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Materials for Adult Children of Borderline and Narcissistic Parents

Brown, N. W., Children of the Self-Absorbed: A Grown-Up’s Guide to Getting Over Narcissistic Parents, 2nd ed.  (Oakland, CA: New Harbinger Publications, 2008).  
ISBN-10: 1572245611 ISBN-13: 978-1572245617



Engel, B., Divorcing a Parent: Free Yourself from the Past and Live the Life You’ve Always Wanted  (New York: Fawcett Columbine, 1990).  
ISBN-10: 0788151231 ISBN-13: 978-0788151231



McBride, K., I Ever Be Good Enough?: Healing the Daughters of Narcissistic Mothers  (Free Press; 2009).  
ISBN-10: 1439129436 ISBN-13: 978-1439129432



Brenner, H., I Know I'm in There Somewhere: A Woman's Guide to Finding Her Inner Voice and Living a Life of Authenticity  (Gotham: 2004).  
ISBN-10: 1592400604 ISBN-13: 978-1592400607



Brenner, H., I Know I'm in There Somewhere: A Woman's Guide to Finding Her Inner Voice and Living a Life of Authenticity  (Gotham: 2004).  
ISBN-10: 1592400604 ISBN-13: 978-1592400607



Neuharth, D., If You Had Controlling Parents: How to Make Peace with Your Past and Take Your Place in the World  (New York: Cliff Street Books, 1998).  
ISBN-10: 0060929324 ISBN-13: 978-0060929329



Forward, S., with C. Buck, Parents: Overcoming Their Hurtful Legacy and Reclaiming Your Life  (New York: Bantam Books, 1989).  
ISBN-10: 0553381407 ISBN-13: 978-0553381405



Roth, K., and F. B. Friedman, Surviving a Borderline Parent: How to Heal Your Childhood Wounds and Build Trust, Boundaries, and Self-Esteem  (Oakland, CA: New Harbinger Publications, 2003).  
ISBN-10: 1572243287 ISBN-13: 978-1572243286



Carnes, P., The Betrayal Bond: Breaking Free of Exploitive Relationships  (HCI; 1997).  An essential book for people in love-hate relationships that will open your eyes like no other.
ISBN-10: 1558745262 ISBN-13: 978-1558745261



Lawson, C. A., Understanding the Borderline Mother: Helping Her Children Transcend the Intense, Unpredictable, and Volatile Relationship  (Northvale, NJ: Jason Aronson, 2002).  
ISBN-10: 0765703319 ISBN-13: 978-0765703316



 
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