Resources

Below are books that I have read that have helped me to understand how to begin to heal from the sexual trauma, lies, manipulations, as well as the verbal and emotional abuse – all brought on by my covert, passive-aggressive monster who has Narcissistic Personality Disorder.

Becoming the Narcissist’s Nightmare. Shahida Arabi

Boundaries in Marriage. Cloud and Townsend

Intimate Deception: Healing the Wounds of Sexual Betrayal. Dr. Sheri Keffer (My favorite book on healing!)

Is It Me? Making Sense of Your Confusing Marriage. Natalie Hoffman (My second favorite!)

Narcissists, Abusers and Batterers. J.B. Snow

Out of the Fog: Moving from Confusion to Clarity after Narcissistic Abuse. Dana Morningstar

People of the Lie – The Hope for Healing from Human Evil. M. Scott Peck, M.D.

Should I Stay or Should I Go? Lundy Bancroft

Should I Stay or Should I Go? Ramani Durvasula, PhD

Survivor Secrets. Kim Saeed

The Covert, Passive-Aggressive Narcissist. Debbie Mirza (An excellent resource – must-read!)

The Emotionally Destructive Marriage. Leslie Vernick (Another outstanding resource)

The Power of a Praying Wife. Stormie Omartian

The Survivor’s Quest: Recovering After Encountering Evil. Healing Journey

The Verbally Abusive Relationship – How to Recognize It and How to Respond. Patricia Evans (Hard to read when you identify with it – but an excellent resource.)

Trauma Bonding. J.B. Snow

When Loving Him is Hurting You. Dr. David Hawkins

Your Brain on Love, Sex and the Narcissist: The Biochamical Bonds That Keep Us Addicted to Our Abusers. Shahida Arabi