Surviving the Devil - Escaping Domestic Violence: A True Story

Surviving the Devil - Escaping Domestic Violence: A True Story

by Melanie Survivor

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Overview

Melanie Survivor grew up in a loving middle-class family where abuse didn’t exist.  She had no idea when she met the suave, charming man that she was taking the first step into the world of domestic violence.  She lived through years of progressive abuse, and gave birth to her first daughter, before finding the strength to escape.  After falling into another abusive relationship, she finally learnt that the thing that had to change was herself.

Mel broke the cycle of abuse and now aims to help you understand the cycle of violence.

You, and those you care about, have a choice, you can leave. 

  • Read Mel’s story of survival,  as well as the stories of six other survivors of domestic violence
  • Understand how easy it is to fall into the cycle of abuse
  • Complete the quiz to see if your relationship is dangerous to you
  • Feel empowered to know YOU always have a choice
  • Learn the tools to escape a domestic violence relationship

 

About the Author:

Melanie Survivor is a relationship expert who has turned her life around and now helps others do the same. From her happy blended family home in Australia, she has created online courses for survivors of abuse, as well as speaking at seminars and performing confidential workshops.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780987615862
Publisher: Melanie Survivor
Publication date: 10/22/2018
Sold by: Barnes & Noble
Format: NOOK Book
Pages: 330
File size: 2 MB

About the Author

Melanie Survivor is a relationship expert who has turned her life around and now helps others do the same. From her happy blended family home in Australia, she has created online courses for survivors of abuse, as well as speaking at seminars and performing confidential workshops.

Table of Contents

PART 1

Especially for you Understanding the process

PART 2

Will I Survive?

PART 3

Mel’s Story – The Devil in Disguise

1. Betrayal and Heartbreak

2. Lies, Drugs and Deceit

3. Affairs and First Break-up

4. Unexpected Pregnancy and Birth

5. The Real Abuse Begins

6. Creating My Action Plan

7. A Christmas Party Destroyed

8. The Abuse Increases

9. The Devil’s Overdose

10. Applying for a Restraining Order

11. Sharing My Story to Protect My Daughter

12. Losing One Job and Getting Another

13. Court Case and Restraining Order

14. Stalking, Taunting and Threats

15. Child Support

16. Ignoring the Retraining Order

17. Phone Stalking

18. Father’s Day Break-In

19. The Devil Finds My Workplace

20. Family Court/First Access

21. Returning to the Family Court

22. Attempted Kidnapping

23. Was the Devil Really Leaving?

24. Knight in Shining Armour

25. The Devil Returns

26. The Knight versus The Devil

27. Moving into hiding

28. The Conclusion

PART 4

Six Success Stories of Survivors

Innocence Taken – by Christina

Emotional, Physical and Sexual Abuse – by Annie

Secrets Behind Closed Doors – by Jillian

A Child’s Perception – by Jackie

Nowhere to Turn – by Dave

Hidden Abuse – by Jaide

PART 5

The Quiz

Am I living in an abusive relationship?

PART 6

Some Basic Steps to a Happier Life

Acknowledgment – I am living in an abusive relationship

Make a plan

Realising you can leave, but do you want to

PART 7

If you are living in abuse the following organisationsmay help

PART 8

Now It’s Your Turn

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