Tuesday, June 11, 2019

Teaser Tuesday: What a Body Remembers: A Memoir of Sexual Assault and Its Aftermath



Sometimes fear is justified and perhaps the worst part of victimhood is the self-blame, the refusal to trust yourself, of adding the weight of shame to the burden. To be given the knowledge that I can trust my own instincts and feelings because those instincts and feelings are spot on, is a gift.

What a Body Remembers: A Memoir of Sexual Assault and Its Aftermath by Karen Stefano. After she was assaulted at age 19, Karen Stefano finished college and became a criminal defense attorney. But more than 30 years after the attack, the experience she had tried to forget came crashing back as anxiety and PTSD.


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