Table of contents for Breaking the cycle of abuse : how to move beyond your past to create an abuse-free future / Beverly Engel.

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Part I: Understanding the Legacy of Abuse
Chapter 1: What Will Be Your Legacy?
Chapter 2: Assessing Your Risk Factors
Chapter 3: Why We Do to Others (and to Ourselves) What Was Done to Us
Part II: Facing the Truth and Facing Your Feelings
Chapter 4: Coming Out of Denial
Chapter 5: Learn to Identify and Manage Your Emotions
Chapter 6: How to Identify and Manage Your Shame
Chapter 7: Managing Your Anger
Chapter 8: Coping with Fear: How to Deal with Fear, Anxiety, Stress, and Control Issues
Part III: Abuse Prevention Strategies
Chapter 9: How to Prevent Partner Abuse
Chapter 10: How to Prevent Child Abuse
Chapter 11: If You Have Already Become Abusive
Chapter 12: If You Have Already Been Abused or Established a Victim Pattern
Part IV: Long-Term Recovery Strategies
Chapter 13: Emotionally Separating From Your Parents
Chapter 14: Facing the Truth About Your Family Legacy
Chapter 15: Breaking Into the Dysfunctional Family System
Chapter 16: Continue to Heal
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Library of Congress Subject Headings for this publication: Family violence, Victims of family violence, Sexual abuse victims, Psychological abuse