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Toxic Parents: Overcoming Their Hurtful Legacy and Reclaiming Your Life

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Publisher Comments:

When you were a child...

  • Did your parents tell you were bad or worthless?
  • Did your parents use physical pain to discipline you?
  • Did you have to take care of your parents because of their problems?
  • Were you frightened of your parents?
  • Did your parents do anything to you that had to be kept secret?
  • Now that you are an adult...Do your parents still treat you as if you were a child?
  • Do you have intense emotional or physical reactions after spending time with your parents?
  • Do your parents control you with threats or guilt?
  • Do they manipulate you with money?
  • Do you feel that no matter what you do, it's never good enough for your parents?

In this remarkable self-help guide, Dr. Susan Forward drawn on case histories and the real-life voices of adult children of toxic parents to help you free yourself from the frustrating patterns of your relationship with your parents – and discover an exciting new world of self-confidence, inner strength, and emotional independence.

Review:

"A dynamic, powerful, hard-hitting book. It offers tremendous hope, as well. Be a lifesaver." – Abigail Van Buren, "Dear Abby"

Review:

"I consider Susan Forward to be among the foremost therapists of our age. In Toxic Parents she offers us a penetrating model of how to heal the frozen grief of our dysfunctional past....Please read this book!" – John Bradshaw, author of Bradshaw On: the Family, Healing the Shame that Binds You and Homecoming

Synopsis:

When you were a child...

Did your parents tell you were bad or worthless?

Did your parents use physical pain to discipline you?

Did you have to take care of your parents because of their problems?

Were you frightened of your parents?

Did your parents do anything to you that had to be kept secret?

Now that you are an adult...

Do your parents still treat you as if you were a child?

Do you have intense emotional or physical reactions after spending time with your parents?

Do your parents control you with threats or guilt?

Do they manipulate you with money?

Do you feel that no matter what you do, it's never good enough for your parents?

In this remarkable self-help guide, Dr. Susan Forward drawn on case histories and the real-life voices of adult children of toxic parents to help you free yourself from the frustrating patterns of your relationship with your parents — and discover an exciting new world of self-confidence, inner strength, and emotional independence.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780553284348
Subtitle:
(overcoming their hurtful legacy and reclaiming your life )
With:
Forward, Susan
Author:
Foward, Susan
Author:
Buck, Craig
Publisher:
Bantam Books
Location:
New York :
Subject:
Fiction
Subject:
Self-Esteem
Subject:
Abuse
Subject:
Dysfunctional Families
Subject:
Adult child abuse victims
Subject:
Codependency
Subject:
Problem families
Subject:
Abusive parents.
Subject:
Abusive parents -- United States.
Subject:
Personal Growth - Self-Esteem
Edition Description:
Includes bibliographical references p. 324.
Series Volume:
240
Publication Date:
1990
Binding:
Trade Paper
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Yes
Pages:
324 p.
Dimensions:
6.83x4.21x.93 in. .33 lbs.

Related Subjects


Health and Self-Help » Recovery and Addiction » Adult Children
Health and Self-Help » Recovery and Addiction » General
Health and Self-Help » Self-Help » General

Toxic Parents: Overcoming Their Hurtful Legacy and Reclaiming Your Life
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Product details 324 p. pages Bantam Books - English 9780553284348 Reviews:
"Review" by , "A dynamic, powerful, hard-hitting book. It offers tremendous hope, as well. Be a lifesaver." –
"Review" by , "I consider Susan Forward to be among the foremost therapists of our age. In Toxic Parents she offers us a penetrating model of how to heal the frozen grief of our dysfunctional past....Please read this book!" –
"Synopsis" by , When you were a child...

Did your parents tell you were bad or worthless?

Did your parents use physical pain to discipline you?

Did you have to take care of your parents because of their problems?

Were you frightened of your parents?

Did your parents do anything to you that had to be kept secret?

Now that you are an adult...

Do your parents still treat you as if you were a child?

Do you have intense emotional or physical reactions after spending time with your parents?

Do your parents control you with threats or guilt?

Do they manipulate you with money?

Do you feel that no matter what you do, it's never good enough for your parents?

In this remarkable self-help guide, Dr. Susan Forward drawn on case histories and the real-life voices of adult children of toxic parents to help you free yourself from the frustrating patterns of your relationship with your parents — and discover an exciting new world of self-confidence, inner strength, and emotional independence.
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