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

ISBN-10: 0787975699

ISBN-13: 9780787975692

Edition: 2nd 2004 (Revised)

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How Long Does It Hurt? 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 abuse-to help them come to grips with what is happening to them and overcome their feelings of isolation, confusion, and self-doubt. PRAISE FOR THE FIRST EDITION OF HOW LONG DOES IT HURT? "Excellent! Unique! Worthwhile! . . .Addresses an exhaustive range of issues pertinent to sexual abuse survivors and does so in a manner that is dynamic, engaging, and straightforward." -Family Violence and Sexual Assault Bulletin "How Long Does It Hurt? fully achieves its claim as a guide to recovering from incest and sexual abuse for teenagers, their friends, and their families and will likely fulfill the authors2 wish that teens will learn that they are not alone and can successfully continue on from the pain." -The University of Kansas, Journal of Pediatric Psychology "The most helpful aspects of the book are the case examples and testimonials of vic tims. Especially useful are the personalized descriptions of possible reactions in self or from others and the accompanying message to have the strength and courage to find a way to recover despite the obstacles." -Violence and Victims
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List price: $19.95
Edition: 2nd
Copyright year: 2004
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons, Incorporated
Publication date: 10/27/2014
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 288
Size: 6.00" wide x 9.00" long x 1.00" tall
Weight: 0.792
Language: English

Thank You
Preface to the First Edition
Preface to the Revised Edition
The Hurting Begins
You're Not Alone
Is What Happened Really Abuse?
Internet Sex Crimes
Blowing the Whistle
What Will People Say?
What's Happening to Me?
Living with Your Family After You Tell
Going to Court
Forward Motion
Healing Is a Choice
Respecting How You Survived
Making Way for Your Future
Forgiving: Will You or Won't You?
Sex: What It Is, What It Isn't
Things to Know
What You Should Know About Offenders
What Friends of Victims Should Know
What Some Survivors Would Like You to Know
The Authors
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