Denise is certainly no exception and gives an authentic account of each relationship that led her to descend to a level of despair and self-denigration. This powerful novel exposes the truth that will allow you to finally decide to break the cycle of feeling defeated not only in relationships, but in life. The character, Denise, struggles to finally discover her authentic self and gives an account of each relationship that led her to descend to a level of hopelessness and feeling like she lacked value and significance in life. I am willing to believe that there is a little bit of Denise in you. This captivating account of Denise's journey to freedom in her mind and spirit will leave you with enough fortitude to rise above your own adversity.