Smart Women Know When to Say No
Many women try too hard to be nice. It's a way of life for many who live in a culture that expects them to be the ones who "keep everyone happy." But what happens when keeping everyone else happy drains...
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Many women try too hard to be nice. It's a way of life for many who live in a culture that expects them to be the ones who "keep everyone happy." But what happens when keeping everyone else happy drains your own happiness? This book by bestselling author Dr. Kevin Leman shows how women who find themselves manipulated by impassivity, guilt, or abusive behavior can learn to assert themselves while maintaining their "pleasing" personalities.
Do you have a hard time saying no to people? Do you feel guilty taking time out for yourself? Do you feel overwhelmed by responsibilities? If you can answer yes to any of these questions, you might be trying to keep others happy at your own expense. What happens when keeping everyone else happy steals your own happiness--or even your health? Bestselling author and psychologist Dr. Kevin Leman can help you break this destructive pattern in your life. With his wise and witty counsel, you'll learn how to give yourself positive messages avoid or deal with the "controlling" men in your life build your self-esteem say no when you need to and more With Dr. Leman's help, you can become a person who can assert herself but still keep her pleasing personality. So say good-bye to guilt and hello to a brand new you! Dr. Kevin Leman is an internationally known psychologist, humorist, and bestselling author of The Birth Order Book and Have a New Kid by Friday. He is former consulting psychologist for Good Morning America and a frequent guest on The View, The Early Show, and Focus on the Family.
Dr. Kevin Leman, an internationally known psychologist, radio and television personality, and speaker, has taught and entertained audiences worldwide with his wit and commonsense psychology.
The best-selling and award-winning author has made house calls for hundreds of radio and television programs, including The View with Barbara Walters, The Today Show, Oprah, CBS's The Early Show, Live with Regis Philbin, CNN's American Morning, and LIFE Today with James Robison, and he has served as a contributing family psychologist to Good Morning America.
He is the founder and president of Couples of Promise, an organization designed and committed to helping couples remain happily married. Dr. Leman is also a charter faculty member of iQuestions.com.
He has written over 50 best-selling books about marriage and family issues, including The Birth Order Book and Sheet Music: Uncovering the Secrets of Sexual Intimacy in Marriage.
Dr. Leman was born in 1943 in Tucson, Arizona, and earned his degree in psychology from the University of Arizona. He and his wife, Sande, make their home in Tucson. They have been married since 1967, and have five adult children.