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When a Woman You Love Was Abused

By Dawn Scott Jones
  • ISBN Code: : 0825488575
  • Publisher : Kregel Publications
  • Pages : 205
  • Category : Religion
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The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services reports that 80 percent of childhood abuse victims later suffer from at least one abuse-induced psychological disorder. It’s proven that the effects of childhood abuse follow women into adulthood. Yet few men are prepared to deal with those effects, even when their own wife is the one who is suffering. And their wife’s suffering becomes their own suffering as their needs aren’t being met by a wife who is powerless to control her inner turmoil. Author, pastor, and survivor Dawn Scott Jones candidly shares her own abuse experience to help husbands understand the varied emotions, fears, distorted thoughts, and triggers that hold their wives captive. In practical and accessible language, Jones explains the stages of the healing journey (processing denial, asking for help, grieving, expressing anger, learning to forgive, and finding resolution). Building on that knowledge, Jones then moves to an honest discussion of what husbands can do to help. Whether it’s creating a healing environment, understanding the need for control, building trust, or even just praying for healing, a husband plays an active role in helping his wife survive and thrive despite her past abuse. Offering hope for a healthy marriage relationship, When a Woman You Love Was Abused answers the questions men have and offers the advice they need to help their wives finally find peace.

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  • Pdf File: the-emotionally-abused-woman.pdf

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“A sensible book, full of insight and hope,”* that offers support and guidance in freeing emotionally abused women from the cycle of abuse and establishing new healthy patterns of relating to others. *Booklist • Does your husband or lover constantly criticize you and put his needs before yours? • Do you sometimes wonder if your best friend is truly a friend? • Does your boss try to control your every move? • Does your fear of being left alone keep you in chronically hurtful relationships? If any of these questions sound familiar, you could very well be suffering from emotional abuse—the most widespread but also the most hidden abuse that women experience. This type of abuse is just as damaging as physical or sexual abuse. But there is help in this invaluable compassionate sourcebook. As a marriage, family, and child therapist who has grappled with these issues herself, Beverly Engel guides you through a step-by-step recover process, helping you shed the habits begun in childhood and take the first few steps toward healthy change. Using numerous examples drawn from case history and her own therapeutic expertise, Engel will show you how to • Recognize and understand the abusers in your life • Identify the patterns that have kept you emotionally trapped • Complete your unfinished business • Decide whether to walk away from an abusive relationship or take a stand and stay • Heal the damage of abuse by building self-esteem • Break the cycle of abuse and open yourself to the promise of healthy relationships

Shame Borne in Silence

By Rabbi Abraham J. Twerski
  • File : Pdf, ePub, Mobi, Kindle
  • Publisher : Urim Publications
  • Book Code : 9655242927
  • Total of Pages : 144
  • Category : Psychology
  • Members : 643
  • Pdf File: shame-borne-in-silence.pdf

Book Short Summary:

Providing a religious lens on the topic, this book directly addresses the problem of spousal abuse in the Jewish community, in hopes of confronting the truth and taking definitive steps to end this violation of all that Judaism stands for. A leading rabbi and psychiatrist reveals with striking candor, firmness, and compassion what may have been closely kept dark secrets in many Jewish families and offers urgently needed advice and direction. Rabbi Twerski's book was one of the first titles to break open the issue, and this new edition relates the recognition of abuse, the warning signs, and how to respond.

Angel Works

By Barbara Anne Rose
  • File : Pdf, ePub, Mobi, Kindle
  • Publisher : BalboaPress
  • Book Code : 9781452554440
  • Total of Pages : 210
  • Category : Body, Mind & Spirit
  • Members : 169
  • Pdf File: angel-works.pdf

Book Short Summary:

“Have you ever yearned to soar above a world of trouble? If so, prepare to fly! Barbara Anne Rose tells a true story of childhood joy dragged to earth by the weight of confusion, pain, and betrayal. But she gives wing to a spiritual journey and, a little at a time, recognizes the heavenly nature within herself and all of us. And she begins to soar, finding success, renewed happiness, the peace that comes from loving forgiveness, and her own inner divinity (with the help of a very special spirit-friend). How this worked for her—and how it can work for you—is now revealed in Angel Works.” —Richard D. Smith This book is a highly inspiring page turning story of a young girl who has survived not only a sexually abusive relationship from her father but also later in life into the arms of a husband who was controlling and abusive. Truth, Love and forgiveness were what young Barbara was searching. Even though Barbara Anne Rose lived through such atrocities she was always a woman who has never given up on her dreams and in finding true love. The source of TrUth she always intuitively knew was about to be known to her at the age of forty four when an Angel Bearer of Light visits her, guides her, helps her and teaches her Universal Truths. She writes in a way that is easily understood giving readers freedom to not just believe in their dreams but the power to do them. She offers her readers tools they can use to better their own lives; young or old, male or female, abused or not abused. Reincarnation, Angels, Higher Beings, Dreams, Being Born, Meditations, Visions, Premonitions, Universal Truths, Spiritual Fearlessness, along with tools any reader can use in their everyday life to better their lives is presented here in Angel Works! As a self help book it is a must read in today's society. It is a book intended for all. Angel Works can change your life if you want it to. Where are you right now in your spiritual evolution? Do you hold hate and judgment or love and forgiveness? Find out now how you can soar in your life.

