SEXUAL ABUSE THRIVES IN SECRECY.
Abusers manipulate and pressure kids into keeping secrets to hide their abuse. Their technique can be quite slick. First, they may groom a child by asking the child to keep a secret that seems innocent, saying things like, “Let’s keep our little treat between us”. Then, when they are sure the child will not tell, they will progress to more serious acts of sexual abuse.
Take these 5 steps to protect your child from a abuser’s secrets . . .