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Book details
  • Genre:FAMILY & RELATIONSHIPS
  • SubGenre:Abuse / Domestic Partner Abuse
  • Language:English
  • Pages:130
  • eBook ISBN:9781940014944

Breaking Free

Ten Women's Stories about Surviving Domestic Abuse

by Sharon Anderson

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Overview
Breaking Free is a collection of ten women’s stories of emotional and physical hurt, heartbreak, and triumph. It celebrates all the women who have escaped their abusers, and mourns those who haven’t. In these pages you will meet strangers whose strength and courage is wholly remarkable and yet entirely commonplace, and you will find that no one is ever truly alone.
Description
“Off and on I'd try to break free of the relationship, but I always went back...” So begins one woman’s story of domestic violence, but the words she penned could have come from anyone. That is because at its core, each instance of domestic violence tells the same story, enacted again and again across different lives and through generations. Breaking Free is a collection of ten women’s stories of emotional and physical hurt, heartbreak, and triumph. It celebrates all the women who have escaped their abusers, and mourns those who haven’t. In these pages you will meet strangers whose strength and courage is wholly remarkable and yet entirely commonplace, and you will find that no one is ever truly alone.
About the author
Sharon Anderson's career focused on ensuring that countless individuals had safe, sanitary, and affordable housing. Although housing has been Sharon's passion, she has always been committed to equal rights for women. Sharon is semi-retired and runs an in-home business with her husband, Neil. Sharon and Neil live in the Minneapolis metro area near her two sons and five grandchildren. Having been a single parent for several years, Sharon and her sons have a special relationship.Sharon loves spending time with her granddaughters and enjoys traveling with Neil.
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