The Verbally Abusive Relationship: How to Recognize It and How to Respond
10 best books like The Verbally Abusive Relationship: How to Recognize It and How to Respond (Patricia Evans): Why Does He Do That?: Inside the Minds of Angry and Controlling Men, The Emotionally Abused Woman: Overcoming Destructive Patterns and Reclaiming Yourself, Too Scared To Cry: Psychic Trauma In Childhood, The Courage to Heal Workbook: A Guide for Women Survivors of Child Sexual Abuse, The Courage to Heal: A Guide for Women Survivors of Child Sexual Abuse, Adult Children of Abusive Parents, It's My Life Now: Starting Over After an Abusive Relationship or Domestic Violence, Men Who Hate Women and the Women Who Love Them: When Loving Hurts and You Don't Know Why, Facing Codependence: What It Is, Where It Comes from, How It Sabotages Our Lives, The Gaslight Effect: How to Spot and Survive the Hidden Manipulation Others Use to Control Your Life
Why Does He Do That?: Inside the Minds of Angry and Controlling Men
In this groundbreaking bestseller, Lundy Bancroft--a counselor who specializes in working with abusive men--uses his knowledge about how abusers think to help women recognize when they are being controlled or devalued, and to find ways to get free of an abusive relationship.
He says he...
It can take years, even a lifetime, to heal from emotional abuse. The author, Beverly Engel, lets us know within the first pages that she has endured a history of abuse, and from this background, she has made her career choices, mainly, to become a therapist helping others in similar circumstances.
Too Scared To Cry: Psychic Trauma In Childhood
Pretty good considering it was one of the first books in the field. That gave it an extra star. I wish it had more scientific data to back up some of her more outrageous assertions. I completely disagree with the author's statement towards the end of the book that it is still important for children to have...
The Courage to Heal Workbook: A Guide for Women Survivors of Child Sexual Abuse
In this groundbreaking companion to The Courage to Heal, Laura Davis offers an inspiring, in-depth workbook that speaks to all women and men healing from the effects of child sexual abuse. The combination of checklists, writing and art Projects, open-ended questions and activities expertly guides...
Come to terms with your past while moving powerfully into the future
The Courage to Heal is an inspiring, comprehensive guide that offers hope and a map of the healing journey to every woman who was sexually abused as a child—and to those who care about her. Although the effects of child sexual...
A history of a childhood abuse is not a life sentence. Here is hope, healing, and a chance to recover the self lost in childhood. Drawing on his extensive work with Adult Children, and on his own experience as a survivor of emotional neglect, therapist Steven Farmer demonstrates that through exercises...
It's My Life Now: Starting Over After an Abusive Relationship or Domestic Violence
|Author||Meg Kennedy Dugan|
Those who have never experienced an abusive or violent relationship often believe that upon finding a way out, victims difficulties are solved: their life is good, they are safe, and recovery will be swift. However, survivors know that leaving is not the end of the nightmare -- it is the beginning of...
Men Who Hate Women and the Women Who Love Them: When Loving Hurts and You Don't Know Why
Is this the way love is supposed to feel?
• Does the man you love assume the right to control how you live and behave?
• Have you given up important activities or people to keep him happy?
• Is he extremely jealous and possessive?
• Does he switch from charm to anger without...
Revised and Updated With Over 600,000 Copies Sold
Pia Mellody creates a framework for identifying codependent thinking, emotions and behaviour and provides an effective approach to recovery. Mellody sets forth five primary adult symptoms of this crippling condition, then traces their...
The Gaslight Effect: How to Spot and Survive the Hidden Manipulation Others Use to Control Your Life
Are You Being Gaslighted?
Check for these telltale signs:
1. You constantly second-guess yourself.
2. You wonder, “Am I being too sensitive?” a dozen times a day.
3. You wonder frequently if you are a “good enough” girlfriend/wife/employee/friend/daughter.
Stop Walking on Eggshells: Taking Your Life Back When Someone You Care about Has Borderline Personality Disorder
Stop Walking on Eggshells: Coping When Someone You Care About Has Borderline Personality Disorder is a self-help guide that helps the family members and friends of individuals with borderline personality disorder (BPD) understand this self-destructive disorder and learn what they can do to cope...
In simple, straightforward terms, Beattie takes you into the territory beyond codependency, into the realm of recovery and relapse, family-of-origin work and relationships, surrender and spirituality.
You're learning to let go, to live your life free of the grip of someone else's problems....
How to Spot a Dangerous Man Before You Get Involved: Describes 8 Types of Dangerous Men, Gives Defense Strategies and a Red Alert Checklist for Each,
|Author||Sandra L. Brown|
How in the world did she get involved with him?
Why has she chosen yet another problem man?
Women often do not adequately define for themselves what dangerous is, and many women ignore their own warning signals during the early phases of meeting men or dating them. Educated and professional...
Marriable: Taking the Desperate Out of Dating
If I had paid more than 75 cents for this book, I would have wanted my money back. There are a few tiny nuggets of truth in it, but this book is basically a slightly Christianized version of "The Rules." It buries insulting and demeaning advice under a cutesy, image-heavy presentation. This goes for both...
How to Disagree Without Being Disagreeable
|Author||Suzette Haden Elgin|
A unique guide to speaking up assertively and positively when disagreeing with others. Tells readers how to get their point across in sensitive daily situations, large and small. Emphasizes the importance of answering negative speech in a way that promotes understanding rather than hostility....
The Wounded Heart: Hope for Adult Victims of Childhood Sexual Abuse
|Author||Dan B. Allender|
Sexual abuse not only destroys trust, relationships, and dreams, it also causes grief, stress, and feelings of guilt and shame. This book examines the issues surrounding sexual abuse while looking to God for restoration and peace.
• Includes information about false memory issues
Skills Training Manual for Treating Borderline Personality Disorder
|Author||Marsha M. Linehan|
This book is a step-by-step guide to teaching clients four sets of skills: interpersonal effectiveness, emotion regulation, distress tolerance, and mindfulness. A vital component in Dr. Linehan’s comprehensive treatment program, the manual details precisely how to implement...
Boundaries: Where You End And I Begin: How To Recognize And Set Healthy Boundaries
Are your boundaries being violated?
Boundaries separate us from others physically and emotionally. In fact, they are essential for our mental and physical health as well as for developing healthy relationships. Yet every day, people's boundaries are violated by friends, family, or coworkers....
Foolproofing Your Life: Wisdom for Untangling Your Most Difficult Relationships
The world is filled with difficult people. It is impossible to avoid them. (You may have one, in particular, in your life right now.) In dealing with such people, we often try a number of coping strategies. Unfortunately, our best attempts at making peace often fail. This is because the difficult people...
Borderline Personality Disorder Demystified: An Essential Guide for Understanding and Living with BPD
|Author||Robert O. Friedel|
Over six million Americans suffer from Borderline Personality Disorder (BPD), a chronic, disabling psychiatric condition that causes extreme instability in their emotional lives, behavior, and self-image, and severely impacts their family and friends. In Borderline Personality Disorder...
Stalking the Soul: Emotional Abuse and the Erosion of Identity
Life is full of extremes, especially when it comes to the use of power. This book addresses the situations of abuse where manipulation isn't easy to identify. To the point, where a person's soul can be damaged so deeply that it could take them a lifetime to overcome what has happened to them.