Synopses & Reviews
Fourteen years since its first publication, the bestsellerNasty People
has been revised and updated to cover the motivations of nasty people, how to avoid confrontation with a nasty boss, how to handle a nasty spouse, and much more, including:
- How to break the cycle of nastiness
- A new understanding of personality disorders and depression
- Narcissism, nasty behavior, and self-doubt
- Nasty people and self-validation
- The role adrenaline plays in nasty behavior and our responses to it.
Everyone knows a person who has been hurt, betrayed, or degraded by nasty individuals or has experienced it themselves. In three books, Jay Carter, Psy. D., shows readers how to stop this cycle of overt and covert abuse, without resorting to nasty tactics. Now for the first time, this series is released together to cover all areas of dealing with difficult people. With straight-talking advice, real-life anecdotes, and psychology that makes sense, Carter explains how to handle and stop painful behavior that harms both the perpetrator and the victim.
- How to break the cycle of nastiness- A new understanding of personality disorders and depression- Narcissism, nasty behavior, and self-doubt- Nasty people and self-validation- The role adrenaline plays in nasty behavior and our responses to it.
Do you know a nasty person? Someone who always puts you down in front of others? This title shows us how to put a stop once and for all to this cycle of overt and covert abuse without resorting to nasty tactics. With advice and real-life anecdotes, you can learn how to break the cycle of nastiness.
Includes bibliographical references (p. 101-103).
Surefire methods to neutralize the nasty people in your life
Have you been hurt, betrayed, or degraded by a nasty person? Perhaps it's your boss, your parent, or your spouse. Whoever it is, he or she is an invalidator who feeds on your self-esteem, mental anguish, and unhappiness. But you can stop this cycle of abuse and put an end to sneak attacks on your soul--without resorting to nasty tactics.
In this updated bestselling guide to staying sane while dealing with difficult people, Jay Carter, Psy.D., calls upon decades of practice and observation to offer proven strategies for avoiding toxic relationships. With straight-talking advice, real-life anecdotes, and psychology that makes sense, Dr. Carter gives you the surefire tricks and techniques you need to:
- Identify the invalidators in your life
- Protect your sanity
- Use humor to get out of the blame game
- Conquer self-doubt
- Stop invalidating yourself
- Confront emotional bullies
- See the bigger picture
- Reclaim the captain's seat of your soul
About the Author
Jay Carter, Phsy.D., DAPBS, is a psychologist who has treated couples and women for decades. The bestselling author of Nasty Men and Nasty Women, and a sought-after motivational speaker, Dr. Carter has made numerous appearances both nationally and internationally. He has also been a guest on "Larry King Live" and "The Montel Williams Show."