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Talking About Abuse.






If a child has come to with their trust to tell you they are or have been abused, your need to remember that they would rarely lie about such a serious thing.

it very rare that a child would like about this sort of thing. It of course will be hard to believe or

understand how someone can do this to the child.


The child will feel very pressured in keeping the abuse a secret, it take a lot of courage to talk about the abuse they have suffered.

They child may claim the sexual abuse didn’t happen (when in fact it actually did happen) or they take back what they said due to fear of the abuser this is

common within a child disclosing their experience of sexual abuse.


Be there for them help support them never just ignore what they are telling you, try and encourage them to talk about the they suffered.

When the child is telling you about the abuse stay clam don’t show any anger as this will make the child feel that you are angry at them

and this may make the child think they have done wrong and you are going to punish them.


The child will need a lot of caring shown to them, make sure the child knows you are there for them and

care for them (in a non sexual way),

reassure the child “you’ve done nothing wrong,” and that they have done the right thing by telling someone.










I would like to take this time to let you know that I am not a professional nor do I try to act like one,
I am simply running this website to help others get though what ever they are facing whether its current or in the past.


I am simply running this website as I have been though many different institutions in my life
time and thought that I would like to help others that may need help.



The facts and statistics that are on my website are those that I have researched and written in my own writing.
I have spend and still do spend time looking and reading all different books, research or website to help others
who are reading this website. I can give you the source of my research if need be as well just,
email me on 'contact us'.


Please bare with me while I am trying to update the website with
new pages and revising statistics.



The true life pages are of those who have contacted the page, with they own memory of what
they have been though, some have changed their names,
places etc. for their own protection.



Amy x