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Acceptance is not love!

   Acceptance is not love. You love a person because he or she has lovable traits, but you accept everybody just because they’re alive and human.” ~Albert Ellis 3,370 total views, 2 views today Originally posted 2013-05-02 07:39:44.

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Politically Correct vs. Free Speech? What on Earth could REBT have to say about “political correctness” vs. free speech? 1,938 total views, no views today Originally posted 2014-06-25 07:11:21.

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It’s my party and I’ll cry if I want to . . .

Click to listen to the great Lesley Gore great 1965 oldie, It’s My Party (and I’ll cry if I want to) We have been having an lively discussion about  and adult  who behaves with emotional immaturity such as avoiding attending a party for fear of seeing a rival there as a teenager might. 2,887 total views, no […]

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I need you too much already, lah! :o{

Posted by Rex Alexander on Fri 26 Jul 19 in Demanding, Dire need for love & approval, Needs vs. Preferences, Uncategorized |

I need you too much already, lah!  Well, that is they way we might say it in Thailand or other Southeast Asian countries.  But in spite of the charming local syntax, I reckon that the irrational belief that drives this sentiment is very nearly universal.  Taken to the the extreme, and combined in a cocktail of other […]

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I NEED love! (not!)

Posted by Rex Alexander on Fri 28 Jun 19 in Albert Ellis, Dire need for love & approval |

People are often surprised that REBT considers “need” to be an irrational belief (IB) in-and-of-itself . . . except at the level of basic survival needs such as food and shelter, and I would speculate appropriate attachment between mother and infant. Click the link to watch a video about Harlow’s famous Monkey Experiment (may be […]

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This from an old friend from the REBT-CBT-FORUM@yahoogroups.com whom we have not heard from for a long time.  This person has been struggling with anxiety and although works diligently applying REBT-CBT techniques, does not appear to be getting much traction. Although I am not psychic, I think I may have an idea as to why. […]

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Dire need for love and approval . . .

Posted by Rex Alexander on Thu 23 May 19 in Dire need for love & approval, Guest Author |

  It is always a privilege to hear from Dr. Gunars Neiders. Here is his response from the REBT-CBT Forum Yahoogroup to a member struggling with what Dr. Ellis coined as a “Dire need for love and approval.” 1,347 total views, no views today Originally posted 2017-08-10 23:12:37.

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I don’t give a shit!

Posted by Rex Alexander on Wed 2 Jan 19 in Dire need for love & approval |

Care about what other people think and you will always be their prisoner.   ~Lao Tzu                                                                       Not!   2,007 total views, no […]

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