Breaking the Cycle of Abuse : How to Move Beyond Your Past to Create an Abuse-Free Future
Beverly EngelISBN: 0471657751; 9780471657750;
Book DescriptionExpert guidance in stopping and recovering from abuse "We all have the power to break the cycle of abuse. In this remarkably powerful, wise, and compassionate book, Beverly Engel leads readers step by step through a program that will help survivors of emotional, physical, or sexual abuse in childhood to heal from their wounds so they don't need to re-enact their abusive pasts. She offers expert advice and strategies to help parents and would-be parents avoid doing to their childrenwhat was done to them and helps both abusers and victims in emotionally and physically abusive relationships make vitally important changes in their relationships." ?Susan Forward, Ph.D., author of Toxic Parents and Emotional Blackmail "A beacon of hope for women and men who fear that they will pass the abuse they have suffered on to their children, partners, or employees. Humane and compassionate but also clear and down to earth, this is a wonderful contribution...