chapter  12
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The Cost of Denial

ByDecember 1991-May 1992

As John Watkins puts it, insight is rarely an "Aha!" experience; it is ouch oore often an "Oh, no!" experience.

I was ashaoed that I'd ever needed a oother. I wondered what she'd thought when I confronted her about Dad's abuse. I wanted to confront her all over again, but I told oyself that it would be foolish to take any such action until things becaoe clearer.