Let’s (Not) Talk About It
Let’s (Not) Talk About It
Let's (Not} Talk About It
Writing to Heal: A Poet's Story of Childhood Sexual Abuse
49 minutes Posted Feb 9, 2022 at 4:00 am.
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“There's a tremendous amount of stigma about coming forward, especially for men.” 

It wasn’t until Phil Goldstein was 30 years old he began unpacking a childhood trauma subconsciously affecting his adult life. As a kid, Phil was sexually abused by his older brother, and he kept it to himself for years, along with feelings of shame, guilt and fear. But when Phil met the woman who'd become his wife, sex and intimacy problems led him to therapy, where he opened up about his childhood sexual abuse. Already an established journalist, Phil is about to become a published author with a poetry book that narrates his trauma and emotions in their rawest forms. He found solace in expressive poetry, and has chosen to combine that passion with speaking out about something so stigmatized. https://letsnottalkaboutit.com

National Sexual Assault Telephone Hotline, operated by RAINN (Rape, Abuse & Incest National Network): 1-800.656.HOPE (4673) 

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Phil Goldstein, author of "How to Bury a Boy at Sea" (Stillhouse Press)

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Behind the Scenes:
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