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Adult children whose parents are invalidating, critical, demanding, or hateful require skills to advocate for their own needs. In this much-needed guide, listeners will learn how to employ unique assertiveness strategies based on the characteristics of their own family dynamics; uncover the hidden motives behind their parents’ behavior; put a stop to repetitive, hurtful interactions without cutting off their problem parents; and foster healthier relationships.

©2018 David M. Allen, MD (P)2019 New Harbinger Publications, Inc.

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  • 30-06-2019

couldn't finish. Had potential.

Too many acronyms used without explanation. Too much emphasis on questioning parents about their past, making it feel like it's the child's job to do the work of "fixing" the parents.

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