CHAPTER9

Understanding Core Beliefs and Their Impact

In This Chapter

  • Discovering your hidden assumptions
  • Getting to the core of your “self”
  • Finding out how believing affects seeing
  • Identifying dysfunctional beliefs that cause anxiety
  • Resetting your core belief system

A second spouse should be better than his predecessor. A new spouse should be able to step right into the role as parent to her stepchildren.

Imagine the pressure you would put on a remarriage if you automatically expected it to be better than the first, or if you assumed a step-parenting role should be effortless. Odds are this attitude would make it much more likely you’d wind ...

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