Will I Ever be Good Enough  Book
Score: 4.5
From 9 Ratings

Will I Ever be Good Enough


  • Author : Karyl McBride
  • Publisher : Simon and Schuster
  • Release Date : 2008
  • Genre: Family & Relationships
  • Pages : 275
  • ISBN 10 : 9781416551324

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Will I Ever be Good Enough Excerpt :

A resource for daughters of mothers with narcissistic personality disorder explains how to manage feelings of inadequacy and abandonment in the face of inappropriate maternal expectations and conditional love, in a step-by-step guide that shares recommendations for creating a personalized program for self-protection and recovery. 50,000 first printing.

Will I Ever Be Free of You  Book
Score: 5
From 1 Ratings

Will I Ever Be Free of You


  • Author : Karyl McBride
  • Publisher : Simon and Schuster
  • Release Date : 2016-03-15
  • Genre: Family & Relationships
  • Pages : 256
  • ISBN 10 : 9781476755724

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Will I Ever Be Free of You Excerpt :

"A practical guide to separating and divorcing from a narcissist, healing yourself, and protecting your children"--

Summary of Karyl McBride   s Will I Ever Be Good Enough  by Milkyway Media Book

Summary of Karyl McBride s Will I Ever Be Good Enough by Milkyway Media


  • Author : Milkyway Media
  • Publisher : Milkyway Media
  • Release Date : 2018-08-30
  • Genre: Study Aids
  • Pages : 33
  • ISBN 10 : 978186723xxxx

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Summary of Karyl McBride s Will I Ever Be Good Enough by Milkyway Media Excerpt :

In Will I Ever Be Good Enough? Healing the Daughters of Narcissistic Mothers (2009), Karyl McBride uses her extensive experience as a family therapist to offer a guide to recovery for adult daughters of narcissistic mothers. The program is designed to help these women overcome a vicious cycle of dysfunctional parenting patterns, banish the haunting emptiness that results from feeling unlovable, and quell anxiety resulting from feeling they were never good enough for their mothers… Purchase this in-depth summary to learn more.

You re Not Crazy   It s Your Mother Book

You re Not Crazy It s Your Mother


  • Author : Danu Morrigan
  • Publisher : Unknown
  • Release Date : 2021-05-27
  • Genre: Uncategoriezed
  • Pages : 248
  • ISBN 10 : 1913657116

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You re Not Crazy It s Your Mother Excerpt :

A comprehensively revised and expanded new edition of Danu Morrigan's #1 bestselling book, which has helped tens of thousands of daughters of narcissistic mothers around the world.Do you find yourself emotionally bruised, upset and confused after being in touch with your mother? Do you somehow feel like you're not a real person in her company? If so, you are far from alone. Millions of daughters experience the samehall-of-mirrors dizziness. Many of them have come to the conclusion that their mother has Narcissistic Personality Disorder, and that explains all that they have suffered. This book explores this - maybe it will resonate for you the same way and make you feel understood and validated as never before.This new edition includes a wealth of new insight and understanding learned by Danu over the last ten years, including: Clarity about escaping the toxic dynamic, through The Four Steps to Freedom; managing our fear of regretting our decisions; how Stories steer us without us realising; the NM's performative kindness and performative love; overcoming the trap of The Silent Treatment; distinguishing narcissistic 'niceness' from genuine decency; how to recognise, get, and contribute to healthy relationships.

Mothers Who Can t Love Book
Score: 4
From 2 Ratings

Mothers Who Can t Love


  • Author : Susan Forward
  • Publisher : Harper Collins
  • Release Date : 2013-10-01
  • Genre: Self-Help
  • Pages : 304
  • ISBN 10 : 9780062204356

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Mothers Who Can t Love Excerpt :

