I am a Man, a Father, and a Survivor of Sexual Abuse

Empowered by recent sexual abuse scandals in the media, Scotty Schrier refuses to stay silent on what it feels like to be the victim of a monster.

A Dad’s Advice to Jim Bob Duggar: You Can’t Fix It If You Deny It Exists

Today, two dads have some input for the Duggar parents. In the first, dad Matt Sweetwood speaks father to patriarch with some solid wisdom.

How Evangelical Christianity Failed Josh Duggar

Eldest son of 19 and Counting admits to molesting girls when he was a teenager, but they weren’t the only victims.

Bad Touch Still Happens; Teach Kids to Protect Themselves

In A World Full of Worries Don’t Forget To Protect The Children

How Long Have I Felt Alone?

Sexual abuse survivor David Pittman’s constant search for connection left him feeling more and more alone, until he finally got help.

Male Childhood Sexual Abuse; Protect Our Boys (Video)

Please protect our boys by understanding the signs of male sexual abuse

More Than Words; Explaining Rape to Your Child

It’s a sad day when the word Rape tossed around the playground and you have to explain what it means

On Women Married to Men Who Were Molested

Cecil Murphey offers some powerful insights into how women cope with the ways in which the men they love cope.

It Happened Only Once

There doesn’t have to be a second or tenth time. The damage occurred and our innocence was shattered.

Sometimes Trauma Resurfaces When We’re Best Ready to Cope With It

“But why did it surface now?” I asked myself that question many times during the first year of my struggle with the molestation.

Can You Unintentionally Commit Child Abuse?

After a tumultuous childhood filled with abuse and neglect, Nathan C. Daniels reflects on how some of the pain he experienced may not have been inflicted intentionally.

What My Sister Did: Surviving Incest

What she did was wrong. It took Nathan C. Daniels years to learn this, and overcome the shame of being her victim.

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Rape by Any Other Name is Still Rape

David Pittman examines the reasons we, as a society, try to soften the term “rape” by calling it by other names.

Warning Signs of Abuse vs. Normal Sexual Behavior

Author Jayneen Sanders lists which behaviors are potential warning signs that a child may be being sexually abused… and just as importantly, which ones aren’t.

“‘Trauma in youth becomes attraction in adulthood.’ You just rocked my world with how true that is.”

Mel talks about how childhood trauma lead to unhealthy sexual experiences and self-hatred later in life. (TW for sexual abuse.)