Misconceptions About Child Sexual Abuse

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In recognition of Child Sexual Abuse Awareness month I’ve decided to shed some light on two common misconceptions and offer suggestions on how YOU can make a difference in the life of a child. Misconception #1 “If my child were being sexually abused they would tell me.” Most parents feel they have a close relationship


Erin’s Law: Preventing Child Sexual Abuse

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Recently we were visiting my uncle in Florida. His wife asked how the book was coming along, which led to a conversation about my past. My uncle, my father’s brother, explicitly expressed what he would have done to his brother had he known he was abusing me. It sounds like something any relative would say


Awareness: Not for a Month, for a Lifetime

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Today is April 26. Only four more days and this month is over. Only four more days that we are asked to recognize Child Sexual Abuse Awareness Month. Phew! We don’t have to think about that awful topic for another year. Once May hits we can think about Cinco de Mayo, Mother’s Day and Memorial