Healing the Scars of Emotional Abuse

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Fleming H. Revell, 2003 - Family & Relationships - 221 pages
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There are no bruises to yellow and heal, no gaping wound to point to. But, in spite of their invisibility, emotional wounds are a very damaging form of abuse. Whether caused by words, actions, or even indifference, emotional abuse is very common-yet often overlooked. In this helpful guide, Christian therapist Gregory Jantz examines why emotional abuse is so common and damaging. He reveals how those who have been abused by a spouse, parent, employer, or minister can overcome the past and rebuild their self-image. This new expanded edition of Healing the Scars of Emotional Abuse now includes:* strategies for dealing with the verbal abuser* self-check quizzes with each chapter* keys to rebuilding relationships* letters from survivors of emotional abuse* new information on spiritual abuse * a biblical plan for healing

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One of the most common secrets that are held within many households is the issue of emotional abuse. The mere mention of it is hushed away or laughed at nervously by family members in hopes that ... Read full review

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excellent book
I spent many hours pouring over the words in this book and read it from cover to cover. what an excellent read this book was. I did all the excercises in it as well. I am so happy I
found this book. It has helped me to overcome my past and to begin building a relationship with God once again. I am so blessed to have found this book and to be able to take my life back. I have worked to overcome my past and reclaim my present and future. To God be the glory for bringing us this book and using it to direct us more to God and to the healing we all need so desperately bad. 

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Gregory L. Jantz, Ph.D., is founder and director of the Center for Counseling and Health Resources in Edmonds, Washington, and the author of eleven books. He has a daily radio show in the Seattle area and conducts seminars on a variety of subjects.

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