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It's my life now : starting over after an abusive relationship

Summary: Now in its third edition, Its My Life Now is a guide for survivors who have left an abusive relationship. It addressesin clear, non-threatening languagevarious issues associated with abuse and violence, including post-relationship emotions, psychological impact, dealing with children, personal safety, legal problems, and financial security. Each chapter dismantles common myths about being in and leaving an abusive relationship and contains activities for self-exploration that survivors can complete as they navigate a new life free from abuse. Recommended by the National Coalition of Domestic Violence, this book is designed to benefit any survivor, no matter how much time has passed.

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  • ISBN: 9780415415194
  • ISBN: 0415415195
  • ISBN: 9780415415187
  • ISBN: 0415415187
  • ISBN: 9781315181646
  • Physical Description: print
    xviii, 233 pages ; 23 cm
  • Edition: Third edition.
  • Publisher: New York, NY : Routledge, 2018.

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General Note:
Revised edition of: It's my life now : starting over after an abusive relationship or domestic violence. 2006.
Bibliography, etc. Note: Includes bibliographical references and index.
Formatted Contents Note: PT. I : Looking Back : 1. Were you in an abusive relationship? -- 2. Are you out of danger now? -- 3. Self-esteem -- 4. The hidden horror : sexual abuse -- 5. How could you have loved an abuser? -- 6. Abuse of men by women, and abuse in gay, lesbian, and transgender relationships. PT. II : Now : 7. Losing your partner, your dream, your life -- 8. When feelings overwhelm you -- 9. Signs of unfinished healing -- 10. What about the children? -- 11. The reactions of others. -- PT. III : 12. Practical considerations -- 13. Beginning to heal -- 14. Who are you now ? -- 15. The temptation to go back -- 16. Is your abuser still in your life? -- 17. Loving again.
Subject: Abused women Life skills guides
Separation (Psychology)
Single women Life skills guides

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