Children of the Aging Self-Absorbed: A Guide to Coping with Difficult, Narcissistic Parents and Grandparents

Children of the Aging Self Absorbed A Guide to Coping with Difficult Narcissistic Parents and Grandparents Growing up with a parent who is self absorbed is difficult and they may become difficult to deal with as they age This essential book shows how to cope with your aging parent s narcissistic behavior

  • Title: Children of the Aging Self-Absorbed: A Guide to Coping with Difficult, Narcissistic Parents and Grandparents
  • Author: Nina W. Brown
  • ISBN: null
  • Page: 335
  • Format: Kindle Edition
  • Growing up with a parent who is self absorbed is difficult, and they may become difficult to deal with as they age This essential book shows how to cope with your aging parent s narcissistic behavior, and provides tips to help protect yourself and your children from their self absorbed, destructive actions As your self absorbed parent grows older and becomes Growing up with a parent who is self absorbed is difficult, and they may become difficult to deal with as they age This essential book shows how to cope with your aging parent s narcissistic behavior, and provides tips to help protect yourself and your children from their self absorbed, destructive actions.As your self absorbed parent grows older and becomes dependent on you, hurtful relationships may resurface and become further strained In the tradition of Children of the Self Absorbed, author Nina Brown offers the first book for adult children of aging narcissistic or self absorbed parents You will learn practical, powerful strategies for navigating the intense negative feelings that your parents can incite, as well as tips to protect your children from the criticism, blame, or hostility that may exist between you and their grandparent.In this book, you will gain greater awareness of how and why your parent s self absorbed behaviors and attitudes get worse, and develop strategies to manage the negative feelings that can arise as a result You ll also learn to reduce the shame and guilt that may be felt when you feel like you don t want to be a caretaker Finally, you ll learn to set limits with your parent so you can stay sane during this difficult time.Having an aging parent can be stressful enough, but dealing with an aging narcissistic or self absorbed parent is especially challenging This essential guide will help you through.

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    1. There were certain aspects of this book that I found very useful. First, it helps to clarify the characteristics and behaviors of self-absorbed parents, and Brown categorizes them into sub-groups so that you can better understand the types of behavior you're dealing with. So it's very helpful in terms of clarifying and understanding the personality types. Where I thought it fell short was in the coping strategies. I agree with Brown's suggestion that it's futile to confront a parent about his or [...]

    2. This is a much-needed follow up to the author's earlier work on helping adult children of narcissistic parents. With a similar approach as the earlier work, this book provides useful strategies for addressing the myriad negative and hurtful feelings that arise from regular interactions with self-absorbed, narcissistic parents. Nina Brown correctly identifies the crux of the problem for adult children of aging parents, regardless of their narcissism, their dependence requires a level of interacti [...]

    3. This book would have been much stronger if it took into account more of the specific changing decision-making and relationship dynamics that adult children are faced with when their self-absorbed parents become senior citizens, such as becoming direct caregivers to an elderly parent and/or the possibility of them coming to live with you. As it is, the information within it is fairly generalized and could just as easily be applied to situations with any narcissistic adult family member, regardles [...]

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