Recommended Reading and Other Media

Understanding and Coping with Narcissism

Don’t You Know Who I Am? How to Stay Sane in an Era of Narcissism, Entitlement, and Incivility by Dr. Ramani Durvasula

Should I Stay or Should I Go? by Dr. Ramani Durvasula

Stop Caretaking the Borderline or Narcissist: How to End the Drama and Get on With Life by Margalis Fjelstad

Healing from a Narcissistic Relationship: A Caretakers’s Guide to Recovery, Empowerment, and Transformation by Marsalis Fjelstad

The Human Magnet Syndrome: Why We Love People Who Hurt Us by Ross Rosenberg

Out of the Fog: Moving from Confusion to Clarity After Narcissistic Abuse by Dana Morningstar

Psychopath Free: Recovering from Emotionally Abusive Relationships with Narcissists, Socipaths, and Other Toxic People by Jackson MacKenzie

Will I Ever Be Good Enough? Healing the Daughters of Narcissistic Mothers by Karyl McBride, PhD

The Narcissist You Know by Joseph Burgo, PhD

The Narcissist Next Door by Jeffrey Kluger

People of the Lie by M. Scott Peck

A Beautiful, Terrible Thing: A Memoir of Marriage and Betrayal by Jen Waite

Understanding Abuse

Why Does He Do That? by Lundy Bancroft

The Batterer: A Psychological Profile by Donald Dutton

Cupid’s Knife: Women’s Anger and Agency in Violent Relationships by Abby Stein

The Verbally Abusive Relationship: How to Recognize It and How to Respond by Patricia Evans

The Verbally Abusive Man: Can He Change? A Woman’s Guide to Deciding to Stay or Go by Patrician Evans

Controlling People: How to Recognize, Understand, and Deal with People Who Try to Control You by Patricia Evans

How Did We End Up Here? Surviving and Thriving in a Character-Disordered World by Dr. George Simon

In Sheep’s Clothing: Understanding and Dealing with Manipulative People by Dr. George Simon

Women Who Love Psychopaths: Inside the Relationships of Inevitable Harm with Psychopaths, Sociopaths, and Narcissists by Sandra Brown

How to Spot a Dangerous Man Before You Get Involved by Sandra Brown

Love Fraud by Donna Anderson

The Gaslighting Effect by Dr. Robin Stern

Adult Children of Abusive Parents by Steven Farmer, MA MFCC

Toxic Parents: Overcoming the Hurtful Legacy and Reclaiming Your Life by Susan Forward

Healing and Change

Healing From Hidden Abuse: A Journey Through the Stages of Recovery from Psychological Abuse by Shannon Thomas, LCSW

The Dance of Anger: A Woman’s Guide to Changing the Patterns of Human Relationships by Harriet Goldhor Lerner, PhD

The Gift of Fear and Other Survival Signals That Protect Us From Violence by Susan Forward, PhD

Boundaries in Dating by Dr. Henry Cloud & Dr. JohnTownsend

Safe People by Dr. Henry Cloud & Dr. John Townsend


The Audacious Life: Break Free by Stephanie Roberts

Sexual Disorientation by Dr. Ramani Durvasula and Silvia Saige

Narcissist Apocalypse: Survivor Stories by Brandon Chadwick

Deeper Dating by Ken Page

I’m Not in an Abusive Relationship: A Podcast About Surviving Domestic and Sexual Violence

YouTube Channels

Dr. Ramani Durvasula

Ross Rosenberg

Debbie Mirza

Patricia Evans Books