How to frame demands as preferences
  • Ending the cycle of arguments
  • Tips for improving communication skills

Relationships can bring a great deal of joy to your life. When there are problems, however, these same relationships cause pain, anxiety, and stress. This chapter identifies some of the common types of problems that can occur in a relationship and provides strategies for dealing with them. Although this chapter focuses on the relationship between partners, the concepts and skills can be applied to any relationship.

Who Is to Blame?

Your relationship ...

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