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We all needed therapy. It hg a very interesting but sometimes difficult book to read. This book is basically an instruction manual on how to deal with people who are toxic, how to take criticism and how to give criticism. I thought it was brilliant and have purchased my own copy. Must-read for anyone who is less than perfect.

There are no discussion topics on this book yet. Lund’s “I Yug You” Creed: I’ve noticed more and more the increase of toxic people in my life and the life of my spouse.

Jan 05, Jenna rated it really liked it. Trivia Porcupije How to Hug a Porc Forces us to take a good long look at our relationships and ourselves, perhaps more than we intended to. Sometimes it won’t, but we don’t have to take the fact that it didn’t personally.

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If we did not expect anything huf would not be frustrated. The bottom line is that you should put forward your best self regardless of what other people dish out to you.


I only smiled without saying “who” and reminded them that some extended family members could also be suspect. For All Eternity John L. An emotionally healthy person accepts responsibility for his own happiness. Want to Read Currently Reading Read.

I love the practical advice in this book, how to receive criticism, and how to give criticism, as well as tactics for dealing with critical, toxic people in one’s life.

I read this book before the Cruise and it really helped me deal effectively with adult children with toxic attitudes.

My favorite line of his is this; Some of you will either marry your biggest trial or give birth to it. I plan to read it again. Instead I found many ways in which I could improve myself.

I would recommend it to anyone that may need to understand toxic relationships or difficult relationships they may be in or know of someone in. I’ve learned alot about myself, which can be humbling. I plan to re-read it every so often to keep it fresh in my mind. Since he is a Mormon author and Dr.

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lune Excellent guidance on how to safely interact and have a relationship with a destructive personality, as well as ways to identify if you are one yourself, and changes you can make.

He believes that the challenge is to jug let toxic people to cause you to become as toxic as they are and reveals how this ,und possible. Feb 13, Sally rated it it was amazing Shelves: It is currently out of print but many copies can be found on Amazon.


It helped to open my eyes and be more willing to try. You Might Also Like. Perhaps some would say, if a relationship is toxic – just leave it. This book has really helped me, because I have many people on my husband’s side that are hard to love. It is hut good for self improvement since we all behave badly at from time to time.

I honestly think this book will help me ohw aware of how I interact with everyone around me. Return to Book Page. This is not a novel, but a wonderful self help book. And even more While I had come to realize a lot of the suggestions in this book, it was good to see it in writing. I have used this book on several occasions over the years, when talking with clients about boundaries. I found it to be that useful! The information in this book is so accessible and entertaining.

May 07, Larsen rated it it was amazing.