A Winning Plan for Spenders and Their Partners
Walker & Company, Paperback, 9780802774958, 160pp.
Publication Date: January 1, 1997
Do you or someone you love have trouble saying "No" when the urge to spend strikes? Are you always living on the edge financially because your intention to save money is never as strong as your compulsion to spend it?
In "Overcoming Overspending," acclaimed money therapist Olivia Mellan offers a dynamic, compassionate program that will help spenders understand why they overspend and how they can stop, and will empower their partners or family to provide the support so critical to this process.
Mellan has been helping couples and individuals adjust their attitudes toward money for more than twenty years, and she presents here the positive exercises, dialogues, and other communication strategies that are the focus of her private practice and nationwide workshops:
self-assessment quizzes that pinpoint the deep-seated causes of overspending;
innovative exercises to help control the impulse to spend;
communication exercises and dialogues to help spenders and their partners heal a relationship distressed by money conflicts.
In addition, Mellan provides real-life stories of individuals and couples facing and triumphing over harmful spending habits.
If overspending is a central problem in your life, "Overcoming Overspending" is a win/win solution.