Breaking Bonds: How to Divorce an Abuser and Heal-A Survival Guide

Breaking Bonds: How to Divorce an Abuser and Heal-A Survival Guide

by Rosemary Lombardy

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Overview

ARE YOU READY TO LEAVE YOUR ABUSIVE SPOUSE?

Written by a woman who also was abused, Breaking Bonds is a survival handbook to help you develop the physical, mental, and emotional fortitude you need to stand up to threats and intimidation, manage your stress, and take care of business during your divorce.

This comprehensive guide offers all sorts of information and tools you need to obtain a successful outcome in your divorce settlement, start your healing process, and improve the quality of your life. In these pages, you will find practical guidance and holistic support to break free of a terrible situation. Rosemary Lombardy explains:

  • What to put in your go-bag if you’re planning an escape.
  • Financial and legal considerations to bear in mind—including things a lawyer or an accountant might overlook.
  • What to expect when going to court or doing mediation.
  • Tips to nourish and soothe your body, mind, and spirit.
  • Ways to protect your children at home and at school.
  • Strategies to heal so your next relationship is healthy.
  • The importance of forgiveness, joy, and purpose.
  • And much more.

Rosemary Lombardy, the founder of Breaking Bonds, a blog and information hub for abused women, is a financial advisor and portfolio manager with over thirty-five years of experience. Although her professional expertise is in financial matters, her perspective on marital abuse, divorce, and recovery is heartfelt and personal. She draws on decades of experience from her own marriage and its aftermath, complemented by thorough research.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781732991828
Publisher: Rosemary Lombardy
Publication date: 02/08/2019
Sold by: Barnes & Noble
Format: NOOK Book
Pages: 312
Sales rank: 894,813
File size: 719 KB

About the Author

Rosemary Lombardy is a financial advisor and portfolio manager with over thirty-five years of experience. Although her professional expertise is in financial matters, her perspective on marital abuse, divorce, and recovery is deeply heartfelt and holistic. She draws on decades of personal experience, as well as the experiences of others who have gone through similar situations, to help inform abused women so that they will become empowered to leave their abusers and begin to heal. Her former background in law, as well as being both a Catholic who has studied the Kabbalah and a Reiki master, has infused the book with practical guidance and spiritual techniques that women can use when they most need them. Her intention with this book is to foster self-awareness, responsibility, empowerment, healing, and forgiveness. Ms. Lombardy resides in Nashville, Tennessee.

Table of Contents

Introduction

Part One          Marriage: It Takes Two

Chapter 1        The Truth About Him

Chapter 2        The Truth About You

Part Two         The Greatest Love of All: Taking Care of Yourself

Chapter 3        Body  

Chapter 4        Mind  

Chapter 5        Soul   

Chapter 6        It Takes a Village      

Part Three       Taking Care of Business

Chapter 7        Preparing for Battle  

Chapter 8        The Divorce Process

Chapter 9        Money Matters         

Chapter 10      Financial Decisions  

 

Part Four         The Next Chapter

Chapter 11      Life after Divorce     

Chapter 12      Life Lessons, Forgiveness, and Purpose

ConcLusion    

Acknowledgments    

End Notes      

Resources      

About the Author

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