Oprah: Pastor Jakes, I understand that this started from a real-life class that you have at church?
Bishop Jakes: Very much so. It actually emanated from a counseling session. I counsel these women going through these traumas and I began to find out we're dealing with an epidemic…. The stats have escalated over the years as I began to work in this area. It transcends all barriers. I think sometimes we limit it to a particular group of people, but there is no stereotypical person, age, color, ethnicity. It transcends education, academics. It's literally an epidemic. We've translated the book into four different languages. It's not just an American problem. It's a worldwide epidemic.