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Some of our content can be triggering, depending on your personal experiences.  Take it slow.

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New Orleans, Louisiana 70130

5. Learn the facts.

THE UGLY TRUTH.

We can't protect kids from what we don't understand.  

It's difficult to think about these things, but we must.  Here are just a few truths I wish every person knew:

  • Most child abuse victims know & trust their predator.  
  • "Grooming" a victim is a gradual process that results in the victim trusting the perpetrator.
  • Most recorded instances of sexual assault are against victims younger than 18.
  • Sex trafficking is common in the United States.
  • Most survivors of child abuse never report it.
  • Most survivors of child abuse are abused again later in life.
  • 80% of abuse occurs in isolated, one-on-one situations with an adult.
  • Most survivors have blocked their memories of abuse, yet experience the symptoms.

The Darkness to Light website is an excellent resource for statistics & studies.