Recovering from Domestic Violence, Abuse, and Stalking shares the true stories of women who overcame traumatic personal situations and began new lives. The author provides meaningful analysis on such topics as regaining self-esteem, dealing with fear, and handling remorse. Also included is advice from therapists on how survivors can heal themselves, and avoid the pitfalls of becoming entrapped in another abusive relationship.
This book is for you if you’ve been the victim of domestic violence, abuse, or stalking, or if your mother, sister or friend has been victimized. The experiences covered range from verbal abuse to murder. Recovering from Domestic Violence, Abuse, and Stalking is an essential guide for those who have escaped a dangerous situation, or are trying to recover from the loss of a loved one due to domestic violence.
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Table of ContentsTABLE OF CONTENTS
PART I: RECOVERING FROM VERBAL ABUSE AND SHORT-TERM PHYSICAL
1. My Experience: Sybil Jarmouth
"I never think about him, except to avoid places where I know he might be."
2. Recovering Self-Esteem
3. Handling Remorse
4. My Experience: Charlena Kennedy
"I don't think healing ever stops."
6. Breaking the Bondage
7. Professional Analysis: Dr. Ellen Simpao
"As people experience little successes, they will feel better about themselves."
8. What to Avoid During Your Recovery
PART II: RECOVERING FROM LONG TERM PHYSICAL ABUSE AND STALKING
9. My Experience: Sherye Bradley
"In the last year, I've had a few moments of feeling like me."
10. Red Flags to Guard Against
12. Mind Games
13. My Experience: Clarise Lemaster
"I didn't know the word stalking. I never told anyone I was upset."
16. How Creativity Can Heal You
17. My Experience: Elizabeth Wyndham
"I think it's a miracle that I survived."
19. A Spiritual Approach
20. What About the Children?
21. Professional Analysis: Dr. Patt Pickett
"I think too many people believe that leaving solves the situation, but it doesn't."
22. Why Women Stay
PART III: RECOVERING FROM A LOVED ONE'S DEATH BY DOMESTIC VIOLENCE
23. My Experience: Lauretta Avina
"I'm a huge believer in counseling, and I never used to be."
24. Losing a Loved One to Domestic Violence
25. Ten Warning Signs Your Sister, Mother, or Friend is Being Abused
26. The Case for Counseling
27. Professional Analysis: Dr. Paula McKenzie
"Women have to be taught assertiveness. Only then will you know you matter."
28. Understanding Why He Hurt You
PART IV. REBUILDING YOUR LIFE
29. When It's Really Over
30. Rebuilding Your Life
33. Don't See Him. Don't Call Him.
35. You Again!