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Has your romantic partner called you clingy, insecure, desperate, or jealous? No one wants to admit that they possess these qualities, but if you find yourself constantly on the alert, anxious, or worried when it comes to your significant other, you may suffer from anxious attachment, a fear of abandonment that is often rooted in early childhood experiences.
In Insecure in Love, you'll learn how to overcome attachment anxiety using compassionate self-awareness, a technique that can help you recognize your negative thoughts or unhealthy behavior patterns and respond to them in a nurturing way - rather than beating yourself up. You'll also learn how insecurity can negatively affect healthy dialogue between you and your partner (or potential partners) and develop the skills needed to stop you from reverting back to old patterns of neediness and possessiveness.
©2014 Leslie Becker-Phelps (P)2015 Tantor
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"A godsend for those who unknowingly bring a lot of angst into a relationship." (Library Journal)
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By Corey on 06-21-16

Great book!

Very therapeutic researched advice that helped me a lot in dealing with an avoidant female. Couldn't recommend this book enough for anyone.

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By Amazon Customer on 03-12-17

Excellent Book

So much great and useful information in this book. The exercises are very helpful in healing your heart and creating more secure attachments.

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By cmj123 on 05-16-17

Great relationship insight

It really takes two willing partners to build a secured lasting relationship. We have to be willing and accepting of ourselves and the other self.

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By Literary Cat Books on 04-24-17

Excellent self help book

Great practical advice for those people who feel insecure in love. Lays out theory in clear concise way and good practical exercises to develop a more secure style of relationship both towards yourself, your significant other and others in general. Highly recommended

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By tarshandhalo on 07-19-17

Informative & Helpful

What did you like most about Insecure in Love?

It gives in-depth information and explains the different types of anxiety and personality types

Who was your favorite character and why?

N/A

What about Susan Boyce’s performance did you like?

clear language

Was there a moment in the book that particularly moved you?

just seeing that i do the things in this book and that can be a little confronting

Any additional comments?

I recommend it

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By DanB12 on 03-12-17

Worth repeated listening. Potential to change lives.

Learned so much about attachment systems which help me understand the primal pain caused in/by/reactions to relationships.

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