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The Verbally Abusive Relationship, Expanded Third Edition

Narrated by: Annette Romano
Length: 9 hrs and 29 mins
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Summary

In this fully expanded and updated third edition of the best-selling 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 puts you on the road to recognizing and responding to verbal abuse, one crucial step at a time!

©2009 Patricia Evans (P)2018 Simon & Schuster

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  • Fiona
  • 15-08-18

SAVE YOURSELF, YOUR SOUL, SPIRIT, AND BRAIN. BUY!

narrator was slow but speed up to 1.05 or such.
if your reading these reviews you started to climb out of the rabbit hole. This is your rope cast down that hole. grab onto it and pull yourself out. everything you think, thought and feel is presented. It will at least help you to ACCEPT you are not crazy which you already kind of figuresd out. some of the techniques you may or may not use but this book will send you on the path to get out. I also recommend safe people and boundaries when you want to exam further how to engage in healthy ways of relating. 2 good books. But right now get your mind back. do not be hopeful you can save the relationship right now worry about your sanity. GET THIS NOW.

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  • Jill A. Guilford
  • 08-01-19

Insightful

I didn’t think anyone could understand my pain. Thank you for this information- I’m not what he says I am.

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  • jill
  • 05-01-19

Can now make more sense of my life

Thank you for this book . It was recommended to me at least 5 years ago by a friend in recovery from a husband who was sexually compulsive and manipulative. I was too new in recovery and was scared to find out too much about myself at the time. Recently my therapist and sister in law told me to read it. It has allowed me to speak more freely with myself and others and laid a fresh pathway to take in my life , one with more clarity and less abuse.

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  • Dr. Sabatier
  • 12-11-18

highly recommend for men and women.<br />

insightful new paradigm to help understand triggered reactions and how to gain self control again to experience more love and intimacy in relationships and less verbal abuse and control.