Things We Haven't Said: Sexual Violence Survivors Speak Out

Things We Haven't Said: Sexual Violence Survivors Speak Out

?There are days when I am less stardust than sawdust, less survivor than victim, but that does not mean that the reclamation of my own body is any less eternal.? ?Jane Cochrane ?How to describe the feeling of not being believed? It is the feeling of disappearing.? ?Stephanie Oakes ?I used to want to hurt you, to break you, to give you the sort of nightmares I still have so m ?There are days when I am less stardust than sawdust, less survivor than victim, but that does no...

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Title:Things We Haven't Said: Sexual Violence Survivors Speak Out
Author:Erin E. Moulton
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Genres:Nonfiction
ISBN:Things We Haven't Said
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Edition Language:English
Format Type:Paperback
Number of Pages:224 pages pages

Things We Haven't Said: Sexual Violence Survivors Speak Out Reviews

  • Mary
    Feb 23, 2016

    Honestly? As the editor I am totally and completely biased. I've had the privilege of editing this anthology. I've had the privilege of being a small part of this work that I think is incredibly powerful and incredibly important. But I have a few thoughts as you dive in. 1) This is...

    3.75 stars "The reason I wanted to share my story is because I believe that people should not suffer alone and should not feel like they are the only ones. You have a tribe out there, and even though you feel like you are the only one fighting, we are out there with you with our invis...

    This book is something I feel is very, very important. ...

    Definitely a difficult read. I was worried about being triggered by some of the stories (it's has been years but it can happen). Fortunately that didn't happen but what did happen was how hearing these stories made me angry. Angry that anyone has to go through this. The stories inc...

    Every child survivor of sexual violence has had to find their own means of coping with the aftermath of overpowering terror, suffocating fear, and excruciating trauma. The repercussions of sexual abuse?sexual assault?never go away. While some of the emotions connected with the atta...

    "In the powerful stories that comprise 'Things We Haven't Said,' written by individuals who have experienced sexual abuse, exploitation, assault, and violence, the reader is confronted with the paradox of the written word. These survivors 'speak out' after, for many, years of silence."...

    Pearls of wisdom, encouragement and love. These poems, essays and interviews each eloquently speak from experience, reaching out to young people encouraging them to speak up and empower themselves against the overwhelming pain, confusion and shame caused by childhood sexual abuse. Thes...

    I am honored to be among those included. For the other 24, and our esteemed editor, Erin, I am grateful that every contributor found a way to be present to revisiting the pain for the purpose of helping others survive their own trauma. That powerful note rang true through every page, e...

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    I really wanted to read this book. The first two stories were so upsetting to me, that I just couldn't go any further. The evil that causes someone to abuse a child is beyond my comprehension. Parents, clergy, other family members, trusted friends...how can you trust your child with...

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  • Samantha
    Mar 12, 2018

    Honestly? As the editor I am totally and completely biased. I've had the privilege of editing this anthology. I've had the privilege of being a small part of this work that I think is incredibly powerful and incredibly important. But I have a few thoughts as you dive in. 1) This is...

    3.75 stars "The reason I wanted to share my story is because I believe that people should not suffer alone and should not feel like they are the only ones. You have a tribe out there, and even though you feel like you are the only one fighting, we are out there with you with our invis...

    This book is something I feel is very, very important. ...

    Definitely a difficult read. I was worried about being triggered by some of the stories (it's has been years but it can happen). Fortunately that didn't happen but what did happen was how hearing these stories made me angry. Angry that anyone has to go through this. The stories inc...

    Every child survivor of sexual violence has had to find their own means of coping with the aftermath of overpowering terror, suffocating fear, and excruciating trauma. The repercussions of sexual abuse?sexual assault?never go away. While some of the emotions connected with the atta...

    "In the powerful stories that comprise 'Things We Haven't Said,' written by individuals who have experienced sexual abuse, exploitation, assault, and violence, the reader is confronted with the paradox of the written word. These survivors 'speak out' after, for many, years of silence."...

    Pearls of wisdom, encouragement and love. These poems, essays and interviews each eloquently speak from experience, reaching out to young people encouraging them to speak up and empower themselves against the overwhelming pain, confusion and shame caused by childhood sexual abuse. Thes...

    I am honored to be among those included. For the other 24, and our esteemed editor, Erin, I am grateful that every contributor found a way to be present to revisiting the pain for the purpose of helping others survive their own trauma. That powerful note rang true through every page, e...

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    I really wanted to read this book. The first two stories were so upsetting to me, that I just couldn't go any further. The evil that causes someone to abuse a child is beyond my comprehension. Parents, clergy, other family members, trusted friends...how can you trust your child with...

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  • Kathy
    Mar 31, 2016

    Honestly? As the editor I am totally and completely biased. I've had the privilege of editing this anthology. I've had the privilege of being a small part of this work that I think is incredibly powerful and incredibly important. But I have a few thoughts as you dive in. 1) This is...

    3.75 stars "The reason I wanted to share my story is because I believe that people should not suffer alone and should not feel like they are the only ones. You have a tribe out there, and even though you feel like you are the only one fighting, we are out there with you with our invis...

    This book is something I feel is very, very important. ...

    Definitely a difficult read. I was worried about being triggered by some of the stories (it's has been years but it can happen). Fortunately that didn't happen but what did happen was how hearing these stories made me angry. Angry that anyone has to go through this. The stories inc...

    Every child survivor of sexual violence has had to find their own means of coping with the aftermath of overpowering terror, suffocating fear, and excruciating trauma. The repercussions of sexual abuse?sexual assault?never go away. While some of the emotions connected with the atta...

    "In the powerful stories that comprise 'Things We Haven't Said,' written by individuals who have experienced sexual abuse, exploitation, assault, and violence, the reader is confronted with the paradox of the written word. These survivors 'speak out' after, for many, years of silence."...

    Pearls of wisdom, encouragement and love. These poems, essays and interviews each eloquently speak from experience, reaching out to young people encouraging them to speak up and empower themselves against the overwhelming pain, confusion and shame caused by childhood sexual abuse. Thes...

    I am honored to be among those included. For the other 24, and our esteemed editor, Erin, I am grateful that every contributor found a way to be present to revisiting the pain for the purpose of helping others survive their own trauma. That powerful note rang true through every page, e...

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    I really wanted to read this book. The first two stories were so upsetting to me, that I just couldn't go any further. The evil that causes someone to abuse a child is beyond my comprehension. Parents, clergy, other family members, trusted friends...how can you trust your child with...

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  • Lolita
    Feb 02, 2016

    Honestly? As the editor I am totally and completely biased. I've had the privilege of editing this anthology. I've had the privilege of being a small part of this work that I think is incredibly powerful and incredibly important. But I have a few thoughts as you dive in. 1) This is...

    3.75 stars "The reason I wanted to share my story is because I believe that people should not suffer alone and should not feel like they are the only ones. You have a tribe out there, and even though you feel like you are the only one fighting, we are out there with you with our invis...

    This book is something I feel is very, very important. ...

    Definitely a difficult read. I was worried about being triggered by some of the stories (it's has been years but it can happen). Fortunately that didn't happen but what did happen was how hearing these stories made me angry. Angry that anyone has to go through this. The stories inc...

    Every child survivor of sexual violence has had to find their own means of coping with the aftermath of overpowering terror, suffocating fear, and excruciating trauma. The repercussions of sexual abuse?sexual assault?never go away. While some of the emotions connected with the atta...

    "In the powerful stories that comprise 'Things We Haven't Said,' written by individuals who have experienced sexual abuse, exploitation, assault, and violence, the reader is confronted with the paradox of the written word. These survivors 'speak out' after, for many, years of silence."...

    Pearls of wisdom, encouragement and love. These poems, essays and interviews each eloquently speak from experience, reaching out to young people encouraging them to speak up and empower themselves against the overwhelming pain, confusion and shame caused by childhood sexual abuse. Thes...

    I am honored to be among those included. For the other 24, and our esteemed editor, Erin, I am grateful that every contributor found a way to be present to revisiting the pain for the purpose of helping others survive their own trauma. That powerful note rang true through every page, e...

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    I really wanted to read this book. The first two stories were so upsetting to me, that I just couldn't go any further. The evil that causes someone to abuse a child is beyond my comprehension. Parents, clergy, other family members, trusted friends...how can you trust your child with...

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  • BMR, MSW, LSW
    Apr 08, 2018

    Honestly? As the editor I am totally and completely biased. I've had the privilege of editing this anthology. I've had the privilege of being a small part of this work that I think is incredibly powerful and incredibly important. But I have a few thoughts as you dive in. 1) This is...

    3.75 stars "The reason I wanted to share my story is because I believe that people should not suffer alone and should not feel like they are the only ones. You have a tribe out there, and even though you feel like you are the only one fighting, we are out there with you with our invis...

    This book is something I feel is very, very important. ...

    Definitely a difficult read. I was worried about being triggered by some of the stories (it's has been years but it can happen). Fortunately that didn't happen but what did happen was how hearing these stories made me angry. Angry that anyone has to go through this. The stories inc...

    Every child survivor of sexual violence has had to find their own means of coping with the aftermath of overpowering terror, suffocating fear, and excruciating trauma. The repercussions of sexual abuse?sexual assault?never go away. While some of the emotions connected with the atta...

    "In the powerful stories that comprise 'Things We Haven't Said,' written by individuals who have experienced sexual abuse, exploitation, assault, and violence, the reader is confronted with the paradox of the written word. These survivors 'speak out' after, for many, years of silence."...

    Pearls of wisdom, encouragement and love. These poems, essays and interviews each eloquently speak from experience, reaching out to young people encouraging them to speak up and empower themselves against the overwhelming pain, confusion and shame caused by childhood sexual abuse. Thes...

    I am honored to be among those included. For the other 24, and our esteemed editor, Erin, I am grateful that every contributor found a way to be present to revisiting the pain for the purpose of helping others survive their own trauma. That powerful note rang true through every page, e...

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    I really wanted to read this book. The first two stories were so upsetting to me, that I just couldn't go any further. The evil that causes someone to abuse a child is beyond my comprehension. Parents, clergy, other family members, trusted friends...how can you trust your child with...

  • Erin Moulton
    Oct 05, 2017

    Honestly? As the editor I am totally and completely biased. I've had the privilege of editing this anthology. I've had the privilege of being a small part of this work that I think is incredibly powerful and incredibly important. But I have a few thoughts as you dive in. 1) This is...

  • tanya
    Apr 04, 2018

    Honestly? As the editor I am totally and completely biased. I've had the privilege of editing this anthology. I've had the privilege of being a small part of this work that I think is incredibly powerful and incredibly important. But I have a few thoughts as you dive in. 1) This is...

