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Unhealthy Family Systems
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Relationships with Parents in Adulthood
Healing from Unhealthy Control
Other Forms of Unhealthy Control
Memoirs by Adults Raised in Controlling Families
Selected Novels about Controlling Families
How to Raise Children Without Unhealthy Control


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Dealing with Controlling and Manipulative People
Unhealthy Narcissism
Emotional and Verbal Abuse
Physical and Sexual Abuse
Passive-Aggressive Behavior
Borderline Personality Disorder
Obsessive-Compulsive Behavior
Unhealthy Perfectionism
Shame and Guilt
Emotional Incest
Domestic Violence
Military Families
Destructive Cults
Self-esteem
Dysfunctional, Abusive, and/or Addictive Relationships
Forgiveness
Healthy Boundaries
Books on Controlling or Dysfunctional Families and/or Relationships from Christian-themed Publishers

 

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Books about Unhealthy Family Systems

Toxic Parents: Overcoming Their Hurtful Legacy and Reclaiming Your Life  Susan Forward, 1989

Trapped in the Mirror: Adult Children of Narcissists in Their Struggle for Self  Elan Golomb, 1992

The Drama of the Gifted Child: The Search for the True Self  Alice Miller, 1996

Soul Murder: The Effects of Childhood Abuse and Deprivation  Leonard Shengold, 1989

The Narcissistic Family: Diagnosis and Treatment  Stephanie Donaldson-Pressman and Robert Pressman, 1997

Children of the Self-Absorbed: A Grown-up's Guide to Getting Over Narcissistic Parents  Nina Brown, 2001

If You Had Controlling Parents: How to Make Peace with Your Past and Take Your Place in the World  Dan Neuharth, 1999

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Books About Adult-life Consequences of Unhealthy Family Systems

The Highly Sensitive Person: How to Thrive When the World Overwhelms You  Elaine Aron, 1996

Healing the Shame that Binds You  John Bradshaw, 1988

The Verbally Abusive Relationship: How to Recognize it and How to Respond  Patricia Evans, 1992

Too Perfect: When Being in Control Gets Out of Control  Allan Mallinger, 1992

Adult Children of Abusive Parents  Steven Farmer, 1989

The Care and Feeding of Perfectionists  Cynthia Curnan, 1999

Never Good Enough: Freeing Yourself from the Chains of Perfectionism  Monica Ramirez Basco, 1999

Boundaries and Relationships: Knowing, Protecting and Enjoying the Self  Charles Whitfield, 1993

The Disease to Please: Curing the People-Pleasing Syndrome  Harriet Braker, 2001

The Highly Sensitive Person in Love: How Your Relationships Can Thrive When the World Overwhelms You  Elaine Aron, 2000

Amongst Ourselves: A Self-Help Guide to Living With Dissociative Identity Disorder  Tracy Alderman, 1998

Sorrow's Web: Overcoming the Legacy of Maternal Depression  Anne Sheffield, 2000

Surviving a Borderline Parent: How to Heal Your Childhood Wounds & Build Trust, Boundaries, and Self-Esteem  Kimberlee Roth et al, 2003

Perfect Daughters  Robert Ackerman, 2002

The Emotionally Absent Mother: A Guide to Self-Healing and Getting the Love You Missed  Jasmin Lee Cory, 2010
 

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Books About Relationships with Parents in Adulthood

Mothers Who Drive Their Daughters Crazy  Susan and Edward Cohen, 1997

When You and Your Mother Can’t Be Friends  Victoria Secunda, 1990

Coping with Your Difficult Older Parent: A Guide for Stressed-Out Children  Grace Lebow and Barbara Kane, 1999

When Parents Love Too Much: Freeing Parents and Children to Live Their Own Lives  Laurie Ashner, 1997

Losing Your Parents, Finding Your Self: The Defining Turning Point in Adult Life  Victoria Secunda, 2000

Hand-Me-Down Dreams: How Families influence our Career Paths and How We Can Reclaim Them  Mary Jacobsen, 1999

