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Child Sex Abuse: What Are The Signs of Emotional Damage?

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Host Naimah Latif

Host Naimah Latif


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The horrible statistics in America state that 1 out of every 4 women is sexually abused during her lifetime. The emotional damage created by sexual violation  is tremendous. Girtls who are abused as children often suffer in silence when the abuser is a trusted family member or family friend. The abuser may bribe or threaten the child or adults may choose to either not believe the child encourage the child to remain silent rather than taint the image of the adult abuser. But their are lingering emotional  affects from sexual abuse that don't go away if ignored.  What are signs to look for that your child has been abused? If you have survived sexual abuse, what are ways you overcame the trauma?