Stop Being Nice, Start Being Real is essential for us women. If you have been abused, this book helps to understand how we fell into the manipulation trap and what are the ways to get out of it. For ever. The goal is to rebuild ourselves in a way that makes us manipulation proof. The secret is in identifying our needs and our feelings. Being able to express ourselves and our truth, having the experience of what affective safety feels like is the best protection against violence and abuse.
I also reviewed the excellent book “How to deal with our needs and emotions with “Nonviolent Communication” by M. Rosenberg”.
This is the great book of Marshall Rosenberg: