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Author Engel, Beverly.

Title The nice girl syndrome : stop being manipulated and abused--and start standing up for yourself / Beverly Engel.

Imprint Hoboken, N.J. : John Wiley & Sons, ©2008.

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Description 1 online resource (ix, 245 pages)
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 236-238) and index.
Contents The high price of being too nice -- How did we get so nice? -- The ten false beliefs that set women up to be used and abused -- Stop putting others' feelings and needs ahead of your own -- Stop believing that being nice will protect you -- Stop worrying about what other people think of you -- Stop trying to be perfect -- Stop being gullible and naive -- Start standing up for your rights -- Start expressing your anger -- Learn to handle conflict -- Start facing the truth about people -- Start supporting and protecting yourself -- The four C's : confidence, competence, conviction, and courage.
Summary A noted authority on abuse addresses the issue of women caught in a position of being too nice, making them easy to take advantage of, and offers helpful suggestions on how women can confront the behaviors, attitudes, and beliefs that make them vulnerable and replace them with healthier, more empowering ones.
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Subject Women -- Life skills guides.
Women -- Psychology.
Psychological abuse -- Popular works.
Genre/Form Electronic books.
Electronic books -- Life skills guides -- Popular works.
Life skills guides.
Popular works.
Other Form: Print version: Engel, Beverly. Nice girl syndrome. Hoboken, N.J. : John Wiley & Sons, ©2008 9780470179383 0470179384 (DLC) 2008008382 (OCoLC)191245582
ISBN 9780470277249 (electronic bk.)
0470277246 (electronic bk.)
9780470179383 (cloth)
0470179384 (cloth)