Life After Abuse

Healing after an abusive relationship can take time, but there are resources out there that can help. I reached out to other survivors of domestic violence and here are some books they recommended.

Susan Forward & Craig Buck

Toxic Parents

    In this remarkable self-help guide, Dr. Susan Forward drawn on case histories and the real-life voices of adult children of toxic parents to help you free yourself from the frustrating patterns of your relationship with your parents -- and discover an exciting new world of self-confidence, inner strength, and emotional independence...

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Stephen Arterburn

Healing is a Choice

    The effects of trauma can be devastating for sufferers, their families and future generations. Here one of the world's experts on traumatic stress offers a bold new paradigm for treatment, moving away from standard talking and drug therapies and towards an alternative approach that heals mind, brain and body...

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Bessel van der Kolk

The Body Keeps the Score

    The effects of trauma can be devastating for sufferers, their families and future generations. Here one of the world's experts on traumatic stress offers a bold new paradigm for treatment, moving away from standard talking and drug therapies and towards an alternative approach that heals mind, brain and body...

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Brené Brown

I Thought It Was Just Me

    Researcher, thought leader, and New York Times bestselling author Brené Brown offers a liberating study on the importance of our imperfections—both to our relationships and to our own sense of self...

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Lundy Bancroft

Why Does He Do That?

    In this groundbreaking bestseller, Lundy Bancroft—a counselor who specializes in working with abusive men—uses his knowledge about how abusers think to help women recognize when they are being controlled or devalued, and to find ways to get free of an abusive relationship...

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Caroline Myss

Defy Gravity

    Inspired by ordinary people who overcame a wide array of physical and psychological ailments—from rheumatoid arthritis to cancer—Caroline dove into the works of the great mystics to gain a deeper understanding of healing’s spiritual underpinnings...

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Susan Forward

Mothers Who Can't Love

    In more than 35 years as a therapist, Forward has worked with large numbers of women struggling to escape the emotional damage inflicted by the women who raised them...

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La Tinashe

Greener Pastures Beyond Mt. Abuse

    Greener Pastures beyond Mt.Abuse raises serious and confronting issues affecting the communities and world by reflecting on traditional parenting styles and old cultures and the effects they have on one’s life journey...

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Joel Osteen

Think Better, Live Better

    Change your life, reprogram negative thinking, and lead a more blessed, fulfilled life with these everyday lessons...

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Lisa Nichols

No Matter What

    Lisa Nichols, knows first hand that the strongest muscle in the human body is the heart, as she herself is living proof that harnessing the power of our emotional strength can enable us to achieve the lives we were born to lead...

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Gary Zukav

The Seat of the Soul

    This iconic book encourages you to become the authority in your own life. It will change the way you see the world, interact with other people, and understand your own actions and motivations...

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Leslie Morgan Steiner

Crazy Love

    When Leslie met her husband Conor she felt she'd found the man of her dreams. Smart, attentive and devoted to her, he was all she'd ever hoped for and it wasn't long before they were married...

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