ESSENTIAL READING: 

"Running on Empty: Overcome Your Childhood Emotional Neglect" by Jonice Web, PhD

"Adult Children of Emotionally Immature Parents:How to Heal from Distant, Rejecting, or Self-Involved Parents" by Lindsay C. Gibson

"The Body Keeps the Score: Brain, Mind, and Body in the Healing of Trauma"by Bessel A. van der Kolk

Codependent No More: How to Stop Controlling Others and Start Caring for Yourself" by Melody Beattie

"The Addictive Personality: Understanding the Addictive Process and Compulsive Behavior" by Craig Nakken

"Is It Love or Is It Addiction?: The Book That Changed the Way We Think About Romance and Intimacy"by Brenda Schaeffer