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Earning Your Own Respect

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Critics of the explosive 80s codependency movement claim that family-of-origin therapy has resulted in a victim mentality. Thom rutledge shows how individuals can learn to accept responsibility for themselves. In "Earning Your Own Respect," he defines what it means to be a fully functioning adult, helps free readers from unresolved issues, and suggests strategies to get on ...more
Paperback, 160 pages
Published December 1st 1998 by New Harbinger Publications (first published October 1998)
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This book was a tremendous help in understand and putting into practice the art of self-respect and personal responsibility. A god-send.
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Thom Rutledge has been a psychotherapist for 25 years. He combines his professional expertise with his personal experience in recovery from alcoholism and depression to teach others how to face the fears and negativity that stand between them and the lives they want to live.

As a writer, a speaker, or a talk show guest, Thom's presentation of very serious matters is packaged in his trademark sense
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