• Power

  • Surviving & Thriving After Narcissistic Abuse
  • By: Shahida Arabi
  • Narrated by: Julie McKay
  • Length: 9 hrs and 47 mins
  • Unabridged Audiobook
  • Release date: 08-01-17
  • Language: English
  • Publisher: Audible Studios
  • 4.5 out of 5 stars 4.6 (86 ratings)

Regular price: $19.95

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Publisher's Summary

Pathological mind games. Covert and overt put-downs. Triangulation. Gaslighting. Projection. These are the manipulative tactics survivors of malignant narcissists are unfortunately all too familiar with. As victims of silent crimes where the perpetrators are rarely held accountable, survivors of narcissistic abuse have lived in a war zone of epic proportions, enduring an abuse cycle of love-bombing and devaluation - psychological violence on steroids. From how to heal our addiction to the narcissist to how to recognize a covert narcissist, Shahida Arabi's articles on narcissistic abuse have gained renown as some of the most accurate and in-depth depictions of this terrifying trauma, resonating with millions of survivors all over the world and receiving endorsements from numerous mental health professionals. In this essay compilation, listeners can enjoy some of her most popular articles as well as new thought pieces on narcissistic abuse: what therapists have to say about malignant narcissists and how children of narcissistic parents can become trapped in the trauma repetition cycle. Survivors are offered new insights on what it means to be both a survivor and a thriver of covert manipulation and trauma. Power teaches us that it is important to not only understand the tactics of toxic personalities but also to recognize and combat the effects of narcissistic abuse; it guides the survivor to learning, growing, healing and most importantly of all - owning their agency to rebuild their lives and transform their powerlessness into victory.
©2017 Shahida Arabi (P)2017 Audible, Inc.
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5 out of 5 stars
By Avid reader on 10-16-17

A “Powerful” book

I heard so much confirmation of what I was going through my whole life, including now. Even things I had previously only thought in my own head as a contrary response to a couple things other narcissistic abuse experts have said. It’s an extremely affirming, uplifting and emotionally supportive book, I highly recommend it. In fact, after a bit of time passes to allow what I am processing from it to fully absorb, I will re-listen to it in order to absorb more of the caring and loving support and information it provides that I was not able to absorb in and process all at one time.

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5 out of 5 stars
By Amazon Customer on 09-10-17

great book. great narrator.

a must listen, thanks to the author of this book forma such a thorough work.

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4 of 4 people found this review helpful

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5 out of 5 stars
By Ava g on 07-09-18

the voice is very awful but content is amazing

The voice artist is very monatone. it is very hard to engage with and listen to because of this. However the content of the book is spot on. really helpful to anybody who has had contact with a NARC.

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5 out of 5 stars
By Lisa on 04-22-18

really good book

This book helped me stay no contract. it help my understand my self. really happy will be reading again to reflect back on.

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