If you’re wondering why your partner, friend, or family member seems to behave so angrily and controlingly, this book can provide insight. Lundy Bancroft has written extensively about abusive men and offers readers a better understanding of what goes on inside the minds of these individuals. This knowledge may not necessarily help to change the abuser’s behavior, but it can certainly help those who are affected by it to cope better with situatio If you’re wondering why your partner, friend, or family member seems to behave so angrily.
For who is this book for ?
This book is for people who are trying to understand the anger and control issues in their lives. Lundy Bancroft has a lot of experience with abusive men and offers readers an inside look into what goes on inside their minds. This knowledge may not help to change the abuser’s behavior, but it can certainly help those who are affected by it to cope better.
This book can provide insight
Lundy Bancroft has written extensively about abusive men
This knowledge may not necessarily help to change the abuser’s behavior, but it can certainly help those who are affected by it to cope better with situation
The author may have a personal bias.
The book may be dated, as it was published in 2002.
It is not specifically about women who are in relationships with abusive men, but rather covers a variety of people in different types of relationships with abusers.
Learn more about the author
Lundy Bancroft is the author of five books, Why Does He Do That? Inside the Minds of Angry and Controlling Men, When Dad Hurts Mom: Helping Your Children Heal the Wounds of Witnessing Domestic Violence, Survival Tips for Women with Abusive Partners, Walking on Eggshells: Living With an Alcoholic Parent. He wrote this book to help people understand abusive men’s mindsets so that they can take action to protect themselves and their loved ones.
“Amazing read. This book has helped me to understand my abusive partner better and see that I’m not crazy.”
“5.0 out of 5 stars The best book I have ever read on the subject, February 26, 2003 This is an amazing book. It helped me to understand why my husband behaves in the way he does and it gave me some good ideas about how to handle the situation. I would recommend it to anyone who is trying to figure out what makes an abuser tick.”
“Lundy Bancroft explains the mind of an abuser like no one else can. His insights have helped me understand why my ex-husband behaved as he did and what I need to do to protect myself in future relationships.”
“This book is a MUST READ if you are involved with, or have been in the past, an abusive man! Lundy Bancroft has written extensively about these men and understands them inside and out. His insights will help you to understand why your partner behaves as he does, what motivates his abuse, how it affects you emotionally and spiritually, and most importantly how to protect yourself from future hurt.”