Zari is a Freelance Writer/Author (and single mom) who resides with her son in sunny Tucson, AZ. Born and raised in Rhode Island, Zari, then an aspiring journalist, graduated from Rhode Island College with a B A in Mass Media Communications/English and headed off from the ocean state for a life in the Southwest.
In 2005, when her son's diagnosis with child-onset schizophrenia changed everything, Zari set aside the executive rat race in lieu of a home-based career as a Freelance Writer. A leap of faith that could have gone either way, the choice to work from home was meant-to-be and she has never looked back.
Motivated by the success of When Love Is a Lie, Zari has since published three additional books about narcissism in relationships - Stop Spinning, Start Breathing, a journal-style workbook about narcissist abuse recovery, Narcissist Free: A Survival Guide for the No-Contact Break-Up, and When Evil Is a Pretty Face, for male victims of female narcissists. In addition, she will be publishing a memoir about her son's life and recording a podcast series based on her books about narcissism.
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Stop Spinning, Start Breathing - A Codependency Workbook for Narcissist Abuse Recovery
by Zari Ballard
The characteristics of the narcissistic personality are such that once we finally bridge a connection to our partner's behaviors, there's no denying that we've found the answer. It's what we choose to do with this information going forward that will be key to our recovery from narcissist abuse. From the author of When Love Is a Lie, this recovery workbook will get you back on the road to normal.
When Love Is a Lie - Narcissistic Partners & the (Pathological) Relationship Agenda
by Zari Ballard
Developing a codependency to a partner who has a narcissistic or psychopathic personality will cause nothing but turmoil in our lives. We stay in the relationship, thinking that we can "fix" this person and love them out of their bad behavior, but the truth is that narcissists - just like sociopaths and psychopaths - can never be fixed...not with love, therapy, or any magic pill.
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