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Do you think your mother wanted the best for you? What is it like having a narcissistic mother? Have you thought that maybe you could be a narcissist? 

The truth is that every individual on earth has some form of narcissism in them. Yes, that means you, too. Narcissistic personality disorder is hard to escape from because most narcissists don’t realize they have a problem. However, did you know that most narcissists aren’t born one but have a family history of narcissism which can turn a child into one? 

Most families are dysfunctional, in the sense that everyone is all over the place. There are different views, morals, judgments, and characters, but at the end of the day, the family is there for you. However, that’s not the case in a narcissist’s home. Whether there is one or three of them in the family, it is always going to be dysfunctional when a narcissist is involved.

So, how do you stop the pattern? How do you escape a narcissistic abuse? How do you break free and finally enjoy the person you want to be? This book has three parts laid out for easy listening as well as a defined layout so that you can come back to the chapter at any time. It was also designed with the thought of childhood narcissistic abuse in mind and offered many ways for you to learn, grow, and recover from the narcissistic wrath you might have experienced. 

In this audiobook, you will find the answers to these questions:

  • How do narcissistic mothers and parenting set the scale for future narcissists?
  • What are the internal workings of a narcissist?
  • What makes a narcissist tick?
  • Why does a narcissistic mother act the way she does?
  • What does the son of a narcissistic mother turn out to be?
  • What does the daughter of a narcissistic mother turn out to be?
  • How to break the cycle of narcissistic parenting and abuse?
  • What are the differences in the dark personalities of the dark triad?
  • How separation can be solved and how you can escape in the best possible way?                                                              

It’s time to break the cycle of narcissistic abuse by becoming aware of the hold and power they robbed you of. You owe it to yourself and your future to experience the best life possible. Find out how to overcome and let go of the grief of your trauma. Scroll to the top of the page and select the buy now button.

©2019 Lindsay Travis (P)2019 Lindsay Travis

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  • Johnny
  • 20-10-2019

Done a great service for all of the daughters

You have done a great service for all of the daughters and some sons, out there that have questioned and beaten themselves up for not being enough to their mothers. You have made it very clear how elusive and dangerous the relationship between the narcissist and her daughter can be.

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  • Abby
  • 20-10-2019

If your mother has narcissistic personality

This is the best book for realizing if your mother has narcissistic personality disorder. This book really opened my eyes to things and I was finally able to forgive my mother for the way she treated me all my life. Highly recommend. I even bought the book for each of my sisters.

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  • Max
  • 20-10-2019

You don't need anyone, but yourself & this book

I haven't read a book on this topic that's been written by someone who not only understands, but has experienced exactly what we've been through. If you want help or to help yourself, please read this book. You don't need to feel the way you do about yourself or life in a negative or self-deprecating way anymore.

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  • Daniella
  • 20-10-2019

A newly diagnosed daughter of a narcissist

This book changed my life. It was recommended to me by my current trauma therapist. I can't even write this review without crying at the magnitude I felt from listening this .I'm finally able to begin to heal and make sense of a tortuous childhood from the understanding this book has given me, For me this book was better then the previous Twenty years of counseling combined.

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  • Rochelle
  • 07-09-2020

Good Useful Book

A book everyone should read when you are from a dysfunctional family, and are struggling to make sense of it.

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  • Paige Turner
  • 20-10-2019

Provides a solid understanding

I found that this book thoroughly explains types of narcissistic mothers, the types of abuse, roles of the children, effects of the abuse, and tips for start to heal.

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  • Isaiah
  • 20-10-2019

I finally know why I feel so unworthy

For so long I never understood why I felt like I wasn't good enough. Barely minutes after picking up this book after yet another Thanksgiving/Christmas ruined by my mother, I do. I skimmed it in and I'm listening it again in detail and it's changing my life.

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  • Nick R. Bocker
  • 20-10-2019

Awesome book

Narcissistic mothers are extremely well described. This book plays an important role in narcissistic mothers. How to Handle a Narcissist Parent and Recover from CPTSD (Adult Children of Narcissists).

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  • Walter Melon
  • 20-10-2019

Excellent to listen

This book transformed me, in that it enabled me to at last observe the concealed examples of my narcissistic mother and the harm they caused. It additionally took me by the hand and demonstrated to me a way out of the individual damnation that such a relationship makes. I have been progressively present, liberal and gainful from that point onward. I prescribed this book to a companion in comparable straights, and it transformed himself also. Much obliged to you for composing it; the result is invaluable!