Repair for Kids

  • File : Pdf, ePub, Mobi, Kindle
  • Publisher : Loving Healing Press
  • Book Code : 1932690573
  • Total of Pages : 92
  • Category : Juvenile Nonfiction
  • Members : 247
  • Pdf File: repair-for-kids.pdf

Book Short Summary:

McKinnon presents a six-stage program to help children ages 6 to 12 recover from incest and childhood sexual abuse.

Broken and Battered

By Muriel Canfield
  • File : Pdf, ePub, Mobi, Kindle
  • Publisher : Simon and Schuster
  • Book Code : 9781451605044
  • Total of Pages : 332
  • Category : Religion
  • Members : 353
  • Pdf File: broken-and-battered.pdf

Book Short Summary:

If you or someone you know is in an abusive relationship, this book will show you a way out. The life of an abused woman is one of fear, pain, and isolation. Not only is she victimized by the man she loves, she is often disbelieved and abandoned by friends and family. Broken emotionally and battered physically, she is left feeling as if there is no way out. But there is a way out, and this powerfully courageous book leads the way. Refusing to gloss over the terrible realities of abuse, this book shares the true stories of abused women while exploring the male rational behind abuse and the reasons women minimize or deny the extent of their abuse. The book goes on to discuss practical issues such as court procedures and child custody as well as offering a step-by-step safety and escape plan.

Healing Your Emotional Self

By Beverly Engel
  • File : Pdf, ePub, Mobi, Kindle
  • Publisher : John Wiley & Sons
  • Book Code : 0470893389
  • Total of Pages : 268
  • Category : Self-Help
  • Members : 315
  • Pdf File: healing-your-emotional-self.pdf

Book Short Summary:

Healing Your Emotional Self "Emotionally abusive parents are indeed toxic parents, and they cause significant damage to their children's self-esteem, self-image, and body image. In this remarkable book, Beverly Engel shares her powerful Mirror Therapy program for helping adult survivors to overcome their shame and self-criticism, become more compassionate and accepting of themselves, and create a more posititve self-image. I strongly recommend it for anyone who was abused or neglected as a child." --Susan Forward, Ph.D., author of Toxic Parents "In this book, Beverly Engel documents the wide range of psychological abuses that so many children experience in growing up. Her case examples and personal accounts are poignant and powerful reminders that as adults, many of us are still limited by the defenses we formed when trying to protect ourselves in the face of the painful circumstances we found ourselves in as children. Engle's insightful questionnaires and exercises provide concrete help in the healing process, and her writing style is lively and engaging. This book is destined to positively affect many lives." --Joyce Catlett, M.A., coauthor of Fear of Intimacy The Emotionally Abusive Relationship "Beverly Engel clearly and with caring offers step-by-step strategies to stop emotional abuse . . . helping both victims and abusers to identify the patterns of this painful and traumatic type of abuse." --Marti Tamm Loring, Ph.D., author of Emotional Abuse Loving Him without Losing You "A powerful and practical guide to relationships that every woman should read." --Barbara De Angelis, Ph.D., author of Are You the One for Me?

Too Worthy to Be Abused

By Ekundayo Chidimma
  • File : Pdf, ePub, Mobi, Kindle
  • Publisher : Xlibris Corporation
  • Book Code : 152450419X
  • Total of Pages : 78
  • Category : Education
  • Members : 182
  • Pdf File: too-worthy-to-be-abused.pdf

Book Short Summary:

This book has been in the making for just over two years. It was a process where I had to come to realize that I needed to quantum-leap past my past in order to ensure that my future was not anymore adversely affected. I needed to have closure from this really horrific stage of my life, where, for over a decade, I lived in fear where love was promised. Deciding to express myself literarily was easy because of my profession, and I thought that having it documented would be a great referral for others who are going through a similar ordeal. I wanted to encourage someone else into knowing and accepting that you are Too Worthy to Be Abused.

Nobody's Daughter

By Michelle Reeves
  • File : Pdf, ePub, Mobi, Kindle
  • Publisher : WestBow Press
  • Book Code : 1664265872
  • Total of Pages : 118
  • Category : Biography & Autobiography
  • Members : 991
  • Pdf File: nobody-s-daughter.pdf

Book Short Summary:

How to discover the root of your dysfunction and how it relates to the pain and drama in your life. How to recognize how it has paralyzed your purpose, and how to defeat it once and for all.

