Sexual Abuse Book Lists
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Recommended Books about Child Sexual Abuse
Kavanaugh of sexually assaulting her when they were teenagers, is scheduled to testify before Congress to address the allegations. Since she went public, two more women have come forward with stories of inappropriate behavior by the judge. Stories like theirs have often been explored in literature; here are 14 books that deal with rape and sexual assault. But when Ani decides to reveal the details of a traumatic experience from her time at a prestigious private school, she worries that her carefully curated existence will fall apart. The abduction happens in broad daylight and is witnessed by her husband, a white American, and other passers-by. Her father refuses to pay the ransom, and she is held for 13 days, enduring brutal sexual violence by a gang of men. On one drunken night, three teenage girls go on a joy ride in a stolen golf cart and, when the cart crashes, one dies instantly.
Others work directly with a therapist or counselor, and many do a combination of both. One thing that can be an excellent therapeutic supplement to whatever road chosen is finding solace in reading. Depending on your taste, a self-help book could be the right thing for you, but for others, healing poetry or memoirs might be easier to connect with. Whatever you choose, there are many books that can help you find peace after experiencing assault. This powerful novel by Laurie Halse Anderson about a high schooler who is raped at a party and consequently shunned by her school. She speaks for those who feel disenfranchised by their attacks and demonstrates the importance of speaking up for yourself. After being raped by a fellow student on her second night of college, Aspen Matis recounts the lack of support from her friends and family, and how she saves herself on a hiking journey from Mexico to Canada.
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Here's an alarming statistic: one in three women and one in six men in the U. That's why MeToo and the conversations the movement has sparked about assault, harassment, and consent are crucial. These nine books amplify the voices of the voiceless. This isn't an easy read. Hunger author Roxane Gay brilliantly weaves economic disparity with psychological trauma in a page-turning novel.
This book focuses on what incest does to survivors. It shows how incest is often the root of depression, sexual and eating disorders, drug and alcohol abuse, and phobias and panic disorders. Readers will be able to identify themselves, develop alternative, nondestructive survival techniques and begin on a new path toward a rich and empowered life. People who were sexually abused as children find help and healing in this book from a respected clinical psychologist. This warm and personal, beginning guide gives you answers to child sexual abuse questions, stories of male and female victims, insights into sexual abusers, explanations of effects on victims, step-by-step guidance to begin your recovery and resources for additional assistance. This guide offers a map of the healing journey to every woman who was sexually abused as a child. Although the effects of child sexual abuse are long-term and severe, healing is possible.