I am an author, blogger and incest survivor who offers hope, inspiration and practical insights for survivors of childhood sexual abuse so each one can live an empowered life apart from the effects of abuse.
Having the responsibility to carry the secret of my incest family was much too heavy a burden for a child. Even into adulthood, I struggled to manage the rest of my responsibilities under the secret’s weight. By telling the secret, it was as though I handed back the burden to my parents—and the shame that went with it. ”