Shattered: Six Steps from Betrayal to Recovery

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Mapletree Publishing Company, 2005 - Self-Help - 183 pages
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With domestic violence, unfaithfulness, dishonesty, and other forms of abuse, it's the emotional effects that are the deepest and the most difficult to overcome. In Shattered, Fay Klingler and Bettyanne Bruin give you the six steps that will lead you through the emotional trauma of abuse, so that you can move forward with a happy and fulfilling life.

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Shattered: six steps from betrayal to recovery

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The six-step recovery process delineated here draws on the authors' personal experiences with domestic betrayal. Betrayal here is defined as the act of being disloyal to a person who believes you are ... Read full review


Chapter Two Acceptance
Chapter Three Action
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About the author (2005)

Author and illustrator Fay A. Klingler is an award-winning creative and technical writer. An often sought-after motivational speaker for women's groups and radio and television audiences, her expertise includes betrayal recovery, blending families, and successful grandparenting. Her previous publications include Daughter's of God, You Have What It Takes; The LDS Grandparents' Idea Book (a bestseller); My Magnificent Mountain; The Complete Guide to Woman's Time; Our New Baby; and A Mother's Journal.Fay's co-authored book Shattered: Six Steps from Betrayal to Recovery tops the recovery reading list in focusing on identifying betrayal, facing the betrayer, and helping victims recover from this dangerous form of physical and emotional abuse. Thelma Soares (mother of Lori Hacking, whose life ended because of betrayal) says of this highly motivating publication, "This book is a significant should be the required reading "handbook" for everyone who has ever been betrayed . . ."To benefit individuals who have been betrayed, Fay wrote numerous articles on this subject for "Meridian Magazine." Fay and her husband, Larry N. Klingler, have twelve children and thirty-three grandchildren in their blended family. Fay loves to hear from her readers. You can send her an e-mail at, or visit her website at

Bettyanne Bruin is the executive director of the National Coalition for Emotional Abuse Awareness. She has written many local, national, and international newspaper and magazine articles, and spoken to many national organizations and audiences. In addition to Shattered, Bettyanne is the author of four books, including Condolences and Eulogies and the LDS Teenager's Guide: 365 Awesome Answers for Today's Challenges. Bettyanne is married to Kent Bruin and has seven children. She enjoys working hard, playing often, and relaxing in all of the many fun atmospheres life keeps providing her.

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