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#21953 - 05/15/06 05:35 PM anyone read this book, think I want to buy it
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i found a book that looks good, Dont tell by michael Doras (spelling may be off) it is over 16 used as a paper back and wanted to see if it was a good book. let me know if u have looked at it

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#21954 - 05/16/06 03:36 AM Re: anyone read this book, think I want to buy it
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let me know if you have seen it, I will look at more reviews until, hope someone has looked at "Dont Tell"

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#21955 - 05/24/06 09:13 PM Re: anyone read this book, think I want to buy it
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noone huh? well if anyone has seen it let me know.

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#21956 - 05/25/06 08:03 PM Re: anyone read this book, think I want to buy it
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Michael,

Have you tried looking on Amazon? If they have the book they might have reviews of it. Or just try googling it and see if a review pops up.

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#21957 - 05/26/06 06:12 AM Re: anyone read this book, think I want to buy it
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no reviews I checked thanks

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#354731 - 02/24/11 07:28 PM Re: anyone read this book, think I want to buy it [Re: roadrunner]
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Originally Posted By: roadrunner
Michael,

Have you tried looking on Amazon? If they have the book they might have reviews of it. Or just try googling it and see if a review pops up.

Much love,
Larry


thanks Larry I will recheck for it now

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#354783 - 02/24/11 11:58 PM Re: anyone read this book, think I want to buy it [Re: michael Joseph]
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You can get it (used in good condition) at Amazon for 1 penny plus postage. Postage will be $3.99, so your total cost from Amazon will be $4.00

http://www.amazon.com/gp/product/0755371151/sr=1-4/qid=1298609537/

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#354785 - 02/25/11 12:00 AM Re: anyone read this book, think I want to buy it [Re: pufferfish]
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wrong author

it is a book on recovery from abuse

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#354786 - 02/25/11 12:03 AM Re: anyone read this book, think I want to buy it [Re: michael Joseph]
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author spelt wrong Michel Doras

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#354787 - 02/25/11 12:06 AM Re: anyone read this book, think I want to buy it [Re: michael Joseph]
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opps Michel dorais

not good for someone who can't spell well

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#354789 - 02/25/11 12:19 AM Re: anyone read this book, think I want to buy it [Re: michael Joseph]
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I found it the title was Dont tell: the sexual abuse of boys

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#354794 - 02/25/11 12:38 AM Re: anyone read this book, think I want to buy it [Re: michael Joseph]
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Written on the cover of the book, it looks like a good book, once I read part of it I will write a review here.

Examines the effects of sexual abuse on the emotional and sexual life of men, including their sense of self and their personal relationships. This book shows that certain reactions are specific to male victims as they attempt to preserve their physical integrity and conceptions of masculinity.



Nearly one male in six has been the victim of sexual abuse during childhood or adolescence, yet this abuse remains a taboo subject, even among victims. In "Don't Tell", Michel Dorais gives the victims a voice, providing a sensitive analysis of their traumas and self-questioning, and offering strategies for coping. "Don't Tell" examines the effects of sexual abuse on the emotional and sexual life of men, including their sense of self and their personal relationships.Using first-hand accounts, Dorais shows that certain reactions are specific to male victims as they attempt to preserve their physical integrity and conceptions of masculinity. He provides innovative strategies for both prevention and treatment that will be of use to those who have suffered abuse as well as to their families and all those who are trying to help them - spouses, friends, social workers, and therapists. Jean-Paul Roger, author of "L'inevitable", reflects on the importance of shared testimony in helping victims come to terms with their abuse and on the ongoing struggle this presents over the course of their lives.

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#354939 - 02/26/11 12:04 AM Re: anyone read this book, think I want to buy it [Re: michael Joseph]
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The hardcover edition of this book is now selling for $162.

The paperback edition is selling for $14.39.

http://www.amazon.com/Dont-Tell-Sexual-Abuse-Boys/dp/0773534725/


Allen





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#355239 - 03/01/11 12:29 PM Re: anyone read this book, think I want to buy it [Re: pufferfish]
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I just got the book a few min ago

and just reading small parts of it

show it is really a great book

Glad I ordered it.

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#355242 - 03/01/11 12:36 PM Re: anyone read this book, think I want to buy it [Re: michael Joseph]
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chap 2 starts out:

For a long time, it was thought that sexual abuse of boys was still a marginal phenomonon. That is not so. Within the past few years North American researchers have found that one out of six boys is a victim of sexual abuse. In a Canadian national survey carried that, in a sample of 1,002 Canadian males, 30.6 percent having undergone unwanted sexual acts .....

He goes on to say more and more are willing to come forward so the rate goes up due to more saying I have been abused.

At any rate the book is good and if you can find

Don't Tell by Michel Dorais I would say buy it.

Michael Joseph

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#355260 - 03/01/11 03:12 PM Re: anyone read this book, think I want to buy it [Re: michael Joseph]
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I may have to add that to my list. I'm currently reading "Beyond Betrayal" by Richard B. Gartner and William Pollack. I say reading, but "devouring" may be a better word. I'm already halfway through it, and I've only been reading it for a little over a day. smile


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