Tonya Lofton Offers Readers a New Guide to Escape Abuse

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‘Sleeping With the Enemy’ teaches those trapped in abusive relationships to see warning signs

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Everybody knows someone in an unhealthy relationship,” she says. “It often takes a stranger – someone like me – to get them to hear the truth for the first time and start taking steps to move in the right direction.

In the new book “Sleeping With the Enemy” (published by Trafford Publishing) (Cover Design or Artwork by Tonya F. Lofton and Tonya F. Lofton, Cover Design or Artwork by Doris V. Lofton) readers discover a harrowing and heartwarming story of change and growth in the wake of a devastating marriage and divorce.

In sharing her own story, Lofton hopes to spare readers the pain and difficult learning she experienced. “Everybody knows someone in an unhealthy relationship,” she says. “It often takes a stranger – someone like me – to get them to hear the truth for the first time and start taking steps to move in the right direction.”

An excerpt from “Sleeping With the Enemy”:

“When I truly knew I forgave him, if someone mentioned remember that time Tomarcus stole the television and said he had to get in repair. I would burst out laughing and people (especially my family thought I was crazy.) I gave my problem (or cast my care to God). God gave me laughter in replace of sadness with a peace which passes all understanding. My daughter was able to forgive and we laugh together and talked about something else going on in the world.”

Lofton’s experiences have taught her this book is needful, and she knows the issue is pressing and timely. “Abuse,” she says, “is a societal cancer.”

“Sleeping With the Enemy”
Cover Design or Artwork by Tonya F. Lofton and Tonya F. Lofton, Cover Design or Artwork by Doris V. Lofton
Softcover | 6 x 9 in | 114 pages | ISBN 9781425110932
Available at Amazon and Barnes & Noble

About the Author
Tonya Lofton is a former probation/parole officer and substance abuse counselor. For more than 20 years, she has worked within the criminal justice system to help probationers and parolees confront issues of substance abuse and the responsibilities of a male in the household. Lofton has one daughter, Anastasia.

Trafford Publishing, an Author Solutions, Inc. author services imprint, was the first publisher in the world to offer an “on-demand publishing service,” and has led the independent publishing revolution since its establishment in 1995. Trafford was also one of the earliest publishers to utilize the Internet for selling books. More than 10,000 authors from over 120 countries have utilized Trafford’s experience for self publishing their books. For more information about Trafford Publishing, or to publish your book today, call 1-888-232-4444 or visit trafford.com.

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