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Patricia L. Brooks

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About the Author

Patricia re-published this first memoir - Gifts of Sisterhood in 2020 - as a celebration of her sister's life and published two other memoirs prior - Sick as My Secrets and Three Husbands and a Thousand Boyfriends. One is on her recovery from alcohol - 37 years - and the other survival from trauma and violent crime twice.

Patricia is active in the community speaking out on women's issues, grief, recovery and domestic violence survival for research on both of these books.

She has written many articles, short stories, edited university curriculum and developed a career of seminar presentations. As an inspirational and motivational speaker, she has contributed to the development of successful men and women for many years.
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Sick as My Secrets: A Memoir

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“By choosing recovery and risking to be real, we set the healthy boundaries that say, "I am in charge of my recovery and my life, and no one else on this Earth is.”
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“There is never a time or place for true love. It happens accidentally, in a heartbeat, in a single flashing, throbbing moment.”
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“Life is an awful, ugly place to not have a best friend.”
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“Love is needing someone. Love is putting up with someone's bad qualities because they somehow complete you.”
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“Don't think or judge, just listen.”
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Mary Nickum Hi Patricia, glad to be your friend on Goodreads. When you get a second, check out my page and my book.


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