Abuse in relationships is a fairly commonplace occurrence. Many people believe abuse, in all it’s varying forms, can be romantic – a show of affection – and jealousy a necessary part of their love lives, no matter how destructive. It isn’t always easy to detect the signs, at first. Some people simply chalk their hurtful actions to being “how they are” and so their partners accept them as an unfortunate part of dealing with them.
This, however, is not only hurtful to the partners but could escalate and go far beyond being a mild annoyance to being life threatening.
In “Why Does He Do That?” author Lundy Bancroft seeks to identify, assess and assist abusive men and the women who stay with them.
In this groundbreaking book, a Bancroft shows how to improve, survive, or leave an abusive relationship, with:
It’s definitely worth a read, not only if you are in an abusive relationship or know anyone in one but just as background information to have. There’re all kinds of warning signs many women miss and all kinds of situations many feel they simply can’t get out of – this book seeks to help.