books about: narcissists
UnLeader: Reimagining Leadership...and Why We Must
Beacon Hill Press of Kansas City
The last thing you need is another book on leadership. So how is UnLeader different?Leadership-centric conversations dominate the contemporary evangelical church scene. The largest church leadership conferences each year include talks from corporate business executives and world famous CEOs. We are drilled with the message that if it worked for them it will work for the church.There is one overwhelming problem. Jesus himself is not our first ...
Narcissistic Predicaments A Biblical Guide To Navigating The Schemes, Snares, And No-Win Situations Unique To ...
Outskirts Press, 2010
Pleasing God While Protecting Yourself Adult Children of narcissistic families often find themselves stuck in predicaments that people with normal families never have to face. Featuring The 21 Rules of No Contact and 102 Questions to Ask Yourself When Deciding Whether to End an Abusive Relationship, Narcissistic Predicaments has the answers you’ve been looking for. When you try to set boundaries, do your abusive relatives accuse you of ...
HELP! I'M IN LOVE WITH A NARCISSIST
Have you ever been hurt, sometimes badly, by a romantic partner's over the top level of self-involvement? Have you ever wondered why and how a loved one could be so self-absorbed and oblivious to what you are experiencing? Narcissists are often experts in intensity, passion, and romantic seduction. It's easy to fall in love with them, but they always make sure that their relationships are organized around their priorities, agendas, and emotional ...
Divorcing a Narcissist - One Mom's Battle
Tina Marie Swithin
Tina Swithin was swept off her feet by a modern day Prince Charming and married him one year later. Tina soon discovered that there was something seriously wrong with her fairytale. The marriage was filled with lies, deception, fraud and many tears. Tina was left in an utter state of confusion. This wasn't the man that she married...or was it? Tina first heard the term, Narcissistic Personality Disorder from her therapist in 2008 but quickly ...
Women Who Love Psychopaths
Health and Well-Being Publications, LLC
Women Who Love Psychopaths is the first book to explore the personalities and experiences of women who have been romantically involved with psychopathic men. The book details the methods psychopathic men use to lure and seduce women. It gives an inside look at what it is like to experience intimacy with a psychopath. Most importantly, the book shows the inevitable harm that result from involvement with psychopaths.
The Narcissistic Family: Diagnosis and Treatment
Robert M. Pressman
In this compelling book, the authors present an innovative therapeutic model for understanding and treating adults from emotionally abusive or neglectful families? families the authors call narcissistic. Narcissistic families have a parental system that is, for whatever reason (job stress, alcoholism, drug abuse, mental illness, physical disability, lack of parenting skills, self-centered immaturity), primarily involved in getting its own needs ...
The Object of My Affection Is in My Reflection: Coping with 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 ...
Ethical Wisdom: The Search for a Moral Life
In this engagingly written and deeply insightful book, bestselling author Mark Matousek explores a perennially troubling question: How can we be both good and evil? Contrary to what we’ve been taught in our reason-obsessed culture, argues Matousek, emotions are the bedrock of ethical life; without them, human beings cannot be empathic, moral, or good. But how do we make the judgment call between self-interest and caring for others? What ...
Toads, and the Women Who Kiss Them. Aunt Alex's Army Manual: How to Free Yourself From the Narcissist
Stonington Press, 2011
IF YOU KISS A FROG, HE JUST MIGHT TURN INTO A PRINCE. IF YOU KISS A TOAD, HE'LL JUST PEE ON YOUR HAND. This is the book emotionally abusive partners do NOT want you to read. It sounds so simple -- get out of a harsh relationship, remove the shrapnel, and move on. But some guys don't make that possible. Sometimes you get out of the relationship, like with a narcissist, but you can't recover because he doesn't give you a chance. He won't leave ...
What Narcissism Means to Me: Poems
An eagerly awaited new collection of poems by contemporary favorite Tony Hoagland, author of Donkey Gospel How did I come to believe in a government called Tony Hoagland? With an economy based on flattery and self-protection? and a sewage system of selective forgetting? and an extensive history of broken promises? --from "Argentina" In What Narcissism Means to Me , award-winning poet Tony Hoagland levels his particular brand of ...
