Katie was just a little girl who wanted to be loved. Betrayed by her mother in the most horrific manner, and abused by her â€˜uncleâ€™, she had to fight to survive the demons of her past.Katie couldnâ€™t remember when the abuse began, but from an early age she knew that her life was different from other children. Her mother made it clear that she wasnâ€™t wanted, she wasnâ€™t loved and He said that he was her friend, that this was his way of showing her that she was special.With no one else to turn to, finally she found the courage to speak out, to tell her mother what he did to her. But her mother wouldnâ€™t listen, and with horror, Katie was to discover exactly who her abuser was, and why she would never be heard.I Did Tell, I Did is the incredible story of a girl who was betrayed by everyone who should have loved her, and how she overcame the pain to find happiness and love, and to learn how to live with her past.
The author had a heartbreaking childhood. She was neglected by her mother and abused from an early age by her motherï¿½s lover, who she later discovered to be her biological father. Hooked on prescribed tranquilisers from her teenage years, she battled to break free for most of her adult life, and through two difficult marriages. Today she is a happily married woman, with a loving and supportive husband and three children. She runs her own practice as a counsellor and psychiatrist.