Relationship abuse is confusing and difficult to understand whether you have experienced the abuse or know someone who has. Even more difficult is deciding how to get out of the abusive relationship, how to recover from being abused, and how to live the rest of your life without being involved in another abusive situation. This book explains the dynamics of abuse in clear and straightforward language. It includes check lists to help you decide if you are truly in an abusive relationship.
Dr. Cherry Weber is a Licensed Clinical Psychologist. She received her doctorate in 1980 from the University of Southern Mississippi. With more than 30 years of experience, she has developed expertise in many areas of psychology, with a special interest in abuse recovery. She has worked with violent men in a prison system, has served as the Director of a Women’s inpatient unit, has worked extensively with the family court system as a custody evaluator, and has operated a private practice.
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