Respecting Your Limits When Caring for Aging Parents  Vivian Greenberg, 1998

How to Manage Your Mother: Understanding the Most Difficult, Complicated and Fascinating Relationship in Your Life  Alyce Faye Cleese, 2000

How to Manage Your Mother: Skills and Strategies to Improve Mother-Daughter Relationships  Nancy Cocola and Arlene Matthews, 1992

Another Country: Navigating the Emotional Terrain of Our Elders  Mary Pipher, 1999

Divorcing a Parent: A Sympathetic and Practical Guide for Adult Children Who Need to Free Themselves From an Abusive Relationship with a Parent  Beverly Engel, 1990

Understanding the Borderline Mother: Helping Her Children Transcend the Intense, Unpredictable, and Volatile Relationship  Christine Lawson, 2000

Making Peace with Your Parents  Harold Bloomfield, 1983

I Only Say This Because I Love You:  How the Way We Talk Can Make or Break Family Relationships Throughout Our Lives  Deborah Tannen, 2001

Are Your Parents Driving You Crazy? How to Resolve the Most Common Dilemmas with Aging Parents  Joseph Ilardo, Carole Rothman, 2001

Cutting Loose: An Adult's Guide to Coming to Terms with Your Parents  Howard Halpern, 1990

Elder Rage, or Take My Father . . . Please!: How to Survive Caring for Aging Parents  Jacqueline Marcell, 2001

Keep the Family Baggage Out of the Family Business  Quentin Fleming, 2000

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Books About Healing

Legacy of the Heart: The Spiritual Advantages of a Painful Childhood  Wayne Muller, 1992

Getting Through the Day: Strategies for Adults Hurt as Children  Nancy Napier, 1993

The Six Pillars of Self Esteem  Nathaniel Branden, 1995

Learned Optimism: How to Change Your Mind and Life  Martin Seligman, 1998

The Gift of Fear: Survival Signals that Protect Us from Violence  Gavin De Becker, 1999

The Feeling Good Handbook  David Burns, 1999

The Resilient Self: How Survivors of Troubled Families Rise Above Adversity  Steven and Sybil Wolin, 1993

Self-Esteem: A Proven Program of Cognitive Techniques for Assessing, Improving and Maintaining Your Self-Esteem  Matthew McKay and Patrick Fanning, 1987

Don't Sweat the Small Stuff ... and It's All Small Stuff  Richard Carlson, 1997

The Courage to Heal: A Guide for Women Survivors of Child Sexual Abuse  Ellen Bass and Laura Davis, 1994

How Can I Forgive You? The Courage To Forgive, the Freedom Not To  Janis Spring, 2004

The Forgiving Self: The Road from Resentment to Connection  Robert Karen, 2001

It's My Life Now: Starting Over After an Abusive Relationship or Domestic Violence  Meg Dugan and Roger Hock, 2000

The Emotionally Abused Woman: Overcoming Destructive Patterns and Reclaiming Yourself  Beverly Engel, 1992

Outgrowing the Pain: A Book for and About Adults Abused As Children  Eliana Gil, 1988

Secrets You Keep From Yourself: How to Stop Sabotaging Your Happiness  Dan Neuharth, 2004

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Books About Other Forms of Unhealthy Control

Why Is It Always About You?  Saving Yourself from the Narcissists in Your Life  Sandy Hotchkiss, 2002

Divorcing a Narcissist: One Mom's Battle  Tina Swithin, 2012

Controlling People: How to Recognize, Understand, and Deal with People Who Try to Control You  Patricia Evans, 2002

Emotional Blackmail: When the People In Your Life Use Fear, Obligation and Guilt to Manipulate You  Susan Forward, 1998

The Wizard of Oz and Other Narcissists: Coping with the One-Way Relationship in Work, Love, and Family  Eleanor Payson, 2002