With Mothers Who Can't Love: A Healing Guide for Daughters, Susan Forward, Ph.D., author of the smash #1 bestseller Toxic Parents, offers a powerful look at the devastating impact unloving mothers have on their daughters—and provides clear, effective techniques for overcoming that painful legacy. In more than 35 years as a therapist, Forward has worked with large numbers of women struggling to escape the emotional damage inflicted by the women who raised them. Subjected to years of criticism, competition, role-reversal, smothering control, emotional neglect and abuse, these women are plagued by anxiety and depression, relationship problems, lack of confidence, and difficulties with trust. They doubt their worth, and even their ability to love. Forward examines the Narcissistic Mother, the Competitive Mother, the Overly Enmeshed mother, the Control Freak, Mothers who need Mothering, and mothers who abuse or fail to protect their daughters from abuse. Filled with compelling case histories, Mothers Who Can’t Love outlines the self-help techniques Forward has developed to transform the lives of her clients, showing women how to overcome the pain of childhood and how to act in their own best interests. Warm and compassionate, Mothers Who Can’t Love offers daughters the emotional support and tools they need to heal themselves and rebuild their confidence and self-respect.

Difficult Mothers  Understanding and Overcoming Their Power Book
Score: 3.5
From 2 Ratings

Difficult Mothers Understanding and Overcoming Their Power


  • Author : Terri Apter
  • Publisher : W. W. Norton & Company
  • Release Date : 2012-05-07
  • Genre: Family & Relationships
  • Pages : 240
  • ISBN 10 : 9780393083927

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Difficult Mothers Understanding and Overcoming Their Power Excerpt :

An essential work for readers seeking compassionate, wise guidance about the powerful relationship between mothers and their sons and daughters. Mother love is often seen as sacred, but for many children the relationship is a painful struggle. Using the newest research on human attachment and brain development, Terri Apter, an internationally acclaimed psychologist and writer, unlocks the mysteries of this complicated bond. She showcases the five different types of difficult mother—the angry mother, the controlling mother, the narcissistic mother, the envious mother, and the emotionally neglectful mother—and explains the patterns of behavior seen in each type. Apter also explores the dilemma at the heart of a difficult relationship: why a mother has such a powerful impact on us and why we continue to care about her responses long after we have outgrown our dependence. She then shows how we can conduct an “emotional audit” on ourselves to overcome the power of the complex feelings a difficult mother inflicts. In the end this book celebrates the great resilience of sons and daughters of difficult mothers as well as acknowledging their special challenges.

Never Good Enough Book

Never Good Enough


  • Author : Monica Ramirez Basco
  • Publisher : Simon and Schuster
  • Release Date : 2000-03-02
  • Genre: Psychology
  • Pages : 294
  • ISBN 10 : 9780684862934

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Never Good Enough Excerpt :

Shows how perfection can cause depression, low self-esteem, and other problems and leads readers through a comprehensive program designed to release them from its grip.

The Love Hypothesis Book
Score: 4
From 32 Ratings

The Love Hypothesis


  • Author : Ali Hazelwood
  • Publisher : Penguin
  • Release Date : 2021-09-14
  • Genre: Fiction
  • Pages : 385
  • ISBN 10 : 9780593336830

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The Instant New York Times Bestseller and TikTok Sensation! As seen on THE VIEW! A BuzzFeed Best Summer Read of 2021 When a fake relationship between scientists meets the irresistible force of attraction, it throws one woman's carefully calculated theories on love into chaos. As a third-year Ph.D. candidate, Olive Smith doesn't believe in lasting romantic relationships--but her best friend does, and that's what got her into this situation. Convincing Anh that Olive is dating and well on her way to a happily ever after was always going to take more than hand-wavy Jedi mind tricks: Scientists require proof. So, like any self-respecting biologist, Olive panics and kisses the first man she sees. That man is none other than Adam Carlsen, a young hotshot professor--and well-known ass. Which is why Olive is positively floored when Stanford's reigning lab tyrant agrees to keep her charade a secret and be her fake boyfriend. But when a big science conference goes haywire, putting Olive's career on the Bunsen burner, Adam surprises her again with his unyielding support and even more unyielding...six-pack abs. Suddenly their little experiment feels dangerously close to combustion. And Olive discovers that the only thing more complicated than a hypothesis on love is putting her own heart under the microscope.