    3.75 stars "The reason I wanted to share my story is because I believe that people should not suffer alone and should not feel like they are the only ones. You have a tribe out there, and even though you feel like you are the only one fighting, we are out there with you with our invis...

    This book is something I feel is very, very important. ...

    Definitely a difficult read. I was worried about being triggered by some of the stories (it's has been years but it can happen). Fortunately that didn't happen but what did happen was how hearing these stories made me angry. Angry that anyone has to go through this. The stories inc...

    Every child survivor of sexual violence has had to find their own means of coping with the aftermath of overpowering terror, suffocating fear, and excruciating trauma. The repercussions of sexual abuse?sexual assault?never go away. While some of the emotions connected with the atta...

    "In the powerful stories that comprise 'Things We Haven't Said,' written by individuals who have experienced sexual abuse, exploitation, assault, and violence, the reader is confronted with the paradox of the written word. These survivors 'speak out' after, for many, years of silence."...

    Pearls of wisdom, encouragement and love. These poems, essays and interviews each eloquently speak from experience, reaching out to young people encouraging them to speak up and empower themselves against the overwhelming pain, confusion and shame caused by childhood sexual abuse. Thes...

    I am honored to be among those included. For the other 24, and our esteemed editor, Erin, I am grateful that every contributor found a way to be present to revisiting the pain for the purpose of helping others survive their own trauma. That powerful note rang true through every page, e...

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    I really wanted to read this book. The first two stories were so upsetting to me, that I just couldn't go any further. The evil that causes someone to abuse a child is beyond my comprehension. Parents, clergy, other family members, trusted friends...how can you trust your child with...

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  • Courtney
    Mar 24, 2018

    Honestly? As the editor I am totally and completely biased. I've had the privilege of editing this anthology. I've had the privilege of being a small part of this work that I think is incredibly powerful and incredibly important. But I have a few thoughts as you dive in. 1) This is...

    3.75 stars "The reason I wanted to share my story is because I believe that people should not suffer alone and should not feel like they are the only ones. You have a tribe out there, and even though you feel like you are the only one fighting, we are out there with you with our invis...

    This book is something I feel is very, very important. ...

    Definitely a difficult read. I was worried about being triggered by some of the stories (it's has been years but it can happen). Fortunately that didn't happen but what did happen was how hearing these stories made me angry. Angry that anyone has to go through this. The stories inc...

    Every child survivor of sexual violence has had to find their own means of coping with the aftermath of overpowering terror, suffocating fear, and excruciating trauma. The repercussions of sexual abuse?sexual assault?never go away. While some of the emotions connected with the atta...

    "In the powerful stories that comprise 'Things We Haven't Said,' written by individuals who have experienced sexual abuse, exploitation, assault, and violence, the reader is confronted with the paradox of the written word. These survivors 'speak out' after, for many, years of silence."...

    Pearls of wisdom, encouragement and love. These poems, essays and interviews each eloquently speak from experience, reaching out to young people encouraging them to speak up and empower themselves against the overwhelming pain, confusion and shame caused by childhood sexual abuse. Thes...

    I am honored to be among those included. For the other 24, and our esteemed editor, Erin, I am grateful that every contributor found a way to be present to revisiting the pain for the purpose of helping others survive their own trauma. That powerful note rang true through every page, e...

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    I really wanted to read this book. The first two stories were so upsetting to me, that I just couldn't go any further. The evil that causes someone to abuse a child is beyond my comprehension. Parents, clergy, other family members, trusted friends...how can you trust your child with...

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  • Sara Grochowski
    Apr 03, 2016

    Honestly? As the editor I am totally and completely biased. I've had the privilege of editing this anthology. I've had the privilege of being a small part of this work that I think is incredibly powerful and incredibly important. But I have a few thoughts as you dive in. 1) This is...

    3.75 stars "The reason I wanted to share my story is because I believe that people should not suffer alone and should not feel like they are the only ones. You have a tribe out there, and even though you feel like you are the only one fighting, we are out there with you with our invis...

    This book is something I feel is very, very important. ...

    Definitely a difficult read. I was worried about being triggered by some of the stories (it's has been years but it can happen). Fortunately that didn't happen but what did happen was how hearing these stories made me angry. Angry that anyone has to go through this. The stories inc...

    Every child survivor of sexual violence has had to find their own means of coping with the aftermath of overpowering terror, suffocating fear, and excruciating trauma. The repercussions of sexual abuse?sexual assault?never go away. While some of the emotions connected with the atta...

    "In the powerful stories that comprise 'Things We Haven't Said,' written by individuals who have experienced sexual abuse, exploitation, assault, and violence, the reader is confronted with the paradox of the written word. These survivors 'speak out' after, for many, years of silence."...

    Pearls of wisdom, encouragement and love. These poems, essays and interviews each eloquently speak from experience, reaching out to young people encouraging them to speak up and empower themselves against the overwhelming pain, confusion and shame caused by childhood sexual abuse. Thes...

    I am honored to be among those included. For the other 24, and our esteemed editor, Erin, I am grateful that every contributor found a way to be present to revisiting the pain for the purpose of helping others survive their own trauma. That powerful note rang true through every page, e...

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    I really wanted to read this book. The first two stories were so upsetting to me, that I just couldn't go any further. The evil that causes someone to abuse a child is beyond my comprehension. Parents, clergy, other family members, trusted friends...how can you trust your child with...

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  • G. MA
    Aug 15, 2016

    Honestly? As the editor I am totally and completely biased. I've had the privilege of editing this anthology. I've had the privilege of being a small part of this work that I think is incredibly powerful and incredibly important. But I have a few thoughts as you dive in. 1) This is...

    3.75 stars "The reason I wanted to share my story is because I believe that people should not suffer alone and should not feel like they are the only ones. You have a tribe out there, and even though you feel like you are the only one fighting, we are out there with you with our invis...

    This book is something I feel is very, very important. ...

    Definitely a difficult read. I was worried about being triggered by some of the stories (it's has been years but it can happen). Fortunately that didn't happen but what did happen was how hearing these stories made me angry. Angry that anyone has to go through this. The stories inc...

    Every child survivor of sexual violence has had to find their own means of coping with the aftermath of overpowering terror, suffocating fear, and excruciating trauma. The repercussions of sexual abuse?sexual assault?never go away. While some of the emotions connected with the atta...

    "In the powerful stories that comprise 'Things We Haven't Said,' written by individuals who have experienced sexual abuse, exploitation, assault, and violence, the reader is confronted with the paradox of the written word. These survivors 'speak out' after, for many, years of silence."...

    Pearls of wisdom, encouragement and love. These poems, essays and interviews each eloquently speak from experience, reaching out to young people encouraging them to speak up and empower themselves against the overwhelming pain, confusion and shame caused by childhood sexual abuse. Thes...

    I am honored to be among those included. For the other 24, and our esteemed editor, Erin, I am grateful that every contributor found a way to be present to revisiting the pain for the purpose of helping others survive their own trauma. That powerful note rang true through every page, e...

  • Amber (YA Indulgences)
    Jan 23, 2016

    Honestly? As the editor I am totally and completely biased. I've had the privilege of editing this anthology. I've had the privilege of being a small part of this work that I think is incredibly powerful and incredibly important. But I have a few thoughts as you dive in. 1) This is...

    3.75 stars "The reason I wanted to share my story is because I believe that people should not suffer alone and should not feel like they are the only ones. You have a tribe out there, and even though you feel like you are the only one fighting, we are out there with you with our invis...

    This book is something I feel is very, very important. ...

    Definitely a difficult read. I was worried about being triggered by some of the stories (it's has been years but it can happen). Fortunately that didn't happen but what did happen was how hearing these stories made me angry. Angry that anyone has to go through this. The stories inc...

    Every child survivor of sexual violence has had to find their own means of coping with the aftermath of overpowering terror, suffocating fear, and excruciating trauma. The repercussions of sexual abuse?sexual assault?never go away. While some of the emotions connected with the atta...

    "In the powerful stories that comprise 'Things We Haven't Said,' written by individuals who have experienced sexual abuse, exploitation, assault, and violence, the reader is confronted with the paradox of the written word. These survivors 'speak out' after, for many, years of silence."...

    Pearls of wisdom, encouragement and love. These poems, essays and interviews each eloquently speak from experience, reaching out to young people encouraging them to speak up and empower themselves against the overwhelming pain, confusion and shame caused by childhood sexual abuse. Thes...

    I am honored to be among those included. For the other 24, and our esteemed editor, Erin, I am grateful that every contributor found a way to be present to revisiting the pain for the purpose of helping others survive their own trauma. That powerful note rang true through every page, e...

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    I really wanted to read this book. The first two stories were so upsetting to me, that I just couldn't go any further. The evil that causes someone to abuse a child is beyond my comprehension. Parents, clergy, other family members, trusted friends...how can you trust your child with...

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  • Maria
    Mar 26, 2018

    Honestly? As the editor I am totally and completely biased. I've had the privilege of editing this anthology. I've had the privilege of being a small part of this work that I think is incredibly powerful and incredibly important. But I have a few thoughts as you dive in. 1) This is...

    3.75 stars "The reason I wanted to share my story is because I believe that people should not suffer alone and should not feel like they are the only ones. You have a tribe out there, and even though you feel like you are the only one fighting, we are out there with you with our invis...

    This book is something I feel is very, very important. ...

    Definitely a difficult read. I was worried about being triggered by some of the stories (it's has been years but it can happen). Fortunately that didn't happen but what did happen was how hearing these stories made me angry. Angry that anyone has to go through this. The stories inc...

  • Emily May
    Mar 27, 2018

    Honestly? As the editor I am totally and completely biased. I've had the privilege of editing this anthology. I've had the privilege of being a small part of this work that I think is incredibly powerful and incredibly important. But I have a few thoughts as you dive in. 1) This is...

    3.75 stars "The reason I wanted to share my story is because I believe that people should not suffer alone and should not feel like they are the only ones. You have a tribe out there, and even though you feel like you are the only one fighting, we are out there with you with our invis...

    This book is something I feel is very, very important. ...

    Definitely a difficult read. I was worried about being triggered by some of the stories (it's has been years but it can happen). Fortunately that didn't happen but what did happen was how hearing these stories made me angry. Angry that anyone has to go through this. The stories inc...

    Every child survivor of sexual violence has had to find their own means of coping with the aftermath of overpowering terror, suffocating fear, and excruciating trauma. The repercussions of sexual abuse?sexual assault?never go away. While some of the emotions connected with the atta...

