Christian Men Who Hate Women
A clinical psychologist in clinical practice defines men who hate women relationships, examines in detail how these relationships begin and what happens in them, how both parties contribute to the dysfunction, and lastly describes therapeutic treatment. 176 pages, from Zondervan....
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A clinical psychologist in clinical practice defines men who hate women relationships, examines in detail how these relationships begin and what happens in them, how both parties contribute to the dysfunction, and lastly describes therapeutic treatment. 176 pages, from Zondervan.
Christian Men Who Hate Women is a long-needed book about hurting relationships in Christian marriage -- the kind of marriage in which Christian women love men who hate them. Dr. Margaret Josephson Rinck stresses that since the subject of abuse "seems to be such a taboo in the Christian community," it's necessary for us all to become aware of our own views concerning abuse. Rinck examines in detail - how women-hating relationships begin - what happens in these relationships - how both parties contribute to the problem - the role of the church in such a relationship -- She writes that "we need to set women -- and men -- free from the terrible bondage that entraps them in patterns of misogynistic behavior and relationships." Nor should the blame be exclusively assigned to the "bad guy" in the relationship, she points out, because "both the man and woman . . . have learned early in life to respond to pain with different mechanisms." For men and women afflicted by misogyny, Christian Men W
1. The Dilemma Of Submission And Abuse 2. The Misogynists 3. Women Who Marry A Misogynists 4. Issues In The Christian Marriage 5. Root Problems: Shame And Fear Of Abandonment 6. A Word To The Man / A Word To The Woman 7. The Woman In Therapy And Treatment 8. The Misogynist In Therapy And Treatment 9. The Steps To Recovery 10. What Can The Christian Community Do? Appendix A: The Twelve Steps Appendix B: Counseling Resources Appendix C: Resource List Appendix D: Life Seminars Appendix E; What Is Misogyny? Notes Bibliography Recommended Cassette Tapes About The Author To The Reader 205 Pages
This is a book about a tender and painful subject-hurting relationships-in Christian marriage, more specifically the kind of marriage in which Christian women love men who hate them. People ask why I have written this book. Some (men) in my workshops have speculated as to whether I hate men; why else would I write about this topic in such detail? They apparently assume that exposing this issue to scrutiny implies a dislike or disdain for the male gender. Other people wonder whether I have written from personal experience: 'Is her father or husband a misogynist (a man who hates women)?' According to these assumptions, this book is either a way of avenging myself or a therapeutic working out of difficult personal issues.
Dr. Margaret Josephson Rinck is a clinical psychologist in private practice in Cincinnati, OH, and the author of Can Christians Love Too Much? In addition to authoring numerous courses and audio programs on skills training and interpersonal relationships, she periodically conducts psychotherapy groups for 'Women Who Love Too Much.'