Trapped in the Mirror: Adult Children of Narcissists in their Struggle for Self

Trapped in the Mirror: Adult Children of Narcissists in their Struggle for Self Author Elan Golomb
ISBN-10 0688140718
ISBN-13 9780688140717
Year 1995-03-28
Pages 272
Language English
Publisher William Morrow & Company, Inc.
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In this compelling book Elan Golomb identifies the crux of the emotional and psychological problems of millions of adults Simply put the children of narcissist offspring of parents whose interest always towered above the most basic needs of their sons and daughters share a common belief They believe they do not have the right to exist The difficulties experienced by adult children of narcissists can manifest themselves in many ways for examples physical self loathing that takes form of overeating anorexia or bulimia a self destructive streak that causes poor job performance and rocky personal relationships or a struggle with the self that is perpetuated in the adult s interaction with his or her own children These dilemmas are both common and correctable Dr Golomb tells us With an empathic blend of scholarship and case studies along with her own personal narrative of her fight for self Dr Golomb plumbs the depths of this problem revealing its mysterious hold on the affairs of otherwise bright aware motivated and worthy people Trapped in the Mirror explores the nature of the paralysis and lack of motivation so many adults feelstress and its role in exacerbating childhood wrongswhy do many of our relationships seem to be reruns of the past how one s body image can be formed by faulty parenting how anger must be acknowledge to be overcomeand most important how even the most traumatized self can be healed Rooted in a profoundly humanist traditional approach and suffused with the benefit of the latest knowledge about intrafamily relationships Trapped in the Mirror offers more than the average self help book it is truly the first self heal book for millions

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Unloved Again

Unloved Again Author Elan Golomb
ISBN-10 9781491765982
Release 2015-11-30
Pages 226