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@Download Kindle â Strong at the Broken Places: Overcoming the Trauma of Childhood Abuse â First published in , NEARI Press is proud to be reprinting one of the classics in the literature about survivors Within this text are the stories of twenty survivors who know that the best revenge is living well Prevailing over a childhood of sexual and physical abuse, neglect, parental substance abuse and witnessing domestic violence, Linda Sanford asks them to look back and help us all understand how they fared so well One of the first popular books on resiliency, Strong at the Broken Places was written for every survivor, friend, family member, mentor or helping professional who seeks the path towards self forgiveness and healing I wolfed down the first third of this book and then put it down I needed to absorb what I d learned Still working on what I learned Going to re read itslowly next time When Well, when I m ready It will stay by my bed until I am. really the most amazing book that I ve read so far, having gone through a tough childhood myself, this book has helped me a lot in making sense of what happened and start to have some Peace with it, it was such a relief to realize that i wasn t crazy for feeling the way that i felt,as the author so perfectly puts it,i was having normal feeling to abnormal situations.the book helps a lot with unlearning faulty thinking that children with tough childhoods usually develop.This book really worth r really the most amazing book that I ve read so far, having gone through a tough childhood myself, this book has helped me a lot in making sense of what happened and start to have some Peace with it, it was such a relief to realize that i wasn t crazy for feeling the way that i felt,as the author so perfectly puts it,i was having normal feeling to abnormal situations.the book helps a lot with unlearning faulty thinking that children with tough childhoods usually develop.This book really worth reading to the very last page This was a quick re read, to see if this was as good as I remember it, before recommending it to an acquaintance here I first read this book some twenty five years ago, soon after it first came out, and I am not surprised it has survived numerous re printings It is remarkably fresh even after all this time It is well researched and covers the main issues, and is fully inclusive of both male and female readers It is not a heavy tome and neither is it a lightweight shallow how to self help b This was a quick re read, to see if this was as good as I remember it, before recommending it to an acquaintance here I first read this book some twenty five years ago, soon after it first came out, and I am not surprised it has survived numerous re printings It is remarkably fresh even after all this time It is well researched and covers the main issues, and is fully inclusive of both male and female readers It is not a heavy tome and neither is it a lightweight shallow how to self help book It s very readable The thing that makes it stand out is its positive construction of people who have experienced childhood trauma Sanford doesn t compile a list of symptoms of damaged people who have not fared well in life Instead she deliberately takes as her samples people who have fared ok, who are functional adults with relatively stable relationships and steady work, in order to talk about the factors that enable people to live positively beyond their traumatic beginnings It is a profoundly hopeful book, I would recommend it for helpers and fellow travellers, as well as for people who feel ready to look at their own histories I read this in my Impact of Trauma class in grad school the class was also taught by the author, Lynn Sandford, she s amazing The book is so good because it tells the stories of people who were abused but who did not go on to abuse others, who went on to become healthy and happy people despite everything they ve been through Too often we hear about the cycle of abuse but we don t get to hear about people who broke the cycle and that s what this book is all about.