Toxic Parents by Susan Forward audiobook

Toxic Parents: Overcoming Their Hurtful Legacy and Reclaiming Your Life

By Susan Forward, PhD , with Craig Buck
Read by Jo Anna Perrin

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10.54 Hours Unabridged
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When you were a child... —Did your parents tell you you were bad or worthless? —Did your parents use physical pain to discipline you? —Did you have to take care of your parents because of their problems? —Were you often frightened of your parents? —Did your parents do anything to you that had to be kept secret? Now that you're an adult... —Do your parents still treat you as if you were a child? —Do you have intense emotional or physical reactions after spending time with your parents? —Do your parents control you with threats or guilt? Do they manipulate you with money? —Do you feel that no matter what you do, it's never good enough for your parents? In this remarkable self-help guide, Dr. Susan Forward draws on case histories and the real-life voices of adult children of toxic parents to help you free yourself from the frustrating patterns of your relationship with your parents—and discover a new world of self-confidence, inner strength, and emotional independence.

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Summary

Summary

When you were a child...

—Did your parents tell you you were bad or worthless?

—Did your parents use physical pain to discipline you?

—Did you have to take care of your parents because of their problems?

—Were you often frightened of your parents?

—Did your parents do anything to you that had to be kept secret?

Now that you're an adult...

—Do your parents still treat you as if you were a child?

—Do you have intense emotional or physical reactions after spending time with your parents?

—Do your parents control you with threats or guilt? Do they manipulate you with money?

—Do you feel that no matter what you do, it's never good enough for your parents?

In this remarkable self-help guide, Dr. Susan Forward draws on case histories and the real-life voices of adult children of toxic parents to help you free yourself from the frustrating patterns of your relationship with your parents—and discover a new world of self-confidence, inner strength, and emotional independence.

Editorial Reviews

Editorial Reviews

“I consider Susan Forward to be among the foremost therapists of our age.” John Bradshaw, author of Healing the Shame That Binds You
I consider Susan Forward to be among the foremost therapists of our age. John Bradshaw, author of Healing the Shame That Binds You
“A dynamic, powerful, hard-hitting book. It offers tremendous hope as well as understanding. It could truly be a lifesaver.” Abigail Van Buren, author of “Dear Abby” advice column

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Author

Author Bio: Susan Forward PhD

Author Bio: Susan Forward PhD

Susan Forward, PhD, is an internationally renowned therapist, lecturer, and author. Her books include the #1 New York Times bestsellers Men Who Hate Women and the Women Who Love Them and Toxic Parents, as well as Betrayal of Innocence, and others. In addition to her private practice, she has served as a therapist, instructor, and consultant in numerous southern California psychiatric and medical facilities. She has appeared on over 300 television and radio shows and hosted her own nationally syndicated program on ABC talk radio for six years.

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Author Bio: Dr. Susan Forward

Author Bio: Dr. Susan Forward

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Author Bio: Craig Buck

Author Bio: Craig Buck

Craig Buck, a film and television writer and producer, has also written extensively on human behavior for many national magazines and newspapers. He is coauthor, with Susan Forward, of Betrayal of Innocence and Money Demons. Buck lives in Los Angeles with his wife and daughter.

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Available Formats : Digital Download
Category: Nonfiction/Family & Relationships
Runtime: 10.54
Audience: Adult
Language: English