In this triumphant memoir, Amy Norman tells how after five years of unspeakable torment, she packed up her children and escaped a life of violence. At sixteen, Amy fell into the wrong crowd after becoming involved with a man whose life was dominated by drugs. Within three years she had two children by him, had become uncontrollably hooked on drugs herself and was being horrifically beaten every single day of her life. She tried to leave numerous times but kept on returning after her boyfriend threatened to kill her, her children and her parents. Her searingly honest account of a deeply emotional and trying time gives a terrifying insight into why so many women find it hard to leave violent relationships. This book will leave you speechless at the depths of one woman's courage and triumph over trauma. It will provide hope to many out there, suffering at the hands of similar evils.