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|Material Type:||Internet resource|
|Document Type:||Book, Internet Resource|
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|ISBN:||9781416551324 1416551328 9781439129432 1439129436|
|Description:||xvi, 243 p. ; 24 cm.|
|Contents:||Part one: Recognizing the problem. The emotional burden you carry ; The empty mirror : my mother and me ; The faces of maternal narcissism ; Where is Daddy? : the rest of the narcissistic nest ; Image is everything : put a smile on that pretty little face --
Part two: How narcissistic mothering affects your entire life. I try so hard! : the high-achieving daughter ; What's the use? : the self-sabotaging daughter ; Romantic fallout : trying to win at love where I failed with Mom ; Help! I'm becoming my mother : daughters as mothers --
Part three: Ending the legacy. First steps : how it feels, not how it looks ; A part of and apart from : separating from mother ; Becoming the woman I truly am : deserving daughters ; My turn : dealing with mother during recovery ; Filling the empty mirror : ending the narcissistic legacy.
"The long-term destructive consequences that narcissistic parents have for their children are well known. Until now, however, there has been little in the way of helpful advice for those who were