The Things No one Told Us about Life after Sexual Abuse

Non-Fiction - Inspirational
76 Pages
Reviewed on 09/13/2015
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Author Biography

Edna J. White (born November 4, 1964) is an American spiritual teacher, author and lecturer. She has published 7 books, including two cataloged books with her local library Mastics Moriches Shirley Library. She is the founder of 2nd Chance Project a housing and services program that serves homeless people & families in the Eastern Suffolk county area. She serves on the numerous boards with in the community on Anti Bias and support against housing discrimination, which works to end discrimination in the United States and around the world.

Ms. Edna is also the force behind Wounded to Wonderful a series of seminars and teaching sessions that provides women with the information and tools needed to be victorious in their adult lives after sexual abuse. Through these seminars, she encourages women to live their lives fully and align their bodies, emotions and soul with their spiritual values.

She has been a guest on internet TV shows such as Mike from Maine Show, Lana Read Show Live. In December 2014, magazine named her one of the featured authors in their influential online magazine for 6 months.

White bases her teaching and writing on a set of books beginning with Am I Fit, a self-study program of spiritual psychotherapy, based on universal spiritual themes.

During Ms. Ednas creative time while living in China, she tried her hand at her first children's book in honor of her students in Jinan, china. This book "Friend Learn" has been considered by the book buyers for Toys R Us.

She continues to share her enriched background through self-publishing addtional books including her leading title "The Keys to the Kingdom". Her mission in life is to access God's gift of creativity to inspire, touch people's mind, bodies and spirits with love and compassion to bring out their passion to excel in life and business.

    Book Review

Reviewed by Janelle Fila for Readers' Favorite

Stuff!: The Things No One Ever Told Us About Life After Sexual Abuse by Edna J. White is an autobiographical tale of one woman's abuse. Edna's abuse started at the age of five. When she told, at age 9, her family believed her but wanted to sweep the story under the rug. Her abuser is still a respected member of her family. As she grew up, Edna wondered how her abuse affected her as a teenager, as a young woman exploring sexuality, in the men that she chose to be with and the men she ran away from. Stuff! is a very sad but also uplifting true story about how abuse affects people and families and generations in so many different ways. It wants to open up a dialogue so that other women do not have to go through the same cycle of self-doubt and self-hate that Edna endured.

This story really tugged at my heartstrings and was a difficult read for me because of the subject matter. Some readers may find this subject matter difficult to deal with, which is unfortunate because it is a story that needs to be told (and read). Readers that have suffered abuse or know someone in this type of situation will especially be affected. I hope readers will have the courage to read this story because I think this type of abuse and self-loathing can be stopped if more people are aware of what happens and how we can learn and grow from these experiences.



Nzingha Moses

Thanks for opening up and allowing us to read about your experience. And how remarkable you have turn out. This book is a healing for women who have not found peace in their lives after a horrible ordeal.