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23 Apr 2004

help for my minor sexually molested daughter
Help? I WAS ALSO A VICTIM AND NO ONE PROTECTED ME.OR PUNISHED THE PERPERTRATOR.i WAS OSTRACISED.i GREW UP BITTER AND RESENTED MY MOTHER FOR BETRAYING ME BY CHOOSING TO REMAIN WITH HER PAEDOPHILE HUSBAND. (STEPFATHER) mY DAUGHTERS MOLESTOR IS MY SISTERS HUSBAND.I NEED TO BREAK THIS EVIL CYCLE AND SUPPORT MY CHILD.
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CyberShrink
cybershrink

01 Jan 0001

Dear cruella,
Been There is speaking from practical experience. Your own sad experience surely has taught you more than anyone that this man must not be allowed to get away with this --- report him to the police, and take their advice about having someone from the Child protection Unit interview her, and otherwise help to develop the case against him. You know yourself, that even when the actual physical molestation is relatively minor, one may be outraged for years by the fact that the perpetrator escaped without punishment and theat you were not properly protected. Do for your child what was not done for you, and in a sense, help to put both wrongs right. Similarly, tell the police about your own experience and ask for advice as to a local counsellor who can see you and help you work through all the remaining bitterness and anguish, so that you can set yourself free from being bound to what happened in the past, and build a much better and happier future for yourself and your child.
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