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The Legacy of the Narcissistic Parent

Dr. Robin Berman “Sometimes children of narcissists assume that every person they’re close to will need the same kind of hyper-attention and appeasement that their parent did—and unconsciously begin doing mental backbends to please others.”
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Suzannah Galland on GETTING SMART ABOUT LOVE

“We all want to find the right partner in love. It is transparently clear that our quest is subject to unwanted wrong turns because of blind spots. We just can't see critically important traits that will show up over time.”
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Dr. Habib Sadeghi on Getting Emotional Waste Out of Our Systems

“FULL RESPONSIBILITY means PUTTING the EMOTIONAL WASTE TREATMENT PLANT ON our OWN PROPERTY and ASKING THE HARD QUESTIONS.”
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HOLD ON by Jen Stager

“One of the children’s trauma therapists said something difficult, but important to hear: If you do not live in this life right now, you will never get to the places that you are imagining.”
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INTIMACY—AND WHAT IT REALLY MEANS

Dr. Habib Sadeghi “Relationships fall apart not because of a lack of physical stimulation. A person can get that almost anywhere. It’s the lack of deep connection that causes someone to seek unity elsewhere.”
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