Patricia Evans is the bestselling author of four books, including The Verbally Abusive Relationship, Verbal Abuse Survivors Speak Out, Controlling People, and The Verbally Abusive Man: Can He Change? A highly acclaimed interpersonal communications specialist, public speaker, and consultant, Evans has appeared on Oprah, CNN, national radio, and in Newsweek and O, The Oprah Magazine. Evans lives in the San Francisco Bay Area and can be reached via her website at www.VerbalAbuse.com.
This book was an eye opener to me, and it is saving my life.
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I am amazed at the insight of author Patricia Evans into such a complex subject as The Verbally Abusive Relationship.
Sure opened my eyes after all these years. Didn't know there were so many abused (mainly) women. Oprah said there is about 11 million of us. Read morePublished 1 day ago by SHERYL M.
I have read this book many different times when needed. It's like my bible! It is so easy to read and descriptive so I can easily look things up. Read morePublished 5 days ago by Linda
This entire book tells people what an abusive relationship is. Anyone picking it up already knows that. Read morePublished 7 days ago by Nev R Dun
I recommend this book to absolutely everyone, especially counsellors, coaches, or anyone who suspects they may be in an abusive relationship.Published 12 days ago by Yvette
If you think you are being verbally abused, then I think this is the best book out there to help you know how to handle the person doing the abusing EFFECTIVELY. Read morePublished 15 days ago by Kathy in Florida
I read this book after having lived with verbal abuse for 30+ years, basically my entire life. The abuse i suffered was not from a spouse but my own mother, sister, grandparents,... Read morePublished 27 days ago by D. Myers
This book would have merited 5 stars except for one major issue. The author does an OUTSTANDING job picking apart the confusing, tangled web that chronic verbal abuse creates. Read morePublished 29 days ago by Amazon Customer
This is about the thirtieth time I have bought this book. I buy it to give to people who are asking what to do with their confusing relationships. Read morePublished 29 days ago by morganchild