1. Women Who Love Too Much – Robin Norwood

If being in love means being in pain, this book was written for you. Leading relationship and marriage therapist Robin Norwood describes loving too much as a pattern of thoughts and behaviour, which certain women develop as a response to problems from childhood.

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2. In Sheep’s Clothing: Understanding and Dealing with Manipulative People – George Simon

Dr. George Simon knows how people push your buttons. Manipulative people have two goals: to win and to look good doing it. Often those victimised are only vaguely aware of what is happening to them. In this eye-opening book, you’ll also discover

* 4 reasons why victims have a hard time leaving abusive relationships
* Power tactics manipulators use to push their own agendas and justify their behavior
*Ways to redefine the rules of engagement between you and an abuser
* How to spot potential weaknesses in your character that can set you up for manipulation.
* 12 tools for personal empowerment to help you maintain greater strength in all relationships

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3. Why Does He Do That? Inside the minds of angry and controlling men – Lundy Bancroft

A must read to gain insight into coercion and control in relationships. In this groundbreaking bestseller, Lundy Bancroft—a counselor who specializes in working with abusive men—uses his knowledge about how abusers think to help women recognize when they are being controlled or devalued, and to find ways to get free of an abusive relationship.

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4. In Control: Dangerous relationships and how they end in murder – Jane Monckton Smith

Domestic homicide is a pandemic so pervasive that the soaring figures cause weary resignation rather than alarm. For thirty years, Professor Jane Monckton Smith has been fighting to change this. A former police officer and internationally renowned professor of public protection, she lectures on sexualised and fatal violence; works with families bereaved through homicide: and trains police and other professionals on how to best handle cases involving coercive control, domestic abuse, and stalking.

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5. Character Disturbance: The Phenomenon of Our Age – George Simon

Modern permissiveness and the new culture of entitlement allows disturbed people to reach adulthood without proper socialization. In a book meant both for the general public and for professionals, bestselling author and psychologist George Simon explains in plain English. (Take a look)

6. Snakes in Suits; When Psychopaths Go to Work – Paul Babiak and Robert D. Hare

Over the past decade, Snakes in Suits has become the definitive book on how to discover and defend yourself against psychopaths in the office. Now, Dr. Paul Babiak and Dr. Robert D. Hare return with a revised and updated edition of their essential guide. Hare, an expert on the scientific study of psychopathy, and Babiak, an industrial and organizational psychologist and a leading authority on the corporate psychopath, examine the role of psychopaths in modern corporations and provide the tools employers can use to avoid and deal with them. (Take a look)

7. The Love Secret: The revolutionary new science of romantic relationships – Dr. Sue Johnson

In The Love Secret Dr Sue Johnson draws on the very latest scientific studies on attachment theory, including her own research, to show that this just isn’t the case. The Big News is that we are naturally monogamous, bonding animals. A lasting, loving relationship is completely within our reach. In The Love Secret you will discover how the brain works when you are in a stable, caring relationship and how you can use this groundbreaking knowledge to achieve such positive results in your own life.

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8. Hold Me Tight: Your guide to the most successful approach to building loving relationships – Dr. Sue Johnson

Developed by Dr Sue Johnson over 20 years ago and practised all over the world, EFT has been heralded by Time magazine and the New York Times as the couple therapy with the highest rate of success. Couples who use EFT see a 75 per cent success rate. The therapy programme focuses on the emotional connection of every relationship by de-escalating conflict, creating a safe emotional connection, and strengthening bonds between partners. In HOLD ME TIGHT, EFT pioneer Dr Sue Johnson presents her highly effective therapy model to the general public for the first time. Through case studies from her practice, illuminating advice and practical exercises, couples will learn how to nurture their relationships and ensure a lifetime of love.

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9. How to Divorce a narcissist and succeed in family court – Diane Jordan

Leaving a narcissist and going through the family court is likely to be the scariest thing you’ll ever have to do. This book will be your trusted companion and guide to the practical, legal and emotional challenges you’ll face along the way. It contains information you won’t find elsewhere and it costs a fraction of the price of an hour with a solicitor.

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10. How to Divorce a Narcissist and Win – Marie Sarantakis

You thought you married your soulmate, but it was ‘til Narc do you part. The first step in dismantling your opponent in the courtroom is knowing what you are up against. Knowledge is power. By getting into the Narc’s mind you can predict their next move and outsmart them at every turn. Leading divorce attorney Marie Sarantakis will teach you not only how to survive your divorce but thrive in rebuilding your world thereafter. The first step starts with the first page.

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