"He doesn't mean to hurt me-he just loses control."
"He can be sweet and gentle."
"He's scared me a few times, but he never hurts the children-he's a great father."
"He's had a really hard life..."
Women in abusive relationships tell themselves these things every day. Now they can see inside the minds of angry and controlling men-and change their own lives. In this groundbreaking book, a counselor shows how to improve, survive, or leave an abusive relationship, with:
a¬ The early warning signs
a¬ Nine abusive personality types
a¬ How to tell if an abuser can change, is changing, or ever will
a¬ The role of drugs and alcohol
a¬ What can be fixed, and what can't
a¬ How to leave a relationship safely
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"[A] valuable resource...essential reading for those in the helping professions."
For Ages: 18+ years old
Number Of Pages: 432
Published: 2nd September 2003
Dimensions (cm): 22.9 x 15.2 x 2.5
Weight (kg): 0.458