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Not To People Like Us [electronic resource] : Hidden Abuse In Upscale Marriages

By: Weitzman, Susan.
Material type: TextTextPublisher: New York : Basic Books, 2008Description: 1 online resource (300 p.).ISBN: 9780786722518.Subject(s): Abused wives -- United States | Middle class women -- United States | Upper class women -- United StatesGenre/Form: Electronic books.Additional physical formats: Print version:: Not To People Like Us : Hidden Abuse In Upscale MarriagesDDC classification: 362.82/92/086210973 | 362.829208621 | 362.8292086210973 Online resources: Click here to access online
Contents:
CONTENTS; Acknowledgments vi; PART ONE - Upscale Violence; 1 Piercing the Veil of Silence 3; 2 "This Doesn't Happen to People Like Us . . . " 17; 3 Why Do Women Stay in Abusive Marriages? 37; PART TWO - The Wife's Path In and Her Way Out; 4 Getting In: "He Was So Sexy, So Powerful-He Swept Me Off My Feet . . . " 55; 5 Staying the Course: "I Made My Bed . . . " 79; 6 Going Public and Getting Going: "I'm Outta Here . . . " 109; PART THREE - People Along the Path: Those Who Help or Hurt; 7 The Men: Arrogance and Insecurity, Grandiosity and Self-Doubt 131; 8 What About the Children? 159
9 Who Can Help? Therapeutic Interventions 17510 The Double-Edged Sword: How Family, Friends, and Professionals Can Make Matters Worse 203; PART FOUR - Aftermath; 11 Life Goes On 221; APPENDICES 231; Notes 253; References 271; Index 281
Summary: As seen on "2020," "48 Hours," "Sally Jesse Raphael," and in People magazine: A startling exposé of domestic violence against well-educated, well-to-do women, and a powerful indictment of the social service system that fails to protect them.
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CONTENTS; Acknowledgments vi; PART ONE - Upscale Violence; 1 Piercing the Veil of Silence 3; 2 "This Doesn't Happen to People Like Us . . . " 17; 3 Why Do Women Stay in Abusive Marriages? 37; PART TWO - The Wife's Path In and Her Way Out; 4 Getting In: "He Was So Sexy, So Powerful-He Swept Me Off My Feet . . . " 55; 5 Staying the Course: "I Made My Bed . . . " 79; 6 Going Public and Getting Going: "I'm Outta Here . . . " 109; PART THREE - People Along the Path: Those Who Help or Hurt; 7 The Men: Arrogance and Insecurity, Grandiosity and Self-Doubt 131; 8 What About the Children? 159

9 Who Can Help? Therapeutic Interventions 17510 The Double-Edged Sword: How Family, Friends, and Professionals Can Make Matters Worse 203; PART FOUR - Aftermath; 11 Life Goes On 221; APPENDICES 231; Notes 253; References 271; Index 281

As seen on "2020," "48 Hours," "Sally Jesse Raphael," and in People magazine: A startling exposé of domestic violence against well-educated, well-to-do women, and a powerful indictment of the social service system that fails to protect them.

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Susan Weitzman, Ph.D. , is a practicing psychotherapist in Chicago, and regularly serves as an expert witness on upscale domestic violence and its impact. The author of the groundbreaking book "Not To People like Us" : Hidden Abuse in Upscale Marriages, Dr.Weitzman has been the recipient of numerous awards including NASW's Illinois Social Worker of the Year. She is Co-Founder/President of The Weitzman Center, dedicated to educating the public and professionals about "upscale abuse."

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