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When Dad Hurts Mom Helping Your Children Heal the Wounds of Witnessing Abuse

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ISBN-10: 0425200310

ISBN-13: 9780425200315

Edition: 2005

Authors: Lundy Bancroft

List price: $18.00
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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. Here, a counselor reveals how abusers interact with and manipulate children-and how mothers can help their children recover from the trauma of witnessing abuse. 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 -…    
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Book details

List price: $18.00
Copyright year: 2005
Publisher: Penguin Publishing Group
Publication date: 3/1/2005
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 384
Size: 6.00" wide x 9.25" long x 1.00" tall
Weight: 1.100
Language: English

Preface
Partner Abuse Through Children's Eyes and Ears
The Abusive Man and Your Children
The Abusive Mindset and Children
Abusive Men as Parents
Understanding Your Children's Inner World
Protecting Your Children's Boundaries
The Abusive Man and Family Dynamics
A Weekend with the Abbott Family
Defending Your Role as Mother
Maintaining Healthy Dynamics in Your Family
To Leave or Not to Leave
Dealing with Child Protective Services
The Abusive Man and Your Children Post-Separation
What Separation and Divorce Mean for Your Children
Abusive Men as Post-Separation Parents
Making Your Way in the Family Court System
Children Moving Forward
Helping Your Children Heal
Empowering Your Children
Stopping the Cycle of Abuse
Resources
Hearing the Personal Accounts of Abused Mothers
Index