Personality Disorders in Modern Life
Carrie M. Millon
A revision of the leading textbook on personality disorders by renowned expert Theodore Millon "Personalities are like impressionistic paintings. At a distance, each person is 'all of a piece'; up close, each is a bewildering complexity of moods, cognitions, and motives." -Theodore Millon Exploring the continuum from normal personality traits to the diagnosis and treatment of severe cases of personality disorders, Personality Disorders in ...
Have the Guts to Do It Right: Raising Grateful and Responsible Children in an Era of Indulgence
Sheri Moskowitz Noga M.A.
CreateSpace Independent Publishing Platform
From infancy to adulthood, a guide to raising well adjusted and empathic children within a culture that encourages narcissism and indulgence: Based on clinical experience, this book offers guidance and support for parents to develop strong, loving attachments to their children as well as the ability to provide appropriate limits and discipline, all necessary elements of good parenting. From work to play, sleep to homework and toys to ...
Breaking the Bonds of Adult Child Abuse: A Biblical Textbook on Abusive Narcissistic Families, How They ...
***FIRST PLACE READER VIEWS LITERARY AWARDS*** ***WINNER READER VIEWS REVIEWER'S CHOICE AWARD*** Breaking The Bonds Of Adult Child Abuse: A Biblical Textbook On Abusive Narcissistic Families, How They Operate, And How To Deal With Them Adult Child Abuse -The Only Form of Abuse still tolerated, accepted and condoned in our society. -The Only Form of Abuse in which it is considered okay for a competent adult to be controlled, exploited, or ...
Stephen M. Johnson
W. W. Norton & Company
How basic existential and developmental issues underlie the severe pathology of personality disorders and symptoms of neurosis in character styles. Johnson shows how basic life issues underlie the severe pathology of personality disorder, the nagging symptoms of neurosis, and the more functional coping and adaptation of the character styles. Johnson’s dimensional model captures the complexity of the human personality, while allowing for ...
THE MIXTAPE : An Urban Love Story
Paula M. Stinson, 2013
Despite delightful appearances many of us are bat shit crazy. And we find ourselves in this precarious predicament due in part to the fact that we harbor unconscious anger toward our parents (dead or alive) for all the times they betrayed us as children. Perhaps, continue to. For a few unfortunate others, however, that (repressed) anger has surreptitiously morphed into RAGE: an insidiously-destructive force metastasizing just beneath the surface ...
Crossing The Line
Elle Knowles, 2013
Helena and her husband Jim have three grown children, their second grandchild on the way, and a strong thirty-year marriage. At least that is what Helena's family and her best friend Gabby presume. However, when Jim begins spending more and more time at work with Lori Walters, his new assistant, and arrives home way too late at night for Helena to be comfortable, she starts to dig. And what she uncovers alarms her. Jim, a closet narcissist, ...
How to Traumatize Your Children (Self-Hurt)
Knock Knock Books
While it's inevitable that all of us will traumatize our children, even the most committed parents have lacked guidance in doing so deliberately and effectively. Don't leave your most important job to instinct and gut reactions. Whether you want to traumatize your children with the same techniques your parents used, or you prefer to choose an entirely new approach, this book will show you the way! Learn how to: *Determine your traumatizing ...
Sweet Relief From the Everyday Narcissist
Live Oak Book Company
Are your relationships at home or work causing you more distress than happiness Do the words “healthy partnership” sound ironic? If so, you might be involved with a narcissist—a self-absorbed spouse, family member, friend, boss, or coworker. Most of us don’t realize it, but we encounter narcissists every day, in every walk of life. Surprisingly, even the people we hold nearest to our hearts could be narcissists. If you are in a ...
The Madness of George W. Bush: A Reflection of Our Collective Psychosis
THE MADNESS OF GEORGE W. BUSH:A REFLECTION OF OUR COLLECTIVE PSYCHOSIS by Paul Levy In this ground-breaking work, Paul Levy explores whether the madness that George W. Bush has fallen into is showing us something particularly important about ourselves. What if Bush's madness is a reflection of our own potential for madness? What if Bush has been collectively dreamed up to play out, in full-bodied form, a pathological role existing deep within ...
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