    "In the powerful stories that comprise 'Things We Haven't Said,' written by individuals who have experienced sexual abuse, exploitation, assault, and violence, the reader is confronted with the paradox of the written word. These survivors 'speak out' after, for many, years of silence."...

    Pearls of wisdom, encouragement and love. These poems, essays and interviews each eloquently speak from experience, reaching out to young people encouraging them to speak up and empower themselves against the overwhelming pain, confusion and shame caused by childhood sexual abuse. Thes...

    I am honored to be among those included. For the other 24, and our esteemed editor, Erin, I am grateful that every contributor found a way to be present to revisiting the pain for the purpose of helping others survive their own trauma. That powerful note rang true through every page, e...

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    I really wanted to read this book. The first two stories were so upsetting to me, that I just couldn't go any further. The evil that causes someone to abuse a child is beyond my comprehension. Parents, clergy, other family members, trusted friends...how can you trust your child with...

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  • Alice Ball
    Jun 08, 2016

    Honestly? As the editor I am totally and completely biased. I've had the privilege of editing this anthology. I've had the privilege of being a small part of this work that I think is incredibly powerful and incredibly important. But I have a few thoughts as you dive in. 1) This is...

    3.75 stars "The reason I wanted to share my story is because I believe that people should not suffer alone and should not feel like they are the only ones. You have a tribe out there, and even though you feel like you are the only one fighting, we are out there with you with our invis...

    This book is something I feel is very, very important. ...

    Definitely a difficult read. I was worried about being triggered by some of the stories (it's has been years but it can happen). Fortunately that didn't happen but what did happen was how hearing these stories made me angry. Angry that anyone has to go through this. The stories inc...

    Every child survivor of sexual violence has had to find their own means of coping with the aftermath of overpowering terror, suffocating fear, and excruciating trauma. The repercussions of sexual abuse?sexual assault?never go away. While some of the emotions connected with the atta...

    "In the powerful stories that comprise 'Things We Haven't Said,' written by individuals who have experienced sexual abuse, exploitation, assault, and violence, the reader is confronted with the paradox of the written word. These survivors 'speak out' after, for many, years of silence."...

    Pearls of wisdom, encouragement and love. These poems, essays and interviews each eloquently speak from experience, reaching out to young people encouraging them to speak up and empower themselves against the overwhelming pain, confusion and shame caused by childhood sexual abuse. Thes...

    I am honored to be among those included. For the other 24, and our esteemed editor, Erin, I am grateful that every contributor found a way to be present to revisiting the pain for the purpose of helping others survive their own trauma. That powerful note rang true through every page, e...

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    I really wanted to read this book. The first two stories were so upsetting to me, that I just couldn't go any further. The evil that causes someone to abuse a child is beyond my comprehension. Parents, clergy, other family members, trusted friends...how can you trust your child with...

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  • Tj
    Mar 19, 2018

    Honestly? As the editor I am totally and completely biased. I've had the privilege of editing this anthology. I've had the privilege of being a small part of this work that I think is incredibly powerful and incredibly important. But I have a few thoughts as you dive in. 1) This is...

    3.75 stars "The reason I wanted to share my story is because I believe that people should not suffer alone and should not feel like they are the only ones. You have a tribe out there, and even though you feel like you are the only one fighting, we are out there with you with our invis...

    This book is something I feel is very, very important. ...

    Definitely a difficult read. I was worried about being triggered by some of the stories (it's has been years but it can happen). Fortunately that didn't happen but what did happen was how hearing these stories made me angry. Angry that anyone has to go through this. The stories inc...

    Every child survivor of sexual violence has had to find their own means of coping with the aftermath of overpowering terror, suffocating fear, and excruciating trauma. The repercussions of sexual abuse?sexual assault?never go away. While some of the emotions connected with the atta...

    "In the powerful stories that comprise 'Things We Haven't Said,' written by individuals who have experienced sexual abuse, exploitation, assault, and violence, the reader is confronted with the paradox of the written word. These survivors 'speak out' after, for many, years of silence."...

    Pearls of wisdom, encouragement and love. These poems, essays and interviews each eloquently speak from experience, reaching out to young people encouraging them to speak up and empower themselves against the overwhelming pain, confusion and shame caused by childhood sexual abuse. Thes...

    I am honored to be among those included. For the other 24, and our esteemed editor, Erin, I am grateful that every contributor found a way to be present to revisiting the pain for the purpose of helping others survive their own trauma. That powerful note rang true through every page, e...

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  • Barbara White
    Jun 04, 2016

    Honestly? As the editor I am totally and completely biased. I've had the privilege of editing this anthology. I've had the privilege of being a small part of this work that I think is incredibly powerful and incredibly important. But I have a few thoughts as you dive in. 1) This is...

    3.75 stars "The reason I wanted to share my story is because I believe that people should not suffer alone and should not feel like they are the only ones. You have a tribe out there, and even though you feel like you are the only one fighting, we are out there with you with our invis...

    This book is something I feel is very, very important. ...

    Definitely a difficult read. I was worried about being triggered by some of the stories (it's has been years but it can happen). Fortunately that didn't happen but what did happen was how hearing these stories made me angry. Angry that anyone has to go through this. The stories inc...

    Every child survivor of sexual violence has had to find their own means of coping with the aftermath of overpowering terror, suffocating fear, and excruciating trauma. The repercussions of sexual abuse?sexual assault?never go away. While some of the emotions connected with the atta...

    "In the powerful stories that comprise 'Things We Haven't Said,' written by individuals who have experienced sexual abuse, exploitation, assault, and violence, the reader is confronted with the paradox of the written word. These survivors 'speak out' after, for many, years of silence."...

    Pearls of wisdom, encouragement and love. These poems, essays and interviews each eloquently speak from experience, reaching out to young people encouraging them to speak up and empower themselves against the overwhelming pain, confusion and shame caused by childhood sexual abuse. Thes...

    I am honored to be among those included. For the other 24, and our esteemed editor, Erin, I am grateful that every contributor found a way to be present to revisiting the pain for the purpose of helping others survive their own trauma. That powerful note rang true through every page, e...

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    I really wanted to read this book. The first two stories were so upsetting to me, that I just couldn't go any further. The evil that causes someone to abuse a child is beyond my comprehension. Parents, clergy, other family members, trusted friends...how can you trust your child with...

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  • Zest Books
    Jan 05, 2017

    Honestly? As the editor I am totally and completely biased. I've had the privilege of editing this anthology. I've had the privilege of being a small part of this work that I think is incredibly powerful and incredibly important. But I have a few thoughts as you dive in. 1) This is...

    3.75 stars "The reason I wanted to share my story is because I believe that people should not suffer alone and should not feel like they are the only ones. You have a tribe out there, and even though you feel like you are the only one fighting, we are out there with you with our invis...

    This book is something I feel is very, very important. ...

    Definitely a difficult read. I was worried about being triggered by some of the stories (it's has been years but it can happen). Fortunately that didn't happen but what did happen was how hearing these stories made me angry. Angry that anyone has to go through this. The stories inc...

    Every child survivor of sexual violence has had to find their own means of coping with the aftermath of overpowering terror, suffocating fear, and excruciating trauma. The repercussions of sexual abuse?sexual assault?never go away. While some of the emotions connected with the atta...

    "In the powerful stories that comprise 'Things We Haven't Said,' written by individuals who have experienced sexual abuse, exploitation, assault, and violence, the reader is confronted with the paradox of the written word. These survivors 'speak out' after, for many, years of silence."...

    Pearls of wisdom, encouragement and love. These poems, essays and interviews each eloquently speak from experience, reaching out to young people encouraging them to speak up and empower themselves against the overwhelming pain, confusion and shame caused by childhood sexual abuse. Thes...

    I am honored to be among those included. For the other 24, and our esteemed editor, Erin, I am grateful that every contributor found a way to be present to revisiting the pain for the purpose of helping others survive their own trauma. That powerful note rang true through every page, e...

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  • Lexie
    May 22, 2016

    Honestly? As the editor I am totally and completely biased. I've had the privilege of editing this anthology. I've had the privilege of being a small part of this work that I think is incredibly powerful and incredibly important. But I have a few thoughts as you dive in. 1) This is...

    3.75 stars "The reason I wanted to share my story is because I believe that people should not suffer alone and should not feel like they are the only ones. You have a tribe out there, and even though you feel like you are the only one fighting, we are out there with you with our invis...

    This book is something I feel is very, very important. ...

    Definitely a difficult read. I was worried about being triggered by some of the stories (it's has been years but it can happen). Fortunately that didn't happen but what did happen was how hearing these stories made me angry. Angry that anyone has to go through this. The stories inc...

    Every child survivor of sexual violence has had to find their own means of coping with the aftermath of overpowering terror, suffocating fear, and excruciating trauma. The repercussions of sexual abuse?sexual assault?never go away. While some of the emotions connected with the atta...

    "In the powerful stories that comprise 'Things We Haven't Said,' written by individuals who have experienced sexual abuse, exploitation, assault, and violence, the reader is confronted with the paradox of the written word. These survivors 'speak out' after, for many, years of silence."...

    Pearls of wisdom, encouragement and love. These poems, essays and interviews each eloquently speak from experience, reaching out to young people encouraging them to speak up and empower themselves against the overwhelming pain, confusion and shame caused by childhood sexual abuse. Thes...

    I am honored to be among those included. For the other 24, and our esteemed editor, Erin, I am grateful that every contributor found a way to be present to revisiting the pain for the purpose of helping others survive their own trauma. That powerful note rang true through every page, e...

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    I really wanted to read this book. The first two stories were so upsetting to me, that I just couldn't go any further. The evil that causes someone to abuse a child is beyond my comprehension. Parents, clergy, other family members, trusted friends...how can you trust your child with...

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  • Kait Goodwin (Scintillating Reads)
    Jun 10, 2016

    Honestly? As the editor I am totally and completely biased. I've had the privilege of editing this anthology. I've had the privilege of being a small part of this work that I think is incredibly powerful and incredibly important. But I have a few thoughts as you dive in. 1) This is...

    3.75 stars "The reason I wanted to share my story is because I believe that people should not suffer alone and should not feel like they are the only ones. You have a tribe out there, and even though you feel like you are the only one fighting, we are out there with you with our invis...

    This book is something I feel is very, very important. ...

    Definitely a difficult read. I was worried about being triggered by some of the stories (it's has been years but it can happen). Fortunately that didn't happen but what did happen was how hearing these stories made me angry. Angry that anyone has to go through this. The stories inc...

    Every child survivor of sexual violence has had to find their own means of coping with the aftermath of overpowering terror, suffocating fear, and excruciating trauma. The repercussions of sexual abuse?sexual assault?never go away. While some of the emotions connected with the atta...

