The Commitment Dialogues

  • by Matthew McKay
  • Narrated by McGraw-Hill Education
  • 4 hrs and 36 mins
  • Unabridged Audiobook

Publisher's Summary

A breakthrough guide to healing troubled relationships
Why do couples break up? In The Commitment Dialogues, best-selling author Matthew McKay dissects a range of typical dialogues gone wrong in order to illustrate how fear sabotages relationships. He introduces listeners to 10 couples struggling with specific issues. As their dialogues unfold, each couple's core problems are revealed. Dr. McKay then shows how his techniques can help heal fractured relationships and get couples working as a team to resolve conflicts over money, children, monogamy, commitment, and more.
Listeners also learn:


The four big relationship-damaging fears: Fear of Engulfment, Fear of Abandonment, Fear of Shame, and Fear of Emptiness
How these fears underlie virtually every relationship issue and how to work through conflicts
How conversations turn sour when people project their fears onto their mates
Techniques for turning fears around for more productive, effective communication

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Customer Reviews

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Good tips

loved it. Good listen during daily commute. many life scenarios.and therapy like conversations plus great summaries and the end of each case.
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- Jo

Book Details

  • Release Date: 06-10-2012
  • Publisher: McGraw-Hill Education