Candace V. Love, PhD, is passionate about helping women avoid narcissistic relationships. As the founder and president of North Shore Behavioral Medicine, which has offices in downtown Chicago and Grayslake, Illinois, Dr. Love uses evidence-based techniques derived from cognitive behavioral therapies, including mindfulness and schema therapy.
“With a clear and thoughtful voice, Candace V. Love describes, through relevant case examples, how to identify and discern important self-defeating versus self-supportive life patterns; providing effective methods for forging a compassionate bond with the vulnerable side of ourselves in order to steer clear of narcissistic seduction and to achieve healthy, reciprocally balanced, needs-meeting relationships. This book will surely bring added value to your personal library.” — Wendy T. Behary, LCSW, author of Disarming the Narcissist
“This is the book for women who are wondering Was it him or was it me? The answer is here; not whose fault it was, but what actually happened, and solid psychological advice about how to keep it from happening again.” — Albert J. Bernstein PhD, author of Dinosaur Brains and Emotional Vampires
“Candace V. Love has written a marvelously accessible and interesting book for women seeking to understand how to change chronic patterns that have resulted in toxic relationships with narcissistic men. Her book offers insightful self-assessment tools and many effective strategies for healing and growing and, last but not least, for developing the art and skill of relationship wisdom.” — Eleanor Payson, LMSW, author of The Wizard of Oz and Other Narcissists
“The first step in making positive changes is to identify the source of your suffering. No More Narcissists! will help you understand how your core beliefs and their related patterns of behavior, including partner selection, have kept you stuck in romantic relationships that are damaging to you.” — Michelle Skeen, PsyD, author of Love Me, Don’t Leave Me
“Required reading for anyone romantically involved with a narcissist! Built upon proven psychological research and delivered in an engaging and readable style, this book is chock-full of insights and exercises for the reader. Candace V. Love is a relationship guru and BFF all rolled up into one; walking with you arm-in-arm and skillfully guiding you through the intricacies and entrapments of your narcissistic relationship.” — Neil J. Lavender, PhD, licensed psychologist, professor of psychology at Ocean County College in New Jersey, and coauthor of The One-Way Relationship Workbook and Impossible to Please