books about: narcissists
The Wizard of Oz and Other Narcissists: Coping with the One-Way Relationship in Work, Love, and Family
Julian Day Publications
Every day headlines are filled with examples of narcissistic individuals in positions of power who are nothing more than impostors plundering and wreaking havoc on the lives of others. From the financial barons of Wall Street to our elected officials in government, we are confronted daily with narcissists and the self-serving systems that enable them. Helping people reclaim their lives from this sinister exploitative force is the mission behind ...
When Love Is a Lie: Narcissistic Partners & the Pathological Relationship Agenda
The Narcissistic Personality/Partner & the Pathological Relationship Agenda [ Updated: Now includes a sample excerpt from Zari's 2nd book on narcissist abuse entitled Stop Spinning, Start Breathing ] When our committed relationship involves a narcissistic partner or someone with a narcissistic personality disorder , it is inevitable that the experience, at some point, will take a very dark turn. Pathological liars, chronic ...
Disarming the Narcissist: Surviving and Thriving with the Self-Absorbed
Wendy T. Behary LCSW
New Harbinger Publications
Do you know someone who is overly arrogant, shows an extreme lack of empathy, or exhibits an inflated sense of entitlement? Do they exploit others, or engage in magical thinking? These are all traits of narcissistic personality disorder, and when it comes to dealing with narcissists, it can be difficult to get your point across. So how do you handle the narcissistic people in your life? You might interact with them in social or professional ...
The Drama of the Gifted Child: The Search for the True Self, Revised Edition
Why are many of the most successful people plagued by feelings of emptiness and alienation? This wise and profound book has provided thousands of readers with an answerand has helped them to apply it to their own lives.Far too many of us had to learn as children to hide our own feelings, needs, and memories skillfully in order to meet our parents’ expectations and win their ”love.” Alice Miller writes, ”When I used ...
Will I Ever Be Good Enough?: Healing the Daughters of Narcissistic Mothers
Dr. Karyl McBride
The first book for daughters who have suffered the abuse of selfish, self-involved mothers, Will I Ever Be Good Enough? provides the expert assistance you need in order to overcome this debilitating history and reclaim your life. Drawing on more than two decades of experience as a therapist specializing in women’s health and hundreds of interviews with suffering daughters, Dr. Karyl McBride helps you recognize the widespread effects of this ...
Just Listen: Discover the Secret to Getting Through to Absolutely Anyone
Mark Goulston M.D.
The first make-or-break step in persuading anyone to do any thing is getting them to hear you out. Whether the person is a harried colleague, a stressed-out client, or an insecure spouse, things will go from bad to worse if you can't break through emotional barricades. Drawing on his experience as a psychiatrist, business consultant, and coach, and backed by the latest scientific research, author Mark Goulston shares simple but power ful ...
Psychopath Free: Recovering from Emotionally Abusive Relationships With Narcissists, Sociopaths, & Other ...
"The psychopath carefully selects the most indifferent & heartbreaking way imaginable to abandon you. They want you to self-destruct, cleaning up any loose ends as they begin the grooming process with their latest victim. They destroy you as a way to reassure themselves that their new target is better. But most importantly, they destroy you because they hate you. They despise your empathy & love, qualities they must pretend to feel every single ...
Splitting: Protecting Yourself While Divorcing Someone with Borderline or Narcissistic Personality Disorder
New Harbinger Publications
Protect Yourself from Manipulation, False Accusations, and Abuse Divorce is difficult under the best of circumstances. When your spouse has borderline personality disorder (BPD), narcissistic personality disorder (NPD), or is manipulative, divorcing can be especially complicated. While people with these tendencies may initially appear convincing and even charming to lawyers and judges, you know bettermany of these persuasive ...
Children of the Self-Absorbed: A Grown-Up's Guide to Getting Over Narcissistic Parents
Nina Brown EdD LPC
New Harbinger Publications
Being a parent is usually all about giving of yourself to foster your child's growth and development. But what happens when this isn't the case? Some parents dismiss the needs of their children, asserting their own instead, demanding attention and reassurance from even very young children. This may especially be the case when a parent has narcissistic tendencies or narcissistic personality disorder. From the author of Working with the ...
Why Is It Always About You? : The Seven Deadly Sins of Narcissism
In this groundbreaking book -- the first popular book on narcissism in more than a decade -- clinical social worker and psychotherapist Sandy Hotchkiss shows you how to cope with controlling, egotistical people who are incapable of the fundamental give-and-take that sustains healthy relationships. Exploring how individuals come to have this shortcoming, why you get drawn into their perilous orbit, and what you can do to break free, Hotchkiss ...
