Up to recently, Jean was living a normal life and working full-time as a business consultant. In 2010, she relocated back to her birthplace coinciding with the beginning of a new relationship. It was around this time that the abuse, which had taken place in her home, began to resurface in her mind.
She gave herself permission to deal with it once and for all, and over time she came to see the many walls of silence and denial that surrounded her.
This is her story, written from the heart, detailing how something as serious as sexual abuse can so easily get lost in the overwhelming need to just survive a childhood of alcoholism.