Effective and powerful, this chilling exposure of the psychology behind emotionally abusive relationships proves to be an invaluable resource for women in the dating pool or those questioning their current partnership. Identifying the traits, traps, and manipulations that abusers employ, this authoritative guide aids readers in recognizing red flags early on, allowing them to get out early and avoid further ensnarement. Utilizing a dynamic new approach, the point-of-view splits providing a complete view of the situation—with the right-hand pages offering advice and tips to allow women to recognize destructive patterns, while the left-hand pages use the alarming voice of an abuser giving advice to other men on how to take control of a woman through lies, finance, accusations, choosing her friends, and more. Counselors, police officers, legal professionals, and concerned loved ones will also benefit from this crucial information.
About the Author
Dina L. McMillan, PhD, is a counselor who has provided training for human service professionals, advised the Australian government on domestic violence policy, and assisted agencies in developing domestic violence support groups.