Toxic Parents by Susan Forward
Overcoming Their Hurtful Legacy and Reclaiming Your Life

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BONUS: This edition contains an excerpt from Dr. Susan Forward's Men Who Hate Women and the Women Who Love Them.

When you were a child...

Did your parents tell you were bad or worthless?

Did your parents use physical pain to discipline you?

Did you have to take care of your parents because of their problems?

Were you frightened of your parents?

Did your parents do anything to you that had to be kept secret?

Now that you are an adult...

Do your parents still treat you as if you were a child?

Do you have intense emotional or physical reactions after spending time with your parents?

Do your parents control you with threats or guilt?

Do they manipulate you with money?

Do you feel that no matter what you do, it's never good enough for your parents?

In this remarkable self-help guide, Dr. Susan Forward drawn on case histories and the real-life voices of adult children of toxic parents to help you free yourself from the frustrating patterns of your relationship with your parents -- and discover an exciting new world of self-confidence, inner strength, and emotional independence.

About Susan Forward

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Susan Forward, Ph.D., is an internationally acclaimed therapist, lecturer, and author. Her books -- which include the #1 "New York Times" bestsellers "Men Who Hate Women and the Women Who Love Them" and "Toxic Parents, " as well as "Emotional Blackmail, Obsessive Love, Betrayal of Innocence, " and "Money Demons" -- have been translated into more than fifteen languages. In addition to more than twenty years in private practice, she has served as a group therapist, instructor, and consultant in many Southern California medical and psychiatric facilities. She is much sought after as a guest in the media, and she hosted a daily national call-in radio program on ABC talk radio for six years.
Published December 15, 2009 by Bantam. 322 pages
Genres: Health, Fitness & Dieting, Self Help, Parenting & Relationships, Political & Social Sciences, Professional & Technical. Non-fiction

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The author of the best-selling Men Who Hate Women and the Women Love Them (1986) now confronts those parents who poison their children's lives.

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It goes over the different types of abuse, from verbal abuse to incest, discusses the impact that these forms of abuse have upon children and adults, and then shows different ways of coping and reversing that impact.

Jul 26 2013 | Read Full Review of Toxic Parents: Overcoming The...

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