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Narcissists suffer from a personality disorder that literally alters their perceptions of reality. Through their distorted lenses, they are convinced that they are superior to those around them, always right, and egotistical, and they seek to be the center of attention at all times. They will even go so far as to make up fake emergencies, threaten to harm themselves, or sabotage something in order to be the center of attention once more. They fail to empathize with other people, although they can read and recognize others’ emotions.

Between their superiority complexes, inability to empathize, and desire to be lavished with attention, narcissists fail to create any healthy, meaningful relationships, and those around them, fooled by their charm and charisma, find themselves the victims of the narcissist’s insidious manipulation games. Their manipulation tactics enable them to control the situation around them and get what they want, and they are frequently just charismatic and smart enough about their actions to pass the manipulation off as natural.

If the narcissist sounds like someone you know, Narcissist: A Guide to Understanding and Dealing with a Range of Narcissistic Personalities is here to provide you with all the information you never knew you needed. This audiobook will guide you through understanding what narcissistic personality disorder is and teach you how to cope and heal from the abuse narcissists lash out. With this audiobook as your road map, you will be ready to begin the journey toward healthy boundaries and coping with anything the narcissist can dish out.

In this audiobook, you will find:

  • The DSM-5 criteria for diagnosing a narcissistic personality disorder
  • Various influential psychologists’ theories on what causes NPD
  • The differences between vulnerable and grandiose narcissism
  • Information on malignant narcissism and what makes it so toxic
  • How narcissistic men and women differ from one another
  • How various relationships with narcissists look
  • The most common behavioral habits and manipulation tactics narcissists employ
  • What narcissists look for in a victim
  • How to cope with a narcissist
  • How to heal from a narcissist’s toxicity and manipulation
  • And more...
©2019 Matilda Gildon (P)2019 Matilda Gildon

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  • Bonnie
  • 05-11-2019

Awesome Narcissist book and easy to follow!

This book on audio is excellent. I learned to have compassion for those whose brains literally do not function when examined by a PET scan for the areas needed for compassion and empathy, and that this is why they can be so abusive and not have remorse or apology. This book made it very clear what I should and should not expect from a narcissistic abuser and how important it is for me to break away from the toxic, abusive relationship.

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  • Frida
  • 05-11-2019

Wonderful book,Helped Me Move On

This was the book that helped me get out of my toxic marriage. A family member recommended Iisten it when she heard about the problems going on in my marriage. I'd already ready a lot of self-help books, tried therapy, tried marital therapy, and nothing was working. Marital therapy was me being blamed for every problem in the marriage. It was frustrating, depressing, and I was at wit's end.

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  • Chaya
  • 05-11-2019

Love those easy & Understanding book

Love this book! I'm a survivor and thriver after 55 years of narcissistic abuse. This is a very practical book for anyone who has suffered from narcissistic abuse. Author offers a lot of information and research and does it all with a generous, loving heart. So grateful for her and others speaking about this particular kind of abuse! Thanks so much,

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  • Royal
  • 05-11-2019

I recommend this for everyone to listen

I'm not done with the book yet, in fact I just started chapter 2 but already this book has already been immensely helpful in identifying some huge problems I've experienced in a few of my relationships I've been in, especially this last one I'm having trouble leaving. I recommend this for everyone to listen.

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  • Addilynn
  • 05-11-2019

Great Information relate to Narcissist & follow

I appreciated the strengths based approach and steering clear of any victim shaming language such as “codependent.” Also appreciate the inclusion and references to other sources and therapists. I will recommend this book to anyone who wishes to learn more on the subject or going through their own struggle with narc abuse and or in narc abuse recovery. Thank you a million times!

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  • Milana
  • 05-11-2019

Very informative and helpful to all

This Author has just opened up the next chapter in the healing process in my life. To all of you who are on this same path to healing. It is obtainable. This book will open your eyes as it has mine.

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  • Braylee
  • 05-11-2019

This is a really detailed book, I enjoyed fully

A bit too long and some parts seem repetitive but could also work in reinforcing the messages a survivor needs to hear repetitively like a mantra. Either way, this is one of the top books out there and comprehensive review of narcissism and narcissistic abuse recovery. Thank you.

