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Getting Past the Pain Between Us: Healing and Reconciliation Without Compromise

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In this important and insightful work, Marshall B. Rosenberg, PhD, demonstrates the powerful healing potential of the Nonviolent Communication (NVC) process. You can transform emotional pain, depression, shame, and conflict into empowering connections. Rosenberg shares that behind all emotional pain are unmet needs. He provides simple steps to create the heartfelt presence ...more
Paperback, 48 pages
Published September 1st 2004 by Puddledancer Press
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Aug 09, 2016 Nistha Tripathi rated it it was amazing
I came to know about NVC from an elderly gentleman and the way he talked to others made me feel that yes, he is indeed talking compassionately. So, I was interested in knowing more about NVC. Instead of reading the main NVC book first, I somehow happened to pick this one up and read it in a week. One can read it in an hour but many a times, I just felt the need to let the process sink in by taking a break and thinking over it. Since it was an indirect introduction to NVC, nonetheless, I am in ...more
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A fast read, and engaging. This is essentially a transcript of a section of a workshop or public talk, where Marshall demonstrates an important process of connection and mourning, with participants. The process itself I have found quite valuable. Marshall's form of teaching sometimes seems simplistic, folksy or arrogant in a way that bugs me, even when I appreciate the content (and I will say, nonviolent communication has changed my life for the better).
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Marshall Rosenberg is an American psychologist and the creator of Nonviolent Communication, a communication process that helps people to exchange the information necessary to resolve conflicts and differences peacefully. He is the founder and Director of Educational Services for the Center for Nonviolent Communication, an international non-profit organization.

In 1961, Rosenberg received his Ph.D.
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