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Power and Control: Understanding Domestic Abuse in Later Life.

  title={Power and Control: Understanding Domestic Abuse in Later Life.},
  author={Bonnie Brandl},
Well-meaning professionals sometimes unwittingly collude with the abuser Shirley married Kenny when she was 20 years old. She was surprised when he noticed her and asked her out. He was outgoing and popular; she mas quiet and shy. He had big dreams for their life together. Kenny liked the house kept clean and meals on the table promptly at 6p.m. In 1949, when Shirley got married, her job was to stay at home and take care of the house, as all her friends did. But keeping things perfect was… 

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