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Domestic Abuse



This article defines gaslighting and the different ways it is exhibited with an abuser.

Why domestic violence victims don't leave


This is a TED talk from a survivor of domestic abuse and violence showing how many of us can be susceptible to being in this type of relationship.

Documents describing patterns of domestic abuse.

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The Power and Control Wheel describes the different types of abuse  by those who are abusive. 

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Click here for video series explaining Power and Control Wheel. Video series includes on video for each are of the wheel.

Click here - "Violence against women—it's a men's issue: Jackson Katz at TEDxFiDiWomen"

Can abuse feel good? Kristin Carmichael at TEDxABQWomen

Human Rights document describes what your's and everyone else's rights are.

                       Human Bill of Rights

Child Abuse

Verbal Abuse 

How past abuse may affect you now

More about why counseling can help:   Criticism when you've had a bad childhood

Recommended Books

Too Good to Leave, Too Bad to Stay. Mira Kirshenbaum

Mind Games, Pamela Cole

The Verbally Abusive Relationship, Expanded Third Edition: How to recognize it and how to respond. Patricia Evans

When Love Is a Lie: Narcissistic Partners & the Pathological Relationship Agenda. Zari Ballard

Out of the Fog: Moving From Confusion to Clarity After Narcissistic Abuse. Dana Morningstar

Will I Ever Be Good Enough?: Healing the Daughters of Narcissistic Mothers. Karyl McBride

                   Empowering Books

When Things Fall Apart: Heart Advice for Difficult Times., Pema Chodron

The Self Esteem Workbook  Schiraldi, G.

Women Who Run with the Wolves: Myths and Stories of the Wild Woman Archetype

Clarissa Pinkola Estés

The Drama of the Gifted Child: The Search for the True Self. Alice Miller

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