Disentangling from Emotionally Immature People: Avoid Emotional Traps, Stand Up for Your Self, and Transform Your Relationships as an Adult Child of E (Paperback)

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From the author of Adult Children of Emotionally Immature Parents, this handbook offers essential, practical solutions to help you "disentangle" from emotionally immature people, stand up for your self, and transform your relationships.

If you grew up with an emotionally immature, unavailable, or selfish parent, you may recall your childhood as a time when your emotional needs were not met or dismissed--and you may have lingering feelings of anger, loneliness, betrayal, and abandonment as a result. As an adult, you have fought hard to establish your own sense of self, and heal the invisible wounds caused by your upbringing.

But what about other emotionally immature people (EIP) in your life? EIPs are often unpredictable, volatile, and difficult to handle. They tend to be me-first people, with little regard for others. They may not respect you as an individual--which can be isolating, hurtful, and lonely. As an adult child of an emotionally immature parent (ACEIP), you may be particularly vulnerable to EIPs. But you are not powerless If you're tired of being emotionally hijacked by EIPs, this handbook can help you avoid common traps, build confidence, and stand strong in your self.

In this must-have guide, author Lindsay Gibson provides everyday solutions to help you manage relationships with any emotionally immature person. You'll find practical insights and explorations into the most common challenges ACEIPs face, and practical guidance to help set boundaries and establish healthier relationships. You'll also learn to handle difficult interactions with EIPs, understand their responses, and transform your relationships to build a happier life.

It's time to disentangle from EIPs As an ACEIP, you have spent a lifetime compensating for others' behavior and putting your needs last. With this handbook, you'll find the information you need to understand how EIPs function, shift your own perspective regarding these relationships, and stand up for your self without guilt, shame, or fear.

About the Author

Lindsay C. Gibson, PsyD, is a clinical psychologist who has been a psychotherapist for more than thirty-five years, working in both public and private practice. In the past, Gibson has served as adjunct assistant professor for the Virginia Consortium Program in clinical psychology, teaching doctoral students clinical theory and psychotherapy techniques. She specializes in working with adults to attain new levels of personal growth, emotional intimacy with others, and confidence in dealing with emotionally immature family members. Gibson is author of four books: Who You Were Meant to Be, Adult Children of Emotionally Immature Parents, Recovering from Emotionally Immature Parents, and Self-Carefor Adult Children of Emotionally Immature Parents. She also wrote a monthly column on well-being for Tidewater Women and Tidewater Family magazines for over twenty years. Her website is available at http: //www.lindsaygibsonpsyd.com/. Gibson lives and works in Virginia Beach, VA.

Product Details
ISBN: 9781648481512
ISBN-10: 1648481515
Publisher: New Harbinger Publications
Publication Date: July 1st, 2023
Pages: 248
Language: English