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  • Lundy Bancroft

    In this supportive and straightforward guide, Lundy Bancroft, the author of Why Does He Do That?, and communication specialist JAC Patrissi offer a way for women to practically take stock of their relationships and move forward, with or without their partners. Women involved in chronically frustrating or unfulfilling relationships will learn to: Tell the difference between a healthy-yet-difficult relationship and one that is really not working Recognize the signs that their partner has a serious problem Stop waiting to see what happens and make their own growth the top priority Prepare for life without their partner, even as they keep trying to make the relationship...read more

  • Lundy Bancroft

    He says he loves you. So...why does he do that? You've asked yourself this question again and again. Now you have the chance to see inside the minds of angry and controlling men-and to change your life. In this groundbreaking book, a counselor who specializes in working with abusive men shows you how to improve, survive, or leave an abusive relationship. You will learn about: -The early warning signs -Ten abusive personality types -The role of drugs and alcohol -What you can fix, and what you can't -How to get out of a relationship...read more

  • Lundy Bancroft

    Even if you've read Why Does He Do That?, it may be hard to see the truth of what is happening to you. You may feel overwhelmed by confusion, loss, and fear, and find yourself looking away from the truth and falling back into traumatic patterns. Like a constant friend, this collection of meditations is a source of strength and reassurance designed to speak to women like you, women in relationships with angry and controlling men. It helps you to digest what is happening a piece at a time, so that you can gain clarity, safety, and freedom. To learn to value and respect yourself-even when your partner makes it very clear that he does not-each day centers on one of seven themes designed to...read more

  • Lundy Bancroft

    Can my partner abuse me and still be a good parent? Should I stay with my partner for my children's sake? How should I talk to my children about the abuse and help them heal? Am I a bad mother? Mothers in physically or emotionally abusive relationships ask themselves these questions every day. Whether it's physical or 'just' emotional abuse, whether it's aimed at them or you, whether they see or hear it, your kids need you. This book, the first ever of its kind, shows mothers how to: Protect children and help them heal emotionally Provide love, support, and positive role models, even in the midst of abuse Increase their chances of winning custody Help their kids feel good about...read more

  • Lundy Bancroft

    'Every woman who is struggling to understand the mistreatment she is experiencing in her relationship should begin by reading [this] wonderful book.'* When Love Hurts can help answer your questions about whether you are experiencing abuse from a partner or unsure if your damaged relationship can be fixed, using exercises and resources to help you identify and address all forms of abuse including verbal, emotional, financial, sexual and physical. This practical guidebook is a supportive and non-judgmental resource for women who have been in your position of feeling powerless and confused. Authors Jill Cory and Karen McAndless-Davis, with their decades of experience in supporting women with...read more