Christmas of 2009 was bittersweet. We traveled to Michigan to be with my mom’s family for a Christmas party at my aunt and uncle’s. Not everyone could make it because they living across the country but the ones that did we had a great time. When we returned home Sunday evening on the 19th we […]
I had a girl last week who had just disclosed sexual abuse after keeping silent about it for 2 years. When I asked her what made her tell the counselor that day, I thinking she was going to tell me because it was haunting her. Her response was a response I wish everyone could hear. […]
My biggest enemy is not the man that raped me as a child nor is it the relative that molested me for a year and a half. While I have the face of the man that raped me and the relative that molested me burned into my memory I don’t know what my biggest enemy […]
Article in today’s Western Courier. Click on book to read.
Thanksgiving is bittersweet holiday for me. It is a time to be thankful in life for family, friends, good health, etc. It is also a reminder of the people that are no longer apart of my life. People I once considered family. Unlike all the other holidays Thanksgiving is the one where I feel people […]
Enter to win a free copy of my 2nd book that was published November 2nd. Only a few days left to enter. Click on the photo and it will take you where you need to enter. All you need is a name and email address to enter. Contest ends November 30th. You have a week […]
She stands before the mirror and you appear An image that makes her tremble with fear Fighting back the tears Knowing what she has held onto all these years She was just a little girl wanting to play Until he entered the room and took her innocence away. Tears rolled down her young face When […]
Get well card from my childhood friend Ashley while I was in the hospital after I put my hand through the window at 7 years old. 7 year old Erin artwork “I like Heaven because you can see God and you can run as fast as you want. I love God because he made […]
First book signing of Living For Today Oak Brook-Illinois Thank you to all who came out and supported my mission.
Meet Author Erin Merryn Author Event Meet author Erin Merryn. She will discuss and sign copies of Living for Today: From Incest and Molestation to Fearlessness and Forgiveness. This is Erin’s second book. She has her MSW and works as a family therapist. Sunday November 15, 2009 4:00 PM IL/Chicago/Oakbrook Center 297 Oakbrook Center, Oak […]