Why Do We Stay? by Stephanie Quayle

You or someone you love may be in a toxic relationship, but it doesn't have to stay that way. In this compassionate and practical resource, Stephanie Quayle shares her powerful story alongside psychologist Dr. W. Keith Campbell's professional insights to give you the help and hope you need—and remind you that you are not alone.  

When Stephanie lost her boyfriend in a plane crash, she faced intense grief and pain. Nothing compared, though, to the shock of discovering she had not been the only woman in his life. As her world unraveled around her, Stephanie realized that it had actually been unraveling from the start of their relationship—back when he promised her everything.

In Why Do We Stay? Stephanie draws on her story to explain how to spot a toxic relationship, how to get out, and how to heal. Mental health expert Dr. W. Keith Campbell joins her in helping you see that:

• You can make a change in your life

• There are warning signs to look for and ways to spot an unhealthy relationship

• You don’t have to be a victim to narcissism or gaslighting or lose years of your life

• Whether you stay in or leave your relationship, healing and freedom are possible

With a powerful blend of clinical research, gripping storytelling, and unvarnished hope, Why Do We Stay? empowers you to make changes in your life. You are not alone.  Discover a way forward.

Stephanie Quayle is a country singer-songwriter who sings from the heart and frequents the Nashville music scene when she's not on her Montana ranch. Rolling Stone Country called her "an artist you need to know," and CMT included her as part of their "Next Women of Country" franchise. She's performed at the CMAs and the Grand Ole Opry, and on The Kelly Clarkson Show. The first female country music ambassador of Bass Pro Shops & Cabela's, Stephanie also partners with Lucchese Bootmaker, Wrangler, and Harley-Davidson. Her latest album On the Edge released in the winter of 2022 and chronicles her personal experience in a toxic relationship and the healing she's gone through since.

W. Keith Campbell, PhD, is a social psychologist who specializes in narcissism. With degrees from UNC Chapel Hill, UC Berkeley, and UC San Diego, he currently teaches psychology at the University of Georgia. He's published academic and mainstream articles and authored books like The New Science of Narcissism, The Narcissism Epidemic, and When You Love a Man Who Loves Himself. He's also been a guest on shows like The Joe Rogan Experience, The Jenny McCarthy Show, and TEDx Talks. He currently lives in Athens, Georgia, with his wife and daughters.

Event date: 
Friday, June 14, 2024 - 6:00pm to 7:30pm
Event address: 
Fact & Fiction Bookstore
220 N Higgins Ave.
Missoula, MT 59802-4435
Why Do We Stay?: How My Toxic Relationship Can Help You Find Freedom By Stephanie Quayle, W. Keith Campbell (With) Cover Image
ISBN: 9781400244515
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Published: Harper Celebrate - April 30th, 2024