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Addicted to Unhappiness Audiobook
Addicted to Unhappiness
Written by: 
Martha Heineman Pieper, William J. Pieper
Narrated by: 
Tracy G. Hall
Addicted to Unhappiness Audiobook

Addicted to Unhappiness: Free Yourself from Moods and Behaviors That Undermine Relationships, Work, and the Life You Want

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Drawing upon their years of counseling and clinical research, the best-selling author team of Martha Heineman Pieper, Ph.D. and William J. Pieper, MD offers a uniquely satisfying approach to overcoming self-defeating behavior.

They show how unrecognized needs for unhappiness are created when parenting styles based on discipline, permissiveness, neglect and/oror excessive expectations condition children to equate unhappiness with love. These learned needs for unhappiness persist into adulthood and lead to maladaptive behaviors including eating disorders, compulsive gambling, disastrous romantic choices, substance abuse, problems at work, work-life balance issues, and more. Addicted to Unhappiness supplies readers with powerful tools, including self-assessments, checklists, diaries, and exercises, to overcome their needs for unhappiness.

Readers will also learn how to navigate inevitable moments of backsliding without becoming discouraged.

This book is an invaluable guide for all those wishing to improve the quality of their lives.

©2003 Martha Heineman Pieper, Ph.D. (P)2012 Martha Heineman Pieper, Ph.D.

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