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How to Change Someone You Love: Four Steps to Help You Help Them

3.0 of 5 stars 3.00  ·  rating details  ·  10 ratings  ·  3 reviews
A powerful, ground-breaking book that shows you, in concrete steps, how to stop a loved one from engaging in self destructive behavior.Stop your husband from drinking himself to death. Don't let your brother lose it all to gambling. Get your kid off drugs. Motivate your best friend to lose weight. Make your spendthrift brother-in-law stop maxing out his credit cards. Get y ...more
Hardcover, 304 pages
Published December 22nd 2009 by St. Martin's Press (first published 2009)
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Xavier Guillaume
Feb 10, 2012 Xavier Guillaume rated it 2 of 5 stars
Recommends it for: Those with a loved one who needs help
Okay, so I gave this book two stars even though I really liked a lot of what was in it. The reason being is that Brad Lamm is not a good writer despite the fact that he has a good message.

I do recommend looking through the book if you have a loved one who you want to change, although there are a number of important facts if you want to make this work.

First, in order to do what Brad Lamm says, you have to believe that the person you love is going to change. If you don't believe they're going to c
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Kate
If they'd called it "How to plan and stage an intervention, with case studies and lots of narrator," I'd have given it a higher rating. I'd have given it even a higher rating if it admitted the possibility of defeat. On the plus side, it does give a compelling argument for the fact that intervention can really make a critical difference.
Mohd Nordin Che Omar
Good ilustrations on the step by step to chnage someone you love who is having problem.
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