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11JB68

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Book recommendation
« on: May 07, 2018, 08:54:56 PM »
Invisible Chains - overcoming coercive control...by Lisa Fontes. Excellent book.

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Re: Book recommendation
« Reply #1 on: May 08, 2018, 12:44:09 AM »
Tell us a bit more about the book and why you found it excellent

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11JB68

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Re: Book recommendation
« Reply #2 on: May 08, 2018, 01:25:10 PM »
When I first started online research re my uOCPDh's behavior I came across some research by Evan Stark regarding 'coercive control'. It really struck a chord with me. I actually reached out to him via email with some questions and he referred me to this book, written by a colleague of his. One of his statements that really resonated with me is that that it can be the ‘trivial rules’ that feel more degrading...when dealing with a controlling partner. Lisa also has a blog https://www.psychologytoday.com/us/blog/invisible-chains