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Why is it always about you? : the seven deadly sins of narcissism
Hotchkiss, Sandy, 1947-
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1st Free Press trade pbk. ed.
Publication Information:
New York : Free Press, 2003.
Physical Description:
xix, 215 pages ; 22 cm
Introduction: They're everywhere -- Pt. I. The seven deadly sins of narcissism. Shamelessness -- Magical thinking -- Arrogance -- Envy -- Entitlement -- Exploitation -- Bad boundaries -- Pt. II. Where does narcissism come from? Childhood narcissism and the birth of "me"--The narcissistic parent -- Pt. III. Defending your self : survival strategies for a narcissistic world. Strategy one : know yourself -- Strategy two : embrace reality -- Strategy three : set boundaries -- Strategy four : cultivate reciprocal relationships -- Pt. IV. "Special people" : the narcissists in your life. Adolescent narcissism : what's normal, what isn't -- Narcissism and addiction : the shame connection -- Narcissists in love : the fusion delusion -- Narcissists at work : the abuse of power -- Narcissism and aging : the mirror cracks -- Pt. V. Only you can prevent narcissism. The narcissistic society -- Becoming better parents.
General Note:
Originally published with the subtitle "Saving yourself from the narcissists in your life" in 2002.
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