High-Maintenance Relationships: How to Handle Impossible People

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Tyndale House Publishers, 1996 - Self-Help - 212 pages
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How do you cope with impossible people? The author offers clear and direct answers for dealing with relationships that give so little but demand so much.

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User Review  - David R. Bess - Christianbook.com

Parrott here gives a few helpful insights on how to respond to the seemingly impossible people whom all of us encounter at work, at home, or at school. While he does a bit of stereotyping with his ... Read full review

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How to get along with impossible people? Parrot knows many; he divides them into 15 categories (Critic, Martyr, Steamroller, Wet Blanket, Sponge, Chameleon, and more), defines them, and offers advice ... Read full review


Are You in a HighMaintenance Relationship?
The Critic Constantly Complains and Gives Unwanted Advice
The Martyr Forever the Victim and Wracked with SelfPity

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Les Parrott is founder of the Center for Relationship Development on the campus of Seattle Pacific University and the best-selling author of High-Maintenance Relationships, The Control Freak, and Love Talk. Dr. Parrott is a sought after speaker to Fortune 500 companies and holds relationship seminars across North America. He also hosts the national radio broadcast "Love Talk." Dr Parrott has been featured in USA Today, the Wall Street Journal, and the New York Times. His television appearances include CNN, Good Morning America, and Oprah.

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