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Relationship Breakthrough

How to Create Outstanding Relationships in Every Area of Your Life
Narrated by: Aimee Jolson
Length: 6 hrs and 32 mins
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Summary

Everyone faces the challenges of making relationships work. Whether with spouses, family members, friends, lovers, or colleagues, relationships have the power to make one feel happy, frustrated, or miserable. In Relationship Breakthrough, Cloe Madanes - an expert in creating healing, empowering relationships - gives listeners vital tools to transform their relationships and their lives. Madanes's cutting-edge methods produce real results and create rewarding, sustainable relationships. Using simple, step-by-step exercises and drawing on the examples of clients who have benefited from this technique, Relationship Breakthrough teaches listeners how to:

  • Overcome life's inevitable losses
  • Resolve long-standing family conflicts
  • Synchronize their needs with those of others
  • Create outstanding relationships in every area of their lives

This is the only book that ties the guiding principles of Tony Robbins's work with Cloe Madanes's revolutionary approach to relationship therapy. Our connections with the people in our lives have the capacity to bring us great joy, if only we understood the fundamental needs we all have, but sometimes express differently. Drawing on her trademark wisdom, empathy, and extensive clinical experience, Madanes shows listeners how to better understand their own needs and those of others, bringing clarity and insight into any relationship.

PLEASE NOTE: When you purchase this title, the accompanying reference material will be available in your My Library section along with the audio.

©2009 Cloe Madanes (P)2014 Audible Studios

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I have a bad relationship with this book.

I could not agree with the message, which is basically “please others in order to get what you want”.

The book made sleepy and was a pain to go through. Not engaging.

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A must read for everybody!

I started reading this book with apprehension. I thought it would be another "self help book " like all the others I have read. This book turned out to be a world of knowledge and tips and tricks to help others and yourself. I have made my family read it and use it in my work (I'm a healthcare professional).
The strategies and tips really work. You will be enlightened and amazed.
It is written in a pleasant way and has a moderate pace of information release with no "beating around the bush ".
You will love it!

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Workbooks not available

This is a great listen BUT the workbooks you need are not available. I contacted the author who said I would need to buy the book to get them! Such s shame .. if a book is available on Audible then then associated support documents need to be available.

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Refers to workbooks you do t get with audible

The book keeps mentioning a workbook you don’t get with audible so lost out on this by going with audiobook which is a shame

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Workbook included in Accompanying 258 Page PDF

I was actually suprised at how much this actually covered, but I am writing this review as there have been many reviews saying there is no workbook or accompanying workbook. I purchased this 12 August 2019 and it included a 258 pages PDF, the workbook was on pages 184 to 237. Below are just a few of the questions in the workbook, the workbook is asking valuable questions. I feel the combination of the audiobook with the PDF which includes the workbook makes this worth owning, listening to and working through the workbook. I have audible membership so I access the PDF by logging into my audible account on the audible UK website. Once logged in, simply click on Library top left side of the web page next to wishlist, you should see a list all items purchased and in your library, on right side of the list you will see the download button for each audiobook and directly under the word download, the words, ´´VIEW PDF¨¨, click on view PDF and it will open the PDF file that comes with the audio which you can download, print and save. I sincerely hope this helps, and those struggling to access and find the workbook can now find it, and those worried is there or is there not a workbook can buy in peace and know it does come with a 258 page PDF which contains the workbook.

At what stage are you in your relationship?

Stages of the Life Cycle
The Courtship Period
Early Marriage
Childbirth and Dealing with the Young
Middle Marriage
Weaning Parents from Children
Retirement and Old Age

What stages have you already gone through?
What changes do you have to make to adapt and successfully
navigate through the current stage?

What help can you expect from others?
What adjustments can you make in your relationship, taking into
consideration the life cycle rather than individual traits and desires?

What are the repeating sequences of interaction in your relationship?
What weapons do you habitually use? (These can include humor,
sarcasm, criticism, teasing, threats, anger, silence, mocking gestures, violence, and so forth.)
List the weapons you commonly use:

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A must read for those interested in humans

A must read for those interested in human interactions. Should be required reading in all schools.

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Great

Amazing read! very insightful and knowledgable really enjoyed the whole book. Would recommend to others interested in relationship development t

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Powerful!

Madanes and Robbins have put together a masterpiece!

The patterns we lay down drive everything in our world! Awareness of those patterns gives us an opportunity to work on them at the conscious level: that’s Power!

Awesome read!
Mervyn Barrett
Your Peak Performance Coach

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Really insightful

Great Insight into relationships and some fantastic lessons on improving each relationship we are involved in

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good if you want something practical to improve yo

Your life, relationships and quality of life.
I would recommend everyone this book.
Excellent, like Tony Robbins teaching

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  • Dee
  • 10-01-16

Disappointed

Would you recommend this book to a friend? Why or why not?

I really enjoyed the information. However throughout the book they spoke of the questionnaire at the end that would help you to identify which are your primary basic needs that you seek to fulfill. The questionnaire wasn't read. :( So now I also need the printed version if I want to get the information that was meant to be had.

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  • DVM
  • 24-08-16

Meh. Some pearls, but ultimately not worth it.

Would you try another book from Cloe Madanes and Anthony Robbins and/or Aimee Jolson?

Maybe. This one came to me on the recommendation of a friend.

What was the most interesting aspect of this story? The least interesting?

There were a few "pearls". Like little one liners that helped understand relationships a bit better, but ultimately, it is mostly just stories about this couple and that couple doing this and that for their marriage. Anecdotal kind of stuff that is hard to boil down into something useful. There were also these constant lists or steps of things. "five steps" of whatever, "six needs of everyone", and so on. Lists are a helpful learning tool, but an overused tool is self-defeating.

What didn’t you like about Aimee Jolson’s performance?

Kind of boring. Very little enthusiasm in the voice.

If this book were a movie would you go see it?

No, but a movie is certainly a lot less of a time commitment.

Any additional comments?

If you have a free credit and have a shaky relationship, give it a try. It might be helpful to you, but it was only marginally helpful for me.

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  • Peter Turo
  • 07-06-15

A must read by anyone who is in the relationship.

This is an awesome book that will help you in evaluating your relationship. It will teach you to ask and empowering questions and it will guide you to next steps in better relationship

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  • Kathleen
  • 29-10-15

Insightful

The information provided in this book was very insightful educational and thought-provoking. I found the examples relatable and able to apply to my experiences.

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  • Florence
  • 28-09-17

Excellent Practical Advice

This is an excellent book, wish I read/heard this info years ago! So full of practical advise and I enjoyed the real life examples.

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  • Amazon Customer
  • 01-09-17

Very interesting and enlightening book.

The voices and their narration, accent, clarity, modulation is fantastic. It is as if you are reading it on your own. The contents of book are very very helpful in understanding and navigating through relationships.

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  • Robert Hadley
  • 06-06-17

world's greatest teachers

These guys are the world's greatest teachers on this subject. Their techniques are world class.

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  • Aaron W Hollings
  • 24-01-17

wow

Amazing in depth book on relationships and all the choices you make and how it effects you.

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  • Brandyn
  • 26-12-16

Excellent!!!!

This should be required reading for every student. I would recommend this book to anyone and everyone!!! Love it !

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  • Bree S. Williamson
  • 02-10-16

Robotic reading voice

The robotic quality of the narration is completely distracting from the substance. I haven't been able to get through much of it.

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