Leaping upon the Mountains: Men Proclaiming Victory over Sexual Child Abuse

Leaping upon the Mountains: Men Proclaiming Victory over Sexual Child Abuse

by Mike Lew
     
 

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Presenting the first real investigation of what male sexual assault survivors themselves identify as most important during various stages of recovery, Leaping upon the Mountains contains powerfully moving contributions from hundreds of men of all ages and backgrounds throughout the United States and 45 other countries. It is not a work of fiction, but a

Overview

Presenting the first real investigation of what male sexual assault survivors themselves identify as most important during various stages of recovery, Leaping upon the Mountains contains powerfully moving contributions from hundreds of men of all ages and backgrounds throughout the United States and 45 other countries. It is not a work of fiction, but a compilation of many truths, many realities—a quilt pieced together from men's experiences—forming an impressively triumphant pattern. Taken together, they state, lucidly and forcefully, that recovery work produces changes that are real, important, and permanent. Leaping upon the Mountains is a celebration of successful recovery.

Readers of Leaping upon the Mountains will discover:
• Insights and resources for all stages of recovery
• Encouraging and inspiring messages from other male survivors
• A large updated resource section providing concrete help to survivors and professionals
• Ways of reconnecting with their own strength and creativity

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781556433450
Publisher:
North Atlantic Books
Publication date:
02/28/2000
Pages:
320
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.68(d)

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"As therapists, survivors, allies, or simply caring humans, it is essential to contradict deconstructive ideas; we must searh for message that reflect the reality of human strength, caring, resilience, courage, creativity and love. I'm not suggesting denial; we cannot ignore grim realities of life. But there is far more human existence than unhappiness. The world is richly beautiful, infinitely diverse—and so are we."

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