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Encouragements for the Emotionally Abused Woman: Wisdom and Hope for Women at Any Stage of Emotional Abuse Recovery

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For those of us who are or have been emotionally abused, we know how the experience insidiously sabotages our self-esteem. We know how easy it can be to falter, to begin to feel the familiar self-doubt and fear. We need to be reminded that the abuse is not our fault. We need to find the motivation to trust our perceptions -- and find the courage to change our present reality.
ENCOURAGEMENTS FOR THE EMOTIONALL ABUSED WOMAN addresses these needs. Whether we are just beginning to ...
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Overview

For those of us who are or have been emotionally abused, we know how the experience insidiously sabotages our self-esteem. We know how easy it can be to falter, to begin to feel the familiar self-doubt and fear. We need to be reminded that the abuse is not our fault. We need to find the motivation to trust our perceptions -- and find the courage to change our present reality.
ENCOURAGEMENTS FOR THE EMOTIONALL ABUSED WOMAN addresses these needs. Whether we are just beginning to recognize that we are in abusive relationships or whether we have made the decision to break free, this book is here, a consistent reminder of positive growth. Written as a companion to Beverly Engel's landmark THE EMOTIONALLY ABUSED WOMAN, this volume of quotes, insights, feelings, and suggestions contains passages to be read and reread, turned to as a trusted friend, to help us grow stronger with each passing day. Any time, day or night, it is ready, on any page, to help, to heal, and to replenish the soul.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780449908785
  • Publisher: Random House Publishing Group
  • Publication date: 3/31/1994
  • Pages: 240
  • Sales rank: 391,254
  • Product dimensions: 5.08 (w) x 7.98 (h) x 0.52 (d)

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  • Anonymous

    Posted August 11, 2004

    Another valuable tool to end abuse

    Beverly Engel's name comes up a lot in my field, she is one of the major contributors. We need all the tools we can get.It has always been easier to see the obvious threats to our health and life than the subtle, so an emotionally abused woman slowly becomes desensitized to her own pain and conditioned to tolerate more and more, like the frog place in a pot of water in which the temperature slowly rises. This book is excellent for awakening such women, especially those living in physical comfort and emotional pain.

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