    "In the powerful stories that comprise 'Things We Haven't Said,' written by individuals who have experienced sexual abuse, exploitation, assault, and violence, the reader is confronted with the paradox of the written word. These survivors 'speak out' after, for many, years of silence."...

    Pearls of wisdom, encouragement and love. These poems, essays and interviews each eloquently speak from experience, reaching out to young people encouraging them to speak up and empower themselves against the overwhelming pain, confusion and shame caused by childhood sexual abuse. Thes...

    I am honored to be among those included. For the other 24, and our esteemed editor, Erin, I am grateful that every contributor found a way to be present to revisiting the pain for the purpose of helping others survive their own trauma. That powerful note rang true through every page, e...

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    I really wanted to read this book. The first two stories were so upsetting to me, that I just couldn't go any further. The evil that causes someone to abuse a child is beyond my comprehension. Parents, clergy, other family members, trusted friends...how can you trust your child with...

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  • Amhamlin
    Feb 19, 2018

    Honestly? As the editor I am totally and completely biased. I've had the privilege of editing this anthology. I've had the privilege of being a small part of this work that I think is incredibly powerful and incredibly important. But I have a few thoughts as you dive in. 1) This is...

    3.75 stars "The reason I wanted to share my story is because I believe that people should not suffer alone and should not feel like they are the only ones. You have a tribe out there, and even though you feel like you are the only one fighting, we are out there with you with our invis...

    This book is something I feel is very, very important. ...

    Definitely a difficult read. I was worried about being triggered by some of the stories (it's has been years but it can happen). Fortunately that didn't happen but what did happen was how hearing these stories made me angry. Angry that anyone has to go through this. The stories inc...

    Every child survivor of sexual violence has had to find their own means of coping with the aftermath of overpowering terror, suffocating fear, and excruciating trauma. The repercussions of sexual abuse?sexual assault?never go away. While some of the emotions connected with the atta...

    "In the powerful stories that comprise 'Things We Haven't Said,' written by individuals who have experienced sexual abuse, exploitation, assault, and violence, the reader is confronted with the paradox of the written word. These survivors 'speak out' after, for many, years of silence."...

    Pearls of wisdom, encouragement and love. These poems, essays and interviews each eloquently speak from experience, reaching out to young people encouraging them to speak up and empower themselves against the overwhelming pain, confusion and shame caused by childhood sexual abuse. Thes...

    I am honored to be among those included. For the other 24, and our esteemed editor, Erin, I am grateful that every contributor found a way to be present to revisiting the pain for the purpose of helping others survive their own trauma. That powerful note rang true through every page, e...

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    I really wanted to read this book. The first two stories were so upsetting to me, that I just couldn't go any further. The evil that causes someone to abuse a child is beyond my comprehension. Parents, clergy, other family members, trusted friends...how can you trust your child with...

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  • Sitahiri
    Mar 21, 2016

    Honestly? As the editor I am totally and completely biased. I've had the privilege of editing this anthology. I've had the privilege of being a small part of this work that I think is incredibly powerful and incredibly important. But I have a few thoughts as you dive in. 1) This is...

    3.75 stars "The reason I wanted to share my story is because I believe that people should not suffer alone and should not feel like they are the only ones. You have a tribe out there, and even though you feel like you are the only one fighting, we are out there with you with our invis...

    This book is something I feel is very, very important. ...

    Definitely a difficult read. I was worried about being triggered by some of the stories (it's has been years but it can happen). Fortunately that didn't happen but what did happen was how hearing these stories made me angry. Angry that anyone has to go through this. The stories inc...

    Every child survivor of sexual violence has had to find their own means of coping with the aftermath of overpowering terror, suffocating fear, and excruciating trauma. The repercussions of sexual abuse?sexual assault?never go away. While some of the emotions connected with the atta...

    "In the powerful stories that comprise 'Things We Haven't Said,' written by individuals who have experienced sexual abuse, exploitation, assault, and violence, the reader is confronted with the paradox of the written word. These survivors 'speak out' after, for many, years of silence."...

    Pearls of wisdom, encouragement and love. These poems, essays and interviews each eloquently speak from experience, reaching out to young people encouraging them to speak up and empower themselves against the overwhelming pain, confusion and shame caused by childhood sexual abuse. Thes...

    I am honored to be among those included. For the other 24, and our esteemed editor, Erin, I am grateful that every contributor found a way to be present to revisiting the pain for the purpose of helping others survive their own trauma. That powerful note rang true through every page, e...

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    I really wanted to read this book. The first two stories were so upsetting to me, that I just couldn't go any further. The evil that causes someone to abuse a child is beyond my comprehension. Parents, clergy, other family members, trusted friends...how can you trust your child with...

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  • Christina
    Mar 11, 2016

    Honestly? As the editor I am totally and completely biased. I've had the privilege of editing this anthology. I've had the privilege of being a small part of this work that I think is incredibly powerful and incredibly important. But I have a few thoughts as you dive in. 1) This is...

    3.75 stars "The reason I wanted to share my story is because I believe that people should not suffer alone and should not feel like they are the only ones. You have a tribe out there, and even though you feel like you are the only one fighting, we are out there with you with our invis...

    This book is something I feel is very, very important. ...

    Definitely a difficult read. I was worried about being triggered by some of the stories (it's has been years but it can happen). Fortunately that didn't happen but what did happen was how hearing these stories made me angry. Angry that anyone has to go through this. The stories inc...

    Every child survivor of sexual violence has had to find their own means of coping with the aftermath of overpowering terror, suffocating fear, and excruciating trauma. The repercussions of sexual abuse?sexual assault?never go away. While some of the emotions connected with the atta...

    "In the powerful stories that comprise 'Things We Haven't Said,' written by individuals who have experienced sexual abuse, exploitation, assault, and violence, the reader is confronted with the paradox of the written word. These survivors 'speak out' after, for many, years of silence."...

    Pearls of wisdom, encouragement and love. These poems, essays and interviews each eloquently speak from experience, reaching out to young people encouraging them to speak up and empower themselves against the overwhelming pain, confusion and shame caused by childhood sexual abuse. Thes...

    I am honored to be among those included. For the other 24, and our esteemed editor, Erin, I am grateful that every contributor found a way to be present to revisiting the pain for the purpose of helping others survive their own trauma. That powerful note rang true through every page, e...

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    I really wanted to read this book. The first two stories were so upsetting to me, that I just couldn't go any further. The evil that causes someone to abuse a child is beyond my comprehension. Parents, clergy, other family members, trusted friends...how can you trust your child with...

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  • Alice, as in Wonderland
    Mar 17, 2018

    Honestly? As the editor I am totally and completely biased. I've had the privilege of editing this anthology. I've had the privilege of being a small part of this work that I think is incredibly powerful and incredibly important. But I have a few thoughts as you dive in. 1) This is...

    3.75 stars "The reason I wanted to share my story is because I believe that people should not suffer alone and should not feel like they are the only ones. You have a tribe out there, and even though you feel like you are the only one fighting, we are out there with you with our invis...

    This book is something I feel is very, very important. ...

    Definitely a difficult read. I was worried about being triggered by some of the stories (it's has been years but it can happen). Fortunately that didn't happen but what did happen was how hearing these stories made me angry. Angry that anyone has to go through this. The stories inc...

    Every child survivor of sexual violence has had to find their own means of coping with the aftermath of overpowering terror, suffocating fear, and excruciating trauma. The repercussions of sexual abuse?sexual assault?never go away. While some of the emotions connected with the atta...

    "In the powerful stories that comprise 'Things We Haven't Said,' written by individuals who have experienced sexual abuse, exploitation, assault, and violence, the reader is confronted with the paradox of the written word. These survivors 'speak out' after, for many, years of silence."...

    Pearls of wisdom, encouragement and love. These poems, essays and interviews each eloquently speak from experience, reaching out to young people encouraging them to speak up and empower themselves against the overwhelming pain, confusion and shame caused by childhood sexual abuse. Thes...

    I am honored to be among those included. For the other 24, and our esteemed editor, Erin, I am grateful that every contributor found a way to be present to revisiting the pain for the purpose of helping others survive their own trauma. That powerful note rang true through every page, e...

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    I really wanted to read this book. The first two stories were so upsetting to me, that I just couldn't go any further. The evil that causes someone to abuse a child is beyond my comprehension. Parents, clergy, other family members, trusted friends...how can you trust your child with...

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  • Drewseph
    Apr 13, 2018

    Honestly? As the editor I am totally and completely biased. I've had the privilege of editing this anthology. I've had the privilege of being a small part of this work that I think is incredibly powerful and incredibly important. But I have a few thoughts as you dive in. 1) This is...

    3.75 stars "The reason I wanted to share my story is because I believe that people should not suffer alone and should not feel like they are the only ones. You have a tribe out there, and even though you feel like you are the only one fighting, we are out there with you with our invis...

    This book is something I feel is very, very important. ...

    Definitely a difficult read. I was worried about being triggered by some of the stories (it's has been years but it can happen). Fortunately that didn't happen but what did happen was how hearing these stories made me angry. Angry that anyone has to go through this. The stories inc...

    Every child survivor of sexual violence has had to find their own means of coping with the aftermath of overpowering terror, suffocating fear, and excruciating trauma. The repercussions of sexual abuse?sexual assault?never go away. While some of the emotions connected with the atta...

    "In the powerful stories that comprise 'Things We Haven't Said,' written by individuals who have experienced sexual abuse, exploitation, assault, and violence, the reader is confronted with the paradox of the written word. These survivors 'speak out' after, for many, years of silence."...

    Pearls of wisdom, encouragement and love. These poems, essays and interviews each eloquently speak from experience, reaching out to young people encouraging them to speak up and empower themselves against the overwhelming pain, confusion and shame caused by childhood sexual abuse. Thes...

    I am honored to be among those included. For the other 24, and our esteemed editor, Erin, I am grateful that every contributor found a way to be present to revisiting the pain for the purpose of helping others survive their own trauma. That powerful note rang true through every page, e...

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  • Ztyu
    Feb 12, 2016

    Honestly? As the editor I am totally and completely biased. I've had the privilege of editing this anthology. I've had the privilege of being a small part of this work that I think is incredibly powerful and incredibly important. But I have a few thoughts as you dive in. 1) This is...

    3.75 stars "The reason I wanted to share my story is because I believe that people should not suffer alone and should not feel like they are the only ones. You have a tribe out there, and even though you feel like you are the only one fighting, we are out there with you with our invis...

    This book is something I feel is very, very important. ...

