Rumination—obsessive thinking about an idea, situation, or choice that can interfere with normal life—is a common and destructive issue that can negatively impact romantic relationships. You may feel anxious, worried, hopeless, and frustrated, but even if you know your overthinking is a problem, it can be seriously hard to stop.
In Stop Overthinking Your Relationship, certified couples therapist Alicia Muñoz draws from cognitive behavioral therapy (CBT) and mindfulness to offer an effective, four-step approach to reduce rumination and change negative thinking patterns. By understanding both your own unique attachment style—as well as your partner's—you'll learn how to communicate more effectively, meet each other's needs, and focus on what really matters in your relationship.
Using the SLOW approach, you'll learn how to: See rumination in process; Label your rumination cycle; Open yourself and make space; and Welcome blocked experiences.
By practicing the exercises in this user-friendly book, you'll learn how to stop overthinking your relationship and discover a newfound sense of security, confidence, and wholeness—both as an individual and as part of a couple.
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