Vulnerable, moving, and powerful. This book shares the 10 breakthroughs that the author went through on her journey to overcome a tumultuous past of sexual and physical abuse. She also shares the many losses that helped her discover her true self. Her breakthroughs are analyzed under the lens of the psychological theory developed by Erik Erikson's eight stages of psychosocial development. The author tells her story through anecdotes and original poetry to connect emotions in a heartfelt way. This is clearly a woman's story of how a woman becomes a woman.
This book allows you to see into the deeply personal process of self-discovery. This is a story for not only survivors, but students of life. Although the journey was at times exhausting, the author always understood that each step took self-reflection and ownership. Her breakthrough of becoming the woman she needed to be was "The Vagina Break". This is her story, and this is her journey.