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Psychopath Free

Jackson MacKenzie

Rethinking Narcissism: The Secret to Recognizing and Coping with Narcissists

Dr. Craig Malkin

“Don’t You Know Who I Am?”: How to Stay Sane in an Era of Narcissism, Entitlement, and Incivility

Ramani S. Durvasula Ph.D

Red Flags of Love Fraud – 10 Signs You’re Dating a Sociopath

Donna Anderson

The Covert Passive-Aggressive Narcissist

Debbie Mirza

The Sociopath Next Door

Martha Stout

The Narcissist Next Door: Understanding the Monster in Your Family, in Your Office, in Your Bed-in Your World

Jeffrey Kluger

Ask the Narcissist: The Answers to Your Questions

H G Tudor

Unmasking Narcissism: A Guide to Understanding the Narcissist in Your Life

Mark Ettensohn PsyD

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

Eleanor Payson

Narcissists Exposed – 75 Things Narcissists Don’t Want You to Know

Drew Keys

Men Who Hate Women and the Women Who Love Them : When Loving Hurts and You Don’t Know Why

Susan Forward

The Wise Lesbian Guide to Getting Free From Crazy-Making Relationships & Getting on with Your Life

Amber Ault

Triangulation: Narcissists, Borderlines, Other Toxic People Do It. How You Can Stop It. Why You Must.

Amber Ault

The Narcissist in Your Life: Recognizing the Patterns and Learning to Break Free

Julie L. Hall

Hoovering: How to Resist the Pull of a Toxic Relationship & Recover Your Freedom Now

Amber Ault

Becoming the Narcissist’s Nightmare: How to Devalue and Discard the Narcissist While Supplying Yourself

Shahida Arabi

The Manipulative Child: How to Regain Control and Raise Resilient, Resourceful, and Independent Kids

Ernest W. Swihart Jr.

The Secret Life of Captain X: My Life with a Psychopath Pilot

MrsXNomore

The Narcissistic Family: Diagnosis and Treatment

Robert M. Pressman

Splitting: Protecting Yourself While Divorcing Someone with Borderline or Narcissistic Personality Disorder

Bill Eddy

Will I Ever Be Free of You?: How to Navigate a High-Conflict Divorce

Dr. Karyl McBride Ph.D

Divorcing a Narcissist: One Mom’s Battle

Tina Swithin

Divorcing a Narcissist: Advice from the Battlefield

Tina Swithin

Divorcing a Narcissist: Rebuilding After The Storm

Tina Swithin

BIFF: Quick Responses to High-Conflict People, Their Personal Attacks, Hostile Email and Social Media Meltdowns

Bill Eddy

Parenting Plans for Families After Divorce

Joan H. Mcwilliams, Esq.

Divorce in Alabama: The Legal Process, Your Rights, and What to Expect

Jessica Kirk Drennan

Divorce in Arizona: The Legal Process, Your Rights, and What to Expect

Marlene A Pontrelli & Robert L Schwartz

Divorce in California: The Legal Process, Your Rights, and What to Expect

Debra Schoenberg & Jennifer Knops

Divorce in Connecticut: The Legal Process, Your Rights, and What to Expect

Reneé C. Bauer

Divorce in Florida: The Legal Process, Your Rights, and What to Expect

Shayna K Cavanaugh & Lisa P Kirby

Divorce in Georgia: The Legal Process, Your Rights, and What to Expect

Richard A Sanders & Douglas G. Andrews

Divorce in Idaho: The Legal Process, Your Rights, and What to Expect

Craig B Marcus

Divorce in Illinois: The Legal Process, Your Rights, and What To Expect

Steven N. Peskind

Divorce in Louisiana: The Legal Process, Your Rights, and What to Expect

Betsy A. Fischer

Divorce in Maine: The Legal Process, Your Rights, and What to Expect

Dana E. Prescott & Neil D. Jamieson

Divorce in Maryland: The Legal Process, Your Rights, and What to Expect

Marjorie G DiLima & Dorothy R. Fait

Divorce in Michigan: The Legal Process, Your Rights, and What to Expect

John F. Schaefer

Divorce in Mississippi: The Legal Process, Your Rights, and What to Expect

Connie M. Smith & Jon H. Powell

Guide to Divorce in Missouri: Simple Answers to Complex Questions

Cary J. Mogerman & Joseph J Kodner

Divorce in Nebraska: The Legal Process, Your Rights, and What to Expect

Susan Ann Koenig

Divorce in Nevada: The Legal Process, Your Rights, and What to Expect

Marshal S Willick

Divorce in New Mexico: The Legal Process, Your Rights, and What to Expect

Sandra Morgan Little, Jan Gilman-Tepper, Roberta S. Batley & Tiffany Oliver Leigh

Divorce in New York: The Legal Process, Your Rights, and What to Expect

Michael Stutman

Divorce in North Carolina: Answers to Your Legal Questions

Eric C Trosch & William C Trosch

Divorce in Oklahoma: The Legal Process, Your Rights, and What to Expect

Mark Antinoro

Divorce in Pennsylvania: The Legal Process, Your Rights, and What to Expect

Karen Ulmer Pendergast

Divorce in Tennessee: The Legal Process, Your Rights, and What to Expect

Eric J. Burch

Divorce in Texas: The Legal Process, Your Rights, and What to Expect

Jim Mueller

Divorce in Virginia: The Legal Process, Your Rights, and What to Expect

Steven L. Raynor

Divorce in Washington: The Legal Process, Your Rights, and What to Expect

David J. Crouse

Divorce in West Virginia: The Legal Process, Your Rights, and What to Expect

Lyne Ranson & Brittany Ranson Stonestreet

Divorce in Wisconsin: The Legal Process, Your Rights, and What to Expect

Linda S. Vanden Heuvel

Toxic In-Laws: Loving Strategies for Protecting Your Marriage

Susan Forward, PH. D.

