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How Long Does It Hurt?: A Guide to Recovering from Incest and Sexual Abuse for Teenagers, Their Friends, and Their Families, Revised Edition

How Long Does It Hurt?: A Guide to Recovering from Incest and Sexual Abuse for Teenagers, Their Friends, and Their Families, Revised Edition

Cynthia L. Mather, Kristina E. Debye (With), Judy Wood (Illustrator), Eliana Gil (Foreword by)

ISBN: 978-0-787-97569-2

Oct 2014, Jossey-Bass

288 pages

Select type: Paperback

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$19.95

Description

How Long Does It Hurt? is the revised and updated edition of the best-selling book written by an incest survivor for future survivors. This step-by-step guide speaks directly to victims of sexual abuse¾to help them come to grips with what is happening to them and overcome their feelings of isolation, confusion, and self-doubt.
Thank You.

Foreword.

Preface to the First Edition.

Preface to the Revised Edition.

PART ONE: The Hurting Begins.

1. You’re Not Alone.

2. Is What Happened Really Abuse?

3. Internet Sex Crimes.

PART TWO: Blowing the Whistle.

4. Telling.

5. What Will People Say?

6. What’s Happening to Me?

7. Living with Your Family After You Tell.

8. Going to Court.

PART THREE: Forward Motion.

9. Healing Is a Choice.

10. Respecting How You Survived.

11. Making Way for Your Future.

12. Forgiving: Will You or Won’t You?

13. Sex: What It Is, What It Isn’t.

PART FOUR: Things to Know.

14. What You Should Know About Offenders.

15. What Friends of Victims Should Know.

16. What Some Survivors Would Like You to Know.

Notes.

Bibliography.

Index.

The Authors.