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    Will I Ever be Good Enough?: Healing the Daughters of Narcissistic Mothers (CD-Audio) By (author) Karyl McBride, Narrator Karyl McBride

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    DescriptionThe first book specifically for daughters suffering from the emotional abuse of selfish, self-involved mothers, "Will I Ever Be Good Enough?" provides the expert assistance you need in order to overcome this debilitating history and reclaim your life for yourself. Drawing on over two decades of experience as a therapist specializing in women's psychology and health, psychotherapist Dr. Karyl McBride helps you recognize the widespread effects of this maternal emotional abuse and guides you as you create an individualized program for self-protection, resolution, and complete recovery. Narcissistic mothers teach their daughters that love is not unconditional, that it is given only when they behave in accordance with maternal expectations and whims. As adults, these daughters have difficulty overcoming feelings of inadequacy, disappointment, emotional emptiness, and sadness. They may also have a fear of abandonment that leads them to form unhealthy romantic relationships, as well as a tendency to perfectionism and unrelenting self-criticism or to self-sabotage and frustration. Dr. McBride's step-by-step program will enable you to: --1) Recognize your own experience with maternal narcissism and its effects on all aspects of your life --2) Discover how you have internalized verbal and nonverbal messages from your mother and how these have translated into overachievement or self-sabotage --3) Construct a personalized program to take control of your life and enhance your sense of self, establishing healthy boundaries with your mother and breaking the legacy of abuse Warm and sympathetic, Dr. McBride brings a profound level of authority to "Will I Ever Be Good Enough?" that encourages and inspires you as it aids your recovery.

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    Will I Ever be Good Enough?
    Healing the Daughters of Narcissistic Mothers
    Authors and contributors
    By (author) Karyl McBride, Narrator Karyl McBride
    Physical properties
    Format: CD-Audio
    Width: 142 mm
    Height: 165 mm
    Thickness: 28 mm
    Weight: 318 g
    ISBN 13: 9781452604138
    ISBN 10: 1452604134

    B&T Book Type: NF
    Nielsen BookScan Product Class 3: T9.1
    B&T Merchandise Category: AUD
    BIC subject category V2: VFJ
    B&T Modifier: Region of Publication: 01
    B&T Modifier: Academic Level: 05
    BIC E4L: FAM
    Ingram Theme: TOPC/FAMILY
    BISAC Merchandising Theme: TP090
    Ingram Theme: SEXL/FEMINE
    BISAC V2.8: FAM000000, FAM032000
    DC22: 306.8743
    B&T Approval Code: A31503241
    BIC subject category V2: VFVX
    B&T General Subject: 200
    B&T Modifier: Subject Development: 09
    Abridged Dewey: 306
    LC classification: HQ
    Ingram Theme: TOPC/SELFES
    BISAC V2.8: PSY022000, PSY017000
    B&T Approval Code: A11333600
    Ingram Theme: TOPC/MENTAL
    BISAC V2.8: SEL023000
    Ingram Subject Code: JS
    Libri: I-JS
    Warengruppen-Systematik des deutschen Buchhandels: 57210
    BISAC V2.8: SEL031000
    DC22: 616.85854
    Thema V1.0: VFVX, JMH, JHBK, JMP, VFJ
    Edition statement
    Tantor Media, Inc
    Imprint name
    Tantor Media, Inc
    Publication date
    21 November 2011
    Publication City/Country
    Old Saybrook, CT
    Author Information
    Karyl McBride, Ph.D., is a licensed marriage and family therapist with more than thirty years of experience in public and private practice. Karyl McBride, Ph.D., is a licensed marriage and family therapist with more than twenty-five years of experience in public and private practice.
    Review quote
    "The author provides parenting tips as well as advice on maintaining healthy love relationships and friendships." ---Publishers Weekly Starred Review