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It's my life now : starting over after an abusive relationship or domestic violence

Author: Meg Kennedy Dugan; Roger R Hock
Publisher: New York : Routledge, 2006.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 2nd edView all editions and formats
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Those who have never experienced an abusive or violent relationship often believe that upon finding her way out, a victim's difficulties are solved: her life is good, she is safe, and her recovery will be swift. Survivors know that leaving is not the end of the nightmare, it is the beginning of a difficult journey toward healing and happiness. This book offers readers the practical guidance, emotional reassurance,  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Life skills guides
Guides
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Meg Kennedy Dugan; Roger R Hock
ISBN: 0415953251 9780415953252
OCLC Number: 62133714
Notes: Previous edition: 2000.
Includes index.
Description: xx, 232 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm
Contents: Were you in an abusive relationship? --
Are you out of danger now? --
How could this have happened? --
The hidden horror : sexual abuse --
How could you have loved an abuser? --
Abuse of men by women, and abuse in gay, lesbian, and transgender relationships. Losing your partner, your dream, your life --
When feelings overwhelm you --
Signs of unfinished healing --
What about the children? --
The reactions of others. Practical considerations --
Beginning to heal --
Believing in yourself --
The temptation to go back --
Is your abuser still in your life? --
Loving again.
Other Titles: It is my life now
Responsibility: Meg Kennedy Dugan & Roger R Hock.
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Offers the practical guidance, emotional reassurance, and psychological awareness that survivors of relationship abuse and domestic violence need to heal and reclaim their lives after leaving their  Read more...

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