Children of the Self-Absorbed: A Grown-Up's Guide to Getting Over Narcissistic Parents


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Published USA, 2008 (2nd edition)
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. This book offers a step-by-step approach to resolving conflict and building a meaningful relationship with a narcissistic parent. It outlines the different types of destructive narcissism and how to recognize their effects on relationships. Strategies are suggested for learning to set mutually agreed upon behaviours that can help you fulfill your needs and expectations.

Infuriating, Critical, Demanding and Unreasonable Parents
Lingering Effects of Parental Self-Absorption
Still Hurting: The Child as an Adult
Difficult Situations and How to Cope
Overcome the Hidden and Toxic Effects of Your Parent
Strengthen Your Self

Nina Brown is a Professor at Old Dominion University in the USA.
Paperback. 250 pages

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