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The Language of Choice Theory

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In this companion volume to the bestselling Choice Theory, Dr. William Glasser and his wife, Carleen Glasser, have imagined typical conversations in real-life situations--between parent and child, two partners in a relationship, teacher and student, and boss and employee. On the left-hand page is a typical controlling order or threat, and on the right a more reasonable ver ...more
ebook, 128 pages
Published November 16th 2010 by HarperCollins e-books (first published 1999)
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Bryan
Jan 01, 2013 Bryan rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
Short, sweet, and crystal clear. This book, while of few words gives a clear set of examples of old psychology or "external control" and how the same situation can be made infinitely better by using Choice Theory instead. I have given examples like these in many of my sessions with clients and couples and I always pose the same question, "Now how do you see this situation being different by using the Choice Theory approach? How will your relationship benefit?" This book allows the reader to see ...more
ZaRi
همانطور که قدرت دیگران مایه نگرانی ما میشود، خصوصاً وقتی که از آن علیه خواسته ما استفاده کنند، تهدید شدن و به خطر افتادن آزادی هم ما را نگران میکند. به اعتقاد من نیاز به آزادی یک نیاز تکمیلی است که هدفش ایجاد توازن بین دو چیز است:

1) نیاز به مجبور کردن دیگری برای آنکه که طبق میل ما زندگی کند.
2) نیاز دیگری به رها شدن از اجبار.

این قانون طلایی که می گویند با دیگران همان طور رفتار کن که دوست داری با تو رفتار کنند، تعادل و توازن مورد نظر من را نشان میدهد.
کنترل بیرونی که فرزند قدرت است، دشمن آزادی میب
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Missy Bowen simmons
Helpful when learning how to change your way of communicating with others so you are not owning their emotions and choices while helping them to see the consequences (negative and positive) of their choices.
Damos
Feb 08, 2012 Damos rated it liked it  ·  review of another edition
Shelves: self-improvement
Looks like a good companion to 'a new psychology to personal freedom' - a book that I have on order & will be reading very soon!
Joy
Jun 10, 2010 Joy rated it liked it  ·  review of another edition
Shelves: education
Give examples of how to use Choice Theory in different situations.
Melissa Boyd
A bit too brief or sparse for my taste, oversimplified. Not without merit as it absolutely succeeds in conveying the theoretical thrust of Glasser's larger work.
Xiaoqing Wang
Sep 29, 2012 Xiaoqing Wang rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
Wish more people will practice choice theory and make the world a better place.
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