Category: Author Jane Rowan

The River of Forgetting – book excerpt and author interview – Jane Rowan

The River of Forgetting

About the River of Forgetting "People don't make up things like that for fun." That’s what Jane’s therapist tells her when Jane reports fragmentary memories from her childhood that hints at sexual abuse.  A busy, successful scientist, Jane at first fights the implications, but finally has to admit that something indeed happened. With help from a gifted therapist as well as creative arts, Jane taps into her own aliveness and reconciles with both her parents’ love and their betrayal. This deeply personal memoir invites the reader behind the closed doors of the therapist’s office and into the author’s journal and her very body. Jane’s tender story shows how we can use the challenges of painful childhood traumas to transform our lives. Read the Excerpt Chapter 1:  Pandora’s Box The memory emerged from a dim corner of my mind, jolting me awake. It

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