While domestic abuse does not discriminate by gender, ethnicity, or age group, 95 percent of its victims are women. The bruises, scars, and emotional wounds will affect one in every three women in the United States. Yet countless women return, again and again, to their abusers. They are trapped in the revolving door of abuse. For those who are able to escape, the choices are grim: poverty, homelessness, and health problems await many women and their children. In this revealing and candid book, you will meet courageous women who broke away from abusive relationships to escape the agonizing pain and find lasting peace. Paperback.
In this revealing book, you will meet courageous women who broke away from abusive relationships to escape the agonizing pain and find lasting peace. You, too, will:"Recognize the signs of abuse."Conquer timidity and helpless dependency."Protect your children from experiencing abuse and perpetuating it."Destroy the controlling power of an abuser."Develop the strength to start over."Heal your emotional and physical scars."Defeat the fear of being alone."Enjoy healthy relationships.Physical battery is the number one cause of injuries among women-more than automobile accidents, rapes, and muggings combined. Are you one of the women who are being abused? You can get out and stay out!
Jane Boucher received her bachelor of science and master of arts degrees from The Ohio State University. She has done doctoral work at the University of South Florida and has been an adjunct professor at the University of Dayton, Wright State University, Sinclair Community College, and Antioch University McGregor. She also served as Associate Director of the Antioch University McGregor Organizational Institute.The author of seven books, including best seller How to Love the Job You Hate, she uses both the podium and the pen to promote personal and professional excellence. She has been interviewed and profiled by Forbes and the New York Times. She is a nationally syndicated newspaper columnist and contributes to business journals across the country.Jane worked with at-risk youth before launching her professional speaking career. This high-powered Fortune 500 professional speaker, corporate trainer, Certified Mediator, and consultant tells it like it is to organizations and companies such as the United States Senate, the United States Department of Agriculture, the Department of the Navy, the United States Air Force, the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation, Merrill Lynch, General Motors, Toyota, and the Medical Group Management Association. Not shy with the media, she has been featured on more than one thousand radio and television programs, including those aired by CNBC, CBN, and CNN.Jane is one of the most dynamic women on the speaking circuit today. The National Speakers Association awarded her the Certified Speaking Professional (CSP) designation, a distinction held by less than 8 percent of professional speakers.She can be reached with feedback or to discuss speaking engagements at firstname.lastname@example.org.