Living with the Passive-Aggressive Man  Scott Wetzler, 1993

The Verbally Abusive Man  Patricia Evans, 2006

Say Goodbye to Your PDI (Personality Disordered Individuals): Recognize People Who Make You Miserable and Eliminate Them From Your Life for Good   Stan Kapuchinski, 2007

Loving the Self-Absorbed: How to Create a More Satisfying Relationship with a Narcissistic Partner  Nina Brown, 2003

Help! I'm in Love with a Narcissist  Steven Carter, Julia Sokol 2005

The Sociopath Next Door  Martha Stout, 2005

Why Does He Do That: Inside the Minds of Angry and Controlling Men  Lundy Bancroft, 2003

Emotional Incest Syndrome: What to Do When A Parent's Love Rules Your Life  Patricia Love, 1991

Silently Seduced: When Parents Make Their Children Partners. Understanding Covert Incest  Kenneth Adams, 1991

I Hate You -- Don't Leave Me: Understanding the Borderline Personality  Jerold Kreisman, 1991

Stop Walking on Eggshells: Coping When Someone You Care About Has Borderline Personality Disorder  Paul Mason, 1998

Lost in the Mirror: An Inside Look at Borderline Personality Disorder  Richard Moskovitz, 1996

Surviving a Borderline Parent: How to Heal Your Childhood Wounds & Build Trust, Boundaries, and Self-Esteem  Kimberlee Roth, 2003

Breaking Free from Boomerang Love:  Getting Unhooked from Borderline Personality Disorder Relationships  Lynn Melville, 2004

When Friendship Hurts: How to Deal with Friends Who Betray, Abandon, or Wound You  Jan Yager, 2002

People-Reading: How We Control Others, How They Control Us  Ernst Beier, 1989

In Sheep's Clothing: Understanding and Dealing with Manipulative People  George Simon, 1996

Coping with Difficult People  Robert Bramson, 1998

Thank You for Being Such a Pain: Spiritual Guidance for Dealing with Difficult People  Mark Rosen, 1999

151 Quick Ideas to Deal with Difficult People  Carrie Mason-Draffen, 2007

201 Ways to Deal With Difficult People  Alan Axelrod, 1997

Dealing with People You Can't Stand  Rick Brinkman, 2002

Since Strangling Isn't an Option  Sandra Crowe, 1999

Military Brats: Legacies of Childhood Inside the Fortress  Mary Edwards Wertsch, 1996

But I Love Him: Protecting Your Teen Daughter from Controlling, Abusive Dating Relationships  Jill Murray, 2000

The Destructive Narcissistic Pattern  Nina Brown, 1998

When God Becomes a Drug: Breaking the Chains of Religious Addiction and Abuse  Father Leo Booth and John Bradshaw, 1992  (If above link is out of stock, click here)

Cults in Our Midst: The Hidden Menace in Our Everyday Lives  Margaret Singer and Janja Lalich, 1996

Emotional Vampires: Dealing with People Who Drain You Dry  Albert Bernstein, 2002

Healing the Scars of Emotional Abuse  Gregory Jantz and Ann McMurray, 2009

Brain Lock: Free Yourself from Obsessive-Compulsive Behavior  Jeffrey Schwartz, 1997

How to Break Your Addiction to a Person  Howard Halpern, 1983

Toxic In-Laws: Loving Strategies for Protecting Your Marriage  Susan Forward, 2002

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Memoirs by Adults Raised in Controlling Families

Daughter of Narcissus: A Family's Struggle to Survive Their Mother's Narcissistic Personality Disorder  Lady Colin Campbell, 2009

A Child Called 'It': One Child's Courage to Survive  Dave Pelzer, 1995

Mommie Dearest  Christina Crawford, 1981

Personal History  Katharine Graham, 1998

Fresh Out of Hell: Escaping the Negative Influences of Toxic Parenting  Alyson Kay, 2005

Foreskin's Lament  Shalom Auslander, 2007

Lies My Mother Never Told Me  Kaylie Jones 2009

Ten Thousand Sorrows: The Extraordinary Journey of a Korean War Orphan  Elizabeth Kim, 2000

