Educational and empowering, Stop Signs exposes the discernable attributes, tactics, and deterrents of abusers, arming women with the tools they need to choose a safe and loving partner.
Domestic Violence Awareness
In support of Domestic Violence Awareness Month this October, Seal Press has reduced the price of four domestic violence resource ebooks to $0.99 for a full year at participating ebook retailers: Getting Free, Stop Signs, Helping Her Get Free, and You Can Be Free. In addition, we recommend the following titles as resources for women who may be experiencing violence at the hands of a partner, or who may know someone being abused.
Dr. Patti’s gentle guidance and girls’ powerful stories create an encouraging message about recovering from sexual abuse: Remarkable healing is possible if girls learn to share their stories in their teens and early twenties.
When women decide what to wear, where to go, how to get there, what time of day to be outdoors, and what affects their sense of security and safety, are they aware that they’re afraid of being sexually assaulted? Violence against women is, on a global scale, so common that some experts consider it a “normal” aspect of women’s experiences—and yet research on the issue is subjective and inconsistent. Women and Violence is a comprehensive look at the issue of violence against women and its many appearances, causes, costs and consequences. Understanding that personal values, beliefs and environment affect an individual’s response to—and acknowledgment of—violence against women, this book addresses topics such as global perspectives on violence, controversies and debates, and social change strategies and activism. Resources Discussion Questions for Women and Violence developed by Katie Mock. These discussion questions are also available for download as a PDF.
In Love and in Danger covers teen dating violence/abusive relationships by addressing young adults directly—in a straightforward and non-condescending manner.
If you are a woman being hurt by someone you love, this book is for you. It can help you understand your situation and find ways to change it.
Seal Press originally published Helping Her Get Free with the title To Be an Anchor in the Storm. The survivor of an abusive relationship herself, and a licensed counselor of abused women for more than a decade, Susan Brewster teaches readers how to recognize the signs of abuse, handle negative feelings, become an effective advocate, deal with the abuser, and more. With a new introduction and updated resource section, this straightforward and compassionate book offers the information needed to help give strength to women who are trying to break free.