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  • Emmie
  • 05-11-2019

A real approach to following the Narcissist !

Excellent and thorough analysis. Also enjoyed listening the experiences from survivors interspersed throughout. I appreciated the strengths based approach and steering clear of any victim shaming language such as “codependent.

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  • Poppy
  • 05-11-2019

Learning to spot the red flags and how to heal

Excellent and thorough analysis. Also enjoyed listening the experiences from survivors interspersed throughout. I appreciated the strengths based approach and steering clear of any victim shaming language such as “codependent.” Also appreciate the inclusion and references to other sources and therapists.

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  • Elyse
  • 04-11-2019

Love the Narcissist Recipes in this audio book

I wish I found this book sooner and I have been fighting an ongoing, painful, battle in a two and a half year relationship with a Narcissist. Believe it or not but, this book, literally, saved my life.

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  • Adam Voges
  • 05-11-2019

Knowledge is truly power,Becoming the Narcissist's

Becoming the Narcissist's is an excellent self-help book and exactly what I have needed to understand what I have been living with for the past fifty years. The remarkable insights I have gained, with regards to the psychological abuse I have suffered, have been liberating and empowering. I am now reaching out to help others and recommending this book to them.

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  • Alex Albie
  • 05-11-2019

The most informative book on narc abuse out there!

This is the most detailed book on this subject I have listen. I can understand the nature of this illness and how it works. Here’s the thing: there’s nothing you can do differently to subdue the narcissist.

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  • Austin Kai
  • 04-11-2019

Brilliant and eye opening book for beginners!

The book can help people spot a narcissist before commitments have been made, and hence spare one's self life full of drama and noise without much happiness. And if one is already entrapped, it tells where freedom lies and how to reach it.

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  • Archie Luke
  • 04-11-2019

Wonderful book and This book is a lifesaver!

Eye opening book, has really helped me to validate my feelings and the confusion I've been feeling for over 20 years. This book is even helping me to make the decision to leave my marriage after 22 years because I now see it's never going to change.

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  • Leo Henry
  • 04-11-2019

Tremendous help in healing, moving forward

This book opened my eyes, and confirmed, he was a narc. It felt like the author knew details of my relationship because the way the abuse is described was so dead on from love bombing, mirroring, degrading, gaslighting, and the smear campaign.

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  • Finley Adam
  • 04-11-2019

Excellent book and must listen for healing

I listen many samples of books on this subject, and chose to buy this one. It has changed my life and hastened my recovery. The book explains what was going on in the relationship unbeknownst to you, and explains the disorder in a clear, empathetic way.I’m giving this book to others who do not have issues with a narcissist but want to improve their own understanding of themselves.

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  • Hugo Luca
  • 04-11-2019

This is the best book that I've listen

This is the best book that I've listen (and I've listen many!). The author lays out a clear plan of action for recovery and for letting go of the relationship . I have listened to the book on Audible four times and I'm working through the hardcover currently. The Reflection Questions and Tasks are helpful and give insight. I highly recommend this book.

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  • Thomas Oscar
  • 04-11-2019

This book takes healing to a whole new level!

This book was well spoken and each chapter perfectly placed. A very easy listen and interactive with the tasks it offers. Definitely would recommend this to book for anyone who is thinking or already left a toxic /unhealthy /narcissistic.

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  • Harley Jude
  • 04-11-2019

This book helped me heal and must listen

I am so deeply happy I purchased this book. It hit my heart on so many topics. I learned a lot about myself within the first listen why narcissistic men are attracted to me. It really puts things into perspective in a very simple way. If you're recovering from a narcissistic get this book. I wish I did it years ago. Better late then never. We can recover!

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  • Jesse Jasper Louis
  • 04-11-2019

This an excellent book & ready to help us heal!

I picked up a copy of this book after listening to the audible version. What a remarkable and highly triggering experience. If you’re tired, hurting, and ready to heal, this book is waiting to aid in your journey towards self discovery and liberation.

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