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How High-Conflict Politicians Turn Peace into War [Excerpt from the 2012 book Splitting America by Bill Eddy and Don Saposnek, chapter 4] High-conflict people tend to turn peace into war, regardless of the setting they are in. They naturally see … Continue reading

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Are There Two Trumps? © 2016 Bill Eddy In March, before the primaries were over, I wrote a book titled Trump Bubbles: The Dramatic Rise and Fall of High-Conflict Politicians. In it I predicted that there was a 50-50 chance … Continue reading

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Violence and Mental Health © 2015 by Bill Eddy, LCSW, JD, CFLS We live in an age of overlap between legal and mental health problems. It is frequently said that there are more people with mental health needs in our … 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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Did you miss our 10 Chapter Series on The Trump Bubble & High Conflict Politicians? Pre-Order the book TODAY! This is an excerpt from the new book by Bill Eddy, available for Pre-Orders now. Book will be released in May. … Continue reading

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What We Can Do Mitt Romney gave a speech on Thursday, trying to expose Trump as a “phony, a fraud” and to inform people about all of his illogical qualities. The other candidates are also trying to do this. This … Continue reading

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Why Resentment “Trumps” Logic!  (Pt. 1) (c) 2016 Bill Eddy Thinking people have been caught by surprise at the huge number of people who are supporting Donald Trump. They mention that he is a blowhard, inconsistent, not a true conservative, … Continue reading

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Taking the Assertive Approach in Family Court (c) 2015 Bill Eddy Family court presents a difficult dilemma for reasonable people. If you act reasonably and use the cooperative problem-solving skills you use in daily life, you risk losing your case, … Continue reading

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During the month of May, I spoke on 9 days in 7 states/provinces. But three of those days were by Skype, so a little less traveling than the month before. John Edwards did a training in Iowa for mediators and … Continue reading

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Are high-conflict people increasing in your workplace? They can be customers who yell at employees and store owners. Employees who intentionally undercut their colleagues. Supervisors who are so disdainful that employees become depressed, physically sick or quit. They cost businesses … Continue reading

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