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How to Hug a Porcupine: Dealing with Toxic & Difficult to Love Personalities. by John L. Lund. Hug Read and enjoy the words of author John Lund. How To Hug A Porcupine: Dealing with Toxic and Difficult to Love Personalities by Dr John Lund. Product Description. It is like Dr. Lund is in the room with you as he reads How to Hug a Porcupine, his book about how to deal with the toxic people we will all.

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Jan 05, Jenna rated it really liked it.

And even more While Go had come to realize a lot of the suggestions in this book, it was good to see it in writing. I know that I didn’t know the right answers to fix him or fix the way he treated them. It helped to open my eyes and be more willing to try.

How To Hug A Porcupine

I have come back to it many times to reaffirm myself and others of the many examples of crossing Boundaries which are used in this book. Lund is a man that truly understands human interaction. Seriously, I cannot over-recommend this book.

And some of you most unfortunate ones will do both! I’m afraid to admit that I read this book for help in dealing with another person and shamefully recognized myself within its pages.

I’ve tried several techniques he offers. In this groundbreaking book, Dr. One of the best books I have read about interpersonal relationships. I give others the right to be whatever version of themselves they want to be. Is This The Place? The advice and coping skills are great. This may mean character change or just some behavioral changes.


An emotionally healthy person accepts responsibility for his own happiness. I am guessing it’s probably the most polished of all the versions.

Lund is a great writer and his CD’s on human interaction are fun, informative, and entertaining. If you need some tools ulnd help you through different and at times toxic relationships this is a great hjg The chapters on giving and receiving criticism were by far the most useful.

Oct 09, Rachel rated it really liked it Shelves: The goal is to keep yourself in control of you.

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Books by John Lewis Lund. He has so many exa This book took a long time to read, only because I needed to immerse myself in what was said and to try and use his many wonderful ideas in my own life. To ask other readers questions about How to Hug a Porcupineplease sign up. Thanks for telling us about the problem.

I’ve learned alot about myself, which can be humbling.

How to Hug a Porcupine: Dealing with Toxic & Difficult to Love Personalities – Deseret Book

The book was fabulous. Aug 29, Marianne rated it it was amazing. We still live in a society of many many personalities.

I’ve noticed more and more the increase of toxic people in my life and the life of my spouse. For years I have enjoyed and come back to Dr. While I had come to realize a lot of the suggestions in this book, it was good to see it in writing. Some of the structure and mechanics of the writing bothered me I can’t help noticing that stuffbut the message is worth it especially if you take the information to heart and put it into practice.

I would also bet he CD set about teenage porcupines is probably just as good. A must read for a peaceful life. Read and enjoy the words of author John Lund. You may leave, you may want to leave – but the toxic person will never leave you. I do think his ideas are a must read or a must hear for everyone. The main mantra is: I only smiled without saying “who” and reminded them that some extended family members could also be suspect.

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This book was one series of amazing revelations after another about how toxic personalities in my life – those constantly negative people who drain all patience and happiness out of me – don’t have to be given that power.

This is one of those. He is the same man that gave the four CD talk set we own that I LOVE, and he wrote a couple of other books, all around the same subjects. Your email address will not be published.

How To Hug A Lunnd WE can’t change someone’s toxicity, but we CAN change how we react to it and that This book is basically an instruction manual on how to deal with people who are toxic, how to take criticism and how to give criticism.

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Jul 28, Sara rated it it was amazing. Refresh and try again. Jan 21, Rosemary rated it it was amazing. I started reading it in hopes of knowing how to deal with the personalities of some specific people people who are defined as “toxic”.