Ch. 1. Is It Me? What is Domestic Violence? Definitions of Violence in Relationships. Accepting Where You Are -- Ch. 2. Effects of Domestic Violence on the Victim. Elements of the Dysfunctional Relationship. Cycle of Violence -- Ch. 3. Effects of Domestic Violence on Children. How Children Develop under Stress -- Ch. 4. The Batterer -- Ch. 5. What You Can Do. Safety Plans -- Ch. 6. After You Leave. Building a Relationship with Yourself. Building a Relationship with Someone Else. Your Children.