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By Bill Eddy and Don Saposnek Now that the election is over, many people are asking for our opinion of what should be done to avoid future “high-conflict” elections, since we wrote about this problem in our book, Splitting America. … Continue reading

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  Please click here for a video clip of Don Saposnek’s recent TV interview with KSBW-TV Action News (ABC Affiliate), discussing Splitting America: How Politicians, Super PACs and the News Media Mirror High Conflict Divorce.       ______________________________________________________________________________ About … Continue reading

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Read our October 2012 Newsletter. EXCERPT: Mediating high-conflict disputes requires a more structured process than that used in most ordinary conflicts…    

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By Bill Eddy and Don Saposnek Today’s politicians have been forced to polarize; they must see themselves as being (or having to be) viewed as “all-good,” while their opponents have to be viewed as “all-bad.” The recent presidential debates seem … Continue reading

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In our new book, Splitting America, Don Saposnek and I mention an interesting relationship rule that marriage researchers have discovered. Namely, that healthy and happy marriages have a ratio of positive to negative communications of approximately 5-to-1. According to studies … Continue reading

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