Dangerous Dating: Helping Young Women Say No to Abusive Relationships

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Crown Publishing Group, Oct 5, 2011 - Self-Help - 128 pages
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Domestic violence is the second leading killer of women fifteen to forty-four in the U.S. Patricia Gaddis alerts readers to the prevalence of violence and describes the danger signs to watch for dating relationships. She explains how parents can best respond to threats or violence against a daughter.


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Contents

Foreword
Introduction
1    Annas Story
2    The Roots of Teen Dating Abuse
3    The Characteristics of Dating Abuse
4    Rescuing the Battered Teen
Raising Assertive Daughters and Sons
6    When Your Daughter Marries Her Abuser
7    Getting Help
Appendix AAre You Dating an Abusive Male?Questions for Girls
Appendix BDomestic Violence Resources for Families
Appendix CNational Domestic Violence HotlineResource Numbers US
Appendix DMiscellaneous Resources for Parents and Teens
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About the author (2011)

Patricia Riddle Gaddis is a certified crisis-intervention worker and author of the book Battered But Not Broken:Help for Abused Wives and Their Church Families.


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