The 12 Irrational Beliefs of REBT (With Rational Replacements).
The idea that we MUST be loved by significant others for almost everything they do–
Instead of their concentrating on their own self-respect, on and on getting approval for practical purposes, and on being loved instead of loving.
The notion that certain acts are awful or evil, and that the people who perform those acts should be severely damned —
The idea that it is horrible when things don’t go the way we long for them to–
Instead of the idea that it’s too bad, that we’d be better to try to change or control bad conditions so that they become more satisfactory, and, if that isn’t possible,we had better temporarily accept and gracefully lump their existence.