Author(s): LOVE CANDICE V
Why do some women date, or even marry, narcissistic men over and over ? In this provocative book, a clinical psychologist and expert in narcissism offers 7 secrets to help women finally break free from their attraction to narcissistic men.Do you keep finding yourself in relationships with narcissistic men? Is your boyfriend or husband solely focused on fulfilling their own needs and unable to see things from your perspective? If you re tired of dealing with a self-absorbed partner and are ready to be treated with kindness, respect, and sensitivity, this book is for you.In Women Who Love Narcissists, psychologist Candace Love provides a road map for women to finally get the love they deserve. Using skills based in cognitive behavioral and schema therapy, you ll gain an understanding of why you re attracted to narcissistic men, how you can avoid being drawn in by a narcissist s initial charm and magnetism, and how to heal so you can finally move on to healthy relationships.You ll find out how the basic principles of schema theory core beliefs about ourselves and our environment that we acquire in childhood and adolescence can play an important role in why you re attracted to narcissists and seek them out. Also included are targeted exercises and techniques that will encourage you to examine your past relationships and take meaningful steps to promote self-care and healing.Isn t it time you broke the cycle of hurt, frustration, and pain that comes with loving a narcissist? Change can be scary but the end results are worth it! This book will show you how to kick narcissists to the curb, love yourself unconditionally, and go on to create fabulous and healthy relationships.
Required reading for anyone romantically involved with a narcissist! Built upon proven psychological research and delivered in an engaging and readable style, this book is chock-full of insights and exercises for the reader. Candace V. Love is a relationship guru and BFF all rolled up into one; walking with you arm-in-arm and skillfully guiding you through the intricacies and entrapments of your narcissistic relationship. Neil J. Lavender, PhD, licensed psychologist, professor of psychology at Ocean County College in New Jersey, and coauthor of "The One-Way Relationship Workbook "and "Impossible to Please""
Candace V. Love, PhD, is a clinical psychologist licensed in Illinois and Colorado, and an Allied Health Care Practitioner at Northwestern Lake Forest Hospital in Illinois. Love is a graduate of Mills College in Oakland, CA, where she received a President's Leadership award. She received her PhD in clinical psychology at the Wright Institute in Berkeley, CA. Love worked as a research associate at Center for Health Improvement and Prevention Studies at the University of California, San Francisco, where she was involved in National Institutes of Health-funded research studying the preventative efforts of health care professionals and health related behaviors. Love has been an author and coauthor on empirical articles in peer-reviewed medical journals. She is founder and president of North Shore Behavioral Medicine and currently has offices in downtown Chicago and in Grayslake, IL. She uses evidence-based techniques derived from cognitive behavioral therapies, including mindfulness and schema therapy.