Has your romantic partner called you clingy, insecure, desperate, or jealous? No one wants to admit that they possess these qualities, but if you find yourself constantly on the alert, anxious, or worried when it comes to your significant other, you may suffer from anxious attachment, a fear of abandonment that is often rooted in early childhood experiences.
In Insecure in Love, you'll learn how to overcome attachment anxiety using compassionate self-awareness, a technique that can help you recognize your negative thoughts or unhealthy behavior patterns and respond to them in a nurturing way - rather than beating yourself up. You'll also learn how insecurity can negatively affect healthy dialogue between you and your partner (or potential partners) and develop the skills needed to stop you from reverting back to old patterns of neediness and possessiveness.
©2014 Leslie Becker-Phelps (P)2015 Tantor
"A godsend for those who unknowingly bring a lot of angst into a relationship." (Library Journal)
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Very therapeutic researched advice that helped me a lot in dealing with an avoidant female. Couldn't recommend this book enough for anyone.
good book i learned a lot, it has a lot of ideas mirroring "attached" which i recommend reading first
"Need a companion workbook or the written text."
Lots of excellent suggested self work but hard to stop what your doing when listening to audio Will be purchasing the written book and / or workbook if available
So much great and useful information in this book. The exercises are very helpful in healing your heart and creating more secure attachments.
This book really helped me understand why I reacted certain ways in past relationships AND it has great exercises to help move toward a more secure way of thinking. If you've ever asked yourself, "Why did I do that?", or if you've ever felt you didn't deserve to be loved this is a must read.
"This offers hope"
If you have difficulty with relationships or pervasive patterns of problems in relationships, listen to the book. Twice preferably.
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