In this superb self-help guide, Joan Torres and Dr. Susan Forward draw on case histories and the voices of men and women trapped in negative relationships to help the reader understand their man’s destructive pattern and the part they play in it.
Torres and Forward show how to break the pattern, heal the hurt, regain one’s self-respect, and either rebuild one’s relationship or find the courage to love a truly loving man.
#1 New York Times Bestseller
Over 2 Million Copies in Print
Translated into 29 Languages
“Very important and much needed … This how-to book could be a lifesaver.”
- Abigail Van Buren, “Dear Abby”
“A must read for any woman who has ever been in a destructive relationship.”
- Sonya Friedman, Ph.D., author of On a Clear Day You Can See Yourself
“Required reading for women who are in relationships with angry, intimidating, and controlling men.”
- Howard Halpern, Ph.D., author of How to Break Your Addiction to a Person