It answers so many questions - Lisa's understanding of the disease, her understanding of alcohol abuse and codependency and the way she presents it - it's just really a fine piece of work! --Caroll Fowler, M.A., MFT, Director of the Family Program at The Sequoia Center.
If You Loved Me, You'd Stop! does not pretend to have all the answers. Rather, its focus is to help you think about the issues involved when someone you love has a problem with alcohol. --Cathy Fleischman, RN, MSN
A must-read for anyone whose life has been touched by alcoholism. You'll never see this addiction in the same light again! --Beth Wilson, Integrative Life Coach and best-selling author, He's Just No Good For Me: A Guide to Leaving Destructive Relationships
About the Author
Lisa Frederiksen's story goes beyond her 40 years experience with family alcoholism and alcohol abuse. She has published six books (under her previous last name), including Women's Rights and Nothing Less, the Story of Elizabeth Cady Stanton; Freedom Cannot Rest, Ella Baker and the Civil Rights Movement; and Women's Work, the Story of Betty Friedan, as well as numerous articles on a wide-range of topics, including voting and empowerment, careers, workplace issues and public school financing. Frederiksen earned her Bachelor of Arts degree in Economics from the University of California at Davis in 1975 and worked during the subsequent twenty-year period in executive management positions. In 1996, she started her own consulting business to companies and nonprofit groups while pursing a long-held dream of writing forpublication and speaking on the subjects of her work. She is a reviewed author and nationally recognized speaker on women's history and lives in northern California.