Relationships: Healthy, Unhealthy/Abusive

Section 1: Unhealthy/Abusive Relationships (aka ‘Domestic Violence’ or ‘DV’)

For ‘Healthy Relationships’ see section 2.

Web pages


Free 24/7 Hotlines that the affected or any concerned person can call for non-judgmental and empathetic listening, guidance and all round support.


DV in India


Videos on Youtube and others

For more videos search youtube for “Domestic violence” on Youtube.

For Parents

For Teens

Section 2: Healthy relationships


Select books on Healthy Communication, Healthy Confrontation and Healthy Relationships are listed below with the titles of the books under the author’s name. Most of these books (used books in good condition) are available at our office for anyone to buy at cost price ($4 to 12). They can be returned anytime for full refund.

They are listed author wise. The order of listing is not significant. Clicking on the author’s name opens the website of the author. Clicking on the title of the book opens the online summary of the book wherever available.

Xavier AmodorI am right, You are wrong, Now what?

Marshal b. RosenbergNonviolent Communication (NVC) – A Language of Life:, Life changing tools for healthy relationships.

Thomas Gordon

Parent Effectiveness Training (P.E.T.): The Proven Program for Raising Responsible Children

Joanna Faber and Julie King

How to Talk So Little Kids Will Listen: A Survival Guide to Life with Children Ages 2-7

Adele Faber and Elaine Mazlish

How to talk so kids listen and listen so kids talk – 20th edition.
How to talk so teens listen and listen so teens talk.

Mark GoulstonJust listen – Discover the secret to get through to absolutely anyone.

Kerry Patterson, Joseph Grenny, Ron McMillan, Al Switzler:

Crucial conversations – Tools for talking when stakes are high.
Crucial confrontations – Tools for resolving broken promises, violated expectations and bad behavior.

Gary ChapmanThe 5 love languages – The secret to love that lasts by Gary Chapman. Amazon Reviews

Susan Forward:

Emotional blackmail – When the people in your life use fear, obligation and guilt to manipulate you.
Toxic parents – Overcoming their hurtful legacy and reclaiming your life.
Toxic in-laws – Loving strategies for protecting your marriage.

John TownsendBoundaries: When to say yes, how to say no to take control of your life

Harriet B. BraikerThe disease to please – Curing the people pleasing syndrome

Karl Pellimer:

30 lessons for loving – Advice from the Wisest Americans on Love, Relationships, and Marriage. Top ten lessons
30 Lessons for living – Tried and true advice from the wisest Americans.