The Object of My Affection Is in My Reflection: Coping with Narcissists
How to Manage the Narcissistic People in Your Life Does your boss constantly blame you for things you didn't do? Do you isolate yourself from friends and family to avoid conflict at home? Do you feel anxious when you see a certain 'friend's' name on your cell phone? If you answered yes to any of these questions, you most likely have a narcissist in your life. The Object of My Affection Is in My Reflection will help you understand the ...
The Human Magnet Syndrome: Why We Love People Who Hurt Us
PESI Publishing & Media
Since the dawn of civilization, men and women have been magnetically and irresistibly drawn together into romantic relationships, not so much by what they see, feel and think, but more by invisible forces. When individuals with healthy emotional backgrounds meet, the irresistible “love force” creates a sustainable, reciprocal and stable relationship. Codependents and emotional manipulators are similarly enveloped in a seductive dreamlike ...
Healing Your Emotional Self: A Powerful Program to Help You Raise Your Self-Esteem, Quiet Your Inner Critic, ...
Healing Your Emotional Self "Emotionally abusive parents are indeed toxic parents, and they cause significant damage to their children's self-esteem, self-image, and body image. In this remarkable book, Beverly Engel shares her powerful Mirror Therapy program for helping adult survivors to overcome their shame and self-criticism, become more compassionate and accepting of themselves, and create a more posititve self-image. I strongly recommend ...
How Many Lies Are Too Many?: Spot Pathological Liars, Cheaters, Con Artists, and Narcissists (Gaslight ...
Scarlett Publishing, 2013
Learn how to spot some of the signs of pathological liars, cheaters, narcissists, psychopaths, and con artists before they infiltrate your life. Is your relationship a roller coaster ride of highs and lows? Does your sweetie often lie to you? Do you find yourself in horrible fights and you're not even sure how they started? Does your lover try to trick you into thinking you're forgetful or stupid? Does your lover make promises and ...
Women Who Love Psychopaths: Inside the Relationships of inevitable Harm With Psychopaths, Sociopaths & ...
Sandra L. Brown
The first book EVER written about the women who have loved psychopathic men! What are your temperament traits that have contributed to being attracted to, and tolerant of, the most dangerous of people? Sandra has done it again! She has rewritten the Women Who Love Psychopaths Book (an already Award Winning Book) to include some of the newest and most compelling evidence on Neuro-science and what brain differences actually exist in borderlines, ...
Mothers Who Can't Love: A Healing Guide for Daughters
Donna Frazier Glynn
With Mothers Who Can't Love: A Healing Guide for Daughters , Susan Forward, Ph.D., author of the smash #1 bestseller Toxic Parents , offers a powerful look at the devastating impact unloving mothers have on their daughters—and provides clear, effective techniques for overcoming that painful legacy. In more than 35 years as a therapist, Forward has worked with large numbers of women struggling to escape the emotional damage inflicted by the ...
Narcissist: John's Story - How I Coped With a Toxic, Narcissistic Church Leader
Lormor Internet Ventures, LLC, 2012
Narcissism wasn't supposed to be part of this story - It never crossed our minds. Meet John, a typical worship leader with a good job, friends, and a family that loves each other. By all counts, they are a typical American family with the desire to help other people. They agree to help a small local church that has a need for a worship leader, but things get very complicated very quickly! John has had very positive experiences with every ...
Sour Milk and Stolen Honey
Marianne Azizi, 2014
Sour Milk and Stolen Honey is Marianne Azizi's writing début. It is a biographical account of how her marriage was systematically destroyed by outdated laws and the relentless interference of a narcissist. What would one woman will do for the man shoe loves? And how far would a woman go to destroy the man she hated? Marianne's harrowing, emotional account is ultimately enlightening and empowering as she shares her battles for truth, justice ...
The Narcissism Epidemic: Living in the Age of Entitlement
Jean M. Twenge
W. Keith Campbell
Narcissism—an inflated view of the self—is everywhere. Public figures say it’s what makes them stray from their wives. Parents teach it by dressing children in T-shirts that say "Princess." Teenagers and young adults hone it on Facebook, and celebrity newsmakers have elevated it to an art form. And it’s what’s making people depressed, lonely, and buried under piles of debt. Jean Twenge’s influential first book, Generation Me , ...
Narcissists Exposed - 75 Things Narcissists Don't Want You to Know (Volume 1)
CreateSpace Independent Publishing Platform
Finally, a book that answers every question ever asked about narcissists. Drew Keys, founder of the acclaimed Light's House.org, reveals the inside secrets to the frustrating and crazy-making games narcissists play -- and reveals the ins and outs of how (and why) they do what they do. Narcissists Exposed is a concise, plain-English, no-holds-barred exposé that leaves narcissists nowhere to hide. Drawing on information based on over 1/4 million ...
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