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About the author:
Nicholl McGuire was born in 1974 in Pittsburgh, PA. She was raised in Wilkinsburg, PA and graduated from Wilkinsburg High School. A hardworking perfectionist, she was recognized by the Pennsylvania House of Representatives in 1992 as a high school student for outstanding achievements in both school and community.
She attended Point Park College (Pittsburgh, PA) as well as two other universities and took courses in journalism and creative writing from 1993 to 1996. While there, she was nominated for the National Collegiate Communication Arts and Whos Who Among Students in American Universities and Colleges Awards. During her college attendance, she worked first as a journalist intern for a newspaper and three non-profit organizations. Later, she became Editor in Chief of the college newspaper (The Globe). She co-founded a poetry group on campus, Poetic Voices, and wrote as well as performed poetry at various events.
After attending college, she wrote theatrical plays as a hobby and published spiritual newsletters and distributed them within her community. Currently, she is a Freelance Writer and has also created self-improvement blogs and websites. Some of her work can be seen on the Internet at http://www.associatedcontent.com/
Nicholl lives in Alhambra, CA and is a mother of four sons. She enjoys teaching them how to be self-reliant not woman reliant.
Laboring To Love An Abusive Mate
A 21-Year-Old Woman's Diary To Stay Or Go
Based on the true life story of Nicholl McGuire, a 21-year-old college student in 1996. She has everything going for her until she meets a man who turns her world completely upside down! Nicholl records her abusive ninth month experience at the hands of a man ten years older. Her rollercoaster ride of emotions provides valuable insight on the struggles abused women face when making a decision to help or escape their abusers. This meditational journal is creatively told in a series of poems with messages to read, reflect and respond. Journey into the mind of a young educated woman who never thought being in a physically abusive relationship could happen to her.
- Publication Date:
- 1434818306 / 9781434818300
- Page Count:
- Binding Type:
- US Trade Paper
- Trim Size:
- 5.25" x 8"
- Black and White
- Related Categories:
- Family & Relationships / General