The Verbally Abusive Relationship How to recognize it and how to respond.
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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, 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
This timely new edition of The Verbally Abusive Relationship puts
you on the road to recognizing and responding to verbal abuse,
one crucial step at a time!