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Steven Stosny

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Steven Stosny, Ph.D., is the founder of CompassionPower. His recent books are, Soar Above: How to Use the Most Profound Part of Your Brain Under Any Kind of Stress, Living and Loving after Betrayal, How to Improve your Marriage without Talking about It: Finding Love beyond Words, Love without Hurt, The Powerful Self, and Treating Attachment Abuse. He has treated over 6,000 clients for various forms of anger, abuse, and violence. He has appeared on “The Oprah Winfrey Show,” “The Today Show,” “CBS Sunday Morning,” many CNN shows, and in the New York Times, Washington Post, U.S. News & World Report, WSJ, Esquire, Cosmopolitan, O, Psychology Today, USA Today. He has taught at the University of Maryland and at St. Mary’s College of Maryland. He ...more

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Steven Stosny Soar Above began as a way of answering three questions that have nagged at me throughout my 30 plus years of clinical practice:
1. Why do so many smart…more
Soar Above began as a way of answering three questions that have nagged at me throughout my 30 plus years of clinical practice:
1. Why do so many smart and creative people make the same mistakes over and over, in life, work, and love?
2. At what point does the unavoidable emotional pain of life become entirely avoidable suffering?
3. How do we escape suffering, while remaining vibrant and passionate about life?
Neurological discoveries in recent years have helped answer the first two questions, as we’ll see in the body of the book. But the third question goes beyond science to the very nature of what it means to be human.
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The Most Important Question in Love and Emotional Growth

Ego-defense in committed relationships breeds resentment, contempt, and eventual detachment.
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The Most Important Question in Love and Emotional Growth

Ego-defense in committed relationships breeds resentment, contempt, and eventual detachment.
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“You don’t have to take it anymore: Turn your resentful, angry, or emotionally abusive relationship into a compassionate, loving one / Steven Stosny.”
Steven Stosny, You Don't Have to Take it Anymore: Turn Your Resentful, Angry, or Emotionally Abusive Relationship into a Compassionate, Loving One

“Shame and fear are the most potent and universal emotional inhibitors. I cannot experience love if it smacks of the probability of rejection or augurs my inability to sustain it. I cannot experience sufficient interest to achieve my fullest potential if I sense the shame of failure or the risk of harm, deprivation, or isolation.”
Steven Stosny, The Laws of Emotion and Meaning

“Resentment and anger have amphetamine and analgesic effects.”
Steven Stosny, You Don't Have to Take it Anymore: Turn Your Resentful, Angry, or Emotionally Abusive Relationship into a Compassionate, Loving One

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