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I experienced abuse as love from a young age. In As Familiar as Family, I explore and examine the ways in which I was groomed for unhealthy relationships and toxic religion.

This book chronicles my journey to find my voice — and a way out — which began once I understood how the spiritual abuse, power dynamics, narcissism, and emotional detachment in the church were as familiar as family.

By sharing my story, I hope to empower others to leave anything toxic in their own lives.

As Familiar as Family is available to order*  and broke into the Top 100 on Amazon in the category Abusive Family Relationships. It's a super sad category for sure, but it's a big deal for a first time self-published author to get to #99, so I'm celebrating it. Click the SHOP button below. Thank you to everyone who backed my Kickstarter campaign to make this happen. 

As Familiar as Family is available to order from Amazon, Bookshop, Barnes & Noble, and Walmart. Signed copies can be purchased on my website and from Queer Haven Books.

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*100% of the profits from AFAF will go to people who are healing from the systems I perpetuated and benefitted from (and still benefit from), with a particular focus on BIPOC and LGBTQIA+ folx. Into Account is one organization I am supporting.

To download a "Self-Reflection & Discussion Guide"

for As Familiar as Family, click here.

If you host a book club to discuss As Familiar as Family, I'd be happy to join one of your book club sessions via Zoom to

answer questions and chat. Fill out the contact form here.

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