The White Knight Syndrome

The White Knight Syndrome

Rescuing Yourself From your Need to Rescue Others

Book - 2009
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Do you find yourself attracted to people who are helpless, vulnerable, or damaged, or feel like you always end up taking care of your romantic partners? If you fall into this relationship pattern, you're likely a white knight-a person who tends to seek out partners who need rescuing. White knights hope to receive admiration, validation, or love from their partners, but ultimately end up cheating themselves out of emotionally healthy relationships.

Ready to come to your own rescue? The White Knight Syndrome will help you:

Discover why you attract or seek out needy or damaged partners Find out what type of white knight you are Recognize the unhealthy ways you try to meet your partner's needs while ignoring your own Channel your energies into building balanced, healthy relationships
Publisher: Oakland, CA : New Harbinger Publications, [2009], ©2009
ISBN: 9781572246249
Branch Call Number: 177.7 La
Description: vii, 199 pages ; 23 cm
Additional Contributors: Krieger, Marilyn J.


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"If only I could save him." Or, her. If you find yourself often entangled with people who seem to need rescuing, you might be suffering from White Knight Syndrome. Whether the person is a romantic interest or an almost-friend (think Charlotte Bronte's Emma and what she does to/with her ... Read More »

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