Posts Tagged ‘ family secrets ’

What We Wish Our Parents Understood About Our Sexual Abuse

May 1st, 2012 | By | Category: All Posts, Family Rejection, For Parents

One of the deepest sources of pain for sexual abuse survivors is the lack of support from family members, especially from parents. Over and over again, survivors of abuse have expressed the feeling that as destructive as sexual abuse is, it’s the abandonment and betrayal of their parents that hurt the most. Conversely, when a […]

My Story by Bethany

Oct 22nd, 2009 | By | Category: All Posts

My brother’s first memory was the adventure of crawling underneath the fence in our backyard to play with the neighbor’s dogs. I envy him. My first memory was of getting raped. I remember laying on the kitchen table with my open diaper covered in blood — an image that constantly repeats itself in my head. […]