Healing from Sexual Abuse

My mom's rape and the consequences

Published: Oct 7 2008
Dear Sex Counselor, About three months I was looking through my mom’s dresser - looking at old photos and letters, you know - stuff like that. I found something that shocked me, scared made, and almost made me cry. It was a letter my mom wrote to a man that I found out later lived with her family when she was a young girl. The letter talked...

Dealing with childhood sexual abuse

Published: Oct 7 2008
Dear Sex Counselor, I’ve never told anyone before, but I was sexually abused as a child. It happened when I was around 7 or 8 years old. I’m 30 now, and some of the abuse my father did to me I can recall like it happened five minutes ago, but sometimes I have a hard time recalling. It’s really fuzzy like I dreamed it happened,...