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Publisher Description

In this groundbreaking bestseller, Lundy Bancroft—a counselor who specializes in working with abusive men—uses his knowledge about how abusers think to help women recognize when they are being controlled or devalued, and to find ways to get free of an abusive relationship.

He says he loves you. So...why does he do that?

You’ve asked yourself this question again and again. Now you have the chance to see inside the minds of angry and controlling men—and change your life. In Why Does He Do That? you will learn about:
• The early warning signs of abuse
• The nature of abusive thinking
• Myths about abusers
• Ten abusive personality types
• The role of drugs and alcohol
• What you can fix, and what you can’t
• And how to get out of an abusive relationship safely

“This is without a doubt the most informative and useful book yet written on the subject of abusive men. Women who are armed with the insights found in these pages will be on the road to recovering control of their lives.”—Jay G. Silverman, Ph.D., Director, Violence Prevention Programs, Harvard School of Public Health

September 30
Penguin Publishing Group
Penguin Random House Canada

Customer Reviews

Emily Carolyn ,

Why does he do that

A seriously fantastic book that I would recommend to any of my friends who are going through a toxic relationship (Or when I need refreshing myself).
There is so much insight and explanations as to why someone may behave abusively.
I think everybody should have a paper copy of this book.

Sredmann ,

Internally healing

After experiencing an abusive marriage, I found myself crying reading this book - because I was always plagued with the thoughts that maybe I was mistaken, maybe I wasn’t being abused and was just too sensitive, etc. After reading this book I understand my situation far better, and able to heal and process things in a new light, as well being aware of abuse in the future and also help my family and friends.

ispekhov ,

Must read

A must read book for all men and women.

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