Forbidden Memories

A Memoir

by Michelle V. Madsen


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Book Details

Language : English
Publication Date : 21/04/2017

Format : Softcover
Dimensions : 6x9
Page Count : 220
ISBN : 9781504378765
Format : Hardcover
Dimensions : 6x9
Page Count : 220
ISBN : 9781504378772

About the Book

“Michelle Madsen’s Forbidden Memories is a tour de force that will rock you to your core. It’s the story of survival, of recovery, and of the reclamation of love. In a journey of great courage Michelle descends into hell itself to find the truth that will set her free. Bravo to Michelle Madsen! She deserves the Purple Heart for her bravery in writing this book.” Sherry McCoy, Writer, Actor, Los Angeles “Michelle Madsen’s straightforward, starkly honest memoir describes her long road from despair and emotional turmoil to wholeness. It broadens understanding about the subsequent long-term effects of sexual abuse and the possibility of healing. Forbidden Memories will give hope to anyone touched by abuse or addiction.” Diane Propster, Ph.D, Educator, Writer, Los Angeles “Forbidden Memories is beautifully and bravely written from the heart. I could not put it down as I read about the tragic events that took place in Michelle Madsen’s life, with all she endured, how she coped, and her journey to recovery. A must read.” Susan Heemstra, M.A. Clinical Psychology, San Diego


About the Author

Michelle V. Madsen is a teacher of children with emotional disorders in California. She lives with her husband and a menagerie of rescued animals, and enjoys writing and spending time with her children and grandchildren Michelle Madsen grows up in a Mormon family that looks picture perfect on the outside but hides deep secrets behind closed doors and in the dead of night. After having an emotional breakdown, Michelle is forced to encounter her childhood through the onslaught of memories she has repressed for so many years. The reader will accompany her as she faces her doubts about the Mormon Church Doctrine, her struggles with food addiction and obesity, and the shocking realities she discovers about her three boys.