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Books

There are not many books for spouses of survivors, though most books about survivors do have a chapter about spouses can be helpful. 

Please buy your books at The Sidran Traumatic Stress Foundation whenever possible. They has several partner books

bulletAllies in Healing: When the Person You Love Was Sexually Abused as a Child by Laura Davis. You can read reviews of the book at Amazon.com.
bulletGhosts in the Bedroom by Ken Graber, M.A.. You can read reviews of the book at Amazon.com.
bulletOutgrowing the Pain Together: A Book For Spouses and Partners of Adults Abused as Children by Eliana Gil, Ph.D.. You can read reviews of the book at Amazon.com.
bullet Partners Surviving: My Partner Was Sexually Abused by Partners in Video
bulletSomeone I Know Has Multiple Personalities by Sandra J. Hocking. You can read reviews of the book at Amazon.com.
bulletTrust After Trauma: A Guide to Relationships for Survivors and Those Who Love Them by Aphrodite Matsakis, Ph.D.. You can read reviews of the book at Amazon.com.
bulletVietnam Wives by Aphrodite Matsakis, Ph.D.. You can read reviews of the book at Amazon.com.
bulletWhat About Me? A Guide for Men Helping Female Partners Deal with Childhood Sexual Abuse by Grant Cameron. You can read reviews of the book at Amazon.com.
bulletWhen You Are the Partner of a Rape or Incest Survivor: A Workbook for You by Robert Barry Levine. You can read reviews of the book at Amazon.com.

I have read books by Eliana Gil, Ph.D. and Laura Davis which were excellent, so these one should be, too. I have read the Sandra J. Hocking book and it is fine and easy to read quickly.

Here are a few books at Amazon.com:

bulletHaunted Marriage : Overcoming the Ghosts of Your Spouse's Childhood Abuse by Clark E. Barshinger, Lojan E. LA Rowe, Andres T. Tapia, loj Larowe. It is available at BookFinder.com
bulletRecovering from the War : A Guide for All Veterans, Family Members, Friends & Therapists by Patience H. Mason
bulletWhat to Do When You Find Out...Your Wife Was Sexually Abused : With Discussion Guide
by John Courtright, Sid Rogers

Some books are out-of-print. I use these out-of-print web sites when looking for books. 

bulletAlbris.com
bulletBiblioFind
bulletBookFinder

 

Web Resources

Sexual Assault Information Page : Victims: Secondary Victims

Patience Press See Post-Traumatic Gazette PTSD and Trauma Page for several articles:

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PTSD & the 12 Steps - Issue 3 of the Post-Traumatic Gazette

Parents & Loved Ones of Abuse & Rape Survivors - see Books for partners of sexual abuse and rape survivors


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