Mean Mothers Book

Mean Mothers


  • Author : Peg Streep
  • Publisher : Harper Collins
  • Release Date : 2009-10-13
  • Genre: Family & Relationships
  • Pages : 256
  • ISBN 10 : 9780061943195

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Mean Mothers Excerpt :

Drawn from research and the real-life experiences of adult daughters, Mean Mothers illuminates one of the last cultural taboos: what happens when a woman does not or cannot love her own daughter. Peg Streep, co-author of the highly acclaimed Girl in the Mirror, has subtitled this important, eye-opening exploration of the darker side of maternal behavior, “Overcoming the Legacy of Hurt.” There are no psychopathic child abusers in Mean Mothers. Instead, this essential volume focuses on the more subtle forms of psychological damage inflicted by mothers on their unappreciated daughters—and offers help and support to those women who were forced to suffer a parent’s cruelty and neglect.

Narcissistic Mothers Book

Narcissistic Mothers


  • Author : Caroline Foster
  • Publisher : Unknown
  • Release Date : 2020-11-03
  • Genre: Uncategoriezed
  • Pages : 156
  • ISBN 10 : 9798558434200

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Are you an adult child of a narcissistic mother? Do you suspect your mother has Narcissistic Personality Disorder? Caroline Foster, an experienced life coach, will lead you into a painful path of awareness, but she will also give you concrete advice on how to handle your toxic mother and change your life for the better. If you read this book: You will discover all the reasons why your childhood was so traumatic. You will learn how to handle your narcissistic mother. You will discover all of the dysfunctional beliefs and habits that you developed during your childhood. You will learn how to contrast Complex Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder symptoms. The issue of toxic mothers undeniably challenges the status quo in various ways, but most certainly needs to be addressed. Adult children of narcissistic parents are often plagued with such an abundance of guilt and sense of deep obligation and shame that it causes them to feel duty-bound to keep whatever happened in the family secret, even when it is destroying their lives. It's really difficult to share your experience in this case, because narcissists, and especially a narcissistic mother, can be very good at creating the perfect family image for outsiders looking in. The solution is not forgiving or forgetting. You should understand your situation and work on your self-development in order to take back control of your life. Book Contents RECOGNIZING THE PROBLEM What is Pathological Narcissism Inside the Mind of a Narcissist Types of Narcissism Overt Grandiose Narcissism Covert Narcissism Narcissistic Strategies of Manipulation How the narcissist controls you Pathological Narcissists as Parents Signs of Narcissistic Parenting THE NARCISSISTIC MOTHER Enablers (enabler father) The Narcissistic Mother and The Roles She Chooses for Her Children Types of Narcissistic Mothers Narcissistic Mothers and Their Sons Narcissistic Mothers and their Daughters Effects of narcissistic abuse on Adult Children SOLUTIONS Protect Yourself f

Difficult Mothers  Adult Daughters Book

Difficult Mothers Adult Daughters


  • Author : Karen C.L. Anderson
  • Publisher : Mango Media Inc.
  • Release Date : 2018-03-13
  • Genre: Family & Relationships
  • Pages : 126
  • ISBN 10 : 9781633537163

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“An empowering book . . . strategies for freeing yourself from the control of an unhealthy mother relationship.” —Susan Forward PhD, #1 New York Times–bestselling author of Toxic Parents For any adult daughter who struggles with a narcissistic, controlling, or otherwise difficult mother, here’s the good news: Your mother doesn't have to change in order for you to be happy. Inspired by her own journey, Karen C.L. Anderson shows women how to emotionally separate from their difficult mothers without guilt and anxiety, so they can finally create a life based on their own values, desires, needs, and preferences. With personal stories, practical tools, and journal prompts that can be used now to feel better. Anderson compassionately leads women struggling in their relationships with their difficult mothers through a process of self-awareness and understanding. Her experience with hundreds of women has resulted in cases of profound growth and transformation. This book is about Anderson discovering and accepting the whole of who she is (separate from her mother), and—in relatable, real, funny, and compassionate prose—making her discoveries accessible to women struggling to redefine their own challenging relationships with their mothers. Learn: · Why mothers and daughters can have difficult relationships · How to heal and transform your mother “wounds” · How to tell your stories in a way that empowers · How to handle the uncomfortable emotions that seem inevitable · The art of creating, articulating, and maintaining impeccable boundaries · How to stop “shouldering” How to “re-mother” yourself and acknowledge, honor, and meet your needs

Adult Children of Narcissistic Parents Book

Adult Children of Narcissistic Parents


  • Author : Lorna Mayers
  • Publisher : Unknown
  • Release Date : 2020-11-30
  • Genre: Family & Relationships
  • Pages : 132
  • ISBN 10 : 1801187258

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Adult Children of Narcissistic Parents Excerpt :

Use this book to find out if you've unknowingly been a victim of a narcissist, and how to release the grab it still holds on you!

