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64. “Why does he turn everything positive into a negative?”: Distorted cognitions as a strategy

October 09, 2022

64. “Why does he turn everything positive into a negative?”: Distorted cognitions as a strategy
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Tamika from Alabama wonders why her co-parent persists in finding the bad in her, especially since she is trying so hard to be a good co-parent. Diane & Rick break it down and discuss how grieving parents or high conflict people use cognitive distortions as a strategy to get sympathy or attention. They also talk about the I Am Non-Impossible journal and an exciting series of episodes coming in November, called the Case from Hell.

For a list of Cognitive Distortions discussed in this episode, see this LINK.

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