Saving Beauty From the Beast

Saving Beauty From the Beast

How to Protect your Daughter From An Unhealthy Relationship

Book - 2003
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For parents who are concerned that their daughter is in an unhealthy or abusive relationship, here at last is a book based on personal experience and authoritative research that provides answers. Dating violence affects a huge number of teenage girls -- one in three girls between the ages of ten and eighteen reports having been assaulted by a boyfriend -- and can run the gamut from possessiveness to stalking to outright physical abuse. Often it is the girls with the highest selfesteem, those who believe they are in control of their lives and can bring out the best in their boyfriends, who find themselves in the grip of a relationship in which the tables have been turned. This essential and timely book incorporates the insights and advice of experts in the fields of education, adolescent psychology, criminal justice, threat assessment, and sociology. Authors Crompton and Kessner also include the voices of teenagers and parents to provide an in-depth portrait of the dynamics of controlling behavior. Book jacket.
Publisher: Boston : Little, Brown, c2003
Edition: 1st ed. --
ISBN: 9780316090582
0316090581
Branch Call Number: 362.88 Cro
Characteristics: xii, 259 p. : ill
Additional Contributors: Kessner, Ellen Zelda

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Jun 30, 2011

A Must read for any parent of a girl or boy. Frightening Insights on the behavior of a possessive boyfriend or girl friend. This book could help stop a bad relationship by spotting the early signs. Lots of Deatils.

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