SELF-HELP BOOK ON NARCISSISTIC ABUSE RECOVERY
A Practical Self-Help Book for Narcissistic Abuse
NEVER AGAIN - moving on from narcissistic abuse & other toxic relationships
I see an increasing number of clients at my London clinical practice and online seeking support and help for narcissistic abuse. Narcissistic abuse is an awful, destabilising, maddening and traumatic relational experience to go through - whether the narcissist is a partner, parent, friend or colleague. These toxic relationships can leave you feeling shocked, numb, confused, anxious, angry and wrestling with self-doubt. It can batter the self-esteem and confidence of the strongest.
I have put together what is hopefully a simple, practical guide to help support recovery from narcissistic abuse in the book - Never Again - moving on from narcissistic abuse and other toxic relationships. The book outlines, what is helpful in the first instance - which is to gain clarity about why narcissists are the way they are and what narcissistic abuse sounds like, looks like and feels like. This particular form of abuse usually starts quite subtly, yet it is progressive. Because of the way in which it develops, partners can often be left quite shocked, confused or in denial about what is going on.
Narcissists are expert manipulators and will be highly skilled and sophisticated in their ways of making the relationship all about them and their wants and needs. At the same time as paralysing and controlling their partners through fear and guilt.
Fundamental to recovery and healing is learning how to cut the locked-on focus to the narcissist and instead gently return your attentions to yourself. This is vital for any of us who relate to codependency or echoism.
This book also outlines some practical tips on how to do that as well as pointers on boundaries, communication, self-care and more.
Published in July 2019 - E-book and paperback are available to buy now.