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It's not only a doctor's medical school education, residency training, and launching into practice that's so demanding, but what may be creeping into the professional's personal life along the way. Katherine Klein is a naive teenager with a contentious home life who marries despite her parents' disapproval. As Katherine's marriage progresses she reluctantly tolerates her husband's boastful networking and meager contributions, and embarks on several careers before medical training. After Katherine's husband finally agrees to have children but doesn't change his ways, her tolerance wanes, tension mounts, and the marital situation becomes explosive. Her husband refuses to leave the marital home and she is forced to flee with her children. While he is focused on threatening, harassing and stalking her, she is focused on providing unconditional love to her sons and maintaining competency as a physician. But throughout Katherine's unhappy marriage, she does not know that U.S. family courts can uphold discrepancy of income as an excuse to order an earning spouse to foot the other spouse's legal bills both during and after a divorce. This makes the now fully-funded non-contributor unstoppable in his pursuit of continued litigation. Even more ominous is the reallocation of children and income by a "just legal system." This is an eye-opening, compelling memoir...one not to be overlooked.
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Katherine Klein is an American organizational psychologist. Her research covers issues related to employee stock ownership, innovation and technology implementation, leadership, diversity, teams, and social networks, as well as methodological considerations related to multilevel organizational theory and research.
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