Stop signs Recognizing, avoiding, and escaping abusive relationships

Lynn Fairweather, 1974-

Book - 2012

"Educational and empowering, Stop Signs exposes the discernable attributes, tactics, and deterrents of abusers, arming women with the tools they need to choose a safe and loving partner. In the first section, Fairweather familiarizes readers with the topic of intimate partner violence and explains how to develop the combination of self-esteem, preparation, and assertive awareness that can protect women from involvement with abusive individuals; in the second section, she explores the minds ...of abusers, explaining what visible signs of danger are present in their attitudes and actions; and in the last section, she provides women with effective strategies for safe extraction should they find themselves involved with an abuser."--from publisher's description

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Published
Berkeley, Calif. : Seal Press : Distributed by Publishers Group West c2012.
Language
English
Physical Description
345 p. : ill. ; 21 cm
Bibliography
Includes bibliographical references and index.
ISBN
9781580053877
1580053874
Main Author
Lynn Fairweather, 1974- (-)
Review by Publisher Summary 1

Aims to help women recognize the signs of an abusive man, before he becomes violent and does irrevocable damage.

Review by Publisher Summary 2

"Educational and empowering, Stop Signs exposes the discernable attributes, tactics, and deterrents of abusers, arming women with the tools they need to choose a safe and loving partner. In the first section, Fairweather familiarizes readers with the topic of intimate partner violence and explains how to develop the combination of self-esteem, preparation, and assertive awareness that can protect women from involvement with abusive individuals; in the second section, she explores the minds of abusers, explaining what visible signs of danger are present in their attitudes and actions; and in the last section, she provides women with effective strategies for safe extraction should they find themselves involved with an abuser."--from publisher's description

Review by Publisher Summary 3

Aims to help women recognize the signs of an abusive man, before he becomes violent and does irrevocable damage. Original.

Review by Publisher Summary 4

Most abusers display warning signs that intelligent women miss, mostly because the majority of women have not been trained to recognize them. In this groundbreaking book, Lynn Fairweather, an expert in the field of intimate partner violence response and prevention, provides women with the information they need to recognize dangerous men before they become victims of abuse .Educational and empowering, Stop Signs exposes the discernable attributes, tactics, and deterrents of abusers, arming women with the tools they need to choose a safe and loving partner.

In the first section, Fairweather familiarizes readers with the topic of intimate partner violence and explains how to develop the combination of self-esteem, preparation, and assertive awareness that can protect women from involvement with abusive individuals; in the second section, she explores the minds of abusers, explaining what visible signs of danger are present in their attitudes and actions; and in the last section, she provides women with effective strategies for safe extraction should they find themselves involved with an abuser. A go-to manual for women everywhere, Stop Signs contains the life-saving information needed by anyone who is living with abuse, knows someone who is, or wishes to avoid becoming involved in a potentially life-threatening relationship.

Review by Publisher Summary 5

Most abusers display warning signs that intelligent women miss?mostly because the majority of women have not been trained to recognize them. In this groundbreaking book, Lynn Fairweather?an expert in the field of intimate partner violence response and prevention?provides women with the information they need to recognize dangerous men before they become victims of abuse.Educational and empowering, Stop Signs exposes the discernable attributes, tactics, and deterrents of abusers, arming women with the tools they need to choose a safe and loving partner. In the first section, Fairweather familiarizes readers with the topic of intimate partner violence and explains how to develop the combination of self-esteem, preparation, and assertive awareness that can protect women from involvement with abusive individuals; in the second section, she explores the minds of abusers, explaining what visible signs of danger are present in their attitudes and actions; and in the last section, she provides women with effective strategies for safe extraction should they find themselves involved with an abuser.A go-to manual for women everywhere, Stop Signs contains the life-saving information needed by anyone who is living with abuse, knows someone who is, or wishes to avoid becoming involved in a potentially life-threatening relationship.