Sometimes it's impossible to avoid them, so instead of being miserable or taken advantage of, relationships expert Rokelle Lerner shows readers how to spot a narcissist as well as giving them the necessary tools to cope with them. How does humility fit in? I am now skeptical of this approach and believe that if the relationship is abusive, the wisest course of action is to cut your losses and get out as soon as you can. All I can say after reading this book is that I truly do feel sorry for people who have this disorder. I viewed Sookie differently when I tried to watch the show last year. A book that has been read but is in good condition. I did learn a lot.
The Object of My Affection is in My Reflection will help you see through their charm so you can recharge your spirit, redefine your purpose, and regain your life. Other than that, very good. We are truly all the same with a few compounded experiences that make us talk, look, act a bit differet. There's something interesting and useful information in here e. This list will be updated periodically with recommended reading for anyone going through or recovering from verbal and emotional abuse, especially by someone with the traits of narcissistic personality disorder. Very minimal damage to the cover including scuff marks, but no holes or tears. There's more to it than the obvious things.
The Object of My Affection is in My Reflection will help you see through their charm so you can recharge your spirit, redefine your purpose, and regain your life. I read all the Sookie Stackhouse novels before True Blood came out, then devoured the first three seasons of that show. In my mind I see this as a continuum of severity, with different traits causing people to act in different ways. This book looks at the whole picture and is not emotionally charged as are some on this topic. Narcissists suffer from a personality disorder that began in the early stages of childhood. Their behavior is a consequence of early childhood abandonment and abuse.
My clients love it, and they see the differences between entitlement and narciss I bought this book at a conference after hearing the author's lecture. Some of the content is so painful and difficult that it might be worth considering talking to someone about what you will discover in this book. The Object of How to Manage the Narcissistic People in Your Life Does your boss constantly blame you for things you didn't do? Gentle and understanding and with sensible strategies in part 4 for those entangled with a narcissist. My clients love it, and they see the differences between entitlement and narcissism. Best Book Out There on Narcissism Bar None Would you listen to The Object of My Affection is My Reflection again? It deals with a very serious topic that everyone should have some familiarity with since pretty much everyone will, to some degree, have their lives affected by narcissists in greater and lesser degrees. The author shares a lot of insight that can guide you on your way to healing from one of the most difficult aspects of abuse.
I have the right to live without guns or pornography in my house. So many things made sense. I highly recommend this book. If taken too far, some aspects of this book could be exaggerated to blame women for their own mistreatment. There is just one short chapter about dealing with narcissists in a work environment, and most of that chapter focuses on having a narcissist manager, which isn't relevant for me.
I don't have to hate my narcissist husband for what he did to me. They are stuck in an early development stage where there is tremendous self-interest, excessive self-absorption, and extreme entitlement. Their behavior is a consequence of early childhood abandonment and abuse. So, I wanted to educate myself that much more. I had been looking for a book about narcissism but not something that was overly clinical. Sick people love one another. It helps to put in perspective behavior that may be so confusing and damaging.
This is a must-read for anyone recovering from psychological abuse. For the record, I think A Long story short. This book does an excellent job explaining narcissism and how it shows up in various relationships. I wish all of you out there struggling with a narcissist peace and happiness. The Object of My Affection Is in My Reflection will help you understand the complexities of this disorder and arm you with the coping mechanisms to navigate through this type of relationship. For my husband, it was all an act.
Do you feel anxious when you see a certain 'friend's' name on your cell phone? It was recommended to me by my therapist. She explains why narcissists do the things they do and how you can protect yourself from their intimidation and manipulations. It was a little bit more clinical in some sections, but overall it was a good read. This is a good, common man, non-clinical read on Narcissism. And this makes me wonder something.
But there's a bit of good advice in that chapter, and some more useful material scattered throughout the other chapters. I have a right to be wrong and make mistakes without being punished or humiliated. It helps you gain a perspective of what's going on and how to cope with it without letting it get the best of you. This book was really good. Rokelle Lerner specializes in working with narcissists and the people they impact. The Object of My Affection Is in My Reflection will help you understand the complexities of this disorder and arm you with the coping mechanisms to navigate through this type of relationship. I still have so much to learn, but at all expense, this book helped get me out of the self-pity mode and thrown into true reflection that hinges on our own choices and looking at our own barriers to love.