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When Love Goes Wrong: What to Do When You Can't Do Anything Right

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Millions of women each year find themselves in relationships with controlling or abusive partners and don't know what to do, or even what's wrong. A woman may feel anxious, inadequate, intimidated -- and as if she is walking on tiptoe. And she may find herself trying harder and harder to make things right without ever being successful. Ann Jones and Susan Schechter bring t ...more
Paperback, 368 pages
Published April 14th 1993 by Harper Perennial (first published 1992)
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Sep 28, 2012 Liz rated it really liked it
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This book was hard to read - depressing and heavy, but I made it through because I wanted to know more about the situations women face with controlling partners, and the suggestions to help those women. I have a deeper understanding and more empathy now. Even though it was difficult, I'm glad I read it.
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Dec 28, 2014 Emily Green rated it it was amazing
When Love Goes Wrong by Ann Jones and Susan Schechter might have the worst title ever, but the book is excellent—it provides both practical information and hope for those who suffer from a controlling relationship or who know someone who does. The authors characterize the symptoms of the relationship, the abuser, and the victim. Especially helpful are the refutations of stereotypes of both victims and abusers. For example, they confront head-on such myths as wives should stay in abusive marriage ...more
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Author of Kabul in Winter: Life Without Peace in Afghanistan, Ann Jones is a journalist and activist for womens rights around the globe. She is currently working on a book about women, war, and photography.

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