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The Dollars & Sense of Financial Abuse: The Hidden Cancer in an Abusive Relationship

I was smart, educated, and well off. I lived in a beautiful 10,000 square foot home on ten acres at the foot of the Bighorn Mountains in Wyoming. I had three boys and was married to a charismatic self-starter who had a reputation for being a go-getter, a talented and inventive man whose self-sufficiency was known to all. We started businesses together, we bought and flipped houses with tremendous success, we were landlords of several apartment complexes, we owned and operated a thriving dance studio, and we were well known in our small town as the couple who got things done, who “had it all.”

And we were also masters of continuing our charade so that the dirty little secret I was keeping could stay just that: a secret.

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