    Definitely a difficult read. I was worried about being triggered by some of the stories (it's has been years but it can happen). Fortunately that didn't happen but what did happen was how hearing these stories made me angry. Angry that anyone has to go through this. The stories inc...

    Every child survivor of sexual violence has had to find their own means of coping with the aftermath of overpowering terror, suffocating fear, and excruciating trauma. The repercussions of sexual abuse?sexual assault?never go away. While some of the emotions connected with the atta...

    "In the powerful stories that comprise 'Things We Haven't Said,' written by individuals who have experienced sexual abuse, exploitation, assault, and violence, the reader is confronted with the paradox of the written word. These survivors 'speak out' after, for many, years of silence."...

    Pearls of wisdom, encouragement and love. These poems, essays and interviews each eloquently speak from experience, reaching out to young people encouraging them to speak up and empower themselves against the overwhelming pain, confusion and shame caused by childhood sexual abuse. Thes...

    I am honored to be among those included. For the other 24, and our esteemed editor, Erin, I am grateful that every contributor found a way to be present to revisiting the pain for the purpose of helping others survive their own trauma. That powerful note rang true through every page, e...

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    I really wanted to read this book. The first two stories were so upsetting to me, that I just couldn't go any further. The evil that causes someone to abuse a child is beyond my comprehension. Parents, clergy, other family members, trusted friends...how can you trust your child with...

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  • Peach
    Mar 21, 2016

    Honestly? As the editor I am totally and completely biased. I've had the privilege of editing this anthology. I've had the privilege of being a small part of this work that I think is incredibly powerful and incredibly important. But I have a few thoughts as you dive in. 1) This is...

    3.75 stars "The reason I wanted to share my story is because I believe that people should not suffer alone and should not feel like they are the only ones. You have a tribe out there, and even though you feel like you are the only one fighting, we are out there with you with our invis...

    This book is something I feel is very, very important. ...

    Definitely a difficult read. I was worried about being triggered by some of the stories (it's has been years but it can happen). Fortunately that didn't happen but what did happen was how hearing these stories made me angry. Angry that anyone has to go through this. The stories inc...

    Every child survivor of sexual violence has had to find their own means of coping with the aftermath of overpowering terror, suffocating fear, and excruciating trauma. The repercussions of sexual abuse?sexual assault?never go away. While some of the emotions connected with the atta...

    "In the powerful stories that comprise 'Things We Haven't Said,' written by individuals who have experienced sexual abuse, exploitation, assault, and violence, the reader is confronted with the paradox of the written word. These survivors 'speak out' after, for many, years of silence."...

    Pearls of wisdom, encouragement and love. These poems, essays and interviews each eloquently speak from experience, reaching out to young people encouraging them to speak up and empower themselves against the overwhelming pain, confusion and shame caused by childhood sexual abuse. Thes...

    I am honored to be among those included. For the other 24, and our esteemed editor, Erin, I am grateful that every contributor found a way to be present to revisiting the pain for the purpose of helping others survive their own trauma. That powerful note rang true through every page, e...

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    I really wanted to read this book. The first two stories were so upsetting to me, that I just couldn't go any further. The evil that causes someone to abuse a child is beyond my comprehension. Parents, clergy, other family members, trusted friends...how can you trust your child with...

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  • Amakeshiftromance
    Apr 27, 2016

    Honestly? As the editor I am totally and completely biased. I've had the privilege of editing this anthology. I've had the privilege of being a small part of this work that I think is incredibly powerful and incredibly important. But I have a few thoughts as you dive in. 1) This is...

    3.75 stars "The reason I wanted to share my story is because I believe that people should not suffer alone and should not feel like they are the only ones. You have a tribe out there, and even though you feel like you are the only one fighting, we are out there with you with our invis...

    This book is something I feel is very, very important. ...

    Definitely a difficult read. I was worried about being triggered by some of the stories (it's has been years but it can happen). Fortunately that didn't happen but what did happen was how hearing these stories made me angry. Angry that anyone has to go through this. The stories inc...

    Every child survivor of sexual violence has had to find their own means of coping with the aftermath of overpowering terror, suffocating fear, and excruciating trauma. The repercussions of sexual abuse?sexual assault?never go away. While some of the emotions connected with the atta...

    "In the powerful stories that comprise 'Things We Haven't Said,' written by individuals who have experienced sexual abuse, exploitation, assault, and violence, the reader is confronted with the paradox of the written word. These survivors 'speak out' after, for many, years of silence."...

    Pearls of wisdom, encouragement and love. These poems, essays and interviews each eloquently speak from experience, reaching out to young people encouraging them to speak up and empower themselves against the overwhelming pain, confusion and shame caused by childhood sexual abuse. Thes...

    I am honored to be among those included. For the other 24, and our esteemed editor, Erin, I am grateful that every contributor found a way to be present to revisiting the pain for the purpose of helping others survive their own trauma. That powerful note rang true through every page, e...

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    I really wanted to read this book. The first two stories were so upsetting to me, that I just couldn't go any further. The evil that causes someone to abuse a child is beyond my comprehension. Parents, clergy, other family members, trusted friends...how can you trust your child with...

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  • April Jensen
    Jan 18, 2016

    Honestly? As the editor I am totally and completely biased. I've had the privilege of editing this anthology. I've had the privilege of being a small part of this work that I think is incredibly powerful and incredibly important. But I have a few thoughts as you dive in. 1) This is...

    3.75 stars "The reason I wanted to share my story is because I believe that people should not suffer alone and should not feel like they are the only ones. You have a tribe out there, and even though you feel like you are the only one fighting, we are out there with you with our invis...

    This book is something I feel is very, very important. ...

    Definitely a difficult read. I was worried about being triggered by some of the stories (it's has been years but it can happen). Fortunately that didn't happen but what did happen was how hearing these stories made me angry. Angry that anyone has to go through this. The stories inc...

    Every child survivor of sexual violence has had to find their own means of coping with the aftermath of overpowering terror, suffocating fear, and excruciating trauma. The repercussions of sexual abuse?sexual assault?never go away. While some of the emotions connected with the atta...

    "In the powerful stories that comprise 'Things We Haven't Said,' written by individuals who have experienced sexual abuse, exploitation, assault, and violence, the reader is confronted with the paradox of the written word. These survivors 'speak out' after, for many, years of silence."...

    Pearls of wisdom, encouragement and love. These poems, essays and interviews each eloquently speak from experience, reaching out to young people encouraging them to speak up and empower themselves against the overwhelming pain, confusion and shame caused by childhood sexual abuse. Thes...

    I am honored to be among those included. For the other 24, and our esteemed editor, Erin, I am grateful that every contributor found a way to be present to revisiting the pain for the purpose of helping others survive their own trauma. That powerful note rang true through every page, e...

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    I really wanted to read this book. The first two stories were so upsetting to me, that I just couldn't go any further. The evil that causes someone to abuse a child is beyond my comprehension. Parents, clergy, other family members, trusted friends...how can you trust your child with...

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  • Oda Renate
    Apr 22, 2016

    Honestly? As the editor I am totally and completely biased. I've had the privilege of editing this anthology. I've had the privilege of being a small part of this work that I think is incredibly powerful and incredibly important. But I have a few thoughts as you dive in. 1) This is...

    3.75 stars "The reason I wanted to share my story is because I believe that people should not suffer alone and should not feel like they are the only ones. You have a tribe out there, and even though you feel like you are the only one fighting, we are out there with you with our invis...

    This book is something I feel is very, very important. ...

    Definitely a difficult read. I was worried about being triggered by some of the stories (it's has been years but it can happen). Fortunately that didn't happen but what did happen was how hearing these stories made me angry. Angry that anyone has to go through this. The stories inc...

    Every child survivor of sexual violence has had to find their own means of coping with the aftermath of overpowering terror, suffocating fear, and excruciating trauma. The repercussions of sexual abuse?sexual assault?never go away. While some of the emotions connected with the atta...

    "In the powerful stories that comprise 'Things We Haven't Said,' written by individuals who have experienced sexual abuse, exploitation, assault, and violence, the reader is confronted with the paradox of the written word. These survivors 'speak out' after, for many, years of silence."...

    Pearls of wisdom, encouragement and love. These poems, essays and interviews each eloquently speak from experience, reaching out to young people encouraging them to speak up and empower themselves against the overwhelming pain, confusion and shame caused by childhood sexual abuse. Thes...

    I am honored to be among those included. For the other 24, and our esteemed editor, Erin, I am grateful that every contributor found a way to be present to revisiting the pain for the purpose of helping others survive their own trauma. That powerful note rang true through every page, e...

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  • Daniel Tfm
    Jan 26, 2016

    Honestly? As the editor I am totally and completely biased. I've had the privilege of editing this anthology. I've had the privilege of being a small part of this work that I think is incredibly powerful and incredibly important. But I have a few thoughts as you dive in. 1) This is...

    3.75 stars "The reason I wanted to share my story is because I believe that people should not suffer alone and should not feel like they are the only ones. You have a tribe out there, and even though you feel like you are the only one fighting, we are out there with you with our invis...

    This book is something I feel is very, very important. ...

    Definitely a difficult read. I was worried about being triggered by some of the stories (it's has been years but it can happen). Fortunately that didn't happen but what did happen was how hearing these stories made me angry. Angry that anyone has to go through this. The stories inc...

    Every child survivor of sexual violence has had to find their own means of coping with the aftermath of overpowering terror, suffocating fear, and excruciating trauma. The repercussions of sexual abuse?sexual assault?never go away. While some of the emotions connected with the atta...

    "In the powerful stories that comprise 'Things We Haven't Said,' written by individuals who have experienced sexual abuse, exploitation, assault, and violence, the reader is confronted with the paradox of the written word. These survivors 'speak out' after, for many, years of silence."...

    Pearls of wisdom, encouragement and love. These poems, essays and interviews each eloquently speak from experience, reaching out to young people encouraging them to speak up and empower themselves against the overwhelming pain, confusion and shame caused by childhood sexual abuse. Thes...

    I am honored to be among those included. For the other 24, and our esteemed editor, Erin, I am grateful that every contributor found a way to be present to revisiting the pain for the purpose of helping others survive their own trauma. That powerful note rang true through every page, e...

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    I really wanted to read this book. The first two stories were so upsetting to me, that I just couldn't go any further. The evil that causes someone to abuse a child is beyond my comprehension. Parents, clergy, other family members, trusted friends...how can you trust your child with...

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  • Jessica Traver cashen
    Mar 26, 2016

    Honestly? As the editor I am totally and completely biased. I've had the privilege of editing this anthology. I've had the privilege of being a small part of this work that I think is incredibly powerful and incredibly important. But I have a few thoughts as you dive in. 1) This is...

