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Author NiCarthy, Ginny.

Title Getting free : you can end abuse and take back your life / Ginny NiCarthy.

Publication Info. Emeryville, CA : Seal Press, [2004]


Location Call No. Status
 Bristol, Main Library - Non Fiction  362.82 N513    Check Shelf
 Burlington Public Library - Adult Department  362.82 NIC    Check Shelf
 Glastonbury, Welles-Turner Memorial Library - Adult Department  362.8292 NICARTHY    Check Shelf
 Wethersfield Public Library - Non Fiction  362.8292 NICARTHY    Check Shelf
Edition Fourth edition.
Description xxxvii, 419 pages ; 23 cm
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 375-400) and index.
Contents Social and political aspects of abuse -- Marriage and the family: new and traditional values -- Is it ever right to break up the family? -- What do you owe yourself? -- "But I still love him" -- Making the decision -- Emergency help from doctors, police, and prosecutors -- Making legal decisions -- Getting help from a counselor -- You can be your own counselor -- A courageous act a day -- An end to isolation -- Reaching out -- The first week -- Protecting yourself and the children -- The practical questions of welfare and housing -- The economics of single life -- Sexuality -- The new romance -- The long haul -- The ones who got away -- Emotional abuse -- Teen abuse -- Lesbian abuse -- Immigrant women: challenges and solutions -- Religious challenges -- Men who batter: can they change? -- Nurturing your children: safety and resilience -- Moving forward: what communities can do -- Resources.
Subject Abused wives -- United States -- Handbooks, manuals, etc.
Abused women -- United States -- Handbooks, manuals, etc.
Battered Women.
Spouse Abuse.
ISBN 1580051227 paperback
9781580051224 paperback
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