The conditions I’ve highlighted are the ones that have most affected me.
Researchers have come to recognize what survivors of child sexual abuse already know: the abuse can result in profound and lasting harm. I’ve highlighted my particular set of burdens in the caption above. I’ve overcome some of them, currently wrestle with others and may have more to come. We work hard to cope and to heal as survivors, but more people need to understand just how much harm is done from the trauma of child sexual abuse.
The conditions I’ve highlighted are the ones that have most affected me. If you care to share yours- I’m listening.