Dr. Phil Getting Real: Lessons in Life, Marriage, and Family

Dr. Phil Getting Real: Lessons in Life, Marriage, and Family

by Phillip C. McGraw

Audiobook(Cassette - Abridged, 4 Cassettes)

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In his trademark "tell-it-like-it-is" style, Dr. Phil McGraw presents an enlightening and entertaining workshop on how to "get real" - in relationships and in life. He explains how to live by design, as opposed to living reactively, and urges you to "step out of the comfort zone" by evaluating everything in your life based on whether it's working or not.

Tape 1: On this tape, Dr. Phil tackles the first Law of Life - "you either get it or you don't: - as a way to show how choices made in your behavior lead to specific consequences.

Tape 2: Dr. Phil effectively drives home the point that your relationship with yourself should be the most important one in your life, and shows how important it is to pay attention to your internal dialogue and test the assumptions that you believe are facts.

Tape 3: Dr. Phil shares his "personal relationship values," which are tips for helping you make your relationships as positive and mutually fulfilling as they can be. He also urges you to give up on being a "right-fighter" and actually communicate with and listen to your partner.

Tape 4: According to Dr. Phil, you can "behave your way to success." He points out that intimacy has very little to do with physical acts - it's based on making your own needs known, risking vulnerability, and working to discover and meet the needs of your partner.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781561709328
Publisher: Hay House, Inc.
Publication date: 09/01/2001
Edition description: Abridged, 4 Cassettes
Product dimensions: 4.44(w) x 7.19(h) x 1.40(d)

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Los Angeles, California

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Attended University of Tulsa; B.A., Midwestern State; Ph.D. in psychology, University of North Texas, 1979

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Dr. Phil Getting Real: Lessons in Life, Marriage, and Family 5 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 2 reviews.
Guest More than 1 year ago
Dr. Phil gets right down to the point in everyone of his books. His no nonsense take charge attitude is apparent in all of his writing. He is the highest peak of all self help authors in this and any genre. Dr. Phil makes you feel like you have so much potential--and you do! Make that next step and put your trust in Dr. Phil. Another favorite in the self growth category is mentioned in the recommendation box below:
Guest More than 1 year ago
This book is an excellent source for those seeking ideas to help them in their relationships. If you liked this book, you will also gain valuable insights from Dr. Ralph Schillace's book, RELATIONSHIP PAIN. Dr. Schillace shares his experiences of over 20 years of psychotherapy with his readers. Definitely a must read!