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by Bill Eddy Politicians Politicians are among those who use Blamespeak the most – because it often works for them! In recent elections people have deplored the use of negative ads, yet they have been used more than ever. They … Continue reading

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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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by Bill Eddy I am writing this on Nov. 3rd. By the time you read this, the election may be over. I hope so. However, elections are so close these days that one “side” or the other is bound to … 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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October 17, 2012 View more videos at: http://nbcsandiego.com. About Bill Eddy William A. (“Bill”) Eddy, L.C.S.W., J.D. is a family law attorney, therapist and mediator, with over thirty years’ experience working with children and families.  He is the Senior Family … Continue reading

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By Bill Eddy and Don Saposnek You can use our High-Conflict Politician Scorecard to see how the candidates compare on our 8-item scale related to high-conflict behavior in politics – or anywhere. People with a pattern of high-conflict behavior tend … 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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By Bill Eddy More and more people (former generals, national commentators, conflict resolution professionals and others) are speaking out about the negativity of the current Presidential election campaign. This negativity is now spilling over into many other state and local … Continue reading

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