Breaking Free: A Modern Divorce Podcast

“The Five Types of People Who Can Ruin Your Life (Hint: One Might Be a Narcissist!) with High Conflict Divorce Expert, Bill Eddy” on Breaking Free: A Modern Divorce Podcast #137 (Part Two of Two)

April 1, 2019

In Part Two of this very special first ever two-part series, Rebecca Zung, Esq. and Susan Guthrie, Esq. continue their talk with world-renowned High Conflict Divorce Attorney and Author, Bill Eddy on the principles and advice contained in his best-selling book on dealing with High Conflict people with Personality Disorders, "The Five Types of People Who Can Ruin Your Life."

Listeners have been asking for more information on how to deal with their High Conflict Ex so we have gone to the best of the best to bring you this very special expanded format two-part episode with BILL EDDY, the leading expert on the subject.  Bill is a therapist, attorney, mediator and the co-founder, with MEGAN HUNTER (see episode #104) of the HIGH CONFLICT INSTITUTE.  Bill is also a prolific author and has written the High Conflict Divorce books that Rebecca and Susan mention in so many episodes including BIFFSplitting and It's All Your Fault!  In this second episode, Bill continues to discuss the principles in these books as well as the advice he gives in his most recent book, The Five Types of People Who Can Ruin Your Life.  These episodes will give you REAL, ACTIONABLE ADVICE on how to manage the Narcissist, BPD or other High Conflict Ex in your life, so listen to these episodes and learn how to BIFF, EAR, WEB and CARS today!

For more information on BILL EDDY please visit  His books can be purchased on AMAZON or by visiting UNHOOKED BOOKS.

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B.Y.E. DIVORCE RETREATS - as recently announced, REBECCA, SUSAN AND GABRIELLE HARTLEY (Author of Better Apart: The Radically Positive Way to Separate) are partnering to bring you the B.est Y.ou E.ver Divorce Retreats, which will feature inspirational and practical help for women going through divorce as well as those who are still recovering from the process!  Many of our podcast guests, including ARIELLE LORREJENNIFER GIAMO, TAMMI LEADER FULLER, ERIN LEVINE and LILI VASILEFF will be featured at the retreats.  Celebrity Attorney, LAURA WASSER will also be our special guest during a LIVE taping of our podcast!  The first retreat will be held in Los Angeles on MAY 18, 2019!  You can find more information and register to attend or sponsor the events at  SEATS ARE LIMITED SO DON'T DELAY!

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