Safe Behind the Little Waterfall is an amazing memoir of healing from adversity: physical, emotional, sexual abuse, codependency, and loss. The young Donna had an alcoholic father who was emotionally and physically abusive. Donna was also sexually abused by her grandpa as a child. This decades- old secret is finally revealed in her book.
Young Donna spent her childhood desperately trying to get her mom’s love and attention. When she realized that her mom was too wounded to nurture and love her, she finally gave up. In this book she shares openly, with vulnerability and courage the process of forgiving her father, mother and grandpa.
On May 18th, 2011, Donna’s only child, her beloved daughter Jennifer Ann jumped off the high- level bridge. Donna tells of her painful journey of grief and her longing for the love of her life, in detail with honesty and a real, raw edge.