Today I’m writing for women whose partners are held in high esteem in their communities, who are the kind of guy that other people look up to and wish they could be like. He may have even gotten himself into a respected position such as clergyman, policy officer, head of the Rotary Club or a similar service organization, admired businessperson, college professor, or elected representative.
Who wants to believe that a man could rise so high in public, while in private he calls his partner vile names and humiliates her in front of her children, degrades her sexually, or slams her up against the wall?
Over the years I have spoken with many women who face the loneliness and distress of being torn apart by a man who is a pillar of the community. When she dares reveal what he is doing to her, she often finds that…
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