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All parents fall short from time to time. But Susan Forward pulls no punches when it comes to those whose deficiencies cripple their children emotionally. Her brisk, unreserved guide to overcoming the stultifying agony of parental manipulation--from power trips to guilt trips and all other killers of self worth--will help deal with the pain of childhood and move beyond the frustrating relationship patterns learned at home. --This text refers to an alternate Paperback edition.
“A dynamic, powerful, hard-hitting book. It offers tremendous hope as well as understanding. It could truly be a lifesaver.”
— Abigail Van Buren, “Dear Abby”
“I consider Susan Forward to be among the foremost therapists of our age.”
— John Bradshaw, author of Healing the Shame That Binds You and Homecoming
Bantam Books by Susan Forward:
Men Who Hate Women and the Women Who Love Them:
When Loving Hurts and You Don’t Know Why
When It Hurts Too Much to Let Go
Overcoming Their Hurtful Legacy and Reclaiming Your Life
overwhelmed by the 2 day delivery - and the book is a tool that everyone should read it.Published 5 months ago by Bill Henderson
Really great book! By far one of the best reads about how your upbringing influences your day-to-day behaviour.Published 11 months ago by Micky G.
Great book. It's worth to have it on your shelves. It's very useful for the counselling work. Highly recommended !!!Published 15 months ago by W
Informative...but I really didn't enjoy hearing so much of "other peoples" personal business.Published 16 months ago by Marlene
In laying out her case against parents who are abusive to their children, author Dr. Susan Forward presents us with a number of interesting if somewhat disturbing stories from some... Read morePublished 16 months ago by Michael J. Oldfield
I am so glad I read this book. It alleviated a lot of the guilt I had been carrying around for not wanting a relationship with one of my parents. Read morePublished 17 months ago by Kelsi
I received the book promptly. It was in pristine condition. Despite the extreme examples used to illustrate the toxicity of the parent-children relationship, it applies to less... Read morePublished on Aug. 22 2013 by ED