How to Solve Your People Problems

Practical Help for Relationships!

No matter how much you’re attracted to someone’s positives, you’ll eventually encounter their negatives when you get in close. In fact, the closer the connection, the more likely it is that friction will occur.

But all conflict is not created equal. Drawing on years of counseling experience, Dr. Alan Godwin has put together an easy-to-understand look at “good” and “bad” conflict. Offering concise definitions, clear illustrations, and specific options for dealing with conflict, Dr. Godwin helps you . . .effectively deal with conflict in various relational situations, learn the different methods needed for handling unreasonable people, establish good communication and healthy boundaries, counter old conflict patterns when they return, and get back on track.

Make your good relationships better and handle your difficult relationships more capably by implementing the principles and steps in this book. A wonderful resource for those who desire better communication, assist others in handling conflict, and want better ways to handle difficult people.

To watch a television interview wth Dr. Godwin about this book, click here:

Tired of the Drama

Handling People Who Won’t Be Reasonable (ebook)

Some people can’t or won’t work with you to achieve reasonable solutions to relational problems.  Instead, they use the only method they know–drama.  And being caught up in someone’s drama has three negative effects: it makes you sick, drives you crazy, and wears you out. You’ll learn how to avoid the dramas that some people stage.

10 Tips For Managing Holiday Dramas (ebook)

​This tells a fictional–though realistic–account of a couple attending the obligatory family holiday gathering. They learned from experience that certain actions helped them minimize the drama’s impact while other actions sucked them in.

Marriage Myths

10 Things You Thought Were True About Marriage But Aren’t (ebook)

This debunks some widely-held myths about marriage. All myths have validity on some levels but not on others, and we’re always better off separating falsehood from reality.