The narcissist in your life : recognizing the patterns and learning to break free / Julie L. Hall.
"A must-read for survivors and clinicians alike, The Narcissist in Your Life illuminates the devastating experience of narcissism in families and relationships, acknowledges the emotional and physical trauma that results, and offers compassionate, practical advice for healing." -- Back cover.
- ISBN: 9780738285771
- ISBN: 0738285773
- Physical Description: xxii, 298 pages ; 23 cm
- Edition: First edition.
- Publisher: New York, NY : Lifelong Books, an imprint of Hachette Books, 2019.
- Copyright: ©2019
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Includes bibliographical references (pages 275-284) and index.
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Introduction. My story ; How to use this book -- Reclaiming your rights. Understanding your rights ; Identifying the narcissist in your life -- Narcissistic personality disorder. Traits of narcissistic personality disorder ; Causes of narcissism and the narcissist's impaired empathy ; Closet, exhibitionist, and malignant narcissism ; Narcissistic abuse ; The health fallout of narcissistic trauma -- The narcissistic family. Rules and roles in the narcissistic family ; Patterns in the narcissistic family ; Chasing the narcissist's respect and love ; Why narcissism runs in families -- Partners of narcissists. Romance, partnership, and breakup with a narcissist ; Codependency and narcissism ; Staying with or leaving your narcissistic partner ; Parenting with a narcissist -- Children of narcissists. The under- and overparented child ; Understanding and overcoming your family role ; Sibling relationships -- Overcoming narcissistic abuse. Processing your trauma ; Managing the narcissist in your life ; Steps to recovery ; Moving on: from harsh to healing lessons.
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