Helpful Resources


Here is a list of resources which I found helpful, although a quick google search may easily find you more options which are applicable to your situation.  I hope these may be of use to you.

Helplines and Support Services


Why does he do that?: Inside the Minds of Angry and Controlling Men

Daily Wisdom for Why Does He Do That?: Encouragement for Women Involved with Angry or Controlling Men

by Lundy Bancroft

A comprehensive guide into the mind of the abuser and suggestions for healing, a great, easy to understand read.  Definitely helped me understand what was happening from both a scientific and personal point of view, and I reference to a lot of this material.

To Be an Anchor in the Storm: A Guide for Families and Friends of Abused Women

by Susan Brewster

Tools to become an effective advocate, managing your own feelings, handle the abuser and give strength to your loved one trying to break free.

Keeping the Faith: Guidance for Christian Women Facing Abuse

by Marie M. Fortune

Suggestions, advice, Bible readings and prayers for Christian women.  Confronts questions, distortions and misconceptions from the Bible.

Becoming the Narcissist’s Nightmare: How to Devalue and Discard the Narcissist While Supplying Yourself 

by Shahida Arabi

Recognizing and learning the language of narcissists, how to detach, PSTD, self care and healing advice.

Psychopath Free: Recovering From Emotionally Abusive Relationships With Narcissists, Sociopaths and Other Toxic People

by Jackson MacKenzie

Recognizing the heartless psychopaths who hide behind a false mask, offering hope for healing and thriving after psychopathic abuse, written by another survivor.

It’s My Life Now: Starting Over After An Abusive Relationship or Domestic Violence

by Meg Kennedy Dugon & Roger R. Hock

Practical advice, guidance, emotional reassurance and psychological awareness for survivors of abusive relationships.

The Verbally Abusive Relationship: How to Recognize It and How to Respond

by Patricia Evans

The consequences of verbal abuse, how to recognize and respond to destructive behavior in order to lead a happier, healthier life.