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More information on coercive control

Understanding coercive control in domestic relationships

What is coercive control? From the Cedar Network

What Defines Domestic Abuse? Survivors Say It’s More Than Assault. New York Times, By Melena Ryzik and Katie Benner


Coercive control checklist: 14 signs your partner is trying to control you. By Rhalou Allerhand


Coercive Control: Update and Review. Violence Against Women. By Evan Stark & Marianne Hester

What do cults and domestic violence have in common? 


What Awful Marriages & Cults Have in Common. Psychology Today. By Mark Banschick M.D.

Identifying abusive relationships. By Richard Turner FdSc, MSc, MBACP, MSET


Why Didn't You Just Leave? By Jen Kiaba 

Freedom From Coercive Control and Influence. By Colleen Russell LMFT. 

The Coercive Control Collective "A United States-Based Source for Information on Coercive Control"

Resources for people affected by cults or other controlling/extremist groups

Life After Hate. "Founded by former extremists, we are committed to helping people leave the violent far-right to connect with humanity and lead compassionate lives."

QAnon Casulties. Online reddit group for family members and friends of people caught up in QAnon. 

Freedom of Mind. "We support those affected by undue influence by providing coaching and consulting services as well as training and educational resources for individuals, families and professionals."

Dare to Doubt. "Dare to Doubt is a resource hub for people detaching from belief systems they come to find harmful."

IndoctriNation. "A weekly podcast covering cults, manipulators, and protecting yourself from systems of control." Hosted by Rachel Bernstein, a licensed Marriage and Family Therapist.

Antidote. "No person deserves to be psychologically manipulated. Our vision is a world where psychological manipulation is recognized as a public health concern and efforts are made, globally, to reduce its harmful effects."

Parents For Peace. "Parents For Peace is a non-governmental public health nonprofit empowering families, friends, and communities to prevent radicalization, violence, and extremism."

I Got Out. "The sole mission of #iGotOut is to inspire survivors of cultic abuse to tell and share their stories, creating an online community dedicated to unflinching honesty. "

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