The Nice Girl Syndrome: Stop Being Manipulated and Abused by Beverly Engel

By Beverly Engel

How girls can triumph over the strain to thrill others and be happy to be their precise selvesAre you too great in your personal strong? Do relatives manage you? Do coworkers make the most of you? If this sounds standard, learn the great lady Syndrome. during this step forward consultant, well known writer and therapist Beverly Engel, who has helped millions of ladies realize and depart emotionally abusive relationships, can aid you take keep watch over of your existence and look after yourself.Engel explains that girls this day easily can't have the funds for to be great women, simply because girls who're too great ship the message that they're effortless ambitions and are more likely to be victimized emotionally, bodily, and sexually. She identifies the seven sorts of great women and is helping you know which sort or varieties may possibly follow to you. Engel is helping you identify no matter if the great lady Syndrome is retaining you in an abusive dating or in manipulative occasions and is helping you alter great lady ideals and behaviors which are maintaining you back.Shows you the way to confront the ideals and behaviors that hold you caught in a pleasant woman act as you substitute them with more healthy, extra empowering onesIncludes inspiring tales of girls Engel has labored with who've chanced on the braveness and energy to forestall taking abuse and begin status up for themselves"This e-book will problem, entertain, and empower its readers."--Publishers Weekly (starred review)Written through popular writer and therapist Beverly Engel, who has helped hundreds of thousands of girls realize and depart emotionally abusive relationshipsFilled with clever suggestion, robust workouts, and sensible prescriptions, the great woman Syndrome exhibits you step-by-step how you can take regulate of your existence and be your individual powerful girl.

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In other families, particularly those where parents are selfabsorbed or even narcissistic, the message is: My needs are more important than yours, or anyone else’s, for that matter. Self-absorbed and narcissistic parents teach their child that his or her own needs do not matter. Instead of meeting their child’s needs, these parents expect him or her to cater to and take care of them. In some cases, there is a reversal of roles: the child becomes the parent and vice versa. ” Such a child functions the way a parent should, 38 THE NICE GIRL SYNDROME making sure that the parent’s emotional and sometimes physical needs are met.

The next day at school, Jason was cordial but certainly not friendly. When Jennifer went over to his table in the cafeteria he acted as if nothing had happened between them. Jennifer felt humiliated and used as she slunk back to her table. Much to Jennifer’s surprise, about a week later, Jason came by her table and asked her if she’d like to join him and his friends for a party after school. Jennifer jumped at the chance. This time, they went to the house of another of Jason’s friends, again with no parents around.

Donna is what I call an Innocent. Women like Donna jeopardize their happiness, their safety, and sometimes their very lives because they are naive. Their gullibility blinds them to the manipulations and harmful behaviors of others. They want to believe that other people are good no matter how much evidence there is to the contrary. Why do so many women like Anita and Donna think and behave in these ways? In this book, you will find the answers to that question, as well as to the following: • Why can’t many women bear to hurt another person, even when holding back means hurting themselves?

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