Disarming the Narcissist: Surviving and Thriving with the Self-Absorbed

Disarming the Narcissist: Surviving and Thriving with the Self-Absorbed Author Wendy T. Behary LCSW
ISBN-10 1608827607
ISBN-13 9781608827602
Year 2013-07-01
Pages 224
Language English
Publisher New Harbinger Publications
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Do you know someone who is overly arrogant shows an extreme lack of empathy or exhibits an inflated sense of entitlement Do they exploit others or engage in magical thinking These are all traits of narcissistic personality disorder and when it comes to dealing with narcissists it can be difficult to get your point across So how do you handle the narcissistic people in your life You might interact with them in social or professional settings and you might even love oneso ignoring them isnt really a practical solution They re frustrating and maybe even intimidating but ultimately you need to find a way of communicating effectively with them Disarming the Narcissist Second Edition 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 also find out how to be heard in conversation with a narcissist This book will help you learn to meet your own needs while side stepping unproductive power struggles and senseless arguments with someone who is at the center of his or her own universe This new edition also includes new chapters on dealing with narcissistic women aggressive and abusive narcissists strategies for safety and the link between narcissism and sex addiction Finally you ll learn how to set limits with your narcissist and when it s time to draw the line on unacceptable behavior