Ditch That Jerk : Dealing With Men Who Control and Hurt Women
Ditch That Jerk Dealing With Men Who Control and Hurt Women Author:Pamela Jayne Neither weighed down by research nor weightless with airy promises, Ditch That Jerk is a gritty, honest, and most of all experienced view of physical and emotional abusers and their effect on victims. Engagingly written, it shows women how to assess their partners and relationships for potential abuse, and for potential change - or not. A... more »uthor Pamela Wiseman uses examples from counseling sessions to illustrate how the mind of an abusive man works and how to identify the patterns. She details the tricks used by such men to keep women in line and discusses warning signs, alcohol and drugs, and the excuses people use to explain abuse. Optimistic and empowering without candy-coating a difficult topic, this book gives women the tools to make clear-headed decisions about damaging relationships.« less
If you are wondering about how you are being treated, or how a friend or family member is - and wonder "is this okay? is this good? is this fixable?" -- read this book. It's very good on both outlining what might be causing certain "jerk" behaviors - how bad they are from an uninvolved viewpoint - what you can & can't do - if you should consider leaving, or if you need help. I really found this to be a valuable book.