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DISARMING THE NARCISSIST

Surviving & Thriving with the Self-Absorbed

By Wendy T. Behary, LCSW

Narrated by Jo Anna Perrin

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Publication Date: 12/05/2011 Running Time: 7 hrs
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Synopsis

Disarming the Narcissist is a step-by-step guide to treating and communicating with narcissists with compassion and empathy in a way that still preserves the listener's personal boundaries and sanity.

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"Behary's book will surely provide help to many in need of a confidence bolster in the face of provocation." ---Publishers Weekly

"Disarming the Narcissist offers sound suggestions and keen insights---a breakthrough in one of psychology's toughest cases." ---Daniel Goleman, author of Emotional Intelligence

"A valuable contribution to the growing self-help literature on the fascinating subject of narcissism." ---Sandy Hotchkiss, LCSW, author of Why Is It Always About You?

Summary

How can you handle the narcissistic people in your life? They're frustrating (and maybe even intimidating) to deal with. You might need to interact with some of them in social or professional settings, and you might even love one—so sometimes it just doesn't work to simply ignore them. You need to find a way of communicating effectively with narcissists, getting your point across and meeting your needs while side-stepping unproductive power struggles and senseless arguments. Disarming the Narcissist offers a host of effective strategies for dealing effectively with someone who is at the center of his or her own universe.

Disarming the Narcissist will show you how to move past the narcissist's defenses using compassionate, empathetic communication. You'll learn how narcissists view the world, how to navigate their coping styles, and why, oftentimes, it's sad and lonely being a narcissist. By learning to anticipate and avoid certain hot-button issues, you'll be able to relate to narcissists without triggering aggression. By validating some common narcissistic concerns, you'll find out how to be heard in conversation with a narcissist. Finally, you'll learn how to set limits with your narcissist and when it's time to draw the line on unacceptable behavior.


PSYCHOLOGYPersonality
FAMILY & RELATIONSHIPSInterpersonal Relations
FAMILY & RELATIONSHIPSGeneral
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