The Back Story: From Victim to Victory, is an inspiring memoir filled with faith and a powerful message. Authored by Sharon Laubenstein, a native of Illinois and a board-certified nurse practitioner with a Doctor of Nursing Practice degree, this book is a testament to her resilience and journey towards healing. Together with her husband, she cherishes their family of six children and precious grandchildren.
In this memoir, Laubenstein bravely shares her experiences of enduring abuse at the hands of a loved one—whether physical, sexual, or emotional—and the profound impact it had on her life from a young age. As she grew older, her struggles with anxiety, depression, fear, and shame only intensified. However, amidst the darkness, she found solace in her faith, knowing that even during the toughest times, she was not forgotten or abandoned by God. At crucial moments, the right people came into her life, helping her navigate the negative emotions and perceive God in a new light.
The Back Story: From Victim to Victory, was penned with the intention of inspiring and reminding readers that no matter how insurmountable their current circumstances may seem, God remains present and observant. He understands their struggles and will send the right support at the right time, just as He did for the author. Through this heartfelt narrative, Sharon Laubenstein encourages readers not to lose hope and to hold onto the belief that their victory is within reach.
Published by Christian Faith Publishing, this book offers a deeply personal account of the author’s path to overcoming the long-lasting effects of abuse. Sharon Laubenstein hopes that her candid sharing will aid others who are on their own journey of healing and growth after enduring similar traumas.
If you’re interested in obtaining a copy of The Back Story: From Victim to Victory, it is available at traditional brick-and-mortar bookstores, as well as online through platforms like Amazon.com, the Apple iTunes store, and Barnes and Noble.