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I Love a Cop Third Edition
What Police Families Need to Know
by Ellen Kirschman

The third edition features the latest information, new stories from police families, two new chapters, and fully updated resources. Dr. Kirschman acknowledges the tough realities of life on the force and offers frank, realistic suggestions for handling everyday relationship dilemmas as well as serious issues like trauma, domestic violence, and alcohol abuse.

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Police families are brave, resilient, and proud—and they face remarkable challenges, sometimes on a daily basis. Now thoroughly updated for today's turbulent times, this is the resource that cops and their loved ones have relied on for decades. Trusted expert Ellen Kirschman gives you practical ways to manage the stress of the job and create a healthy, supportive home environment. The third edition features the latest information, new stories from police families, two new chapters, and fully updated resources. Dr. Kirschman acknowledges the tough realities of life on the force and offers frank, realistic suggestions for handling everyday relationship dilemmas as well as serious issues like trauma, domestic violence, and alcohol abuse. Whether you read this book cover to cover or reach for it when problems arise, you will find no-nonsense guidance to help your family thrive.

355 Pages Size: 6" x 9"

  • Introduction
  • 1. Living Through Troubled Times
  • I. “Hi, Honey. I’m Home.”
  • 2. Married to the Job: Myths, Realities, and Relationships
  • 3. The Way It Is: The Givens of Police Work
  • 4. The Police Officer’s Paradox
  • 5. Growing Old in a Young Person’s Profession: How Officers Change with Time
  • 6. Organizational Stress: Looking for Love in All the Wrong Places
  • II. Remarkable Events
  • Trauma
  • 7. Critical Incidents, Stress, and Trauma
  • 8. From Victim to Survivor: Working Through Trauma
  • 9. From Battlefront to Homefront: Families and Trauma
  • 10. Kids and Trauma
  • Emotional Extremes
  • 11. Domestic Abuse
  • 12. Alcoholism, Suicide, and Addiction
  • Getting Help
  • 13. Getting the Help You Need When You Need It
  • III. Special Families, Special Issues
  • 14. Swimming Upstream: Special Challenges Facing Women, Minority, and LGBTQ Cops
  • 15. Cop Couples
  • IV. Summing Up
  • 16. Success Stories
  • Epilogue
  • Resources


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