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10 books about emotional abuse

Pick up one of these featured titles on emotional abuse in May 2021.

If you are a victim of emotional abuse or worry a loved one may be involved in an abusive relationship, know that you are not alone. Reach out for help or resources 24/7 by phone or online:
  • National Domestic Violence Hotline. Call 800-799-7233, text LOVEIS to 22522 or chat live online to connect with a trained domestic violence advocate.
  • Crisis Text Line. Text HOME to 741741 to talk to a crisis counselor.
  • Lifeline Chat. Get professional and emotional support via online chat.
  • SAMHSA Helpline. Call 800-985-5990 or text TalkWithUs to 66746 to connect with a trained crisis counselor.
There are hundreds of books published on emotional abuse. To save you time trying to find your next read, we pull together 10 of the most popular titles with updated prices for delivery to your door.

Why Does He Do That?: Inside the Minds of Angry and Controlling Men by Lundy Bancroft

Category: Abuse

This book was published 18 years ago by Berkley Books and takes approximately 14.4 hours to read.

Gaslighting & Narcissistic Abuse Recovery: Recover from Emotional Abuse, Recognize Narcissists & Manipulators and Break Free Once and for All cover

194 pages


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Gaslighting & Narcissistic Abuse Recovery: Recover from Emotional Abuse, Recognize Narcissists & Manipulators and Break Free Once and for All by Don Barlow

Category: Interpersonal Relations

This book was published this year by Independently published and takes approximately 6.5 hours to read.

Whole Again: Healing Your Heart and Rediscovering Your True Self After Toxic Relationships and Emotional Abuse by Jackson MacKenzie

Category: Codependency

This book was published 2 years ago by TarcherPerigee and takes approximately 10.1 hours to read.

The Body Keeps the Score: Brain, Mind, and Body in the Healing of Trauma by Bessel van der Kolk M.D.

Category: Post-traumatic Stress Disorder

This book was published 6 years ago by Penguin Publishing Group and takes approximately 15.5 hours to read.

When Loving Him Is Hurting You: Hope and Help for Women Dealing With Narcissism and Emotional Abuse by David Hawkins

Category: Marriage

This book was published 4 years ago by Harvest House Publishers and takes approximately 8.0 hours to read.

The Heart of Domestic Abuse: Gospel Solutions for Men Who Use Control and Violence in the Home by Chris Moles

Category: Subjects

This book was published 6 years ago by Focus Publishing (MN) and takes approximately 0.0 hours to read.

Healing from Hidden Abuse: A Journey Through the Stages of Recovery from Psychological Abuse by Shannon Thomas LCSW

Category: Abuse

This book was published 5 years ago by MAST Publishing House and takes approximately 9.5 hours to read.

It Ends with Us: A Novel cover

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It Ends with Us: A Novel by Colleen Hoover

Category: Humor & Entertainment

This book was published 5 years ago by Atria Books and takes approximately 12.8 hours to read.

Speak by Laurie Halse Anderson

Category: Fiction

This book was published 10 years ago by Square Fish and takes approximately 7.5 hours to read.

The 6 Most Important Decisions You'll Ever Make: A Guide for Teens: Updated for the Digital Age by Sean Covey

Category: Motivational

This book was published 4 years ago by Simon & Schuster and takes approximately 11.2 hours to read.

We estimate total reading time by multiplying a book's page count by an average reading speed of 2 minutes per page. Summaries sourced from Google Books.

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