The Shame No One Talks About In Sexual Abuse

The Shame No One Talks About In Sexual Abuse

Note: If you’ve been sexually abused, this article may trigger a response — memories, anxiety, nightmares. Please read with care. “I’m so ashamed… I’ve never told anyone this.” There are many levels of shame after having been...
How To Cope When Your Sexual Abuse “Never Happened”

How To Cope When Your Sexual Abuse “Never Happened”

Being sexually abused does horrific damage. When you resist, after your father has raped you almost daily since the age of eight, and he pulls a gun on you, you crumble. You are a thing to him. Not a daughter. When you are studying with a guy and supposed friend in...
The Cost of Telling And Not Telling About Sexual Abuse

The Cost of Telling And Not Telling About Sexual Abuse

I saw a woman in her late 30’s years ago.  Boots, jeans and a t-shirt. Worked on a farm. She told me about her father sexually molesting her multiple times as a child.  It happened in his truck.  On “father-daughter outings.” She cried. Just a...
Why Rape Is Never A Laughing Matter

Why Rape Is Never A Laughing Matter

I don’t know if you are going to be shocked or not. First you have to take 30 seconds to listen to this video.   It shows what was “humorously” said about rape on television in 2013. Here’s the original article by Joseph Lamour. I listened to...