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Being in a relationship with a covert narcissist wreaks havoc on your emotional well-being. It results in emotional confusion, hurt, and damage. It makes you question your own psychological stability and sanity.

You realize that the covert narcissist is treating you dreadfully and yet you feel responsible and guilty. You feel that everything is your fault. You think that you are the problem - and that all the pain, suffering, and blame are somehow of your own doing. And you don’t know what to do about your situation; you feel hopeless and utterly defeated.

The Covert Narcissist: How to Identify Covert Manipulation, Protect Yourself from Narcissist, and Recover from Emotionally Abusive Relationships is a book written to open your eyes. It makes you realize that you are not at fault. It enables you to understand how the mind of a covert narcissist works so that you gain a deeper understanding of the dynamics at work in your relationship.

A relationship with a covert narcissist is devastating. It messes you up. It makes you feel helpless, controlled, and manipulated. It muddles things up so you are not able to see things clearly.

By helping you understand what covert narcissistic personality disorder is, the book helps you make sense of your relationship. You begin to understand the invariable stream of coldness and rages, the lies, and the manipulation that characterize the relationship and leave you depleted of energy and hope.

The book provides means and ways you can use to guard against the intense power play that the covert narcissist loves to engage in. It teaches you how to set healthy boundaries for your emotional protection. It makes you realize that your hands are not tied. It outlines practical and time-tested techniques to help you escape from the clutches of hopelessness that result from being in a destructive relationship with a covert narcissist. It gives you hope by making you aware of the things you can do so that you are able to heal, recover from the relationship, and become whole and happy again.

©2021 Jim Covey (P)2021 Jim Covey

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  • Maverick
  • 13-05-2021

Realistic advice provides in honest ways

It was a good introduction to those who want to learn about the darker aspects of psychology. This voice book is pretty good, well narrated and its attributes are simple to understand.

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  • Amy
  • 12-05-2021

Best informational book ever!!

This is such an amazing book! Very informative and keep in mind knowledge is power! Describes someone in my life perfectly. Narrator seems a little too apathetic for my taste.

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  • Austin
  • 16-05-2021

Narcissists often have this erroneous belief that

Narcissists often have this erroneous belief that they deserve to be with other people who are special, and those special people are the ONLY ones who can appreciate them fully. But, as soon as you do something that disappoints them, they could turn on you and usually you’ll have no idea of exactly what you did.

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  • Everett
  • 16-05-2021

Loved this book!

I have been enlightened and tremendously helped. It was great to have my own behavior and mindsets challenged as well as how I view and handle the behavior of others.

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  • Brooks
  • 16-05-2021

Enlightening!

This book was helpful for me to recognize the effects narcissists can have on individuals! The explanations and examples were applicable to many different types of relationships. I highly recommend this book!

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  • Xavier
  • 16-05-2021

My wife and I have loved this audio-book!

We both really enjoyed this audio-book. This audio-book helps you to address issues that might not surface in everyday conversations.

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  • Kai
  • 16-05-2021

Very Educative. Learnt a lot.

Such an educative book! A must listen for everyone to identify your own elements of behavior that keep you in certain types of relationships and helps identify alarming characteristics in others.

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  • Hudson
  • 15-05-2021

It's interesting to explore ..

It's interesting to explore the line between being "normal" and narcissist though. Some identifiers in the audio could be true to almost anyone, at least on a thought level.

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  • Anthony
  • 15-05-2021

I love your books..

I love your books they are really really informative and well explained. Must Have this book.

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  • Lincoln
  • 15-05-2021

Good book !

Good book ! I am very glad to have this book.Its helps me to recognizing the most dangerous subtle ...

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  • Axel
  • 15-05-2021

Totally extraordinary listen

Totally extraordinary listen. It depicted our neighbor splendidly. We contemplated moving, however are figuring out how to reverse the situation on the neighbor, with the goal that he never again can force his feeling of self-entitled reality.

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  • Santiago
  • 15-05-2021

Wow love this audible book

Although not every example she listed did not correlate to me, there were plenty that did and now I am more aware of it. I liked the suggestions to help deal with narcissists being I still have to interact with mine.

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  • Hugo
  • 16-05-2021

This book was extremely helpful to me.

This book was extremely helpful to me. There were lots of examples that clarified the concepts. I found hearing this book very helpful in describing narcissists who are very charming and use stealth manipulation.

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  • Luca
  • 16-05-2021

I highly recommend this book.

This is definitely a audiobook that every person who has been in an abusive relationship should listen. It is filled with good advice and help on how to take your life back after toxic relationships. It is also told from the point of view of a survivor who is very relatable. I highly recommend this book.

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  • Max
  • 16-05-2021

Very good book on this subject

Very informative. I'm sorry for the writer and all that she went through. For someone who is, or thinks they may be, in a relationship with a narcissist, this is a must-listen. This is one of the best books I have listening on surviving a relationship with a narcissist.

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  • Bella
  • 16-05-2021

A good listen for understanding Narcissism

Very informative about living with a narcissist and the damage they do to the people who live with them. Very well audio. I could put this book down! Eye opening book on a narcissist relationship.

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  • Robert
  • 16-05-2021

Awesome book !!!

This book is a must listen for any person whether you be male or female going through a narcissistic relationship! Your eyes will be opened along with knowing you can and will survive.

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  • Jonathan
  • 15-05-2021

Absolutely great audible book.

Absolutely great audible book. It described our neighbor perfectly. We thought about moving, but are learning to turn the tables on the neighbor, so that he no longer can impose his sense of self-entitled reality. Just a bully.

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  • Hunter
  • 15-05-2021

Wonderfull audible book

Powerful tool for learning how to effectively and safely deal with a narcissist.This book helped me to finally understand what I was dealing with in a close personal relationship.

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  • Landon
  • 15-05-2021

Excellent to listen book

It's awesome book. This book does not exclude from its aims the promotion of general awareness of gaslighting as a manipulative tool that can destroy the physical and mental health of individuals. However, it’s first aim is that of providing information on how you can understand what gaslighting is precisely and how you can recognize it in your relationships. Easy to understand.

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