A practical and empathetic look at how Narcissistic Personality Disorder (NPD) affects not just the millions who have been diagnosed, but its devastating impact on families–with strategies and tips for healing.
Millions of people have been diagnosed with narcissistic personality disorder–and for each one, there are dozens of family members around them who are impacted and overwhelmed by their behavior.
Expert and survivor Julie Hall takes an in-depth look at causes and symptoms, as well as defining traits and behaviors. She dispels misconceptions about narcissism and provides real-life examples from experts, clinicians, and survivors, addressing issues such as:
Recognizing abuse and manipulation
Handling specific behaviors such as projecting, shaming, and gaslighting
Dealing with narcissists online
Dealing with narcissistic parents and spouses
Navigating narcissism through caretaking, sibling divisions, and parental alienation
Wise, affirming, and practical, The Narcissist in Your Life is a supportive, compassionate guide to help adult children, partners, siblings, and others with narcissistically abusive family members end the cycle and find healing.