Analysis Of I Am Not Your Victim

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I. Introduction
The book, I Am Not Your Victim, by Beth Sipe and Evelyn J.Hall, is a true story about Beth’s life experience as a victim of domestic violence. She was married to Sam for sixteen years and suffered of violence for sixteen years. This paper will explain, some of the Beth’s situations where she didn’t get help when she expected too. Additionally, some resources Beth and her children could use for help of the abuse.
II. Beth’s Options and Response to Violence This section is about Beth’s response and situations where made her take the decisions she did. Culture, Religion and Doctor, influenced her to stay the in the abusive relationship. Because the people she went for help mishandled the situations and didn’t provide the support they should have.
Doctors: Beth ended up in the hospital several times due to Sam’s abuse, but the doctors didn’t help her out the ignored it. Beth had just had her second baby (James) with Sam. Right after Beth had birth Sam forced sex and caused a lot of damage to her
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Reflection. While reading I’m not your Victim, I had mixed feeling of sadness and anger. I felt bad with the distributions of her injuries with her broken nose and stitches tearing. I can’t imagine the physical and emotional pain she suffered. I also a couple of times I threw the book, because I was mad at Beth for staying and still loving Sam after all he did. Also, felt angry when Beth didn’t get the support she needed. I was waiting for Beth to kill Sam because he deserved it. I know people shouldn’t take their own justice, but victims eventually get tired of all the abuse and suffering and don’t of the consequences. I also felt very emotional for the children who ere victim as well and witnesses, were they all suffered from trauma and depression. I am glad that Beth and her children after all got counseling help and they are not involved in a violent environment anymore. I am glad that today women and men are supported and

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