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Are you one who likes to keep the peace even when it comes at a high emotional price for yourself? Do your attempts to resolve differences with a controller leave you feeling wrung out and discouraged? Do you sense that your best traits (goodness, kindness, cooperation) somehow become a disadvantage with an overbearing counterpart? These questions and many more are addressed in the book, When Pleasing You Is Killing Me. With decades of experience as a psychotherapist, Dr. Les Carter takes you inside his counseling office, inviting you to share in real life stories of people just like you who are trying to make sense of persistent, controlling demands from all sorts of controlling people.
Co-Parenting with a Narcissist: A Complete Guide to Divorce a Narcissistic Ex and to Heal from a Toxic Relationship
Being in a relationship with a narcissist can be traumatizing. After all, you have to see them almost every day. In some cases, you can choose to cut ties with the person, but in other cases, you might not have that freedom. In many other cases, people don’t want to give up on the narcissist because they feel guilty that they might be abandoning the person in a time of need. Unbeknownst to them, the narcissist might be aware of their intentions and might be manipulating them. This audiobook covers: Marriage and the Narcissist - Divorcing a Narcissist - Child Development and Adapting to Parental Separation - Guidelines for Answering Children's Questions About Divorce - Parental Alienation - Narcissistic Manipulative Tactics - Tips for Co-Parenting with a Narcissist - Helping Your Children Through a Divorce - Parenting Schedule and Importance of Routines - Healing from Emotional Abuse - How to Give the Best Guidance to Your Child - Loving Again - And much more!
Do you feel confused and exhausted by a relationship, and you can’t figure out why? Do you feel like you can’t think straight, and the person in your life seems fine, so you wonder if maybe you are the problem? Has someone mentioned you might be with a narcissist, or you wonder yourself, and when you research narcissism, they don’t seem to completely fit the description, although some of the traits do ring true? This book delivers: A list of traits of the covert narcissist and how they look like in daily life - The differences between an overt and a covert narcissist - A checklist to see if you are with a covert narcissist - Real-life stories to illustrate what these traits look like - Explanations of different covert techniques narcissists use to control and manipulate - A chapter dedicated to what sex looks like with a covert narcissist - Descriptions of covertly narcissistic parents - Information on what it looks like to have a covertly narcissistic boss or co-worker - A chapter on healing to help give you tools and hope for a beautiful future, free of toxic relationships.
In a woman’s journey toward realizing her full potential, embracing self-love is a powerful step. The Self-Love Workbook for Women empowers women to focus on their own emotional health and make positive changes by nurturing self-compassion. By building better relationships with themselves, women can develop the confidence they need to take on the world. Witty prompts, quizzes, and creative activities designed by therapist Megan Logan make it fun to build self-care habits. Proven therapeutic tools and insightful writing exercises put women in touch with their thoughts and feelings and help them let go of doubt. Full of warm affirmations, this workbook encourages women to develop a positive mindset that will move them toward greater self-esteem and happiness. Deepen self-love and grow stronger as a woman with the help of this interactive workbook.
Becoming the Narcissist's Nightmare: How to Devalue and Discard the Narcissist While Supplying Yourself
Although clinical research has been conducted on narcissism as a disorder, less is known about its effects on victims who are in toxic relationships with partners with Narcissistic Personality Disorder. Individuals with this disorder engage in chronic devaluation and manipulation of their partners, a psychological and emotional phenomenon known as "narcissistic abuse." Unfortunately, the full extent of what narcissistic abuse entails is not taught in any psychology class or diagnostic manual. Since pathological narcissists are unlikely to seek treatment for their disorder, it is difficult to pinpoint what exactly makes a narcissistic abuser tick and the manipulative tactics they use, which are likely to differ from those of other types of abusers as they are more covert and underhanded. Using the latest scientific research as well as thousands of survivor accounts, this book will explore how the emotional manipulation tactics of narcissistic and antisocial partners affect those around them, particularly with regards to its cumulative socioemotional and psychological effects on the victim.