Dating Radar: Why Your Brain Says Yes to

Dating Radar: Why Your Brain Says Yes to "The One" Who Will Make Your Life Hell

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Overview

If hindsight is 20/20 vision, dating radar is x-ray vision.

Why do so many of us commit to the wrong person? Most believe that attraction and compatibility are the keys to relationship success when, in reality, these are red flags in 15-20% of the population. When it comes to love, the brain is irrational and shortsighted. We make decisions based on incomplete information, biased understanding, and strong emotion.

Love truly is blind. That's why you need dating radar-it gives you a way to detect hazards you might otherwise miss by recognizing:

1. Warning signs of certain personalities that can spell love relationship danger

2. Ways that they can jam your radar (deceive you)

3. Where your own blind spots might be

Attorney, mediator, and social worker Bill Eddy and relationship expert Megan Hunter use their expertise in high-conflict personalities, complicated relationships, and divorce to equip us to see through the blinding spark of new love and spot potential toxic relationships before it's too late.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781541464278
Publisher: Tantor Media, Inc.
Publication date: 10/10/2017
Product dimensions: 5.30(w) x 7.40(h) x 0.60(d)

About the Author

Bill Eddy, the president of High Conflict Institute, is an award-winning author, lawyer, therapist, and mediator. He developed the "High Conflict Personality" theory (HCP Theory) and is an international expert on managing high-conflict disputes.

Megan Hunter is an international speaker and author on the topic of high-conflict relationships. She is cofounder of the High Conflict Institute along with author and speaker, Bill Eddy.

Barry Abrams has narrated and produced audiobooks for a variety of publishers. Since 2012, he has also hosted and produced ESPN's In the Gate podcast. Based in Danbury, Connecticut, Barry engineers and calls live webcasts of his son's ice hockey games.

Table of Contents

Introduction

Chapter 1: Who is a High-Conflict Person? (and Why Should You Avoid Committing to One?)

Chapter 2: What Jams Your Radar?

Chapter 3: What are Your Blindspots?

Chapter 4: "Don't Kiss a Narcissist"

Chapter 5: "Don't be Blindsided by a Borderline"

Chapter 6: "Don't be Seduced by a Sociopath"

Chapter 7: "Don't Hook Up with a Histrionic"

Chapter 8: "Other High-Conflict Issues to Watch For"

Chapter 9: Splitting Up

Chapter 10: Fine-Tuning Your Dating Radar

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