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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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  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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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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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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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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Each year I teach a 2-weekend course at Pepperdine University’s School of Law at their Strauss Institute for Dispute Resolution. It’s a chance for really great discussions with only 26 students about the Psychology of Conflict, with an emphasis on … Continue reading

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By Bill Eddy and Georgi DiStefano A key breakthrough in writing our new book It’s All Your Fault at Work! Managing Narcissists and Other High-Conflict People, was when we realized that all “feedback” is something that both of us have … Continue reading

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Part One: Interview with Bill Eddy, LCSW, Esq.  Read Part 2 with Georgi DiStefano in the January newsletter. Q:           You’ve written many books on high-conflict personalities. This one is the first title focused solely on the workplace. What prompted you to … Continue reading

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(excerpt from Splitting: Protecting Yourself While Divorcing Someone with Borderline or Narcissistic Personality Disorder)     Selecting the right attorney may be your single biggest decision. Interview at least three attorneys before choosing the one you want to retain as … Continue reading

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Whether in business, politics or workgroups, there is a natural tendency to select narcissistic leaders. They are attracted to leadership roles as part of their personalities – their drive for extra respect and extra attention; their belief in their own … Continue reading

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