What Does Splitting Have to Do With Politics?

© 2012 By Bill Eddy, LCSW, Esq. [Excerpted from Splitting America by Bill Eddy and Don Saposnek] We have come to realize that splitting in politics is driven by the same high-conflict behaviors as in family court. And, the result is also the same! “If you are willing to engage in splitting, you can get very far – […]

Book Excerpt: Why Politicians are Divorcing Themselves from Their Professional Partners

© 2012 By Bill Eddy, LCSW, Esq. As a result of this continued polarization, some of the reasonable politicians – the people who could work together – are no longer trying to stay in office, but are divorcing themselves from their professional partners. Olympia Snowe, Maine’s retiring US senator, announced Friday that her reelection campaign […]

Splitting America

© 2012 By Bill Eddy, LCSW, Esq. and Don Saposnek, Ph.D [The following is an excerpt from the new book “SPLITTING AMERICA: How Today’s Politicians, Super PACs and the News Media Mirror High Conflict Divorce” by Bill Eddy and Don Saposnek (HCI Press, 2012). Something nasty is happening in America. Have you noticed the trend? […]