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Adult children of emotionally immature parents : how to heal from distant, rejecting, or self-involved parents

Author: Lindsay C Gibson
Publisher: Oakland, CA : New Harbinger Publications, Inc., [2015]
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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If you grew up with an emotionally immature, unavailable, or selfish parent, you may have lingering feelings of anger, loneliness, betrayal, or abandonment. You may recall your childhood as a time when your emotional needs were not met, when your feelings were dismissed, or when you took on adult levels of responsibility in an effort to compensate for your parent{OCLCbr#92}s behavior. These wounds can be healed, and  Read more...
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Lindsay C Gibson
ISBN: 9781626251700 1626251703
OCLC Number: 890181146
Description: vi, 201 pages ; 23 cm
Contents: How emotionally immature parents affect their adult children's lives --
Recognizing the emotionally immature parent --
How it feels to have a relationship with and emotionally immature parent --
Four types of emotionally immature parents --
How different children react to emotionally immature parenting --
What it's like to be an internalizer --
Breaking down and awakening --
How to avoid getting hooked by an emotionally immature parent --
How it feels to live free of roles and fantasies --
How to identify emotionally mature people.
Responsibility: Lindsay C. Gibson, PsyD.

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What happens when children are more mature than their parents? Growing up with an emotionally unavailable, immature, or selfish parent is painful, but rarely discussed. In this breakthrough book,  Read more...

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