    3.75 stars "The reason I wanted to share my story is because I believe that people should not suffer alone and should not feel like they are the only ones. You have a tribe out there, and even though you feel like you are the only one fighting, we are out there with you with our invis...

    This book is something I feel is very, very important. ...

    Definitely a difficult read. I was worried about being triggered by some of the stories (it's has been years but it can happen). Fortunately that didn't happen but what did happen was how hearing these stories made me angry. Angry that anyone has to go through this. The stories inc...

    Every child survivor of sexual violence has had to find their own means of coping with the aftermath of overpowering terror, suffocating fear, and excruciating trauma. The repercussions of sexual abuse?sexual assault?never go away. While some of the emotions connected with the atta...

    "In the powerful stories that comprise 'Things We Haven't Said,' written by individuals who have experienced sexual abuse, exploitation, assault, and violence, the reader is confronted with the paradox of the written word. These survivors 'speak out' after, for many, years of silence."...

    Pearls of wisdom, encouragement and love. These poems, essays and interviews each eloquently speak from experience, reaching out to young people encouraging them to speak up and empower themselves against the overwhelming pain, confusion and shame caused by childhood sexual abuse. Thes...

    I am honored to be among those included. For the other 24, and our esteemed editor, Erin, I am grateful that every contributor found a way to be present to revisiting the pain for the purpose of helping others survive their own trauma. That powerful note rang true through every page, e...

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    I really wanted to read this book. The first two stories were so upsetting to me, that I just couldn't go any further. The evil that causes someone to abuse a child is beyond my comprehension. Parents, clergy, other family members, trusted friends...how can you trust your child with...

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  • Nicole Dunton
    Mar 08, 2016

    Honestly? As the editor I am totally and completely biased. I've had the privilege of editing this anthology. I've had the privilege of being a small part of this work that I think is incredibly powerful and incredibly important. But I have a few thoughts as you dive in. 1) This is...

    3.75 stars "The reason I wanted to share my story is because I believe that people should not suffer alone and should not feel like they are the only ones. You have a tribe out there, and even though you feel like you are the only one fighting, we are out there with you with our invis...

    This book is something I feel is very, very important. ...

    Definitely a difficult read. I was worried about being triggered by some of the stories (it's has been years but it can happen). Fortunately that didn't happen but what did happen was how hearing these stories made me angry. Angry that anyone has to go through this. The stories inc...

    Every child survivor of sexual violence has had to find their own means of coping with the aftermath of overpowering terror, suffocating fear, and excruciating trauma. The repercussions of sexual abuse?sexual assault?never go away. While some of the emotions connected with the atta...

    "In the powerful stories that comprise 'Things We Haven't Said,' written by individuals who have experienced sexual abuse, exploitation, assault, and violence, the reader is confronted with the paradox of the written word. These survivors 'speak out' after, for many, years of silence."...

    Pearls of wisdom, encouragement and love. These poems, essays and interviews each eloquently speak from experience, reaching out to young people encouraging them to speak up and empower themselves against the overwhelming pain, confusion and shame caused by childhood sexual abuse. Thes...

    I am honored to be among those included. For the other 24, and our esteemed editor, Erin, I am grateful that every contributor found a way to be present to revisiting the pain for the purpose of helping others survive their own trauma. That powerful note rang true through every page, e...

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    I really wanted to read this book. The first two stories were so upsetting to me, that I just couldn't go any further. The evil that causes someone to abuse a child is beyond my comprehension. Parents, clergy, other family members, trusted friends...how can you trust your child with...

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  • Ylenia
    Apr 04, 2018

    Honestly? As the editor I am totally and completely biased. I've had the privilege of editing this anthology. I've had the privilege of being a small part of this work that I think is incredibly powerful and incredibly important. But I have a few thoughts as you dive in. 1) This is...

    3.75 stars "The reason I wanted to share my story is because I believe that people should not suffer alone and should not feel like they are the only ones. You have a tribe out there, and even though you feel like you are the only one fighting, we are out there with you with our invis...

  • Jana Leah
    May 17, 2016

    Honestly? As the editor I am totally and completely biased. I've had the privilege of editing this anthology. I've had the privilege of being a small part of this work that I think is incredibly powerful and incredibly important. But I have a few thoughts as you dive in. 1) This is...

    3.75 stars "The reason I wanted to share my story is because I believe that people should not suffer alone and should not feel like they are the only ones. You have a tribe out there, and even though you feel like you are the only one fighting, we are out there with you with our invis...

    This book is something I feel is very, very important. ...

    Definitely a difficult read. I was worried about being triggered by some of the stories (it's has been years but it can happen). Fortunately that didn't happen but what did happen was how hearing these stories made me angry. Angry that anyone has to go through this. The stories inc...

    Every child survivor of sexual violence has had to find their own means of coping with the aftermath of overpowering terror, suffocating fear, and excruciating trauma. The repercussions of sexual abuse?sexual assault?never go away. While some of the emotions connected with the atta...

    "In the powerful stories that comprise 'Things We Haven't Said,' written by individuals who have experienced sexual abuse, exploitation, assault, and violence, the reader is confronted with the paradox of the written word. These survivors 'speak out' after, for many, years of silence."...

    Pearls of wisdom, encouragement and love. These poems, essays and interviews each eloquently speak from experience, reaching out to young people encouraging them to speak up and empower themselves against the overwhelming pain, confusion and shame caused by childhood sexual abuse. Thes...

    I am honored to be among those included. For the other 24, and our esteemed editor, Erin, I am grateful that every contributor found a way to be present to revisiting the pain for the purpose of helping others survive their own trauma. That powerful note rang true through every page, e...

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    I really wanted to read this book. The first two stories were so upsetting to me, that I just couldn't go any further. The evil that causes someone to abuse a child is beyond my comprehension. Parents, clergy, other family members, trusted friends...how can you trust your child with...

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  • Sahar Abdulaziz
    Apr 08, 2018

    Honestly? As the editor I am totally and completely biased. I've had the privilege of editing this anthology. I've had the privilege of being a small part of this work that I think is incredibly powerful and incredibly important. But I have a few thoughts as you dive in. 1) This is...

    3.75 stars "The reason I wanted to share my story is because I believe that people should not suffer alone and should not feel like they are the only ones. You have a tribe out there, and even though you feel like you are the only one fighting, we are out there with you with our invis...

    This book is something I feel is very, very important. ...

    Definitely a difficult read. I was worried about being triggered by some of the stories (it's has been years but it can happen). Fortunately that didn't happen but what did happen was how hearing these stories made me angry. Angry that anyone has to go through this. The stories inc...

    Every child survivor of sexual violence has had to find their own means of coping with the aftermath of overpowering terror, suffocating fear, and excruciating trauma. The repercussions of sexual abuse?sexual assault?never go away. While some of the emotions connected with the atta...

  • Rebecca
    Apr 10, 2018

    Honestly? As the editor I am totally and completely biased. I've had the privilege of editing this anthology. I've had the privilege of being a small part of this work that I think is incredibly powerful and incredibly important. But I have a few thoughts as you dive in. 1) This is...

    3.75 stars "The reason I wanted to share my story is because I believe that people should not suffer alone and should not feel like they are the only ones. You have a tribe out there, and even though you feel like you are the only one fighting, we are out there with you with our invis...

    This book is something I feel is very, very important. ...

    Definitely a difficult read. I was worried about being triggered by some of the stories (it's has been years but it can happen). Fortunately that didn't happen but what did happen was how hearing these stories made me angry. Angry that anyone has to go through this. The stories inc...

    Every child survivor of sexual violence has had to find their own means of coping with the aftermath of overpowering terror, suffocating fear, and excruciating trauma. The repercussions of sexual abuse?sexual assault?never go away. While some of the emotions connected with the atta...

    "In the powerful stories that comprise 'Things We Haven't Said,' written by individuals who have experienced sexual abuse, exploitation, assault, and violence, the reader is confronted with the paradox of the written word. These survivors 'speak out' after, for many, years of silence."...

  • Cody Roecker
    Mar 20, 2016

    Honestly? As the editor I am totally and completely biased. I've had the privilege of editing this anthology. I've had the privilege of being a small part of this work that I think is incredibly powerful and incredibly important. But I have a few thoughts as you dive in. 1) This is...

    3.75 stars "The reason I wanted to share my story is because I believe that people should not suffer alone and should not feel like they are the only ones. You have a tribe out there, and even though you feel like you are the only one fighting, we are out there with you with our invis...

    This book is something I feel is very, very important. ...

  • Roxy
    Mar 21, 2016

    Honestly? As the editor I am totally and completely biased. I've had the privilege of editing this anthology. I've had the privilege of being a small part of this work that I think is incredibly powerful and incredibly important. But I have a few thoughts as you dive in. 1) This is...

    3.75 stars "The reason I wanted to share my story is because I believe that people should not suffer alone and should not feel like they are the only ones. You have a tribe out there, and even though you feel like you are the only one fighting, we are out there with you with our invis...

    This book is something I feel is very, very important. ...

    Definitely a difficult read. I was worried about being triggered by some of the stories (it's has been years but it can happen). Fortunately that didn't happen but what did happen was how hearing these stories made me angry. Angry that anyone has to go through this. The stories inc...

    Every child survivor of sexual violence has had to find their own means of coping with the aftermath of overpowering terror, suffocating fear, and excruciating trauma. The repercussions of sexual abuse?sexual assault?never go away. While some of the emotions connected with the atta...

    "In the powerful stories that comprise 'Things We Haven't Said,' written by individuals who have experienced sexual abuse, exploitation, assault, and violence, the reader is confronted with the paradox of the written word. These survivors 'speak out' after, for many, years of silence."...

    Pearls of wisdom, encouragement and love. These poems, essays and interviews each eloquently speak from experience, reaching out to young people encouraging them to speak up and empower themselves against the overwhelming pain, confusion and shame caused by childhood sexual abuse. Thes...

    I am honored to be among those included. For the other 24, and our esteemed editor, Erin, I am grateful that every contributor found a way to be present to revisiting the pain for the purpose of helping others survive their own trauma. That powerful note rang true through every page, e...

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    I really wanted to read this book. The first two stories were so upsetting to me, that I just couldn't go any further. The evil that causes someone to abuse a child is beyond my comprehension. Parents, clergy, other family members, trusted friends...how can you trust your child with...

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  • Jordan
    Apr 13, 2016

    Honestly? As the editor I am totally and completely biased. I've had the privilege of editing this anthology. I've had the privilege of being a small part of this work that I think is incredibly powerful and incredibly important. But I have a few thoughts as you dive in. 1) This is...

