Can You Keep a Secret?
This book trailer depicts the true story of Juanita Maud Headley’s journey of childhood sexual abuse from the age of 4 to 10 by her mothers first husband, the affects it had on Juanita and the path she took into adulthood.
“Can You Keep A Secret? Can you keep this between us? Is it confidential?” are all different variations of the same question, ‘Can You Keep A Secret?’ the title of Attorney Juanita Headley’s first book.
Thousands of boys and girls around the world all share the secret of being sexually abused which is something they have yet to disclose as a result of an “It depends” or “No” to their question “Can You Keep A Secret?”
The book and title of this song are inspired by Juanita Maud Headley’s own experience of being sexually abused as a child, and how “It depends” chartered the course of her life.
The message that this song aims to give is that the unequivocal answer to the question, “Can You Keep A Secret?” must be YES! Then once you’ve heard the secret, inform the adult or child FIRST, “I have to break your trust.” Then and only then do you inform the authorities.