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Selected Novels about Controlling Families

The Corrections  Jonathan Franzen, 2001

The Great Santini  Pat Conroy, 1987

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Books About Raising Children without Unhealthy Control

Reviving Ophelia: Saving the Selves of Adolescent Girls  Mary Pipher, 1995

Raising Cain: Protecting the Emotional Life of Boys  Daniel Kindlon et al, 2000

Real Boys: Rescuing Our Sons from the Myths of Boyhood  William Pollack, 1999

The Intentional Family: Simple Rituals to Strengthen Family Ties  William Doherty, 1999

How to Talk So Kids Will Listen and Listen So Kids Will Talk  Adele Faber and Elaine Mazlish, 1999

Uncommon Sense for Parents with Teenagers  Michael Riera, 1995

Secrets of the Baby Whisperer: How to Calm, Connect, and Communicate with Your Baby  Tracy Hogg and Melinda Blau, 2002

The Hurried Child: Growing Up Too Fast, Too Soon  David Elkind, 2001

The Over-Scheduled Child: Avoiding the Hyper-Parenting Trap  Alvin Rosenfeld, 2001

The Pressured Child: Helping Your Child Find Success in School and Life  Michael Thompson, 2004

The Pocket Parent  Gail Reichlin and Caroline Winkler, 2001

Parenting a Child Who Has Intense Emotions: Dialectical Behavior Therapy Skills to Help Your Child Regulate Emotional Outbursts and Aggressive Behaviors Pat Harvey, Jeanine Penzo, 2009

 

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Dealing with Controlling and Manipulative People

Controlling People: How to Recognize, Understand, and Deal with People Who Try to Control You  Patricia Evans, 2002

In Sheep's Clothing: Understanding and Dealing with Manipulative People  
George Simon, 1996

Coping with Difficult People 
Robert Bramson, 1998

Emotional Blackmail: When the People In Your Life Use Fear, Obligation and Guilt to Manipulate You 
Susan Forward, 1998

People-Reading: How We Control Others, How They Control Us 
Ernst Beier, 1989

Stop Controlling Me! What to Do When Someone You Love Has Too Much Power Over You 
Richard Stenack, 2001

Who's Pulling Your Strings? How to Break the Cycle of Manipulation and Regain Control of Your Life  Harriet Braiker, 2003

Emotional Vampires: Dealing with People Who Drain You Dry  Albert Bernstein, 2002

151 Quick Ideas to Deal with Difficult People  Carrie Mason-Draffen, 2007

Thank You for Being Such a Pain: Spiritual Guidance for Dealing with Difficult People  Mark Rosen, 1999

201 Ways to Deal With Difficult People  Alan Axelrod, 1997

Dealing with People You Can't Stand  Rick Brinkman, 2002

Since Strangling Isn't an Option  Sandra Crowe, 1999

How to Deal With Emotionally Explosive People  Albert Bernstein, 2002

The Betrayal Bond: Breaking Free of Exploitative Relationships  Patrick Carnes, 1997

Say Goodbye to Your PDI (Personality Disordered Individuals): Recognize People Who Make You Miserable and Eliminate Them From Your Life for Good   Stan Kapuchinski, 2007

Stalking the Soul  Marie-France Hirigoyen, 2004

Character Disturbance: The Phenomenon of Our Age  George Simon 2011

The Manipulative Man:  Identify His Behavior, Counter the Abuse, Regain Control  Dorothy McCoy 2006

BIFF: Quick Responses to High Conflict People, Their Hostile Emails, Personal Attacks and Social Media Meltdowns  Bill Eddy, 2011

The One-Way Relationship Workbook: Step-by-Step Help for Coping With Narcissists, Egotistical Lovers, Toxic Coworkers, and Others Who Are Incredibly Self-Absorbed  Alan Cavaiola and Neil Lavender, 2011

 

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Unhealthy Narcissism

Why Is It Always About You? Saving Yourself from the Narcissists in Your Life  Sandy Hotchkiss, 2002

