• The Toxic Parents Survival Guide

  • Recognizing, Understanding, and Freeing Yourself from These Difficult Relationships
  • By: Bryn Collins MA LP
  • Narrated by: Wendy Tremont King
  • Length: 9 hrs and 34 mins
  • 5.0 out of 5 stars (5 ratings)

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By: Bryn Collins MA LP
Narrated by: Wendy Tremont King
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If you or someone you love grew up with an emotionally unavailable, narcissistic, or selfish parent, you probably struggle with residual feelings of anger, abandonment, loneliness, or shame. For anyone who endured a nightmare or a wasteland instead of a nurturing childhood, The Toxic Parents Survival Guide will offer you the clinical insights and the day-to-day tools so you can break the chains of toxicity that bind you in a mess you didn't create. 

Psychologist Bryn Collins pulls back the layers to explore the very complicated relationship with an emotionally unavailable parent. Whether they were unavailable because of addiction, mental illness, or being overly controlling or an iceberg, this imminently practical book will help validate your frustration and emotional struggles, help you set clear boundaries, and learn how to un-mesh yourself and move forward to a place of strength and peace without any guilt. Using case studies, quizzes, and jargon-free concepts, Collins profiles the most common types of toxic parents and offers the tactics and tools you need to change and break free of these painful associations.

©2018 Bryn Collins, MA, LP (P)2019 Tantor

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Amazing and direct insight in to childhood trauma!

i loved the book thought it had amazing insight into childhood abuse/trauma. way to go

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A little elementary...

This was a decent intro into some coping and overcoming mechanisms. I’d love to see educators trained on this not only for self but to create responsive environments for kids.