How to Divorce a Narcissist or a Psychopath

Sam Vaknin

Outsmart Your High-Stress Divorce: 39 Practical Tips for Reducing Conflict and Empowering Yourself Today

Jennifer McBride McNamara

Survivor Mom: Memoir: Divorcing a Narcissist, Staying Positive and Successful Parenting

Leona Alberts

The Narcissist You Divorce

Betsy Wuebker

Breaking Bonds: How to Divorce an Abuser and Heal—A Survival Guide

Rosemary Lombardy

The High-Conflict Co-Parenting Survival Guide: Reclaim Your Life One Week At A Time

Megan Hunter & Andrea LaRochelle

BIFF: Quick Responses to High-Conflict People, Their Personal Attacks, Hostile Email and Social Media Meltdowns

Bill Eddy

Co-parenting with a Toxic Ex: What to Do Ex-Spouse Turns the Kids Against You

Amy J. L. Baker

The High-Conflict Co-Parenting Survival Guide: Reclaim Your Life One Week At A Time

Hunter MBA, Megan & LaRochelle RFM, Andrea

Lemonade Life: A Journal About Managing Life’s Lemons

Tina Swithin

MAGIC Words: How To Get What You Want From a Narcissist

Lindsey Ellison

The Co-Parenting Survival Guide: Letting Go of Conflict After a Difficult Divorce

Elizabeth Thayer Ph.D & Jeffrey Zimmerman Ph.D

Narcissist:: After the Custody Battle

Jamie Keller

Mothers on Trial: The Battle for Children and Custody

Phyllis Chesler

The Gaslighting Recovery Workbook: Healing From Emotional Abuse

Amy Marlow-MaCoy LPC

Whole Again: Healing Your Heart and Rediscovering Your True Self After Toxic Relationships and Emotional Abuse

Jackson MacKenzie

The Abandonment Recovery Workbook: Guidance through the Five Stages of Healing from Abandonment

Susan Anderson

The Journey from Abandonment to Healing: Surviving Through and Recovering

Susan Anderson

Stop Walking on Eggshells: Taking Your Life Back When Someone You Care About Has Borderline Personality Disorder

Paul Mason and Randi Kreger

The Inner Child Workbook

Cathryn Taylor

The Relationship Skills Workbook: A Do-It-Yourself Guide to a Thriving Relationship

Julia B. Colwell

You’re Still That Girl: Get Over Your Abusive Ex for Good!

Suzanna Quintana

Finding Peace: A Workbook on Healing from Loss, Rejection, Neglect, Abandonment, Betrayal, and Abuse

Troy L. Love

The Self Esteem Workbork

Glenn R. Schiraldi

Healing the Trauma of Abuse: A Women’s Workbook

Mary Ellen Copeland

How to Spot a Dangerous Man Before You Get Involved

Sandra L. Brown

Not Nice: Stop People Pleasing, Staying Silent, & Feeling Guilty… And Start Speaking Up, Saying No, Asking Boldly, And Unapologetically Being Yourself

Dr Aziz Gazipura

How to Be Yourself: Quiet Your Inner Critic and Rise Above Social Anxiety

Ellen Hendriksen

Radical Forgiveness

Colin Tipping

Option B: Facing Adversity, Building Resilience, and Finding Joy

Sheryl Sandberg

Real Happiness: The Power of Meditation: A 28-Day Program

Sharon Salzberg

Real Love: The Art Of Mindful Connection

Sharon Salzberg

Complex PTSD: From Surviving to Thriving: A Guide and Map for Recovering from Childhood Trauma

Pete Walker

Soul Vampires: Reclaiming Your Lifeblood After Narcissistic Abuse

Andrea Schneider

How To Do No Contact Like A Boss!: The Essential Guide to Detaching from Love That Hurts

Kim Saeed

Healing From a Narcissistic Relationship

Margalis Fjelstad

You Can Lead a Horse to Water But You Can’t Make ‘Em Cha-Cha

Kristine Godinez

The Five Step Exit: The Skills You Need to Leave a Narcissist, Psychopath, or Other Toxic Partner and Recover Your Happiness Now

Amber Ault

Backbone Power: The Science of Saying No

Anne Brown PHD

The Forgiveness Handbook: A Simple Guide to Freedom

Clifford B. Edwards

Surviving the Narcissist: 30 Days of Recovery: Whether You’re Loving, Leaving, or Living With One

Meredith Resnick

You’re Not Crazy – You’re Codependent.: What Everyone Affected by Abuse, Trauma Must know

Jeanette Elisabeth Menter

Daring Greatly: How the Courage to Be Vulnerable Transforms the Way We Live, Love, Parent, and Lead

Brené Brown

The Power of Vulnerability: Teachings of Authenticity, Connection, and Courage

Brené Brown

Feel the Fear . . . and Do It Anyway

Susan Jeffers

Feelings Buried Alive Never Die

Karol K. Truman

LIVE Beyond your Dreams: From Fear and Doubt to Personal Power, Purpose and Success

Riana Milne

The Gifts of Imperfection: Let Go of Who You Think You’re Supposed to Be and Embrace Who You Are

Brené Brown

The Road Back to Me: Healing and Recovering From Co-dependency, Addiction, Enabling, and Low Self Esteem

Lisa A Romano

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