Toxic parents: overcoming their hurtful legacy and reclaiming your life

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When you were a child...-Did your parents tell you you were bad or worthless?-Did your parents use physical pain to discipline you?-Did you have to take care of your parents because of their problems?-Were you often frightened of your parents?-Did your parents do anything to you that had to be kept secret?Now that you're an adult...-Do your parents still treat you as if you were a child?-Do you have intense emotional or physical reactions after spending time with your parents?-Do your parents control you with threats or guilt? Do they manipulate you with money?-Do you feel that no matter what you do, it's 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-and discover a new world of self-confidence, inner strength, and emotional independence.
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title Toxic parents : overcoming their hurtful legacy and reclaiming your life
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