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  • Bob Frapples
  • 20-10-2019

Excellent!!!!!

I have been searching for answers in so many different places. Numerous life coaches, you tube, blogs, even googling incidents that happened to me to find out if someone else experienced the same things I did. Once I found out my mother is a narcissist, I couldn't get past the "why." Why did this happen to me? Why did my mother not love me? Why was I unwanted? I found this book and it perfectly explained why. This is a great start if you just found out about narcissistic mothers and want to understand your chaotic childhood. This book finally allowed me to heal, let go, and forgive! I'm finally free of my mother's projection. I am lovable, and my love is precious. She is not entitled to me or my love no longer! If you are reading this, I hope this book brings you some sort of peace and liberation.

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  • Abraham allen
  • 18-10-2019

Incredible

It's as if the author knows my mother personally, and wrote this book just for me. I was literally ready to exclude this parent from my life, because of the mental anguish she created for me. Now I understand the narcissist, and although it's still a bad situation, i can tolerate her, and actually feel sorry for her at times, because she knows not what she is doing. It also subtly pointed out some behaviors I have adopted as a result of this parent, and now can work on improving myself also. If you think your parent is a narcissist, read this book.

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  • Travis Roark
  • 18-10-2019

Helped me tremendously!

This book offers what I wish I would have gotten from the numerous therapists I've seen over the years trying to understand my abusive irrational immature parents and my own inability to sustain long term relationships. I found the quizzes essential and enlightening...not only for determining if your parents have narcisstic issues but how they affect you and how you can heal yourself. I perhaps would like to see more information about what causes a person to have DNP, but it is somewhat fitting not to go into it here, because as emphasized in the book, it is not the child's problem and the child cannot fix it. The diagnostic section alone is thorough and well worth the price of the book. Every person may not relate to every healing exercise offered here and I picked and chose through them myself...but at least tools and techniques are offered which is more than I can say for every therapist I've ever seen and spent much more money on. If you have truly been raised by a narcissist, you will relate to the information in this book and will likely benefit greatly from reading it. Thank you Nina Brown!

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  • James Gardner
  • 19-10-2019

Best guide ever!!

Direct, concise, with excellent examples, this book walks the adult child of a destructive narcissistic parent towards practical ways to tackle all interactions with him or her.It is easy to read, helps the reader identify the destructive personality traits and interactions, then moves forward to help him/her learn ways to protect him/herself, to abandon unrealistic expectations, and to improve interactions,so that he/she may keep the relationship with such parent.

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  • Vivian Flanders
  • 19-10-2019

Hit every nerve and is so helpful

This book is amazing. I did not know what was wrong and thought it was me. I did a checklist and checked every box except one. This has helped me understand and I am on my way to feeling good about myself and not always thinking of others first. I am finally taking care of me.

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  • Lori Salgado
  • 18-10-2019

Great Insight.

Great Insight. Helped me understand the mindset of certain people. It gives all the possible way to overcome. love this book & enjoy listening.

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  • Amazon Customer
  • 01-06-2020

Not the best

First I need to say that I did not like narrator at all. So I might be BIAS because it had been harder to take on all the information by listening yo her. She doesn't sound as professional as most narrators and I had listen at least 40 books on Audible. Second of all - what's up with this "Bonus staff" if you don't have enough material for one book why it's should be compensated by bonus staff. Plus bonus staff is about same thing - so it's like giving same information in different words juat to have enough volume for a book. NOT GREAT.

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  • Robert D. Eppinger
  • 20-10-2019

Good personal story

Difficult to accept that sometimes the Narcissistic Mothers has her grandchildren siding with her and that no contact with them as well must happen for recovery.

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  • Billie pellman
  • 20-10-2019

Great!!!!!

It provides a compassionate and informative look into the different complex relationships between a mother and a daughter. For me, this book showed a pathology that is generational.

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  • DoloresBradbury
  • 20-10-2019

What an amazing Book!!!

This book made me feel important, noticed and loved. Loved by a stranger. The best decision I ever made was to listen this book. You are important enough to listen this book. Lindsay you are my hero, a soul sister.

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  • Anna Milon
  • 20-10-2019

OMG, I LOVE THIS BOOK!

This is a perfect guidebook for everyone. if there is a second parent present, concentrate energies and efforts in that direction. the child can be an enabler assisting the second parent to themselves, reject narcissistic behavior and let go. Thanks for the creator for this excellent content guidebook. Grateful! Thanks for the Author. A helpful guide for all of us!

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