Trapped in the Mirror: Adult Children of Narcissists in Their Struggle for Self 
Elan Golomb, 1992

The Narcissistic Family: Diagnosis and Treatment 
Stephanie Donaldson-Pressman and Robert Pressman, 1997

Children of the Self-Absorbed: A Grown-up's Guide to Getting Over Narcissistic Parents 
Nina Brown, 2001

Disarming the Narcissist: Surviving and Thriving With the Self-absorbed  Wendy Behary, 2008

Freeing Yourself from the Narcissist in Your Life  Linda Martinez-Lewi, 2008

Divorcing a Narcissist: One Mom's Battle  Tina Swithin, 2012

Narcissistic Lovers: How to Cope, Recover and Move On  Cynthia Zayn & Kevin Dibble, 2007

When You Love a Man Who Loves Himself  Keith Campbell, 2005

Enough About You, Let's Talk About Me: How to Recognize and Manage the Narcissists in Your Life
 Les Carter, 2008

The Destructive Narcissistic Pattern  Nina Brown, 1998

Will I Ever Be Good Enough?: Healing the Daughters of Narcissistic Mothers  Karyl McBride, 2009

Loving the Self-Absorbed: How to Create a More Satisfying Relationship with a Narcissistic Partner
  Nina Brown, 2003

The Drama of the Gifted Child: The Search for the True Self  Alice Miller, 1996

The Wizard of Oz and Other Narcissists: Coping with the One-Way Relationship in Work, Love, and Family  
Eleanor Payson, 2002

Help! I'm in Love with a Narcissist  Steven Carter, 2005

The Object of My Affection is in My Reflection:  Coping With Narcissists  Rokelle Lerner, 2008

Identifying and Understanding the Narcissistic Personality  Elsa Ronningstam, 2005

Disorders of Narcissism: Diagnostic, Clinical, and Empirical Implications  Elsa Ronningstam, 2008

You Might Be a Narcissist If . . . How to Identify Narcissism in Ourselves and Others and What We Can Do About It  Paul Meier et al, 2010

The Handbook of Narcissism and Narcissistic Personality Disorder: Theoretical Approaches, Empirical Findings, and Treatments  Keith Campbell, Joshua Miller (eds), 2011

The Narcissism Epidemic: Living in the Age of Entitlement  Jean Twenge, 2010

The Everything Guide to Narcissistic Personality Disorder: Professional, Reassuring Advice for Coping with the Disorder at Work, at Home, and in Your Family  Cynthia Lechan Goodman and Barbara Leff, 2011

If You Had Controlling Parents: How to Make Peace with Your Past and Take Your Place in the World  Dan Neuharth, 1999

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Emotional and Verbal Abuse

The Verbally Abusive Relationship: How to Recognize it and How to Respond  Patricia Evans, 1992

The Emotionally Abused Woman: Overcoming Destructive Patterns and Reclaiming Yourself 
Beverly Engel, 1992

Healing the Scars of Emotional Abuse  Gregory Jantz and Ann McMurray, 2009

No Visible Wounds:  Identifying Non-Physical Abuse of Women by Their Men  Mary Susan Miller, 1996

The Verbally Abusive Man  Patricia Evans, 2006

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Physical and Sexual Abuse

The Courage to Heal: A Guide for Women Survivors of Child Sexual Abuse  Ellen Bass and Laura Davis, 1994

Toxic Parents: Overcoming Their Hurtful Legacy and Reclaiming Your Life 
Susan Forward, 1989

Soul Murder: The Effects of Childhood Abuse and Deprivation 
Leonard Shengold, 1989

Outgrowing the Pain: A Book for and About Adults Abused As Children 
Eliana Gil, 1988

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Passive-Aggressive Behavior

Living with the Passive-Aggressive Man  Scott Wetzler, 1993

Overcoming Passive-Aggression:  How to Stop Hidden Anger from Spoiling Your Relationships, Career, and Happiness  Tim Murphy & Loriann Hoff Oberlin, 2005
  

