Impaled on the Horns of the Devil: The Development of Vulnerability to an Abusive Marriage

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ISBN-13:
9781456753672
Einband:
Taschenbuch
Seiten:
260
Autor:
Barbara Boatright
Gewicht:
386 g
Format:
229x152x15 mm
Sprache:
Englisch
Beschreibung:

With courageous confession, the author describes her high school romance, laced with parental opposition, the pull of premarital sex, and an awarenessof guilt before God. After less than a year of marriage to her high school sweetheart, when she begins to recognize her parents' concerns as valid, shemeets a man who becomes a destructive force in her life. He encourages her to divorce her husband and instead, become dependent on him for emotionalsupport. With painful honesty she relates how he gains manipulative control over her emotions and moral standards. She joins him in defying biblicalcommandments and societal conventions. Readers who have suffered through failed marriages will understand her struggles.
The author winds up her memoir by observing what in her background contributes to vulnerability and control by a man who seems to represent the devil.She tells how she eventually escapes from him and an emotionally abusive second marriage. She offers insight to parents and teens about both positiveand negative relationships between them, and how those relationships powerfully influence the lives and marital decisions of young adults.

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