    3.75 stars "The reason I wanted to share my story is because I believe that people should not suffer alone and should not feel like they are the only ones. You have a tribe out there, and even though you feel like you are the only one fighting, we are out there with you with our invis...

    This book is something I feel is very, very important. ...

    Definitely a difficult read. I was worried about being triggered by some of the stories (it's has been years but it can happen). Fortunately that didn't happen but what did happen was how hearing these stories made me angry. Angry that anyone has to go through this. The stories inc...

    Every child survivor of sexual violence has had to find their own means of coping with the aftermath of overpowering terror, suffocating fear, and excruciating trauma. The repercussions of sexual abuse?sexual assault?never go away. While some of the emotions connected with the atta...

    "In the powerful stories that comprise 'Things We Haven't Said,' written by individuals who have experienced sexual abuse, exploitation, assault, and violence, the reader is confronted with the paradox of the written word. These survivors 'speak out' after, for many, years of silence."...

    Pearls of wisdom, encouragement and love. These poems, essays and interviews each eloquently speak from experience, reaching out to young people encouraging them to speak up and empower themselves against the overwhelming pain, confusion and shame caused by childhood sexual abuse. Thes...

    I am honored to be among those included. For the other 24, and our esteemed editor, Erin, I am grateful that every contributor found a way to be present to revisiting the pain for the purpose of helping others survive their own trauma. That powerful note rang true through every page, e...

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    I really wanted to read this book. The first two stories were so upsetting to me, that I just couldn't go any further. The evil that causes someone to abuse a child is beyond my comprehension. Parents, clergy, other family members, trusted friends...how can you trust your child with...

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  • Vicki Stevens
    Mar 25, 2016

    Honestly? As the editor I am totally and completely biased. I've had the privilege of editing this anthology. I've had the privilege of being a small part of this work that I think is incredibly powerful and incredibly important. But I have a few thoughts as you dive in. 1) This is...

    3.75 stars "The reason I wanted to share my story is because I believe that people should not suffer alone and should not feel like they are the only ones. You have a tribe out there, and even though you feel like you are the only one fighting, we are out there with you with our invis...

    This book is something I feel is very, very important. ...

    Definitely a difficult read. I was worried about being triggered by some of the stories (it's has been years but it can happen). Fortunately that didn't happen but what did happen was how hearing these stories made me angry. Angry that anyone has to go through this. The stories inc...

    Every child survivor of sexual violence has had to find their own means of coping with the aftermath of overpowering terror, suffocating fear, and excruciating trauma. The repercussions of sexual abuse?sexual assault?never go away. While some of the emotions connected with the atta...

    "In the powerful stories that comprise 'Things We Haven't Said,' written by individuals who have experienced sexual abuse, exploitation, assault, and violence, the reader is confronted with the paradox of the written word. These survivors 'speak out' after, for many, years of silence."...

    Pearls of wisdom, encouragement and love. These poems, essays and interviews each eloquently speak from experience, reaching out to young people encouraging them to speak up and empower themselves against the overwhelming pain, confusion and shame caused by childhood sexual abuse. Thes...

    I am honored to be among those included. For the other 24, and our esteemed editor, Erin, I am grateful that every contributor found a way to be present to revisiting the pain for the purpose of helping others survive their own trauma. That powerful note rang true through every page, e...

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    I really wanted to read this book. The first two stories were so upsetting to me, that I just couldn't go any further. The evil that causes someone to abuse a child is beyond my comprehension. Parents, clergy, other family members, trusted friends...how can you trust your child with...

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  • Katerina Kondrenko
    Feb 01, 2016

    Honestly? As the editor I am totally and completely biased. I've had the privilege of editing this anthology. I've had the privilege of being a small part of this work that I think is incredibly powerful and incredibly important. But I have a few thoughts as you dive in. 1) This is...

    3.75 stars "The reason I wanted to share my story is because I believe that people should not suffer alone and should not feel like they are the only ones. You have a tribe out there, and even though you feel like you are the only one fighting, we are out there with you with our invis...

    This book is something I feel is very, very important. ...

    Definitely a difficult read. I was worried about being triggered by some of the stories (it's has been years but it can happen). Fortunately that didn't happen but what did happen was how hearing these stories made me angry. Angry that anyone has to go through this. The stories inc...

    Every child survivor of sexual violence has had to find their own means of coping with the aftermath of overpowering terror, suffocating fear, and excruciating trauma. The repercussions of sexual abuse?sexual assault?never go away. While some of the emotions connected with the atta...

    "In the powerful stories that comprise 'Things We Haven't Said,' written by individuals who have experienced sexual abuse, exploitation, assault, and violence, the reader is confronted with the paradox of the written word. These survivors 'speak out' after, for many, years of silence."...

    Pearls of wisdom, encouragement and love. These poems, essays and interviews each eloquently speak from experience, reaching out to young people encouraging them to speak up and empower themselves against the overwhelming pain, confusion and shame caused by childhood sexual abuse. Thes...

    I am honored to be among those included. For the other 24, and our esteemed editor, Erin, I am grateful that every contributor found a way to be present to revisiting the pain for the purpose of helping others survive their own trauma. That powerful note rang true through every page, e...

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    I really wanted to read this book. The first two stories were so upsetting to me, that I just couldn't go any further. The evil that causes someone to abuse a child is beyond my comprehension. Parents, clergy, other family members, trusted friends...how can you trust your child with...

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  • Erin Garcia
    May 27, 2016

    Honestly? As the editor I am totally and completely biased. I've had the privilege of editing this anthology. I've had the privilege of being a small part of this work that I think is incredibly powerful and incredibly important. But I have a few thoughts as you dive in. 1) This is...

    3.75 stars "The reason I wanted to share my story is because I believe that people should not suffer alone and should not feel like they are the only ones. You have a tribe out there, and even though you feel like you are the only one fighting, we are out there with you with our invis...

    This book is something I feel is very, very important. ...

    Definitely a difficult read. I was worried about being triggered by some of the stories (it's has been years but it can happen). Fortunately that didn't happen but what did happen was how hearing these stories made me angry. Angry that anyone has to go through this. The stories inc...

    Every child survivor of sexual violence has had to find their own means of coping with the aftermath of overpowering terror, suffocating fear, and excruciating trauma. The repercussions of sexual abuse?sexual assault?never go away. While some of the emotions connected with the atta...

    "In the powerful stories that comprise 'Things We Haven't Said,' written by individuals who have experienced sexual abuse, exploitation, assault, and violence, the reader is confronted with the paradox of the written word. These survivors 'speak out' after, for many, years of silence."...

    Pearls of wisdom, encouragement and love. These poems, essays and interviews each eloquently speak from experience, reaching out to young people encouraging them to speak up and empower themselves against the overwhelming pain, confusion and shame caused by childhood sexual abuse. Thes...

    I am honored to be among those included. For the other 24, and our esteemed editor, Erin, I am grateful that every contributor found a way to be present to revisiting the pain for the purpose of helping others survive their own trauma. That powerful note rang true through every page, e...

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    I really wanted to read this book. The first two stories were so upsetting to me, that I just couldn't go any further. The evil that causes someone to abuse a child is beyond my comprehension. Parents, clergy, other family members, trusted friends...how can you trust your child with...

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  • Belinda
    May 06, 2016

    Honestly? As the editor I am totally and completely biased. I've had the privilege of editing this anthology. I've had the privilege of being a small part of this work that I think is incredibly powerful and incredibly important. But I have a few thoughts as you dive in. 1) This is...

    3.75 stars "The reason I wanted to share my story is because I believe that people should not suffer alone and should not feel like they are the only ones. You have a tribe out there, and even though you feel like you are the only one fighting, we are out there with you with our invis...

    This book is something I feel is very, very important. ...

    Definitely a difficult read. I was worried about being triggered by some of the stories (it's has been years but it can happen). Fortunately that didn't happen but what did happen was how hearing these stories made me angry. Angry that anyone has to go through this. The stories inc...

    Every child survivor of sexual violence has had to find their own means of coping with the aftermath of overpowering terror, suffocating fear, and excruciating trauma. The repercussions of sexual abuse?sexual assault?never go away. While some of the emotions connected with the atta...

    "In the powerful stories that comprise 'Things We Haven't Said,' written by individuals who have experienced sexual abuse, exploitation, assault, and violence, the reader is confronted with the paradox of the written word. These survivors 'speak out' after, for many, years of silence."...

    Pearls of wisdom, encouragement and love. These poems, essays and interviews each eloquently speak from experience, reaching out to young people encouraging them to speak up and empower themselves against the overwhelming pain, confusion and shame caused by childhood sexual abuse. Thes...

    I am honored to be among those included. For the other 24, and our esteemed editor, Erin, I am grateful that every contributor found a way to be present to revisiting the pain for the purpose of helping others survive their own trauma. That powerful note rang true through every page, e...

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    I really wanted to read this book. The first two stories were so upsetting to me, that I just couldn't go any further. The evil that causes someone to abuse a child is beyond my comprehension. Parents, clergy, other family members, trusted friends...how can you trust your child with...

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  • Mariah McKenzie
    Apr 10, 2018

    Honestly? As the editor I am totally and completely biased. I've had the privilege of editing this anthology. I've had the privilege of being a small part of this work that I think is incredibly powerful and incredibly important. But I have a few thoughts as you dive in. 1) This is...

    3.75 stars "The reason I wanted to share my story is because I believe that people should not suffer alone and should not feel like they are the only ones. You have a tribe out there, and even though you feel like you are the only one fighting, we are out there with you with our invis...

    This book is something I feel is very, very important. ...

    Definitely a difficult read. I was worried about being triggered by some of the stories (it's has been years but it can happen). Fortunately that didn't happen but what did happen was how hearing these stories made me angry. Angry that anyone has to go through this. The stories inc...

    Every child survivor of sexual violence has had to find their own means of coping with the aftermath of overpowering terror, suffocating fear, and excruciating trauma. The repercussions of sexual abuse?sexual assault?never go away. While some of the emotions connected with the atta...

    "In the powerful stories that comprise 'Things We Haven't Said,' written by individuals who have experienced sexual abuse, exploitation, assault, and violence, the reader is confronted with the paradox of the written word. These survivors 'speak out' after, for many, years of silence."...

    Pearls of wisdom, encouragement and love. These poems, essays and interviews each eloquently speak from experience, reaching out to young people encouraging them to speak up and empower themselves against the overwhelming pain, confusion and shame caused by childhood sexual abuse. Thes...

