The Emotionally Abusive Relationships
How to Stop Being Abused and How to Stop AbusingBook - 2002
PRAISE FOR the emotionally abusive relationshi
"A good, solid treatment of an insidious but all-too-common type of relationship in which the weapons are words and moods rather than the fist, but which do just as much damage. Most importantly, Ms. Engel doesn?t just describe?she shows us the way out."
?Susan Forward, Ph.D., author of Emotional Blackmai
"In this book, Beverly Engel clearly and with caring offers step-by-step strategies to stop emotional abuse. She explores the dynamics of emotional abuse, helping both victims and abusers to identify the patterns of this painful and traumatic type of abuse. This book is a guide both for individuals and for couples stuck in the tragic patterns of emotional abuse."
?Marti Loring, Ph.D., author of Emotional Abuse and coeditor of The Journal of Emotional Abus
"This groundbreaking book succeeds in helping people stop emotional abuse by focusing on both the abuser and the abused and showing each party what emotional abuse is, how it affects the relationship, and how to stop it. Its unique focus on the dynamic relationship makes it more likely that each person will grasp the tools for change and really use them."
?Randi Kreger, author of The Stop Walking on Eggshells Workbook and owner of BPDCentral.co
"This is a must read for anyone who identifies with being emotionally abused or emotionally abusive. Beverly Engel not only offers a detailed description of the components of emotional abuse, she goes on to offer practical suggestions for healing both for individuals and for couples."
?Steven Farmer, Ph.D., author of Adult Children of Abusive Parents and Sacred Ceremon
PRAISE FOR BEVERLY ENGEL?S OTHER BOOK
For The Power of Apolog
"Important insights on healing the past with new perspectives on apology."
?Gerald G. Jampolsky, M.D., author of Forgiveness: The Greatest Healer of All and Love Is Letting Go of Fea
For Loving Him without Losing Yo
"Loving Him without Losing You is a powerful and practical guide to relationships that every woman should read!"
?Barbara De Angelis, Ph.D., author of Secrets About Life
Every Woman Should Know and Are You the One For Me
Baker & Taylor
Offers help to emotionally abused people and their abusers by covering all aspects of psychological abuse, including how to identify warning signs, establish firm boundaries, and cope with the anger and insecurities that promote abusive behavior.