Internet Resources


Books About Domestic Abuse

General Coverage

  • Verbal Abuse Survivors Speak Out: On Relationship and Recovery. By Patricia Evans (1993)
  • The Verbally Abusive Relationship: How to Recognize It and How to Respond. By Patricia Evans (1996)
  • Chain Chain Change: For Black Women in Abusive Relationships. By Evelyn C. White (1995)
  • Breaking the Silence: Domestic Violence in the South Asian- American Community. By Sandhya Nankani (2001)
  • Mejor sola que mal acompanada: Para la mujer golpeada/ For the Latina in an Abusive Relationship. By Myrna M. Zambrano (1985)
  • Violence in Gay and Lesbian Domestic Partnerships. By Claire M. Renzetti & Charles Harvey Miley (1996)
  • Intimate Betrayal: Domestic Violence in Lesbian Relationships. By Ellyn Kaschak (2002)
  • The Secret of Overcoming Verbal Abuse: Getting Off the Emotional Rollercoaster and On with Your Life. By Albert Ellis and Marsha Grad Powers (2000)
  • No Visible Wounds: Identifying Non-physical Abuse of Women By Their Men. By Mary Susan Miller, Ph.D. (1996)
  • "Not to People Like Us": Hidden Abuse in Upscale Marriages. By Susan Weitzman (2001)
  • Surviving Domestic Violence: Voices of Women Who Broke Free. By Elaine Weiss (2004)
  • Getting Free: You Can End Abuse and Take Back Your Life. By Ginny Nicarthy (1987)
  • It's My Life Now: Starting Over After an Abusive Relationship or Domestic Violence. By Meg Kennedy Dugan, Roger Hock, and Roger R. Hock (2000)
  • Controlling People: How to Recognize, Understand, and Deal with People Who Try to Control You. By Patricia Evans (2002)
  • Defending Our Lives: Getting Away from Domestic Violence and Staying Safe. By Susan Murphy- Milano (1996)
  • Why Does He Do That? Inside the Minds of Angry and Controlling Men. By Lundy Bancroft, Berkley Publishing Group (2002)

Domestic Violence and Children

  • When Dad Hurts Mom: Helping Your Children Heal the Wounds of Witnessing Abuse. By Lundy Bancroft (2004)
  • Children Who See Too Much: Lessons From the Child Witness to Violence Project. By Betsy McAlister Groves (2003)

Teen / Dating Violence

  • In Love and in Danger: A Teen's Guide to Breaking Free of Abusive Relationships. By Barrie Levy (1998)
  • What Parents Need to Know About Dating Violence: Learning the Facts and Helping Your Teen. By Barrie Levy & Patricia Occhiuzzo (1995)

For Family and Friends

  • Family and Friends' Guide to Domestic Violence: How to Listen, Talk, and Take Action When Someone You Care About is Being Abused. By Elaine Weiss (2003)
  • To Be An Anchor in the Storm: A Guide for Families and Friends of Abused Women. By Susan Brewster (2000)