Chi non ha mai avuto a che fare con un narcisista? Una di quelle persone con cui è incredibilmente difficile lavorare e vivere. Che è bravissima nel manipolare, controllare e umiliare il prossimo: colleghi, consorti, figli, amici e famigliari. Purtroppo spesso è estremamente difficile liberarsene e, in certe situazioni, addirittura impossibile. Ma difendersi si può. E in questo libro, il dottor Les Carter, un esperto in materia, ci spiega come fare. Prima di tutto, aiutandoci a riconoscere i narcisisti nella nostra vita. Ci insegna anche che il narcisismo è un disturbo grave della personalità, i cui effetti sugli altri possono essere devastanti: «Mantenendo l'attenzione concentrata su di sé, il desiderio tipico dei narcisisti di manipolare e controllare gli altri ai propri fini può suscitare nelle persone che li circondano rabbia, dolore, disillusione, confusione, ingiusto senso di colpa, tensione, paura e insicurezza.» E infine, spiegandoci come assumere i comportamenti e le difese più efficaci per ridurre il loro impatto su di noi e, quindi, vivere meglio.
- ISBN: 8850218168
- Casa Editrice: TEA
- Pagine: 224
Very informative book. It was very helpful to read a book that was about what the VICTIM of a narcissist can do to help with their own recovery, and self-protection, instead of why the narcissist is disordered. In my own case, the narcissist that inflicted so much damage in my life was already perma Leggi tutto
The best of the how to deal with a narcissist books that I've read. Great advice on how to deal with my sister, first of which is respond with your head not your emotions. And remove fear from the equation: 1. Do Not Be Threatened by the Narcissist's Wrong Perceptions. 2. Stop Justifying Your Choices 3 Leggi tutto
The book gave me some insights in how to handle the narcissist in my family.
At first this book really depressed me....well, actually the entire time I read this book I felt a little discouraged because I realized the answer to my situation was to either leave or to alter my own approach. It's on me, not on the narcissist...because as I learned and agree, you can't change a
I learned so much about Narcissism and how to deal with people in your life. It was the "aha" book for me. I would highly recommend this book if you are dealing with difficult people and can't quite figure out why you can't find resolutions.
While there is good advice buried in these pages, the author's preachy, patronizing tone and his assumption that everyone who reads his book is Christian was more than enough to turn me off really early (although I did finish this book; testament to how bad my narcissist is.) This is more of an anno Leggi tutto
Useful techniques for coping and descriptive case studies: This book is an excellent source of information about the self absorbed. The author provides a detailed landscape of the various incarnations of a narcissistic personality type and offers some insightful, seemingly practical and pragmatic app Leggi tutto
This is quite a powerful, insightful book to help you identify the patterns of thought and behavior in narcissists (note- not all narcissists behave badly in all of the same ways eg. there are aggressive narcissists as well as passive-aggressive narcissists). More than this, though, it helps you lea Leggi tutto
An accessible and useful book ( that can be used as , I won't use the word guidebook, but it can provide gumpion for individuals that have to interact , with narcissists on a daily basis. It's practical and useful without being moralising and pedantic. However, there were times when I felt the exten Leggi tutto
Such a great book, not always an easy read as it prompted much inner probing and analyzing how current habits and behavior patterns can be changed to take more responsibility in flawed relationships. The main points which Les Carter seemed to drive home again and again are to stop expecting the narc Leggi tutto
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