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Question for breakingsarah

Sarah, do you follow mothersdollfatherstoydotcom (dissociatedsurvivor)? You might want to.

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I Had a Dream

As an incest survivor who is 80 years old and who has written a book about it last year, I thought it interesting that my father is still so alive and ornery in my dreams, at least last night. The … Continue reading

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INCEST – what do you think

When I wrote FALLOUT: A Survivor Talks to Incest Offenders, I was unwilling to take a stance on whether the victim should “tell” or not. “Some readers may be surprised that I don’t give victims advice as to whether to tell … Continue reading

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Journaling for Survivors

John Briere (1989) has recognized the healing value of journaling, referring to it as “being her own therapist,” encouraging creativity, and strengthening self-control by analyzing her internal processes.” He was speaking about the recovery of those who were sexually abused … Continue reading

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PROTECT THE CHILDREN!

Parents are awkward and resistant about telling their children about child molestation, and even moreso about incest!  They easily warn them about kidnapping, which is rare, but not about being molested. As David Finkelhor points out,  if parents do warn … Continue reading

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Excerpt from FALLOUT:

Here I am, waiting for the final proof of my book to be completed, and my process hasn’t stopped, but continues. This is going to sound crazier to the reader than anything to date, but it is bringing me a … Continue reading

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FALLOUT: A Survivor Talks to Incest Offenders (And Others)

I am really surprised how true it is that so many people avoid the topic of incest.  My library seemed reluctant to help me set up a talk on my new book, and it’s been sold only to a VERY … Continue reading

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