I wish I'd had this book 30 years ago when I was struggling to build self-confidence and self-image. It highlights most of the pitfalls that can prevent women from being independent and happy, but she does it gently. Mainly how can we learn to live without fear of rejection or feeling responsible for everyone else's happiness.
Practical tools for growing beyond emotional dependence! Learn to: Recognize and heal the fears that keep you emotionally dependent. Change self-defeating beliefs and patterns of behavior. Stand up for yourself by setting limits and boundaries. Communicate effectively. Becoming a loving and tolerant friend to yourself. Nurture others from a sense of overflow, not obligation.