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Borderline Personality Disorder

Understanding the Borderline Mother  Christine Lawson, 2000

I Hate You -- Don't Leave Me: Understanding the Borderline Personality 
Jerold Kreisman, 1991

Stop Walking on Eggshells: Coping When Someone You Care About Has Borderline Personality Disorder 
Paul Mason, 1998

Lost in the Mirror: An Inside Look at Borderline Personality Disorder 
Richard Moskovitz, 1996

Surviving a Borderline Parent: How to Heal Your Childhood Wounds & Build Trust, Boundaries, and Self-Esteem  Kimberlee Roth, 2003

Breaking Free from Boomerang Love:  Getting Unhooked from Borderline Personality Disorder Relationships  Lynn Melville, 2004

The Essential Family Guide to Borderline Personality Disorder:  New Tools and Techniques to Stop Walking on Eggshells  Randi Kreger, 2008

Borderline Personality Disorder Demystified: An Essential Guide for Understanding and Living with BPD  Robert Friedel, 2004

Loving Someone with Borderline Personality Disorder: How to Keep Out-of-Control Emotions from Destroying Your Relationship  Shari Manning, 2011

 

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Obsessive-Compulsive Behavior

Brain Lock: Free Yourself from Obsessive-Compulsive Behavior  Jeffrey Schwartz, 1997

Getting Control: Overcoming Your Obsessions and Compulsions  Lee Baer, 2000

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Unhealthy Perfectionism

Too Perfect: When Being in Control Gets Out of Control  Allan Mallinger, 1992

The Care and Feeding of Perfectionists  Cynthia Curnan, 1999

Never Good Enough: Freeing Yourself from the Chains of Perfectionism  Monica Ramirez Basco, 1999

When Perfect Isn't Good Enough: Strategies for Coping with Perfectionism  Martin Antony and Richard Swinson, 1998

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Shame and Guilt

Healing the Shame that Binds You  John Bradshaw, 1988
 

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Emotional Incest

Emotional Incest Syndrome: What to Do When A Parent's Love Rules Your Life  Patricia Love, 1991

Silently Seduced: When Parents Make Their Children Partners. Understanding Covert Incest  Kenneth Adams, 1991

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Domestic Violence

It's My Life Now: Starting Over After an Abusive Relationship or Domestic Violence  Meg Dugan and Roger Hock, 2000

The Domestic Violence Sourcebook 
Dawn Berry, 2000

Why Does He Do That: Inside the Minds of Angry and Controlling Men
  Lundy Bancroft, 2003

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Military Families

Military Brats: Legacies of Childhood Inside the Fortress  Mary Edwards Wertsch, 1996

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Destructive Cults

When God Becomes a Drug: Breaking the Chains of Religious Addiction and Abuse  Father Leo Booth and John Bradshaw, 1992

Cults in Our Midst: The Hidden Menace in Our Everyday Lives 
Margaret Singer and Janja Lalich, 1996

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Self-Esteem

The Six Pillars of Self Esteem  Nathaniel Branden, 1995

Self-Esteem: A Proven Program of Cognitive Techniques 
Matthew McKay and Patrick Fanning, 1987

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Dysfunctional, Abusive and/or Addictive Relationships

The Disease to Please: Curing the People-Pleasing Syndrome  Harriet Braker, 2001

How to Break Your Addiction to a Person 
Howard Halpern, 1983

But I Love Him: Protecting Your Teen Daughter from Controlling, Abusive Dating Relationships 
Jill Murray, 2000

Splitting: Protecting Yourself While Divorcing Someone with Borderline or Narcissistic Personality Disorder  Randi Kreger, 2011

The Abusive Personality, Second Edition: Violence and Control in Intimate Relationships  Donald Dutton, 2007

The Little Black Book of Big Red Flags: Relationship Warning Signs You Totally Spotted... But Chose to Ignore  Natasha Burton et al, 2011

"Not to People Like Us": Hidden Abuse in Upscale Marriages  Susan Weitzman, 2011

 