This Time I Dance  Book

This Time I Dance


  • Author : Tama Kieves
  • Publisher : Penguin
  • Release Date : 2006-09-07
  • Genre: Business & Economics
  • Pages : 240
  • ISBN 10 : 9781440649905

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This Time I Dance Excerpt :

These are all things that we have to deal with when going through a career change. What is most difficult is deciding to make the change, especially when you are good at what you do, and wonder whether you should just stick it out in an unhappy-albeit well-paid-environment instead of taking a risk and starting over doing something you love. In This Time I Dance!, Tama Kieves shares the inspiring wisdom that led her from being a successful Harvard lawyer to an even more successful writer and life coach. The best part? She's happy with her career! We all look for what will make us happy in life, but we don't always make the choices that we should when it comes to sustaining that happiness. Tama Kieves shows how to do just that: how to stay happy and employed doing something you love, and what it takes to stop being a stressed-out worker and make peace with your career-and, most important, with yourself. Filled with solutions to the anxieties and roadblocks you may confront on your path, This Time I Dance! is for all those who are unfulfilled at work and uncertain of the practical steps that they should follow to achieve their dreams.

The Not Good Enough Mother Book
Score: 4
From 8 Ratings

The Not Good Enough Mother


  • Author : Sharon Lamb
  • Publisher : Beacon Press
  • Release Date : 2019-06-25
  • Genre: Family & Relationships
  • Pages : 200
  • ISBN 10 : 9780807082478

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A psychologist who evaluates the fitness of parents when their children have been removed from their custody finds herself reassessing her own mothering when her son falls victim to the opioid crisis. Psychologist and expert witness Dr. Sharon Lamb evaluates parents, particularly in high-stakes cases concerning the termination of parental rights. The conclusions she reaches can mean that some children are returned home from foster homes. Others are freed for adoption. Well-trained, Lamb generally can decide what’s in the best interests of the child. But when her son’s struggle with opioid addiction comes to light, she starts to doubt her right to make judgments about other mothers. As an expert, a professor, and a mother, Lamb gives voice to the near impossible standards demanded by a society prone to blame mothers when anything befalls their children. She describes vividly the plight of individual parents, mothers in particular, struggling with addiction and mental illness and trying to make stable homes for their kids amid the economic and emotional turmoil of their lives—all in the context of the opioid epidemic that has ravaged her home state of Vermont. In her office, during visits with their children, and in the family court, the parents we meet wait anxiously for Lamb’s verdict: Have they turned their lives around under child welfare’s watchful eye? Do they understand their children’s needs? In short, are they good enough? But what is good enough? Lamb turns that question on herself in the midst of her gradual realization of her son’s opioid addiction. Amazed at her own denial, feeling powerless to help him, Lamb confronts the heartache she can bring into the lives of others and her power to tear families apart.

I Love You But I Don t Trust You Book
Score: 5
From 2 Ratings

I Love You But I Don t Trust You


  • Author : Mira Kirshenbaum
  • Publisher : Penguin
  • Release Date : 2012-02-07
  • Genre: Family & Relationships
  • Pages : 304
  • ISBN 10 : 9781101560044

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I Love You But I Don t Trust You Excerpt :

A guide to restoring trust in broken relationships from a renowed couple’s therapist. Is my relationship worth saving? Will the trust ever come back? How can things be good between us again? Whether broken trust is due to daily dishonesties, a monumental betrayal, or even a history of hurts from the past, it can put a relationship at risk. This is the first book to show you exactly what to do to restore trust in your relationship, regardless of how it was damaged. In this complete guide, couples therapist Mira Kirshenbaum will also help you understand the stages by which trust strengthens when the rebuilding process is allowed to take place. And you will learn how the two of you can avoid the mistakes that prevent healing and discover how to feel secure with each other again.