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I Am Not Your Victim
Anatomy of Domestic Violence

Second Edition

A compelling first-person account of spousal abuse and its aftermath



© 2014 | 304 pages | SAGE Publications, Inc
I am Not Your Victim vividly details the evolution of domestic violence during the 16-year marriage of author Beth Sipe. Encouraged to publish her story by her therapist and co-author, Evelyn J. Hall, beth Sipe relates the background and events leading up to and immediately following her tragic act of desperation that ended the life of her sadistic perpetrator. Beth's subsequent mishandling by the police, the military, a mental health professional, and the welfare system illustrates how women like Beth face further revictimization and neglect by the very systems that should provide support and assistance. Insightful commentaries written by experts in the field follow beth's story and deepen our understanding of the causes and process of spousal abuse, why battered women stay, and the dynamic consequences of domestic violence.

This updated edition includes new commentaries and an epilogue that tracks what happened to Beth in the years following the publication of her book.

 
Prologue
 
Beth’s Story
 
Epilogue
 
Commentaries
 
Hall Commentary
 
Smith Commentary
 
Bergen Commentary
 
Carlson Commentary
 
Goodmark Commentary
 
Temple Commentary
 
Casey Commentary
 
References
 
About the Authors
 
About the Commentators

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