I've written a fair bit about childhood sexual abuse. Children are young, small, and without resources. Grasping the innocence of those children is easily seen and understood. As adults, trauma survivors can more easily grasp the complex dynamics of being forced into abusive dynamics when still a small, young child. But for some folks, trauma and abuse doesn't stop in childhood. It may have started in childhood, … [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...]