Howexpert Press and Amanda Reilly$19.99
If you want to learn how to survive domestic violence or want to learn more information about this topic, then get this well written easy to read book titled: "Domestic Violence 101". This guide on domestic violence includes the following topics: Discussion on what is domestic violence Information on what are the types of domestic violence and who can be a victim Facts about domestic violence What the cycle of violence is and why it is dangerous Tips regarding safety planning Questions to ask yourself about your person situation How to be safe in your own home How to access resources Information about how to get help and where to get help Contact phone number for the National Domestic Violence Hotline Tips on how and when to prepare an emergency bag What documents you need to take with you before you leave Risks regarding leaving Why some victims of domestic abuse opt to stay with an abusive partner How to prepare to leave What you should consider if you are making a decision to stay or to leave your abuser General information regarding protection from abuse order (PFA) The importance of saving evidence of the abuse for the courts How to make the best use of your support system What to in the first 24 hours after you leave How to make a transition to your new life Tips on finding permanent housing Why it is important to consider relocation How to speak up for yourself The importance of maintaining your support system but also your confidentiality of your new location How to be a voice for others as a survivor How others part of the movement to stop domestic violence This guide offers expert advice and a quick 'how to' guide on all topics from A to Z related to domestic abuse.
From Villain to Hero: Encouragement and a Map to Stop Domestic Violence or Abuse that Hurts the Ones You Love
A book that is written by Michael Clark who committed domestic abuse against their partner and who took it upon himself to share his experience and insights to help other abusers end the cycle of abuse. He wrote this book "From Villain to Hero:--to share his story after he was arrested for domestic violence and his wife moved out and he saw his world falling apart. He knew this was not the person he wanted to be. He was eager to change, but didn’t know how. Everything he’d tried in the past to control his behavior had fallen short. Part memoir, part how-to, this book "From Villain to Hero" is unique among domestic violence and domestic abuse books as it reflects Michael’s true story and his journey provides readers a rare, first-hand insight how a violent and abusive partner worked on himself to change for the better. Along his journey he reveals the essential principles needed to stop domestic violence and abuse that he discovered on his transformative path toward healing and change. From Villain to Hero is a must read domestic violence book for men and women who are motivated to stop hurting the ones they love. And, if you’ve ever wondered why a person commits an act of domestic violence, or what it takes to change that behavior, this book boldly and honestly answers those questions by someone who has been there and done just that.
Adam M. Messinger$41.94
Nationally representative studies confirm that LGBTQ individuals are at an elevated risk of experiencing intimate partner violence. While many similarities exist between LGBTQ and heterosexual-cisgender intimate partner violence, research has illuminated a variety of unique aspects of LGBTQ intimate partner violence regarding the predictors of perpetration, the specific forms of abuse experienced, barriers to help-seeking for victims, and policy and intervention needs. This is the first book that systematically reviews the literature regarding LGBTQ intimate partner violence, draws key lessons for current practice and policy, and recommends research areas and enhanced methodologies.
Nedra Glover Tawwab$26.00 $24.18
End the struggle, speak up for what you need, and experience the freedom of being truly yourself. Healthy boundaries. We all know we should have them--in order to achieve work/life balance, cope with toxic people, and enjoy rewarding relationships with partners, friends, and family. But what do "healthy boundaries" really mean--and how can we successfully express our needs, say "no," and be assertive without offending others? Licensed counselor, sought-after relationship expert, and one of the most influential therapists on Instagram Nedra Glover Tawwab demystifies this complex topic for today's world. In a relatable and inclusive tone, Set Boundaries, Find Peace presents simple-yet-powerful ways to establish healthy boundaries in all aspects of life. Rooted in the latest research and best practices used in cognitive behavioral therapy (CBT), these techniques help us identify and express our needs clearly and without apology--and unravel a root problem behind codependency, power struggles, anxiety, depression, burnout, and more.
The Verbally Abusive Relationship, Expanded Third Edition: How to Recognize It and How to Respond (Expanded)
Patricia Evans$17.99 $16.73
In this fully expanded and updated third edition of the bestselling classic, you learn why verbal abuse is more widespread than ever, and how you can deal with it. You'll get more of the answers you need to recognize abuse when it happens, respond to abusers safely and appropriately, and most important, lead a happier, healthier life. In two all-new chapters, Evans reveals the Outside Stresses driving the rise in verbal abuse - and shows you how you can mitigate the devastating effects on your relationships. She also outlines the Levels of Abuse that characterize this kind of behavior - from: subtle verbal / mental abusive tactics insidious put-downs that can erode your self-esteem to full-out tantrums of name-calling screaming, and threatening behaviors that can escalate into physical abuse. Drawing from hundreds of real situations suffered by real people just like you, Evans offers strategies, sample scripts, and action plans designed to help you deal with the abuse - and the abuser. This timely third edition of The Verbally Abusive Relationship book puts you on the road to recognizing and responding to verbal abuse, one crucial step at a time!
A groundbreaking overview of transgender relationship violence In the course of their lives, around fifty percent of transgender people will experience intimate partner violence in their relationships; including psychological, physical, or sexual abuse. In Transgender Intimate Partner Violence, Adam M. Messinger and Xavier L. Guadalupe-Diaz bring together a diverse group of scholars, service providers, activists, and others to examine this widespread problem, shedding light on the often-hidden experiences of transgender survivors. Drawing on two decades of research, contributors explore transgender intimate partner violence in all of its complexities, offering an overview of this emerging body of policy, research, and practice. They offer best practices to enhance research, services, and healing for transgender survivors.