I saw another television documentary on Jaycee Lee Dugard - the young woman who was kidnapped at age 11, held captive for 18 years, and found alive, along with her two daughters on August 26, 2009. At the time of the documentary, Jaycee was about 40 years old. Jaycee spent 18 years held captive in the backyard of a registered, violent sex offender, Phillip Garrido. Garrido fathered Jaycee's two daughters, … [Read more...]
Prevention of Sexual Abuse – What helps?
To all the Trauma Survivors Reading this blog – I have some questions for you. What kinds of things do you wish your parents had been able to do that would have protected you from sexual abuse? What kinds of things would have helped prevent your being abused by people outside of the home? If you were abused within the home, what would have helped you to get help from safe people … [Read more...]