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I Couldn’t Free Myself From a Man

Divorce law won’t recognize the dangers of extreme control

I don’t have a lot of secrets as a writer. But there’s one thing I don’t share. Because it frightens me. Even now. Several years after freeing myself from a man who wouldn’t let me go.

“I’m having a hard time watching Dateline,” says my sister.



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Colleen Sheehy Orme

National Relationship Columnist, Journalist & Former Business Columnist. I cover love, life, & relationships— #WomanResurrected