Toxic Parents: Overcoming Their Hurtful Legacy and Reclaiming Your Life
- Publish Date: 2002-01-02
- Binding: Paperback
- Author: Susan Forward;Craig Buck
Are you the child of toxic parents?
When you were a child...
â¢ Did your parents tell you you were bad or worthless?
â¢ Did your parents use physical pain to discipline you?
â¢ Did you have to take care of your parents because of their problems?
â¢ Were you often frightened of your parents?
â¢ Did your parents do anything to you that had to be kept secret?
Now that youâre an adult...
â¢ Do your parents still treat you as if you were a child?
â¢ Do you have intense emotional or physical reactions after spending time with your parents?
â¢ Do your parents control you with threats or guilt? Do they manipulate you with money?
â¢ Do you feel that no matter what you do, itâs 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 â and discover a new world of self-confidence, inner strength, and emotional independence.