Some really good books. Click on the covers for descriptions.
Hold Me Tight by Susan Johnson
Five Powerful Ways Abusive Narcissists Get Inside Your Head
from Self Care Haven website.
A Dad's Letter to His Son (About the Only Good reason to Get Married
by: Kelly M. Flanagan
The Debt: What Do Grown Children Owe Their Terrible, Abusive Parents
by: Emily Yoffe
Co-Narcissism: How We Accommodate to Narcissistic Parents
by: Alan Rappaport, Ph. D.
Shame by: Robert Karen
other professionals to know about:
These are therapists I refer to often and whose work I really trust:
Loralee Newman, LPC ~
Certifed EFT couples therapist. Offers skilled couples therapy using Emotionally Focused Therapy (EFT) www.loraleenewman.com.
Marla Feinberg, LMFT ~
Trained in Attachment Issues, Trauma, EMDR and AEDP. Sees Individuals and Couples. http://www.portlandrelationshiptherapist.com
Ann Davidman, MFT ~
Offering focused sessions within a safe and structured environment to explore and understand the many feelings associated with the decision about whether or not to become a parent. Ann is based in Oakland, CA, however, she has successfully worked remotely with clients all over the world on this issue. Along with her co-author, Ann wrote Motherhood, Is It For Me: Your Step by Step Guide to Clarity.