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6 Ways Molestation Affects Adult Survivors

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Victims of childhood sexual abuse are faced with many emotional and psychological challenges as they age. Research tells us that adult survivors’ worldviews, and how they view themselves, are shaped by four trauma-causing factors (traumatic sexualization, betrayal, powerlessness, and stigmatization). Research also tells us that negative behaviors and self-care tend to underscore the lives of Read More …

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Does every child who is sexually abused need treatment?

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Parents Ask: Does every child who is sexually abused need treatment? You’d be hard pressed to find research or a professional that doesn’t support counseling or therapy for victims of sexual abuse. However, parents who discover their child has been sexually abused are often reluctant to start therapy, worrying that it may make the child Read More …

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Inside the Mind of a Child Predator

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Inside the Mind of a Child Predator Have you ever wondered what goes on in the mind of a child predator – What motivates their distorted needs, or how they could justify their actions? We asked Maya Nichols, a former parole officer who worked closely with sex offenders, about her experiences and insights into the Read More …

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From Victim To Survivor of Childhood Sexual Abuse

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From Victim To Survivor of Childhood Sexual Abuse Do You Find Yourself Struggling Through the steps of becoming a “survivor” of childhood sexual abuse? Childhood sexual abuse is one of the most difficult things individuals, and families may ever have to deal with in a lifetime. It’s something no child or parent should ever have Read More …

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Ellis Martin’s “Maximilian” Takes On Child Predator Stereotypes

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Ellis Martin’s “Maximilian” Takes On Child Predator Stereotypes In honor of April being Child Abuse Prevention Month, pop artist Ellis Martin dropped a video for his newest single “Maximilian,” off the recently released “Pornotopia” album. Born in Chicago, Ellis Martin’s pop style is equally influenced by notes of Motown and soul. More than just self Read More …

Do False Allegations Of Sexual Abuse Really “Keep Happening”?

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Here’s Why Social Perception Matters Someone hit “comment” without getting their facts straight. Surprisingly, a lot more people were there to correct the mistake. Yesterday, the above image of Brian Banks popped up on Imgur. The text reads: “Brian Banks did 5 years in jail and had to register as a sex offender after a Read More …