The mesmerizing account of an abused wife's transformation from victim to victor. Why would a woman stay in an abusive relationship? Doesn't she have any self-respect? Any intelligence? Does she like being mistreated? How can she protect her children? If it's so bad, why doesn't she just leave? These questions and more are answered in this inspiring book. Why Doesn't She Just Leave? is the actual journal of an abused woman. Through the author's vivid descriptions, you will feel as if you, too, are sharing her thoughts, emotions, and experiences. After many struggles and much soul-searching, this compelling journal culminates in a triumphant victory over abuse.