  • Caroline
    Jun 10, 2016

    Honestly? As the editor I am totally and completely biased. I've had the privilege of editing this anthology. I've had the privilege of being a small part of this work that I think is incredibly powerful and incredibly important. But I have a few thoughts as you dive in. 1) This is...

    3.75 stars "The reason I wanted to share my story is because I believe that people should not suffer alone and should not feel like they are the only ones. You have a tribe out there, and even though you feel like you are the only one fighting, we are out there with you with our invis...

    This book is something I feel is very, very important. ...

    Definitely a difficult read. I was worried about being triggered by some of the stories (it's has been years but it can happen). Fortunately that didn't happen but what did happen was how hearing these stories made me angry. Angry that anyone has to go through this. The stories inc...

    Every child survivor of sexual violence has had to find their own means of coping with the aftermath of overpowering terror, suffocating fear, and excruciating trauma. The repercussions of sexual abuse?sexual assault?never go away. While some of the emotions connected with the atta...

    "In the powerful stories that comprise 'Things We Haven't Said,' written by individuals who have experienced sexual abuse, exploitation, assault, and violence, the reader is confronted with the paradox of the written word. These survivors 'speak out' after, for many, years of silence."...

    Pearls of wisdom, encouragement and love. These poems, essays and interviews each eloquently speak from experience, reaching out to young people encouraging them to speak up and empower themselves against the overwhelming pain, confusion and shame caused by childhood sexual abuse. Thes...

    I am honored to be among those included. For the other 24, and our esteemed editor, Erin, I am grateful that every contributor found a way to be present to revisiting the pain for the purpose of helping others survive their own trauma. That powerful note rang true through every page, e...

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  • Dana Mach
    Feb 04, 2016

    Honestly? As the editor I am totally and completely biased. I've had the privilege of editing this anthology. I've had the privilege of being a small part of this work that I think is incredibly powerful and incredibly important. But I have a few thoughts as you dive in. 1) This is...

    3.75 stars "The reason I wanted to share my story is because I believe that people should not suffer alone and should not feel like they are the only ones. You have a tribe out there, and even though you feel like you are the only one fighting, we are out there with you with our invis...

    This book is something I feel is very, very important. ...

    Definitely a difficult read. I was worried about being triggered by some of the stories (it's has been years but it can happen). Fortunately that didn't happen but what did happen was how hearing these stories made me angry. Angry that anyone has to go through this. The stories inc...

    Every child survivor of sexual violence has had to find their own means of coping with the aftermath of overpowering terror, suffocating fear, and excruciating trauma. The repercussions of sexual abuse?sexual assault?never go away. While some of the emotions connected with the atta...

    "In the powerful stories that comprise 'Things We Haven't Said,' written by individuals who have experienced sexual abuse, exploitation, assault, and violence, the reader is confronted with the paradox of the written word. These survivors 'speak out' after, for many, years of silence."...

    Pearls of wisdom, encouragement and love. These poems, essays and interviews each eloquently speak from experience, reaching out to young people encouraging them to speak up and empower themselves against the overwhelming pain, confusion and shame caused by childhood sexual abuse. Thes...

    I am honored to be among those included. For the other 24, and our esteemed editor, Erin, I am grateful that every contributor found a way to be present to revisiting the pain for the purpose of helping others survive their own trauma. That powerful note rang true through every page, e...

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    I really wanted to read this book. The first two stories were so upsetting to me, that I just couldn't go any further. The evil that causes someone to abuse a child is beyond my comprehension. Parents, clergy, other family members, trusted friends...how can you trust your child with...

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  • Melissa
    Mar 20, 2016

    Honestly? As the editor I am totally and completely biased. I've had the privilege of editing this anthology. I've had the privilege of being a small part of this work that I think is incredibly powerful and incredibly important. But I have a few thoughts as you dive in. 1) This is...

    3.75 stars "The reason I wanted to share my story is because I believe that people should not suffer alone and should not feel like they are the only ones. You have a tribe out there, and even though you feel like you are the only one fighting, we are out there with you with our invis...

    This book is something I feel is very, very important. ...

    Definitely a difficult read. I was worried about being triggered by some of the stories (it's has been years but it can happen). Fortunately that didn't happen but what did happen was how hearing these stories made me angry. Angry that anyone has to go through this. The stories inc...

    Every child survivor of sexual violence has had to find their own means of coping with the aftermath of overpowering terror, suffocating fear, and excruciating trauma. The repercussions of sexual abuse?sexual assault?never go away. While some of the emotions connected with the atta...

    "In the powerful stories that comprise 'Things We Haven't Said,' written by individuals who have experienced sexual abuse, exploitation, assault, and violence, the reader is confronted with the paradox of the written word. These survivors 'speak out' after, for many, years of silence."...

    Pearls of wisdom, encouragement and love. These poems, essays and interviews each eloquently speak from experience, reaching out to young people encouraging them to speak up and empower themselves against the overwhelming pain, confusion and shame caused by childhood sexual abuse. Thes...

    I am honored to be among those included. For the other 24, and our esteemed editor, Erin, I am grateful that every contributor found a way to be present to revisiting the pain for the purpose of helping others survive their own trauma. That powerful note rang true through every page, e...

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    I really wanted to read this book. The first two stories were so upsetting to me, that I just couldn't go any further. The evil that causes someone to abuse a child is beyond my comprehension. Parents, clergy, other family members, trusted friends...how can you trust your child with...

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  • m ✨
    Apr 15, 2018

    Honestly? As the editor I am totally and completely biased. I've had the privilege of editing this anthology. I've had the privilege of being a small part of this work that I think is incredibly powerful and incredibly important. But I have a few thoughts as you dive in. 1) This is...

    3.75 stars "The reason I wanted to share my story is because I believe that people should not suffer alone and should not feel like they are the only ones. You have a tribe out there, and even though you feel like you are the only one fighting, we are out there with you with our invis...

    This book is something I feel is very, very important. ...

    Definitely a difficult read. I was worried about being triggered by some of the stories (it's has been years but it can happen). Fortunately that didn't happen but what did happen was how hearing these stories made me angry. Angry that anyone has to go through this. The stories inc...

    Every child survivor of sexual violence has had to find their own means of coping with the aftermath of overpowering terror, suffocating fear, and excruciating trauma. The repercussions of sexual abuse?sexual assault?never go away. While some of the emotions connected with the atta...

    "In the powerful stories that comprise 'Things We Haven't Said,' written by individuals who have experienced sexual abuse, exploitation, assault, and violence, the reader is confronted with the paradox of the written word. These survivors 'speak out' after, for many, years of silence."...

    Pearls of wisdom, encouragement and love. These poems, essays and interviews each eloquently speak from experience, reaching out to young people encouraging them to speak up and empower themselves against the overwhelming pain, confusion and shame caused by childhood sexual abuse. Thes...

    I am honored to be among those included. For the other 24, and our esteemed editor, Erin, I am grateful that every contributor found a way to be present to revisiting the pain for the purpose of helping others survive their own trauma. That powerful note rang true through every page, e...

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  • Dzana
    Apr 18, 2018

    Honestly? As the editor I am totally and completely biased. I've had the privilege of editing this anthology. I've had the privilege of being a small part of this work that I think is incredibly powerful and incredibly important. But I have a few thoughts as you dive in. 1) This is...

    3.75 stars "The reason I wanted to share my story is because I believe that people should not suffer alone and should not feel like they are the only ones. You have a tribe out there, and even though you feel like you are the only one fighting, we are out there with you with our invis...

    This book is something I feel is very, very important. ...

    Definitely a difficult read. I was worried about being triggered by some of the stories (it's has been years but it can happen). Fortunately that didn't happen but what did happen was how hearing these stories made me angry. Angry that anyone has to go through this. The stories inc...

    Every child survivor of sexual violence has had to find their own means of coping with the aftermath of overpowering terror, suffocating fear, and excruciating trauma. The repercussions of sexual abuse?sexual assault?never go away. While some of the emotions connected with the atta...

    "In the powerful stories that comprise 'Things We Haven't Said,' written by individuals who have experienced sexual abuse, exploitation, assault, and violence, the reader is confronted with the paradox of the written word. These survivors 'speak out' after, for many, years of silence."...

    Pearls of wisdom, encouragement and love. These poems, essays and interviews each eloquently speak from experience, reaching out to young people encouraging them to speak up and empower themselves against the overwhelming pain, confusion and shame caused by childhood sexual abuse. Thes...

    I am honored to be among those included. For the other 24, and our esteemed editor, Erin, I am grateful that every contributor found a way to be present to revisiting the pain for the purpose of helping others survive their own trauma. That powerful note rang true through every page, e...

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    I really wanted to read this book. The first two stories were so upsetting to me, that I just couldn't go any further. The evil that causes someone to abuse a child is beyond my comprehension. Parents, clergy, other family members, trusted friends...how can you trust your child with...

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  • Paige (Illegal in 3 Countries)
    Feb 05, 2016

    Honestly? As the editor I am totally and completely biased. I've had the privilege of editing this anthology. I've had the privilege of being a small part of this work that I think is incredibly powerful and incredibly important. But I have a few thoughts as you dive in. 1) This is...

    3.75 stars "The reason I wanted to share my story is because I believe that people should not suffer alone and should not feel like they are the only ones. You have a tribe out there, and even though you feel like you are the only one fighting, we are out there with you with our invis...

    This book is something I feel is very, very important. ...

    Definitely a difficult read. I was worried about being triggered by some of the stories (it's has been years but it can happen). Fortunately that didn't happen but what did happen was how hearing these stories made me angry. Angry that anyone has to go through this. The stories inc...

    Every child survivor of sexual violence has had to find their own means of coping with the aftermath of overpowering terror, suffocating fear, and excruciating trauma. The repercussions of sexual abuse?sexual assault?never go away. While some of the emotions connected with the atta...

    "In the powerful stories that comprise 'Things We Haven't Said,' written by individuals who have experienced sexual abuse, exploitation, assault, and violence, the reader is confronted with the paradox of the written word. These survivors 'speak out' after, for many, years of silence."...

    Pearls of wisdom, encouragement and love. These poems, essays and interviews each eloquently speak from experience, reaching out to young people encouraging them to speak up and empower themselves against the overwhelming pain, confusion and shame caused by childhood sexual abuse. Thes...

    I am honored to be among those included. For the other 24, and our esteemed editor, Erin, I am grateful that every contributor found a way to be present to revisiting the pain for the purpose of helping others survive their own trauma. That powerful note rang true through every page, e...

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    I really wanted to read this book. The first two stories were so upsetting to me, that I just couldn't go any further. The evil that causes someone to abuse a child is beyond my comprehension. Parents, clergy, other family members, trusted friends...how can you trust your child with...

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