She also advised women not to sleep with their boyfriends 'for the first five dates'.
"Buy a fur because you like it and feel good about it," he advised women.
The agency advised pregnant women not to use the drug because animal studies showed that it might cause abortions.
They advised women that used the products to consult with a doctor and if deemed a health threat, to have them removed.
He rejected the idea of advising women to consult their doctors.
Though many questions remain about how to advise individual women, they think the results will have an impact.
Now, she advises other battered women to share their torment with friends, to save money and to plan an escape.
She did say, afterward, that she didn't advise other women to follow her example.
I also volunteer at the women's shelter and advise women on their legal rights.
And some advocacy groups say they are agonizing over how to advise women.