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Forgiveness

How Can I Forgive You? : The Courage To Forgive, the Freedom Not To  Janis Spring, 2004

The Forgiving Self: The Road From Resentment to Connection  Robert Karen, 2001

Forgiveness is a Choice 
Robert Enright, 2001

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Healthy Interpersonal Boundaries

Boundaries and Relationships: Knowing, Protecting and Enjoying the Self  Charles Whitfield, 1993

Boundaries: Where You End and I Begin 
Anne Katherine, 1993

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Books on Controlling or Dysfunctional Families and Relationships by Christian-Themed publishers

Sins of the Family: Becoming the Redemptive Generation  Beverly Tauke 2004

Released from Shame: Recovery for Adult Children of Dysfunctional Families  Sandra Wilson, 1991

The Mom Factor  John Townsend and Henry Cloud, 1998

Secrets of Your Family Tree: Healing for Adult Children of Dysfunctional Families  Dave Carder et al, 1995

Power of a Parent's Words  Norman Wright, 1991

Heal and Forgive: Forgiveness in the Face of Abuse  Nancy Richards, 2005

The Emotionally Destructive Relationship:  Seeing It, Stopping It, Surviving It  Leslie Vernick, 2007

 

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Links to Self-Help, Psychology, and Mental Health Resources


Index of Links

    Self-Help and Psychology Directories
    Psychological Conditions and Online Tests
    Trauma and Loss
    Families and Parenting
    Addiction, Eating Disorders, and Recovery
    Child Abuse Awareness
    Recovery from Abuse
    Notable Sites About Human Rights and Freedom

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Self-Help, Psychology, and Mental Health Directories
     Adults With controlling Parents Support Group on Yahoo
     Adults Recovering From Narcissistic Parents Support Group on Yahoo
     Mental Help Net
     Open Directory Project Support Groups
     SelfGrowth.com
     Self-Help Sourcebook
     Yahoo! Mental Health
     Future Health
     Internet Mental Health Links
     LifeChallenges.org: Living creatively in the face of adversity

     WebMD Mental Health Center

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Psychological Conditions and Online Tests
   Online tests for Addiction, Depression, Abuse and more from Healthyplace.com
    Information about Anxiety Disorders from the Anxiety Disorders Association
    Information on Panic Disorder from the National Anxiety Foundation
    Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder: Information and viewpoints
    Borderline Personality Disorder: Information and viewpoints
    Narcissistic Personality Disorder: Information and viewpoints
    NAMI (National Alliance for the Mentally Ill)
    Depression and Bipolar Support Alliance
    Online Screening for Mental Health
    Freedom From Fear

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Trauma and Loss
   
Trauma Information and Recovery Links
    Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder Self-Test
    Griefnet: Online Community Providing Support for Grief and Loss
    Trauma Central

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Families and Parenting"2">
    Yahoo! Resources on the Family
    American Association of Marriage and Family Therapy
    American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry
    Information on Verbal Abuse

    Healthyplace.com Abuse Issues Online Community
   More Information on Verbal Abuse

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Addiction, Eating Disorders, & Recovery
    Adult Children of Alcoholics Online Resources
    Adult Children of Alcoholics World Service Organization
    National Clearinghouse for Alcohol and Drug Information
    Center on Addiction and Substance Abuse
    Alcoholics Anonymous
    Eating Disorders Shared Awareness
    Eating Disorders Referral and Education Center
    Eating Disorders Information

    Al-Anon and Alateen
    Codependence: The Dance of Wounded Souls
    Emotions Anonymous

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Child Abuse Awareness
    International Child Abuse Network
    Parents and Teachers Against Violence In Education: Project NoSpank
    The Child Abuse Prevention Network

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Notable Sites About Human Rights and Freedom
   Human Rights Watch
   Freedom House
   Amnesty International
   Womankind Worldwide
   American Civil Liberties Union
   Electronic Privacy Information Center
   The First Amendment Center
   Electronic Frontier Foundation
   Derechos

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