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Teen model controversy.


I recently watched an ABC news report on Christian Dior’s newest female fashion model: A six-foot-tall Israeli named Sofia Mechetner. Seems nothing out of the ordinary, but guess what, she is only 14 years old. 296 more words

The World

Controlled: A Guest Blog Post by Neesha Arter

This blog post is written by Neesha Arter, a survivor of an eating disorder as well as sexual abuse.

When I was fourteen years old, I struggled with anorexia after being sexually assaulted by two people I had no reason to mistrust. 392 more words


The Abuser is long dead, but inner pain remains

The person who first sexually abused me when I was a child has been dead for a long time now. The effects of that abuse still rattle around in the back of my mind though, coming out to the forefront of my thoughts occasionally.  324 more words

Another former St. Paul Boy Scout sues, alleging sexual abuse by former troop leader

Another Minnesota man is suing the Boy Scouts of America and the Minnesota Scout council, alleging he was sexually abused 40 years ago by a Scout leader. 546 more words


Why Tell Anyone if you were abused as a Child? Six Reasons. By Dr. Margaret Rutherford.

There are some stories I hear as a therapist I would never repeat.

Not only because of confidentiality.

Because I don’t want someone else, who has not been listening and learning for 20 years, to have to cope with the horror of how parents can abuse their children. 172 more words

Child Advocacy


Brother repeatedly rapes sister, blames DSS
By Lauren Sausser

TRAVELERS REST — Sam Snow found work at an Upstate poultry plant when he was released from prison in March, earning $8.91 an hour hauling 40-pound boxes of raw chicken parts around the refrigerated thigh room. 843 more words

Child Abuse

Counselling for Survivors of Child Abuse

If you are a survivor of child abuse, in any form, firstly may I acknowledge your bravery and determination in clicking the link. Children are commonly told they must not tell, they must carry a dark secret not of their making. 699 more words