5 Unexpected Things Children Experience After Abuse

5 Unexpected Things Children Experience After Abuse

Many people fail to realize that once a child has been removed from an abusive environment and is considered safe, they still have a long road of recovery ahead of them.

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How to Protect Your Child From Online Predators

How to Protect Your Child From Online Predators

Predators are those who seek out children for their own sexual gratification. More and more stories are being reported of middle school and high school students being caught up in some form of sex trafficking.

Here’s what you need to know to protect your child from predators, both online and in person.

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Trauma, Triggers, and Time

Trauma, Triggers, and Time

It's long been accepted that we don’t just get over trauma. Those who have been abused, molested, and/or neglected don’t just get over it. Even if the perpetrator is behind bars, it’s not over. Many times, the trauma sets up triggers that keep victims stuck in survival mode. Fight. Flight. Freeze.

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How "Abducted in Plain Sight" Memes Hurt Victims

How "Abducted in Plain Sight" Memes Hurt Victims

As I watched Abducted in Plain Sight, I was able to relate to the main character, Jan Broberg, more than I’d like to admit. I, too, was a victim of childhood sexual assault, and though I was never kidnapped as she was, our stories share striking similarities.

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