When Helping You Is Hurting Me

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When Helping You Is Hurting Me

Escaping the Messiah Trap

Carmen Renee Berry, noted New York Times bestselling author, shows the way to love others without sacrificing yourself. People pleasers, rescuers, counselors, and teachers can learn to love themselves better and truly help those they care for with Berry's guidance.

Are you trapped in a relationship where you do all the giving and the other person does all the taking? If so, you have fallen into the Messiah Trap. This book is your ticket out.

Find out how to free yourself from the grip of habits created by childhood traumas, to live life in a healthy, balanced way.

Reviews and endorsements

"A great help to all . . . who wonder why they are exhausted and burned-out . . . Carmen shows us how to love ourselves and our work so that our energy source isn't depleted and our self-worth isn't affected."
Bernie Siegel, M.D.

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"A very valuable book for anyone in the helping professions . . . The Messiah Trap is ever present and easy to fall into . . . I would recommend this book to anyone entering the field."
Stephanie S. Covington, Ph.D., author and psychotherapist

9780824521080
Paperback / 176 pages
Dimensions: 5 3/8 x 8 1/4
CROSSROAD, 2003