Children of the Self-Absorbed

  • by Nina W. Brown
  • Narrated by Lisa Reneé Pitts
  • 7 hrs and 3 mins
  • Unabridged Audiobook

Publisher's Summary

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 Self-Absorbed and Loving the Self-Absorbed, this major revision of a self-help classic offers a step-by-step approach to resolving conflict and building a meaningful relationship with a narcissistic parent. The second edition of Children of the Self-Absorbed offers clear definitions of narcissism and narcissistic personality disorder to help you identify the extent of your parent's problem. You'll learn the different types of destructive narcissism and how to recognize their effects on relationships. With the aid of proven techniques, you'll discover that you're not helpless against your parent's behavior and that you needn't consider giving up on the relationship. Instead, realistic strategies and steps are suggested for learning to set mutually agreed upon behaviors that can help you fulfull your needs and expectations.

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Really helpful!

Somewhat of a robotic performance but the information is very helpful. Make use of the bookmarks as you'll want to repeat some bits.
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- Rhian

Book Details

  • Release Date: 29-09-2011
  • Publisher: Tantor Audio