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How to Love Yourself: The Hope after Child Abuse [Kindle Edition]

Susan Jacobi
4.8 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (10 customer reviews)

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Book Description

How to Love Yourself: The Hope after Child Abuse addresses the impact of child abuse in the adult survivors life. It touches on topics common to all adult survivors of child abuse. The intent of author, Susan Jacobi’s heart in writing this book is to support all survivors, let them know they are not alone, and remove the stigma and shame surrounding child abuse. There are powerful and helpful lessons here. The lessons serve to inform people on the fight each victim faces, enlighten the public about the widespread grief, and give hope to child abuse victims that healing is possible.

Product Details

  • File Size: 162 KB
  • Print Length: 57 pages
  • Simultaneous Device Usage: Unlimited
  • Publisher: Conversations That Heal; 2 edition (December 13, 2012)
  • Sold by: Amazon Digital Services, Inc.
  • Language: English
  • ASIN: B00AO06M3U
  • Text-to-Speech: Enabled
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  • Lending: Enabled
  • Amazon Best Sellers Rank: #538,087 Paid in Kindle Store (See Top 100 Paid in Kindle Store)
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5.0 out of 5 stars A good, light, short read for fellow survivors. March 11, 2015
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A good, short read for survivors curious about what the healing process involves. Written from the author's personal perspective about the impact and effect the abuse had on her, and not so much the retelling of gory details, which I appreciated as a survivor myself. The author also shares intimately and openly about her personal triggers, symptoms, and coping skills that she's discovered on her unique journey. I found this encouraging and validating as I attempt to do the same for myself. I felt less alone, less weird, and gained confidence in my own healing journey after reading this book.
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5.0 out of 5 stars January 19, 2015
By Bobbi
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As an adult who was sexually abused at the hands of a foster father who was also a very well known minister~ I resonated with every word that Susan wrote. For the first time I felt someone put into words what I have not been able to do and gave me a voice. I wept because it is my story and it is a book that speaks my truth. The sexual abuse weaved its shame and sometimes paralyzingly fear into every fiber of my being. It is my story but it does not have to define me. Heart2Heart Hope flowing~
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5.0 out of 5 stars best book!! March 28, 2014
By Diana
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Great book! Its kinda short but gets straight to the point of overcoming a traumatic childhood based on his past which im sure many of us victims can relate to.
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3.0 out of 5 stars a good start October 5, 2013
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I appreciate the author's courage, experience and insight. I did feel that the chapters kind of dropped off without the resolution I was looking for. Still, I'm glad I read it.
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5.0 out of 5 stars Donna's Review March 8, 2013
By Donna
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Susan Jacobi speaks to the child inside of the survivor of childhood sexual abuse. This is so important to make that child aware that it is not their fault. They were not responsible for what was going on. Yes, children are victimized but the adult can choose to not be a "Victim" and become a "Survivor". Susan Jacobi states this fact clearly and inspires hope.
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More About the Author

Susan Jacobi is the CEO of Conversations That Heal. As a survivor of child abuse, Susan knows the victories and struggles all survivors of childhood trauma face to move beyond their history. Her passion and commitment brings public awareness to healing that gives hope and strength to a topic filled with shame and isolation.

Susan's ground breaking radio show, Conversations That Heal (CTHRadio) is a weekly broadcast, interviewing guest from all over the world who share tools and techniques for survivors of childhood trauma. Archives can be found at

If you would like to book Susan to speak at your next event go to Speaking the truth gives freedom for survivors of childhood trauma. Witness the hope and passion Susan brings to the audience members as they unlock the shame tied to child abuse.

Susan is the author of How to Love Yourself: The Hope after Child Abuse. She is writing her autobiography, At Last We Are One: Living in a House of Criminals and a variety of ebooks.

Writing and painting are healing activities Susan uses to reduce the everyday stress of managing her life after child abuse. She lives in the Pacific Northwest with her feline companion, Shadow.

Visit Susan's website, for her gift, '11 Tools for Happiness.'

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