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Author Crompton, Vicki.

Title Saving beauty from the beast : how to protect your daughter from an unhealthy relationship / by Vicki Crompton and Ellen Zelda Kessner.

Imprint Boston : Little, Brown, c2003.


Location Call No. OPAC Message Status
 Parsons Non-Fiction  362.88 C945    ---  Available
Edition 1st ed.
Description xii, 259 p. : ill. ; 22 cm.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (p. [246]-251) and index.
Contents Acknowledgments -- Prelude : Jenny's story -- Part I : Love that hurts -- Roots of abuse in American society ; Black-and-blue soul : emotional abuse ; Prove that you love me : sexual abuse ; Kissed and choked on the same date : physical abuse ; Trapped and trying to tear free ; Why some boys choose to abuse -- Part II : What a parent can do -- Warning signs : how to spot an abusive relationship ; Learning all you can about the relationship ; Early intervention ; Strategizing with common sense and creativity ; Actively confronting the violence ; Helping your daughter break away safely ; Terror / counterterror ; Aftermath of abuse : the healing journey ; If your child is a witness to abuse ; When you suspect your child may be an abuser ; Pound of prevention : how to bring up girls and boys to have relationships of trust and respect -- Epilogue : I confront Jenny's murderer in prison.
Subject Dating violence -- Prevention.
Teenage girls -- Abuse of -- Prevention.
Interpersonal relations in adolescence.
Parent and teenager.
Added Author Kessner, Ellen Zelda.
ISBN 0316090581

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