Encouragements for the Emotionally Abused Woman: Wisdom and Hope for Women at Any Stage of Emotional Abuse Recovery

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Random House Incorporated, 1994 - Self-Help - 240 pages
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For those of us who are or have been emotionally abused, we know how the experience insidiously sabotages our self-esteem. We know how easy it can be to falter, to begin to feel the familiar self-doubt and fear. We need to be reminded that the abuse is not our fault. We need to find the motivation to trust our perceptions -- and find the courage to change our present reality.
ENCOURAGEMENTS FOR THE EMOTIONALL ABUSED WOMAN addresses these needs. Whether we are just beginning to recognize that we are in abusive relationships or whether we have made the decision to break free, this book is here, a consistent reminder of positive growth. Written as a companion to Beverly Engel's landmark THE EMOTIONALLY ABUSED WOMAN, this volume of quotes, insights, feelings, and suggestions contains passages to be read and reread, turned to as a trusted friend, to help us grow stronger with each passing day. Any time, day or night, it is ready, on any page, to help, to heal, and to replenish the soul.

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Review: Encouragements for the Emotionally Abused Woman: Wisdom and Hope for Women at Any Stage of Emotional Abuse Recovery

User Review  - Lesley - Goodreads

good book and good stuff to use for work but why am i reading this emotionally draining stuff when i am home emotionally and physically drained all ready. bad timing for me to read this stuff. I found ... Read full review

Review: Encouragements for the Emotionally Abused Woman: Wisdom and Hope for Women at Any Stage of Emotional Abuse Recovery

User Review  - Eileen - Goodreads

Read for continuing education for shelter. Covers many feelings and situations of emotional abuse. Uses inspiring quotes and short essays. Very worthwhile. Read full review

Contents

Are You Being Emotionally Abused?
1
Understanding YourselfThe Key to Change
27
Completing Unfinished Business
35
Copyright

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About the author (1994)

Beverly Engel, MPT, has been a psychotherapist for twenty-five years and is an inter-nationally recognized expert in the fields of abuse, women's issues and relationships. She is the bestselling author of twelve self-help books including The Right to Innocence, The Emotionally Abused Woman and Blessings from the Fall. She is a frequent guest on television programs such as CNN, Oprah!, Sally Jesse Raphael and Leeza. The creator of Empowerment Circles and Apology Circles, she continuously strives to live her life by circle principles.

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