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There is No Immunity

How does being an immigrant influence the potential of being sexually abused? I believe there is no direct correlation between being an immigrant and being sexually abused.  Unfortunately, sexual abuse and violence is an epidemic across the globe.  In the United States only, there are 1 in 3 women,  1 in 6 boys sexually abused …

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Disclosure

Many friends and family believe that I should not talk about my childhood sexual abuse. They say it has been too long since it took place.  They suggest I think about how it would affect my family.  Should I or shouldn’t I disclose/share my secret?  Discussions around disclosure are very personal.  This too can only …

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