Excessive Personalization: A Cancer That Erodes Relationships

In this Ask Dr. Love radio show, Dr. Jamie Turndorf (aka Dr. Love) discusses Excessive Personalization, a common but often unrecognized cognitive distortion that destroys relationships.

In this episode of Ask Dr. Love, Dr. Jamie Turndorf discusses Excessive Personalization. She traces this cognitive distortion back to its origin, which is the narcissism of childhood--in which kids believe the world revolves around them. This thinking combined with being blamed and criticised as a child, results in the tendency to self-blame and to hear criticism from our partners even when criticism isn't being delivered. This reaction is also known in common parlance as oversensitivity.

Tune in to find out Dr. Turndorf's 7 steps for eliminating Excessive Personalization and achieving greater relationship harmony.

Dr. Jamie Turndorf is a popular relationship expert, author, and radio show host known to millions around the world as the creator of, the Web's first free relationship advice site since 1996. now offers thousands of advice articles on every imaginable love, relationship, marriage, or dating advice question.

Hosted on every Tuesday at 1pm EST, Ask Dr. Love is a live one hour Internet radio talk show focusing on love and relationships. Listeners can also call-in to the show and ask Dr. Turndorf for advice on any of their personal issues and get heartfelt yet professional advice. All shows are available on,,, YouTube, and iTunes. Follow Dr. Turndorf on Facebook and on Twitter @askdrlove.

Dr. Tundorf's advice and methods will bring greater romance and intimacy into your love life, so be sure to tune in or call in to the Ask Dr Love radio show and get help from one of today's top love and relationship experts. As Dr. Turndorf says, "Knowledge Is Your Key To Happy Relationships!"

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