This is an edited extract from How Could He Do It? Daniel and I had been married for 18 years.
His own parents had been authoritarian, and not reluctant to use a belt to hit their children.
When they took the knife away, she continued to scratch with her nails.
Mostly, we had a good family life.
It started out fine, that Tuesday in December 1996.
I still loved Daniel and I thought we could make it work.
Child sex abusers do not believe that what they do is wrong.
I just knew I had to do the right thing.