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Have you ever wondered if it's possible to break free from the vicious cycle of emotional abuse forever? Being involved with an abusive person can be a nightmarish journey. Going down that path will open your eyes to how people really are, how broken our society is and most of all you’ll learn a lot about your force of will and spirit. 

A lot of people that are currently suffering from abuse aren’t even aware that they’re being a victim. These sufferers have no idea that abuse is taking place right under their noses. Sometimes, the perpetrators are individuals that would never be suspected of being a toxic person. The concealed nature of abuse is what makes it cause so much damage over the long term if it is never put to a stop.

Here's some of what you can expect to learn inside the pages of this book:

  • How to identify the red flags of emotional abuse and how to completely break free of it.
  • Learn how to properly set boundaries with abusive people so that your rights and needs are respected.
  • A practical, step-by-step program designed to take you from abused to survivor while minimizing the damage.
  • How to stay away from the abusive individual over the long term and what to do in case of a relapse and much more!

This audiobook will educate you on the signs of emotional abuse. You will learn how to recognize the characteristics of potential abusers and where these people might be hiding in your life.

You will know exactly which course of action to take in case you ever find yourself in a psychologically abusive relationship. 

You will also learn all about the stages of recovery from psychological abuse and what course of action to take in case there is a relapse. 

This guide will give you the necessary tools needed to escape the vicious cycle of abuse or at least helps you identify the warning signs of toxic people so that you never find yourself in this highly undesirable situation. Start taking back control of your life today! 

©2019 Jonathan S. Costas (P)2019 Jonathan S. Costas

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I liked the easy to understand way about this book, it’s as if I already knew a lot of the strategy’s, although I may need to read it many times more to fully get it, it’s like awakening
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  • Lila S. Dermody
  • 28-06-2020

Fantastic!

This book has been so surreal to me that I swear I listened to about my own life. The descriptions of these psychopaths' traits and actions were remarkably true, in comparison to my personal experience. I am always shocked by how much commonality these soulless people have with actions there and their habits of harming others. Great absolutely fantastic book, particularly with great regard for

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  • Darrell S. Edwards
  • 26-06-2020

Fantastic!

Someone has actually understood what I am going through from MY perspective. I CAN get out of this, I WILL, and this experience will make me so much wiser and grateful for the true, loving, reciprocal relationship I have in my life. Thank you for composing this book!

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  • Terry W. Hargis
  • 07-07-2020

Wonderful audible

The author even uses some good humour to get us through describing what is truly obnoxious, cold, calculating and damaging behaviour. He has used his own personal experience as a springboard to discovery and elucidation for the rest of the world to see. Awesome!

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  • Bradley Mitchell
  • 07-07-2020

Incredibly helpful

I find this book incredibly informative and helpful. In excellent fashion, he clarifies the psychopathic type and their patterns, giving the reader a way to recognize, remove oneself and recover from the destruction caused by those people. Recommend them highly!

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  • Ellen Santos
  • 07-07-2020

Appreciable audible

This book really helped me. I've been dealing with my fair share of terrible relationships and listening this book at a referral from my therapist. While not all of this applied in my opinion to the few people, it certainly helped get through it.

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  • Sheila S. Thibodeau
  • 02-07-2020

Detailed explanation

Literally, the book saved my life. A counsellor sent me this book and it was like listening to my own thoughts word for word. I might see the facts, and get out of a really dangerous relationship. I will be grateful to this author forever and to his publisher for the confidence that this book has given me to move on. Thanks!!!

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  • Gerald M. Story
  • 02-07-2020

Helpful listen!

In one night I listened to it, I simply couldn't put it down. Since my relationship ended, I have listen a number of books on emotional abuse, sociopaths and narcissists and this one was by far the most accurate and helpful.

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  • Jeannette P. Howard
  • 01-07-2020

Very helpful!

My daughter is trying to escape one of these relationships and recommended that her therapist listen to this book. It has been very helpful to understand better where she has been and how to help in the future.

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  • Marcia K. Rogers
  • 01-07-2020

Perfect guide

One of the best classic books dealing with this topic. Great first listen if you're new to the subject. If you've already listened to it a lot, as I have, this is a perfect book to help you explain your perception of loose ends.

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  • Thurman K. Herrera
  • 01-07-2020

Incredible

The level of uncanny parallels described by the author is incredibly validating, especially during a time when it is incredibly difficult to articulate or explain what just happened to friends and loved ones. Not everyone can understand narcissism, especially if they have not undergone the abusive cycle. I feel very fortunate to have listened this book, it will help me heal from this horrific psychological torture I've endured.

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  • S. P.
  • 20-06-2019

Good but Repetitive

I lost the interest after few chapter as I found it too repetative. My apologies to the author. From the reviews you can see many people liked it, but I guess we all have different tastes.

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  • Kayleigh Naylor
  • 03-09-2020

Very helpful for anyone

It was incredibly well structured and informative. I will probably listen it at least a couple more times to effectively digest and implement it into my life.

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  • Isobel Blackburn
  • 03-09-2020

Very effective audiobook

This audiobook helped me to understand so many of my actions and thoughts this is a must listen for anyone struggling with difficult relationships understanding your own destructive behaviors.

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  • Charlie Porter
  • 03-09-2020

Highly recommend!

The author is well, the audiobook in simple and fluent language. I highly recommend for this audiobook . This is a perfect audiobook and very useful to learn narcissists and codependency.

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  • Naomi Carpenter
  • 09-07-2020

Useful guidance

The words in this book are chosen carefully, and the messages are given with respect and compassion and intelligence. It describes the traits of ASPD's, and the reasons the victims are duped and discarded, and how devastating the aftermath is.

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  • William Simmons
  • 08-07-2020

Complete guide

The book saved my life. I felt like I couldn't even express to anyone for so long just how horrible and awful the man who left me absolutely many times was, and how worse it was than your broken relationship averages. This book opened my eyes to a feeling I know was already deep inside me (my intuition to tell me something was very wrong with my relationship's "big picture"

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  • Aimee Fowler
  • 08-07-2020

Must listen!

This is the go to book on being in a psychopathic relationship. This book explained everything that I went through and gave me the answers that I needed to start trying to put my life together. It is a book MUST HAVE on the topic!!! If you suspect you might be in a relationship with a psychopath, don't waste a minute getting this book, because if you're wondering ... you 're more than likely!

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  • Paige Bradshaw
  • 08-07-2020

Excellent!

Many of the book's profound philosophical observations left me in tears. I was taken by the beauty of the author's words and their helpfulness. Through this book, I felt a connection to him that was beautiful and refreshing after listening to so much that seemed more like clinical science. This is what you need when you thirst for knowledge and strategies to get on with your afterlife

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  • Gracie Humphreys
  • 08-07-2020

Excellent!

The author's unique voice seems to jump off the page as he couches expertly crafted and time honored healing advice in very readable diction. The result is like an actual conversation with a compassionate and very wise friend.

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  • Leon Bates
  • 06-07-2020

Valuable resource

I gained lots of valuable knowledge about the psychopaths, but doing so made me wonder about the healing process for myself. That's where this book comes in; it's all about recovering the self esteem the psychopaths get so much pleasure out of tearing down.

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