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abusive relationships Quotes

Seven of the best book quotes about abusive relationships
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“When they buried mama, they threw dirt on the last person who’s going to exploit me.”
Gwynne Forster
author
When You Dance with the Devil
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Sara Jolene Tilman
character
exploitations
abusive relationships
mothers and daughters
childhood trauma
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“But when Eleanor walked in the house, it was like her siblings didn’t recognize her.”
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″‘I told him you were ready to be part of this family.’ ‘I’m ‘already’ part of this family. I’m like a charter member.‘”
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“I’m not going to sit here and listen to you tell me that it’s okay for August to hit her because she’s his wife. Or that it’s not his fault because he’s insane. If he’s insane, that’s all the more reason she should stay away.”
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“We can only speculate why, but physically abusive parents seem to share certain characteristics. First, they have an appalling lack of impulse control.”
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“We have all been guilty of making jokes at someone else’s expense. Most of the time, such jokes can be relatively harmless. But, as in other forms of toxic parenting, it is the frequency, the cruelty, and the source of these jokes that make them abusive.”
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“Every time he came back, apologetic, contrite, he’d start off being real nice. But he was as predictable as rain. Nobody knew when he’d go off, but at some point everybody knew he would. Again, and again, and again.”

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