Category Archives: Bill Eddy

  Why Is Being A Target of Blame of a High Conflict Personality So Stressful? Guest Blog by Megan Hunter Whether you’re in a dispute with your brother, classmate, work colleague, spouse or even someone you don’t know, conflict is … Continue reading

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You Want Me to What? High Conflict Divorce Boundaries 101 Guest Blog by Andrea LaRochelle, Registered Family Mediator, High Conflict Separation & Divorce Strategist, New Ways for Families Trainer When you ask someone what he or she wants or needs, … Continue reading

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High Conflict Personalities in Employment Cases © 2016 John C. Edwards, Esq. It is expected and understood by most people in the legal profession that because of the intensely personal nature of the issues that come up in family law, … Continue reading

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IS TRUMP REALLY DANGEROUS? © 2016 by Bill Eddy Hillary Clinton just gave a foreign policy speech on Thursday highlighting her belief that Donald Trump would be dangerous if he became president. Is this really true? Or is she just … Continue reading

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Avoid Admonishments Admonishments are really personal criticisms by a person in a superior role, such as a parent or a judge. High-conflict people interpret them as a personal attack, for the reasons explained above. For example, you might feel like … Continue reading

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Oh, Brother! Many families worldwide have an HCP who still depends on other family members as an adult to solve their routine personal problems – and angrily blames them when they don’t do it the way the HCP wants. I’m … Continue reading

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Read our November Newsletter. EXCERPT: We all have dealings with high-conflict people, in our families, at work and in our communities…      

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For the past 6 years we have been teaching BIFF Responses to hostile and inaccurate communications – especially emails. These are usually written responses that are: Brief, Informative, Friendly and Firm. We teach this method to parents in divorce, employees … Continue reading

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by Bill Eddy Organizations and Governments Most of us have been or will be involved in several organizations, whether a neighborhood committee, a parent-teacher association, a church or other religious membership, volunteer work, political parties, athletic, educational or otherwise. Such … Continue reading

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By Bill Eddy and Don Saposnek Now that the election is over, many people are asking for our opinion of what should be done to avoid future “high-conflict” elections, since we wrote about this problem in our book, Splitting America. … Continue reading

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