The Bible in Ethics

By John W. Rogerson,Mark Daniel Carroll R.,Margaret Davies
  • File : Pdf, ePub, Mobi, Kindle
  • Publisher : Bloomsbury Publishing
  • Book Code : 0567576167
  • Total of Pages : 379
  • Category : Religion
  • Members : 102
  • Pdf File: the-bible-in-ethics.pdf

Book Short Summary:

The Bible has influenced contemporary culture both positively and negatively. The present volume is a collection of papers that were discussed at an international colloquium on the use of the Bible in Ethics in the Department of Biblical Studies at the University of Sheffield in April 1995. Participants came from many parts of the world and from different backgrounds, and the papers reflect their varied interests and the contexts in which they work. The contributors, in addition to the three editors, are John Barton, Bruce Birch, Mark Brett, Mark Chapman, David Clines, Philip Davies, Cheryl Exum, Stephen Fowl, Norman Gottwald, John Haldane, Walter Houston, Sharon Ringe, Chrisopher Rowland, Lisa Sowle Cahill and Gerald West.

The New Latina's Bible

By Sandra Guzmán
  • File : Pdf, ePub, Mobi, Kindle
  • Publisher : Seal Press
  • Book Code : 1580054056
  • Total of Pages : 450
  • Category : Self-Help
  • Members : 261
  • Pdf File: the-new-latina-s-bible.pdf

Book Short Summary:

In this new edition of a book that’s been a go-to guide for young Latinas for years, award-winning journalist Sandra Guzman tackles the real-world complications facing Latinas today. With warmth, humor, and wisdom, The New Latina’s Bible explores a wide range of issues, touching on everything from family to dating to the workplace. Guzman offers helpful tips on improving self-esteem, and provides simple, easy-to-follow women’s health advice. New chapters take on important topics like sexual abuse, domestic violence, interracial relationships, and LGBTQ issues. In The New Latina’s Bible, Guzman shows other Latinas that they are not alone in the day-to-day dilemmas that they encounter, and that understanding these challenges can strengthen and empower them as women. A must-read for any Latina who faces the trials of living, loving, and dreaming in two worlds—the old world of their mamá, tías, and abuelitas, and the new world in which they are immersed—this comprehensive book helps to bridge the gap between the dual realities that shape and define the nueva Latina.

The Mystery of Right and Wrong

By Wayne Johnston
  • File : Pdf, ePub, Mobi, Kindle
  • Publisher : Knopf Canada
  • Book Code : 0735281645
  • Total of Pages : 560
  • Category : Fiction
  • Members : 532
  • Pdf File: the-mystery-of-right-and-wrong.pdf

Book Short Summary:

NATIONAL BESTSELLER The Mystery of Right and Wrong is a masterwork from one of the country’s most critically acclaimed and beloved writers that is both compulsively readable and heartstopping in the vital truth it unfolds. In a novel that grapples with sexual abuse, male violence and madness, Wayne Johnston reveals haunting family secrets he’s kept for more than thirty years. Wade Jackson, a young man from a Newfoundland outport, wants to be a writer. In the university library in St. John’s, where he goes every day to absorb the great books of the world, he encounters the fascinating, South African-born Rachel van Hout, and soon they are lovers. Rachel is the youngest of four van Hout daughters. Her father, Hans, lived in Amsterdam during the Second World War, and says he was in the Dutch resistance. When the war ended, he emigrated to South Africa, where he met his wife, Myra, had his daughters and worked as an accounting professor at the University of Cape Town. Something happened, though, that caused him to uproot his family and move them all, unhappily, to Newfoundland. Wade soon discovers that Rachel and her sisters are each in their own way a wounded soul. The oldest, Gloria, has a string of broken marriages behind her. Carmen is addicted to every drug her Afrikaner dealer husband, Fritz, can lay his hands on. Bethany, the most sardonic of the sisters, is fighting a losing battle with anorexia. And then there is Rachel, who reads The Diary of Anne Frank obsessively, and diarizes her days in a secret language of her own invention, writing to the point of breakdown and beyond—an obsession that has deeper and more disturbing roots than Wade could ever have imagined. Confronting the central mystery of his character Rachel’s life—and his own—Wayne Johnston has created a tour-de-force that pulls the reader toward a conclusion both inevitable and impossible to foresee. As he writes, “The Mystery of Right and Wrong is a memorialization of the lost, the missing women of the world, and of my world. I see it not as a dark book, but as one that sheds light—a lot of light—on things that, once illuminated, lose their power to distort the truth.”