When you finally realize that you’ve been a victim of Family Violence at the hands of a malevolent, calculating abuser, someone you cared for and loved unconditionally, finding the words to understand the methodical gaslighting and deliberate smearing you’ve endured and then to be able to express your trauma to others can be exceptionally challenging. Language has the power to hurt, but language also has the power to heal. This unique and ingenious reference book, True Deceit False Love: 15,555 Terms & Phrases on Domestic Violence, Narcissistic Abuse & Parental Alienation, is a must-have resource to help you articulate what you’ve been through and recover from your experiences. Just reading these commonly used terms and phrases can be extremely therapeutic on your healing journey. In time, the abuser’s mask slips and with your own research and investigation, you will come to understand the truth, find your survivor’s voice and reclaim your life.
About the Author
Dr. Marni Hill Foderaro is an award-winning and celebrated author, speaker and educator. She earned her doctorate in education and completed postdoctoral studies at Harvard after a very successful and rewarding 35-year career as a high school special education teacher, with 12 years as a university adjunct professor. She is a lover of animals, nature, music and world travel and handles life’s challenges with love and compassion. She values honesty, integrity, equality and goodness and prays for peace on earth. In addition to her speaking engagements and various writing endeavors on embracing spirituality after surviving Domestic Violence, Narcissistic Abuse and Parental Alienation, Marni is a co-author to numerous anthology books. Marni was born in the South, raised her children in the Midwest and lives in the Caribbean.