Comedian and actress Maddy Anholt has had her first book How to Leave Your Psychopath published by Pan Macmillan. The book, released on 3 February 2022, is a candid account of the complex, subtle nature of coercive control and abusive relationships.

Relatable and accessible, the book covers all the common techniques these toxic twerps use to exert control, including gaslighting, breadcrumbing and negging. This book is the ultimate handbook to help you see and respond to red flags, recognize controlling traits, and learn to give any prospective date a score on Maddy’s unique ‘Psychometer’, from super-empath to psychopath. Vitally, by interweaving psychological insight and autobiographical anecdotes, Maddy shows you the road to self-discovery, leading you on the path to safer dating and a healthier, more joyful life.

Funny, judgement-free and full of brilliant first-hand advice, this empowering guide will help anyone ditch their controlling partner to find freedom and happiness.

You can find more information and order your copy here.