I Don't Have to Make Everything All Better
Six Practical Principles to Empower Others to Solve Their Own Problems While Enriching your RelationshipsBook - 1999
I Don't Have to Make Everything All Better combines a psychotherapist's clinical expertise with anecdotes, case studies, and straightforward how-tos to present a simple yet very profound communication tool: validation. Validation is listening to, and understanding, other people without judgment, correction, or advice. It is letting them explore the depth of their feelings and experience until they rebound, supported and empowered, to solve their own problems--and show us where we may truly help. For those of us "fixers," here are the lessons on how to shed our misplaced responsibility and guilt, which allow us to enjoy healthier relationships.Inspiring, entertaining, and timeless, I Don't Have to Make Everything All Better is poised to become a classic guide to successful relationships and realistic peace of mind.
Publisher: [New York] : Viking, c1999.
Branch Call Number: 158.1 Lun
Characteristics: xxv, 272 p. : 23 cm.
Alternative Title: I do not have to make everything all better