E–pub I Am Me By Patrick Dati By Patrick Dati
Atched the news about the arrest of a man who lived across The From His street from his s home in the Chicago suburbs Dati that his attacker was John Wayne Gacy A week later Dati tried to commit suicide Suffering from the shame and stigma brought on by the abuse and torment Dati spent the next 30 years coming to terms with himself as a gay man worthy of love He also married two women who each bullied him struggled with OCD and depression and eventually came out of the closet though he refused to let two boyfriends love him One heinous boyfriend pushed him down the stairs Dati s ability to investigate and analyze his mistakes is admirable Readers unfamiliar with the long term impact of abuse may find his repeated choices hard to fathom Still this smartly written brave tale is ultimately about self love a comforting prospect for other victimsAn intense story of abuse that could empower other survivor. Hild abuse and bullying Identify and come to terms with your sexuality and not to hide who you really are to please others Learn that suicide is not the way out and choosing to survive and take control of your Life Find The Person You Find the person you meant to be and accept who you are and love yoursel. T result of Dati s introspective witness especially those who are victors of abuse of any ind Dati s book certainly has especially those who are victors of abuse of any ind Dati s book certainly has potential to be a best seller KIRKUS REVIEWThe riveting heart wrenching chronicle of one man s journey from victim to survivorDati who grew up in a Catholic middle class family has come to terms with His Own Abuse Sexual Mental own abuse sexual mental physical by penning an unflinching memoir that details three decades of torment he endured at the hands of a stranger his older brother Marco and his former wife Wendy Dati s dark secret happened in 1973 at age 9 when while playing hide and seek with Marco and a friend he went into a department store s restroom to relieve himself and was suddenly alone with the ind of man mothers warn their children about The account is difficult to read and might be triggering to other sexual abuse survivors Dati s horror was compounded several years later when as he Mare of your past Are you clueless on how to walk away from the individuals that hurt you and stand up for yourself In this book you
WILL YOU WILL LEARN HOW TOYou will learn how to strategies for survival and healing Discover ways to help survivors identify and validate their childhood experience with GoodI read this book in one day It was real It was the truth It was sad It was a good read I enjoyed truth It was sad It was a good read I enjoyed was captured by parts of the story ie the shocking crime at the beginning the family and personal milestones the subseuent relationships and the ending but I found there was too much detail and saying the same things over and #Over Again Dati S #again Dati s account of recognition self discovery and reconciliation is an absolute page turner His autobiography reads like a well balanced novel but is tailored with strong affirmation and raw truth I found it difficult to put the work down This account is a must have for just about anyone who ever experienced self doubt or who continually struggles with identity It is a ind reminder that healing is many times a life long journey reuiring self exploration and the shedding of denial and concerns of outside perceptions I believe many lives will benefit as a direc. I AM ME Survivor of Child Abuse and Bullying Speaks Out The true story about a person that chooses no longer to live as a victim but became a survivor Do you view yourself as a victim and unaware how to overcome abuse Do you need help conuering your demons and coming to terms with the night.