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Adult children of emotionally immature parents : how to heal from distant, rejecting, or self-involved parents

Gibson, Lindsay C. (author.).

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Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Holdable? Status Due Date
Prince Rupert Library 616.89156 Gibs (Text) 33294002077535 Adult Non-Fiction Volume hold Checked out 2020-12-07

Record details

  • ISBN: 9781626251700
  • ISBN: 1626251703
  • ISBN: 9781626251717
  • ISBN: 9781626251724
  • Physical Description: print
    vi, 201 pages ; 23 cm
  • Publisher: Oakland, California : New Harbinger Publications, Inc., [2015]

Content descriptions

Bibliography, etc. Note: Includes bibliographical references (pages 199-201).
Summary, etc.: "If you grew up with an emotionally immature, unavailable, or selfish parent, you may have lingering feelings of anger, loneliness, betrayal, or abandonment. You may recall your childhood as a time when your emotional needs were not met, when your feelings were dismissed, or when you took on adult levels of responsibility in an effort to compensate for your parent's behavior. These wounds can be healed, and you can move forward in your life."--
Subject: Adult children of dysfunctional families -- Mental health
Emotional maturity
Dysfunctional families -- Psychological aspects

Acknowledgments v
Introduction 1(6)
1 How Emotionally Immature Parents Affect Their Adult Children's Lives
7(18)
2 Recognizing the Emotionally Immature Parent
25(24)
3 How It Feels to Have a Relationship with an Emotionally Immature Parent
49(18)
4 Four Types of Emotionally Immature Parents
67(16)
5 How Different Children React to Emotionally Immature Parenting
83(20)
6 What It's Like to Be an Internalizer
103(20)
7 Breaking Down and Awakening
123(18)
8 How to Avoid Getting Hooked by an Emotionally Immature Parent
141(18)
9 How It Feels to Live Free of Roles and Fantasies
159(18)
10 How to Identify Emotionally Mature People
177(20)
Epilogue 197(2)
References 199


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