Despite almost two decades of legal intervention and education, domestic violence continues and services are now directed at ever younger victims, some as early as middle school. It is clear that laws and shelters are not enough. This book, at last, answers the question, Why does she stay? The other half of the equation, the underlying reason that keeps women in abusive relationships, is finally addressed and defined.
There is only one reason why they staythe symbolic Saber-Toothed Tiger. This book is a long-needed explanation for the continuing trauma of domestic terrorism and it offers the solution to both victims and the therapists who help them.