Best Books About Narcissism [List] [Update 2021]
Here you will find a top 10 of books about narcissism. A narcissist thinks he is great and can harm others in the meantime. These books provide more insight into this. Read further…
The top 10 best books about narcissism
Criteria for compiling these recommended books
Our editors have carefully read as many as possible books about this subject. Then, they used the following criteria for choosing the best picks:
- The literary quality of the books.
- The amount of books sold worldwide.
- The professional reviews in newspapers.
- The expertise and experience from the author.
- The quality of the examples, knowledge and practicality
- The actuality and whether the information is useful or too old.
- Our editor’s opinions: they have read and judged the books extensively.
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The list below covers topics such as a narcissistic partner, stories to learn to find your self-worth after narcissistic abuse, narcissistic parents and books that hold up a mirror for yourself. Let’s go to the list …
1.Unmasking Narcissism: A Guide to Understanding the Narcissist in Your Life
This book gives extraordinary knowledge into narcissism and assists you with understanding what is happening in the narcissist’s head to cause him/her to do what they do. The perfect guide to both understanding your inner narcissist and those around you.
2.Should I Stay or Should I Go?: Surviving a Relationship with a Narcissist
In our opinion, this is the perfect book for those suffering from narcissist mistreatment. If you are in a toxic relationship with a narcissist, this is the guide to read when weighing up your options and understanding your situation better.
3.Why Is It Always About You? : The Seven Deadly Sins of Narcissism
This book is perfect for anyone dealing with a narcissist in their life. Not only does it explain what a narcissist is, but it delves deeper into the common traits of a narcissist, allowing you to identify certain people in your day-to-day life.
4.Becoming the Narcissist’s Nightmare: How to Devalue and Discard the Narcissist While Supplying Yourself
Our pick for anyone struggling with a narcissist in their personal life. When dealing with a narcissist, people can often struggle with self-worth. However, this book is designed to build your confidence back up while devaluing any damage the narcissist may have done.
5.The First Will Be Last: A Biblical Perspective On Narcissism
This book has the best data for survivors of narcissistic maltreatment or psychological mistreatment. If you are interested in the information and statistics behind narcissism, this is the book for you. Perfect for those who have no intention of dealing with a narcissist again.
6.Narcissist: The Ultimate Guide: This Book Includes: Narcissistic Abuse & Dealing with a Narcissist. Healing after emotional/psychological abuse. Disarming the narcissist and understanding Narcissism
In our opinion, this is the one-stop shop for understanding narcissism. It covers narcissist abuse, how to deal with a narcissist, how to recover from a narcissist, how to understand a narcissist and how to disarm them. Literally all you need to know on the subject.
7.The Human Magnet Syndrome: The Codependent Narcissist Trap
This book particularly for any individual who has encountered narcissistic mistreatment or potentially poisonous connections. Unfortunately, at certain periods of our lives, we can often be drawn to those who are unhealthy for us. This book is all about dealing with those traps.
8.The Covert Passive Aggressive Narcissist: Recognizing the Traits and Finding Healing After Hidden Emotional and Psychological Abuse
As the name suggests, undercover narcissists are the hardest to spot. You may be a victim of narcissism without even realising. If you start to notice passive aggressive and controlling tendencies, this book can provide you with the extra information you need to understand your situation and recongize the traits.
9.Psychopath Free (Expanded Edition): Recovering from Emotionally Abusive Relationships With Narcissists, Sociopaths, and Other Toxic People
We enthusiastically prescribe this book to any individual who feels they are suffering from or in a relationship with a poisonous individual of any sort. This guide is about recovering and healing from the experience.
10.Disarming the Narcissist: Surviving and Thriving with the Self-Absorbed
This is an extremely helpful book for those looking for knowledge on how to manage narcissistic individuals. This is not necessarily about getting yourself out of the situation, but ridding the narcissistic tendancies from the person in question and thriving in the future.
Extra recommendations: nooks that did not make it to this list
The Gaslight Effect – Hidden Narcissism – by Robin Stern did not make it to the list. Also, the book ‘Why is it always about you – dealing with narcissism and self-centeredness in others’ did not make it to this list.