Drama Free: A Guide to Managing Unhealthy Family Relationships (Unabridged)
Instant New York Times Bestseller
From the bestselling author of Set Boundaries, Find Peace, a road map for understanding and moving past family struggles—and living your life, your way.
Every family has a story. For some of us, our family of origin is a solid foundation that feeds our confidence and helps us navigate life’s challenges. For others, it’s a source of pain, hurt, and conflict that can feel like a lifelong burden. In this empowering guide, licensed therapist and bestselling relationship expert Nedra Glover Tawwab offers clear advice for identifying dysfunctional family patterns and choosing the best path to breaking the cycle and moving forward.
Covering topics ranging from the trauma of emotional neglect, to the legacy of addicted or absent parents, to mental health struggles in siblings and other relatives, and more, this clear and compassionate guide will help you take control of your own life—and honor the person you truly are.
APPLE BOOKS REVIEW
With this powerful and practical guide to overcoming family trauma, relationship therapist Nedra Glover Tawwab gives us tools for growth. Using real-life examples, Tawwab brilliantly illustrates how to recognize abusive and toxic patterns, outlining strategies for addressing these situations or removing yourself from them. She’s a very engaging narrator—her reading is warm, personable, and relatable. Tawwab doesn’t pretend that surviving childhood mistreatment is anything but incredibly hard, but her straightforward approach to confronting insecurities and pain is ultimately empowering. And she also has plenty of insights for parents who want to stop the cycle of generational trauma. Full of engaging journal prompts and applicable advice you can start using today, Drama Free is an invaluable audiobook.