Compelled to control: why relationships break down and what makes them well
Identifying the principle cause of interpersonal problems as the need to control, a twelve-step-style recovery program offers advice on how to affect a profound change in a "controller."
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What Is Controlling All About?
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Healing The Compulsion To Control
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