Family & Relationships - Abuse

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A Private Family Matter: A Memoir

Victor Rivas Rivers

A spokesperson for the National Network to End Domestic Violence recounts his uringing in the shadow of a father who abused the author, his mother, and his siblings, discussing the writer’s work as an activist, his recommendatio...

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Published: Apr 2006

I Just Looked Up

Sue Krupa

AN UPCLOSE LOOK AT MENTAL ILLNESS SEEN THROUGH THE EYES OF HOPE AND LOVE.After years of abuse, trauma, and the tragic effects of mental illness tear a New England family apart, a young girl leaves home, never to return. Author Sue Kr...

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Published: Mar 2016

Self Abuse: Love, Loss and Fatherhood...

Jonathan Self

An adult survivor of childhood abuse describes his experiences of growing up with a physically abusive, emotionally mercurial mother and a withdrawn, absent father, a past that he found himself emulating years later when he became a f...

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Published: Feb 2005

When Dad Hurts Mom: Helping Your Chil...

Lundy Bancroft

Presenting an innovative program designed to help the youngest victims of spousal abuse, an authority on domestic abuse and the author of Why Does He Do That? introduces a definitive action plan that reveals the effects of abuse on ch...

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Published: Mar 2005

From Charm to Harm: The Guide to Spot...

Amy Lewis Bear

The lack of language to identify emotional abuse and its aftermath among couples is a major barrier to recognition and treatment. From Charm to Harm breaks down this barrier by providing simple words and definitions that name and expl...

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Published: Feb 2014

The Narcissist As Parent

Drew Brett

"My earliest memories of my life were of a family in a constant state of emotional and psychological chaos and turmoil. … Not everyone knows the pain of a childhood lived with a narcissist parent. Or, the heartache that comes...

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Published: May 2014

Verbal Abuse: Survivors Speak Out on ...

Patricia Evans

From the author of The Verbally Abusive RelationshipIf your partner: seems irritated or angry at you several times a week; denies being angry when he clearly is; does not work with you to resolve important issues; rarely or never seem...

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Published: Feb 2003

Healing Traumatized Children: Navigat...

Faye L. Hall

Because millions of children experience early trauma and attachment disruptions, whether through death, physical or sexual abuse, domestic, community, or school violence, terrorism or other tragic losses, parents and professionals nee...

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Published: Apr 2015

The Girl Who Just Wanted to Belong: T...

Angela Hart

THE SUNDAY TIMES BESTSELLERLucy is eight years old and ends up in foster care after being abandoned by her mum and kicked out by her new stepmother. Two aunties and then her elderly grandmother take her in but it seems nobody can cope...

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Published: Aug 2018

Through My Eyes: Overcoming the Emoti...

Shari L. Howerton

Shari Howerton is the author of Breaking the Chains, which explores her life in a cultish church as well as the process of breaking away and overcoming years of spiritual abuse. At the age of sixteen, Shari also became the victim of a...

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Published: Feb 2014

The Phoenix - Rising from the Ashes

Dian Griffin Jackson

Praise for The Phoenix"The constant pressures from the men she dared to love caused Melanie to crumble under their attacks. She is now soaring on the wings of an eagle, flying high into the deep blue sky, moving forward to fulfill her...

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Published: Aug 2014

Trauma: A Collection of Short Stories...

Elizabeth Jaikaran

A collection of true and extraordinary stories that speak of the abuse suffered by Guyanese women, girls, and members of the LGBT community both in their native country and after having emigrated to the United States. Through carefull...

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Published: Aug 2017

The Detrimental Effects of Emotional ...

Gunta I. Krumins

Researcher, author stands up to Emotional Abuse Gunta Krumins presents the first comprehensive, non-clinical and educational guide exposing Emotional Abuse, a silent epidemic, as the foundation of all types of abuse that ascends simpl...

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Published: Feb 2017

Life After You: What Your Death from ...

Linda Lajterman

On February 23, 2014, Linda Lajterman's world was shattered when she found her 19 year-old son, Danny, dead in his bedroom. He had overdosed on a drug sold to him by a father in the neighborhood who had been dealing to the local high ...

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Published: Nov 2014

No Place Like Hope: A journey through...

Stanley Leone Jr

Stanley Leone Jr.'s family was full of criminals, substance abusers, and philanderers. Beginning with a grandfather who was murdered by his lover's jealous husband—Stanley's father continued the cycle of abuse, crime, and addiction...

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Published: Nov 2017

Violent No More: Helping Men End Dome...

Michael Paymar

Violent No More is for men who have struggled with or are currently being violent in an intimate relationship. Filled with real stories of men who have harmed the ones they love and found the courage to change, this highly acclaimed b...

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Published: Jun 2014

Surviving Domestic Violence: A Guide ...

Danielle Wozniak

Overcome violation and build the life you deserve. You're free, strong, and capable. You made the choice to be a survivor and not a victim. But your life from here on out should be about more than just getting by. Written by women who...

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Published: Feb 2013
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