Nina Norstrom grew up in a small suburban town outside Chicago, Illinois. She received her bachelor's degree from Concordia University. Her writing journey began in 1992 but it wasn't until 2010 that she was able to publish the first edition of this story. This current and second edition signifies a transitional milestone in Nina's recovery from toxic relationships to nontoxicity. She is a passionate champion for many noteworthy causes, including those battling toxic relationships. When not reading or writing, Nina can be found mountain climbing, taking long walks in a park or alongside a bgeach, sitting at a concert, supporting an author at a book event, traveling, and jumping in to exert her energy by doing volunteer work at a variety of venues.
In this breakthrough book, clinical psychologist Lindsay Gibson exposes the destructive nature of parents who are emotionally immature or unavailable. You will see how these parents create a sense of neglect, and discover ways to heal from the pain and confusion caused by your childhood. By freeing yourself from your parents’ emotional immaturity, you can recover your true nature, control how you react to them, and avoid disappointment. Finally, you’ll learn how to create positive, new relationships so you can build a better life.
Discover the four types of difficult parents:The emotional parent instills feelings of instability and anxietyThe driven parent stays busy trying to perfect everything and everyoneThe passive parent avoids dealing with anything upsettingThe rejecting parent is withdrawn, dismissive, and derogatory