Nethe light on things that abusers would rather have left in the shadows I m glad I got toread this book because its very different than other books of its kind It gives you informationhowever it doesn t lood your brain and it also gives you a story along with it Nice read I think the part that I liked the best about this book had to be how informative and compellingthe information was I couldn t put this book down in the beginning each chapter was like a little mini novel with all new information What I didn t like about this book was I Escaping the Endless Adolescence: How We Can Help Our Teenagers Grow Up Before They Grow Old found thelow of it very choppy it had my going back to see if I was missing pages because the ideas were all overthe place Overall not bad but the Dogs Behaving Badly: An A-Z Guide to Understanding and Curing Behavorial Problems in Dogs flow was just to much and took me right out of the storyitself An experience that many would relate to presented in a professional way without loosing the personal human emotional aspect of the bitterness and trauma one passes through This little book has a lot of good informationor anyone who has been in the clutches of a narcissist so I appreciate that However the advice is minimal and Gray Bishop fairly basic so it s best used as an intro book on the subject I love the message and received many great pockets of inspiration but the grammatical errors and misprints drove me crazy. With theull blown narcissistic personality disorder There's ambivalence on the part of psychologists and other experts on whether a narcissist can change So what do you do Do you stay or do you go Can your partner be the one who changes Laura Charanza is a survivor of orty years of narcissistic abuse Laura has worked with psychologists physicians life coaches and spiritual healers to understand narcissism and a narcissist's victims With empathy and transparency l Laura tells irst hand the story of a typical and toxic relationship with a narcissist But understand that there is a way out and here is where your journey to reedom peace and true love can begi.
Christian don t worry the book will speak to anyone The Christian links are provided near the end However know that God abhors abuse and never expects you or your children to stay and suffer You may ind some of those resources comfortingI ve had than one Narcissist in my life and I m not long out of an 11 year marriage that almost killed me in every way I know too well how even the strongest woman can end up not even being able to get out of bed and believe she s not doing enough to make her abuser happy Recovery Liar from this abuse is not easy but so necessary so the pattern is not repeatedI highly recommend this book No doubt about it this one will give you a lotrom knowledge to a message to be kind on yourself Five stars Noir from meFollow me on Goodreads oror recommendations on books around this subject Booklover Catlady THis book is all about a woman s experience living wish a Narcissist and dealingwith the constant abuse and manipulation that he placed on her It was heartbreaking to listento how he made her uestion her own judgement on things that she knew to be true I can t imagine having to live under that constant bagering it would drive anyone crazy THis bookreally opens the readers eyes to things that are not right in relationships and helps shi. Cess and soulmate Then the debasement starts The rules start changing Just when you think you know what he wants the standards change again Then he isolates you You aren't allowed to see Renovate: Changing Who You Are by Loving Where You Are family andriends If you do you are punished with silence or rancid accusations Then there's the escalation of conversations into turbulent arguments only Gaffer for him to apologize and start the cycle all over again If youeel hopeless don't There is a way out and your exit plan begins with understanding what you are going through and how you ended up there Narcissism is a spectrum disorder A person can exhibit a ew symptoms of being a narcissist or enough traits to be diagnosed.
This is one of the best books rom a Survivor s perspective I ve read The author describes her own painful and devastating journey with her Narcissistic mother and then the abusive Narcissistic man that was her husband Lone Star Justice: The First Century of the Texas Rangers for many yearsIt s than just her story which I related to so much with both relationships but it s informative as to what Narcissist s do and how there are varying degrees of it It has a brilliant extensive section on gaslighting most books cover it but this really dissects the crazy making way it messes you up I got so muchrom thatAnother uniue aspect I love about this book and watch my reviews go berserk on Narcissists as I m reading all I can get my hands on is the powerful advice given about how to divorce the Narcissist with the least amount of pain and damage This is excellent advice and it s US based but a lot can be applied to divorce anywhere The writing style is personal I elt like the author and I were having a chat I read the book in one sitting and despite reading lots about this insidious orm of abuse I got lots new A Chicken in Every Yard: The Urban Farm Store's Guide to Chicken Keeping from thisThe chapter and messages on healing yourself are really good and if you are a Christian like me there are references to particular podcasts YouTube videos and speakers to watchlisten If you are not Have you everelt like a normal discussion turns into him raging at you while you cower in the corner not certain what just happened to set him off Have you Island of the Lost Horses (Dora and Friends) felt like you would be punished if you stand upor yourself Have you ever been told you are imagining things and everyone thinks you're crazy Have you been told no one else could ever love you Have you been led to believe this is all your Summer Meditations fault If youeel like you are living a God Said, Ha!: A Memoir fairy tale turned nightmare then you may be a victim of narcissistic abuse Abusive relationships with a narcissistollow a specific pattern There's the initial stage of love bombing where he's prince charming and you are his prin.