Living For Today: From Incest And Molestation To Fearlessness And Forgiveness

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Living for Today: From Incest and Molestation to Fearlessness and Forgiveness

Living for Today: From Incest and Molestation to Fearlessness and Forgiveness

About the AuthorErin Merryn, author of Stolen Innocence-a memoir about incest, earned her masters in social work in 2009. She has been interviewed by a number of media outlets including Oprah, Good Morning America, CNN, and London Times, among others. She was named a Glamour Magazine 2012 Woman of the Year and is the force behind "Erin's Law". Her mission is to take this law national as a means to protect children from sexual abuse.SILENCE BROKEN AND STIGMAS SHATTERED-HELP FOR INCEST SURVIVORS IS HEREFans of Erin Merryn's heart-wrenching debut memoir Stolen Innocence were left wondering what would become of an emotionally fragile Erin after her confrontation with the reality and repercussions of being a child of incest and molestation. In Living for Today, Erin chronicles how she cultivated the strength to face her abuser and eventually found relief from years of emotional restlessness, while also igniting the beginnings of a new fearless journey. Living for Today chronicles that journey, which began with the unearthing of private shame, releasing of ugly memories, letting go of guilt, and becoming the mouthpiece of millions of her generation.In Living for Today, anyone who has felt victimized, ashamed, isolated, and silenced by their abusers will receive a roadmap for self-discovery, forgiveness, and empowerment. With real compassion and wisdom, this book can help readers overcome trauma and live fully and fearlessly for today.Review'Erin's courageous account of her own journey dealing with the aftermath of sexual abuse is powerful and emotionally honest. It provides hope to other victims of abuse that they, too, can not only survive these terrible events but also heal and thrive.'-Teresa HuizarExecutive Director, National Children's Alliance'This book is a study in courage, honesty, and the pursuit of truth, even at the risk of alienating the ones you love. Erin's story will stay with you long after you have finished it.'-Lee WoodruffAuthor of Perfectly Imperfect and In an Instant'Living for Today is a must-read for the countless people who have been affected by sexual abuse-not just for the survivors but also for their loved ones. Merryn's personal evolution coupled with her candor and fearless nature should be celebrated. Her inner strength is an inspiration, and this book will help pave the way for myriads of people to shatter the silence of sexual violence.'-Angela RoseFounder and Executive Director, PAVE: Promoting Awareness, Victim EmpowermentExcerpt.

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