"A groundbreaking new book" -- Newsweek
"A significant contribution to the literature on domestic violence. Victims of verbal abuse, their families, and community professionals called upon for assistance will find this book a valuable alternative." -- Rollie Mullin, Executive Director; Battered Women's Alternatives
This is a new day in America; the most important thing is to realize that you don't deserve to be treated that way." -- Oprah Winfrey
About the Author
Patricia Evans has worked extensively in counseling and recovery settings with battered women. After her first book, The Verbally Abusive Relationship
, was published, she received hundreds of letters from verbal abuse survivors around the world. Those letters formed the basis of this book.