The Verbally Abusive Relationship

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F+W Media, Inc, 1996 - Psychology - 221 pages
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In this fully expanded and updated second 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, insidious put-downs that can erode your self-esteem to full-out tantrums of name-calling, screaming, and threatening 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 new edition of The Verbally Abusive Relationship, Expanded Third Edition puts you on the road to recognizing and responding to verbal abuse, one crucial step at a time!
  

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This unique self-help book for women provides insight into "psychological repression," the demeaning put-downs and threats that may accompany or precede physical battering. Read full review

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Contents

FOREWORD
11
PREFACE
15
INTRODUCTION
17
PART I
21
EVALUATING YOUR OWN EXPERIENCE
23
TWO KINDS OF POWER A BROAD PERSPECTIVE
29
PERSONAL POWER A LOOK AT REALITY II
35
THE ABUSER AND THE ABUSIVE RELATIONSHIP A LOOK AT REALITY I
39
CONDITIONING AND THE PARTNER
111
THE RECOGNITION OF VERBAL ABUSE AND ASKING FOR CHANGE
117
RESPONDING WITH IMPACT TO VERBAL ABUSE
133
RECOVERY
153
LOOKING BACK
159
THE UNDERLYING DYNAMICS SOME REASONS WHY
169
ABOUT THERAPYAND FOR THE THERAPIST
179
CHILDREN AND VERBAL ABUSE
195

THE CONSEQUENCES OF VERBAL ABUSE
49
THE PARTNERS FEELINGS
59
OBSTACLES AND INDICATORS
69
PART II
79
CHARACTERISTICS AND CATEGORIES OF VERBAL ABUSE
81
THE ANGER ADDICT
105
FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS
205
BIBLIOGRAPHY
211
SURVEY
215
INDEX
219
Copyright

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Patricia Evans is the bestselling author of four books, including The Verbally Abusive Relationship; Verbal Abuse Survivors Speak Out; Controlling People; and The Verbally Abusive Man Can He Change? A highly acclaimed interpersonal communications specialist, public speaker, and consultant, Evans can be reached via her website at www.VerbalAbuse.com. She lives in the San Francisco Bay area, CA.

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