While the article itself never mentions abuse survivors, I do find a lot of truth in it for us. We learned certain stories as children, that we have a hard time letting go of in adulthood, and they do limit us. Things like “I can’t trust anyone”, “I’m not worth loving”, etc. And then we…
We’ve seen a lot about ACE scores, and how these childhood traumas can lead to great difficulty throughout our lives. Edward shares his story, not just of his high ACE score, but that he also overcame it. “Of course, odds are just odds, and ACES did not assess the positive people and events that can…
This is pretty terrible.
“She has admitted that she is prepared to let her attacker go free because she fears going through the same ordeal in the witness box.
She said: “It was horrific to see what this poor woman was put through and, as a result, I’ll never report the man who raped me.
“I was attacked six weeks after that case and it’s because I saw that woman being ripped apart on the stand that I’ll never come forward.
“I couldn’t endure what that woman went through in court. I couldn’t face all the questions she was asked and the judgment that was placed on her.”
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We have always kind of known that the estimates for all survivors is low because of underreporting, especially for men, where reporting is actually pretty uncommon. What this study is suggesting is that the numbers we typically rely on, are significantly lower than the reality.
I saw this review posted over at Breaking the Silence today. In the interest of providing the best reviews and material I can about abuse resources, I thought a pointer over to the review was well warranted. The Transcendent Child is a collection of childhood experiences, and sounds like a good one to check out!