Part memoir (LGBT, Hollywood), part guidebook about how to recognize toxic narcissism, and part testimonial to the resilience and strength of women, this quick-read book is an eye-opener.
You’ll find an intimate account of the author’s “privileged” Hollywood upbringing and aftermath, including conditional affluence, ignored adolescence, free-for-all parenting, addiction/recovery, and a resultant lopsided same-sex family. It’s not until becoming a parent herself that the author can finally solve and share the persistent narcissistic puzzle pieces that have handcuffed her life.
The most profound takeaway here is a magnified look at women’s ability to heal and move forward. For anyone who is baffled and disturbed by the current political chaos and yet still hopeful about women’s potential for long-overdue equal footing in our world, this book is for you.