"How To Escape a Bad Marriage- A Self Help Divorce Book For Women" provides step by step instructions on how to achieve financial and emotional independence, in preparation for a divorce. It discusses many types of divorce, and has a special section on how to get out of an abusive relationship. The book is based on the author's experiences, research and writing on women's issues, as opposed to being presented from a legal standpoint. In user-friendly language, she discusses issues that are generally not found in other self-help divorce books; such as how to accomplish one's goals, and how to attain a decent lifestyle after struggling through a divorce and/or an abusive relationship. With financial information on spousal support, child support, and community property issues, the reader can figure out where her finances stand. There are also checklists of questions for an attorney, or accountant, should you need one.